you want to build something, but are not sure where to start. Maybe
you already are an experienced constructor looking for a
solution to a specific problem. In either case there may be something
of interest on this page.
For a more thorough introduction to electronics I recommend The
Art of Electronics by Horowitz and Hill
Hot soldering irons
and high voltages can present safety hazards. Review these safety
tips to help avoid accidents.
Electronic components can be damaged by static electricity. Avoid
damaging your integrated circuits with these handy hints.