How to Solder: Through-Hole Soldering
Resources and Going Further
We've only just begun to travel down the soldering rabbit hole. Once you have mastered PTH soldering, you can try your hand at these other skills and tutorials.
- Electronics Troubleshooting
- Electronics Assembly
- SMD How To Soldering Series
- Making Your Own Solder Paste Stencils
- Solder Paste and Stenciling and Reflowing with a Skillet or Toaster
- SparkFun Simon SMD Tutorial w/ Tony
For more information about soldering castellated mounting holes to pads, check out our guide on soldering castellated holes.
How to Solder: Castellated Mounting Holes
May 12, 2015
Or check out the following tutorials to solder a surface mount component (SMD) to a breakout board.
SSOP-16 to DIP Adapter Hookup Guide
January 5, 2017
Looking for more tutorials with soldering? Try taking a look at any tutorial tagged with soldering!
Uh-Oh Battery Level Indicator Hookup Guide
Beefcake Relay Control Hookup Guide
Simon Says Assembly Guide
And, of course, what's a soldering tutorial without something to solder. SparkFun sells a variety of kits that are great for honing your soldering skills. There's even a Learn to Solder series of kits that have all the tools necessary to get started.
Or check out these blog posts related to soldering and tools!