Designed and built a smart mirror for personal use.
Written in python and based on the open source modular
The frame is part cherry and part pine, the panel is a stripped down 2007 Dell LCD, and controller is a Raspberry Pi 3 B+ running Raspbian
February - April 2019
Directed the design and construction teams for the ASSIST '22 shack.
Project was modeled in Solidworks, prototyped with 3d printing, and constructed over a 8 week period.
Documentation for the project (dimensions, construction details, etc) can be downloaded
Shack-a-Thon is an event produced by Habitat for Humanity that raises awareness for poverty. More information can be found at
NicholasJanzen.com (this site)
August 2018 - Present
Designed and written in Python 3.7 using the Django framework.
HTML / CSS written in the mobile-friendly Bootstrap 4 framework.
Currently hosted through Linode on a Ubuntu 18.04 LTS instance.
Eagle Scout Project
Eagle Scout project completed at Sargeant Elementary School in Roseville, CA.
Approx 75% of lumbar replaced, painted, and redesigned to be more structurally secure.
Additionally, the existing sprinkler system was replaced with drip system and several leaks were fixed.
Project involved ~240 work hours across 15 scouts and adults. 74 hours were my own.
Custom made corner desk with shelves built for college.
Surfaces are 3/4" MDF and all dimensional lumbar is 2"x4".
Room dimensions were known ahead of time to insure fit.
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