Geodesic domes

March 25, 2017

I should really build a colorbond shed. I should really build a starpicket / polypipe shadehouse. I should really build a romantic garden gazebo. But then there is this: geodesic domes.  Oooh, shiny! I should build a model using drinking straws and pipe cleaners! Or use leftover fiberglass rods from a cheap dome tent. Pros […]

Tropical garden plants

October 1, 2016

Propagation From easy to hard: Cutting Plant division Grow from seed Grafting (Trees) Cutting Take cuttings from new growth.  The part of the stem that forms new roots and shoots is called a node. These growing points produce leaves, flowers or shoots when the plant is growing normally but, if a bit with two or […]

Arduino (Nano) RGB pixel LED clock

June 23, 2016

Bicycle rim Hero Xr-1 27 inch (700mm) 20H clincher, black. 5mm thick (depron) foam strip for padding. DS3231 High Precision Real-Time Clock Module (replacing I2C identical DS1307) SMD pixel RGB strip (30 LEDs per meter, WS2812, 5050 LED) // Code collected and completed by Tobias Floery <> //SMD RGB pixel LED strip // FastSPI Library […]

Raspberry Pi – Internet connected garden sprinklers

June 23, 2016

The garden sprinkers will run daily using cron, but can also be controlled via a web page (LAMP). A daemon running in the background will poll the MySQL database every 10 seconds. A 433Mhz TX transmitter connected to the Raspberry pi will send out a signal to nearby home automation remote controlled power outlets (Powertrans […]

Tamburil coffee table

June 22, 2016

Coffee Table – Source Files

Queen size bed

June 22, 2016

Standard queen size bed mattress dimensions: 80×60 inch 203×152 cm 3cm extra for sheets: 206×155 cm 2nd opinion: plans use 81×61 inch for padding 81 inch = 2057mm 61 inch = 1549mm Conclusion: Inner dimensions 2060×1550 (or 2060 long runners with 1550+50+50=1650 overall length) Queen size bed – Source Files

Entertainment Unit

June 22, 2016

Entertainment Unit – Source Files

Dining Table

June 22, 2016

Sketchup Source Files