Category Archives: Alternate Energy

IoT Rain Gauge

On thing that is missing from my weather station is automatic reporting of rain fall. I have a manually read CoCoRaHS rain gauge which is more accurate than say a tipping bucket gauge but I thought it would be nice … Continue reading

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Soapstone Stove Restoration

Many years ago we bought a soapstone stove at a garage sale for $25. It was not in the best shape with numerous stones broken. I brought it home and dismantled it so I could move it. The complete stove … Continue reading

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Solar Power

I have wanted to put up a solar power system for some time and last month I finally got around to getting one installed. When I first started looking at solar power the panels were small and expensive. The inverters … Continue reading

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