Bandsaw a Large Breadboard into a “DIY Mini Breadboard”
Honestly I can’t say I ever considered this before – at least not from a full-size breadboard. I typically save my breadboards that have ‘exploded’ or burnt areas on them for demo but this is equally a good re-use of a defective breadboard if you don’t do a lot of workshops or demos.
You can make your own mini-breadboards by cutting up a larger one.
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While a bandsaw will be a lot faster, a hacksaw should work just as well. A simple blade-holder version is a good thing to have in your maker toolbox for many reasons. The idea of getting more life out of a breadboard with some bad connectors by chopping it up is great though.