The Process of Stuffing Boards

It starts with un-packaging the parts from the supplier and placing them on a clipboard with double-sticky tape.







Next, the Kapton Stencil is taped down to another clipboard. Old PC boards are used for registration. I get the stencils  made at







This is the paste I use. $<15 a syringe from They also sell other solder supplies.








To apply the paste I just use a plastic putty knife purchased from the local big-box store..








An alternate method to applying with a screen is to syringe directly. This can be accomplished with an air-powered materials dispenser readily available on ebay..

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