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Forum topic request - Gadgets in the Building forum

 
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I like the categories in the Building forum but there's no place for gadgets and tools and tinkering.

For instance... for months I have been trying to find help online to build a Coolbot clone with slightly different controls for my specific needs. I posted on over 10 forums related to Arduino and Raspberry Pi. I have yet to get a single comment.

So... I decided to buy a Pi 3 Model B, power supply, case, sensors, a resistor and led display and learn to program python myself.

I am currently learning on AskPython.com and CodeCademy.com and loving it. Who knows how many weeks, months or years away from making my own controller but I am doing it.

I also wish to share this with people but there's not a good spot to post things like this. Being a welder/fabricator my whole life I am also building a lot of tools from scrap, salvage and junk that rival my expensive shop equipment. To me this is vital information others could use.

So to make a long story short....

Please add Gizmos, Tools or Gadgets to the Building forum.

Thank you,
David
 
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We already have a gear forum and a recycling and repurposing forum.

Do those not cover it?
 
Hey, sticks and stones baby. And maybe a wee mention of my stuff:
Taylor&Zach’s Bootcamp Journey
https://permies.com/t/115886/permaculture-projects/Taylor-Zach-Bootcamp-Journey
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