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Make a stylus for your smartphone or tablet

Hello Makers,

This month we're getting to some DIY gadgetry with a project to make a stylus for your smartphone or stylus.

We're going to be modding a regular pen into a stylus. The workshop includes one pen to practice on (and learn the principles). Bring your own favorite pen to mod - most suitable will be one with a metal body and an inkwell that can be removed.

Cost: $5 for materials


Use a plastic pen:

Use a metallic pen:

Antenna + tape

qTip + foil

Brush with conductive theread:

A fun-for-all-ages event, Children under 14 need to be accompanied by an adult.

See you soon!
- The Make:SF Team

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    East Bay Leader, Assistant Organizer,
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  • Malcolm K.
    Bay Area Meetup Manager, Assistant Organizer,
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