How to make an upholstered headboard

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Making your own upholstered headboard doesn’t take much time, skill or money. I’ll show you how to go from nothing to fully installed in less than a day. Join me after the jump for a step-by-step explanation and a build video. Our headboard is for a queen sized bed, but making one for a King Size, Double, or Twin Sized bed will be just as easy.

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Porting AVR code for MSP430 chips

I’ve just finished my first port of code from AVR over to MSP430. I used the garage door code button source because it’s fresh on my mind and I can reproduce the hardware on the TI Launchpad board. This provided a few sets of challenges, and showed me what I can do from the start to make my code more portable. I’ll get into both of those subjects and share the ported code after the break. Continue reading