Author: John

Marshmellows #Marshmallow did some in fire but a blowtorch is more even. Directions – Put marshmallow onto a stick. Light blowtorch. Gently rotate until even. Blow out bits on fire. Eat

Mamod twin cylinder SE3 steam to electricity

At Cubs we are doing the scientist badge as an extra show and tell I brought along my dads Mamod S.E.3 Steam Engine and hooked a 9v motor to the buffing wheel via an elastic band.   It managed to make the led light up and impress the cubs. Before I use it again i need to […]

Brickett speedtest monitor

Well we have been having some problems with our isp’s speed dropping out so I thought I could use the pi to test every hour and make a log. the Folks over at makezine  have made a nice how to so I did not have to figure anything out. Message my twitter account for graphs until i get them […]

Bricklett Programs

I use the following projects. More to come later. An edited morse code  from that flashes an led , beeps a buzzer. Ccrisan motioneye The Joe Editor xscreensavers GLtext to show the date – Though I do want to make a dashboard with other stuff installed.


Attached photos are of my raspberry pi Tablet project #bricklett. Makibes 7inch_HDMI_LCD_(C) £37.99 Raspberry pi 2b £25.99 + power cable and sd card. Ravpower battery bank £22.99 Attached speaker is a kitsound pocketboom £12.48 Twisted Veins HDMI  £5.43 Pi Cobbler £5.95 Raspberry pi camera  £19.04 Camera cable. £3.99 Laser Cutting + Plastic by Thanks Rob. Total cost – £107.92 + Edimax wifi £7.01 Amazon Wishlist […]

Time till.

So in my chef job we have to label everything we prep so i dont have to get my calendar out on my phone and count the required number of days i used php to do it automatically. you can view the results here the code is after the contune reading tag – im […]

Bricklett Morse generator.

So my cubs last night did a James Bond themed evening with various code breaking opportunities. Useing My raspberry pi tablet i used Morse code program to flash an led. Some work after cubs made the following program that beeps a buzzer and writes out the dash and dots on the screen.