The Great Big Guide to Paper Circuits

Contributors: Gella
Favorited Favorite 27


Paper circuits are becoming more and more popular in the hobby electronics world. The easy availability of craft-like materials and increasing abundance of new products has created a really unique ecosystem for crafters looking to make the leap to electronics projects. This guide is an overview of materials and techniques available to paper circuit crafters.

Pam Paper Circuit

What is a Paper Circuit?

A paper circuit is a functioning electronic circuit built on a paper surface instead of a PCB. Projects can range from greeting cards, to origami, to traditional art such as paintings or drawings. What makes them unique is the use of traditional fine art techniques to create a circuit that is combines aesthetics and functionality.

Suggested Reading

Before we begin crafting, here few concepts you should be familiar with: