A Raspberry Pi post for Pi day

I’ve recently fallen in love with Raspberry Pi computers again. The discovery of MQTT and io.adafruit.com for data logging lead me to Node Red. Node Red is awesome! It’s like scratch programming for things! For example. My fridge is starting to have some issues. It wants to keep freezing everything in the fridge. It dials …

Hide Away Rolling Pantry

I’ve been working on some rolling pantry shelves to fit a spot that was designed for the fridge. I had built some pantry shelves there a while ago, and it was time to try something different. This solves the issue of the little kids digging through the pantry and making a mess of things (like …

I made a shoe rack for behind the front door

I bought a bundle of fifteen 1x2s for $12. There are some pretty twisted, gnarly looking boards in the bundle. My dad taught me how to selectively cut with the twists and kinks in mind so the project turns out in the end. I've only 1 wonky spot I am not happy about. I used …