There is something really satisfying about making your own circuit board.
Soldering something this small needs some serious soldering skills. I accidentally burnt a bit of my audio cord. But what I realized was that having a good soldering iron makes a WORLD of difference. (My LOL shield was a nightmare.)
And most times, when soldering, I wish I had hands like this:
Yeah… trying to hold solder, soldering iron and thing needed to be soldered in place is tricky with two hands.