Dave Armstrong

Clever, Outdoorsy, Creative... with Tech Skills


Perler Bead Design Creator


Converts images into a perler bead pattern / project, and gives you a PDF of the resulting design.
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Perler Bead Pattern Catalog

Designs created in the Perler Design Creator can be pubished ot this site, where they can be freely downloaded and re-used.
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Our Blogs

  • Dave's Blog
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  • Outdoor activities and other things to do in Utah, with some tech and personal writing thrown in on occasion.
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  • Armstrong Family Blog
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  • We live on a small hobby farm and occassionally write about it, and post photos.
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Everything Else


Other random things I've tossed on this site over the years...
  • Cross Stitch Designer
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  • >Converts images into cross-stich designs, and give you a download of the resulting design image.
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  • Coloring Book Creator
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  • Upload one or multiple images, which will be simplified into a coloring book. You can then download the book as a PDF to print at home.
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  • Pixel Art By Number
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  • Converts an image into an 8x10 pixel art design, with color coding to match Crayola crayons. My kids and I came up with this idea, and they seem to enjoy these.
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  • ASCII Art From Photos
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  • Select an image, and this will convert it into ASCII Art. (Letters and Numbers)
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  • Pixelated Photo Generator
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  • This is a tool I am experimenting with for making patterns to create pixelated artwork using my stash of markers, and based on digital images.
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  • ArmstrongBall
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  • A game that evolved from kicking soccer balls around outside our home, and which we play a few times a week. It has some similarity to soccer, except that it is actually nothing like soccer.
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  • Average Photo Color
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  • Select an image, this will tell you the average color of the photo. Simple, possibly pointless. But hey, if you need such a thing, here it is.
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  • ASCII Codes from String
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  • I did many data imports in a former job, and sometimes needed to know the ASCII code for some weird character I was sent. This page let me paste it in to see what it is.
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  • Idle Chess
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  • A Saturday experiment -- Chess game that plays itself, but white starts with just a King, as you earn/buy the rest of the pieces, and increased AI levels until you win.
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