We got our first christmas tree this year and needed a tree topper. Made with walnut and cherry, danish oil finish, then some neopixels to light it up!
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Thanks! It’s running off a Raspberry PI 3 using a simple python script. I plan on changing that to a Pi Zero W and trying out the nodejs NeoPixel library so that I can make a nice web interface to control it.
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