Projects

Quad-monitor floor stand
Desks are wasteful things – they collect junk and waste precious space with their fixed shape and hard-to-move bulkiness. Why not just hang some monitors on a stand, and get a nice comfortable chair? I’ll worry about the keyboard rest another day. I do a lot of CAD work as an electronics designer, and was …

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Prusa i3 rebuild
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Geekbox
So what is it? This project was born out of some sort of necessity, deep in me somewhere. I tried to get Project Omega (a configurable card-based electronics platform) off the ground, but the current open source compatible FPGAs were proving just too minimal to be sufficiently useful and I shelved the project until the …

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DaveNAS / OpenMediaVault
I needed to replace my ageing NAS with something a little more modern and hackable. My old system was born out of need – I built something from parts I had lying around – an old laptop running NAS4FREE and a few external drives for data. I spent nothing but a little time. It was …

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Storage/Computer Rack
When working from a small space, its always a challenge to make best use of every inch of it. During lockdown in the middle of 2020, I decided to gut my whole workshop and store everything in my second shop. I took lots of measurements and started to sketch out ideas to best make use …

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Dave Rowntree - A Lifelong Electronics Geek