Tuesday, 26 July 2016

starting to light the hundred LED blocks at last



Finished making the five blocks with the big mould and after much sanding and polishing I'm ready to start the lighting.



A few soldering lessons and much note taking with my electrician genius friend Mike and I'm off.


Did the three small blocks first.
They work OK!


So started drilling the hundred holes in one of the big blocks.



All good and started soldering a resistor to each LED bulb. Hopefully will have some time soon to get this one soldered together and lit up.

















Meanwhile a wildlife update.

Buff tip caterpillars have been falling on me as I work. I gather them up and put them on the ground underneath the silver birches where they came from. I think they drop to the ground when they are fat and ready to pupate so they should be OK.