and of course, I provide a easy to follow wiring diagram
nice build, and the wiring diagram is so easy to follow Grin
you could put some heatsinks (the fancy ones for your pc memory) on the chips, would help a bit and makes it look even more crazy Wink
In stead of stacking the 595's you can replace them with some shiftregisterss that can handle the curent like these:
TchnclFl found them, maybe he knows
I don't have Osgeld's high precision ninja soldering skills.