|My good pliers as a spacer to give clearance not to drill the desktop.|
The screws sticking out the sides of the chuck should have been set screws, but this was less than $10 for motor, chuck and a few bits.
|Looks pretty god at this stage.|
I forgot to take any photos as I was soldering in the components. It was quite a challenge. I had not noticed that so many of the holes are used as vias! Most of the chip,and two of the headers have more than half their holes that way. Then I still had several shorts and non-connections to sort out. About 2 hours to solder it up and get the lights to work.
|Not as pretty. It is "no clean" flux. Power, GND and Rx on the left. PGM header on right.|
|The top side|
This is my previous incarnation of almost the same circuit. It is done up on a Radio Shack proto board. Just a little bigger and a little messyer.