Neopixel Shelf

In these days of video calling in place of any other social contact, I've seen a lot of excellent video backgrounds. Perhaps I'm old-fashioned but I went the traditional route, and set up my computer close to a wall (so you can't see the mess in the room) and added a nice pinboard behind me. I looked a bit flat against the wall though, so I did what anyone else would do ... and built a handmade wooden shelf with neopixels in it!

webcam's eye view, showing radiator, shelf with blue lights, and pinboard above
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Making a Play Kitchen

This Christmas, a little girl in my life receives a play kitchen of her very own, handbuilt just for her. It was a fun project and I thought I'd share it (and the pictures, of course!).


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Homemade Kitchen Shelves

For the last ... really long time ... I've been working on a place to put the cookery books in the "new" kitchen. Since the kitchen was finished early in 2011, that's been quite a long-running project! It's finally finished though and I thought I'd share a bit about how I made it (not least because I get nagged about the lack of non-geeky posts on this site - you know who you are!) Continue reading