[EMS Discuss] That was fun. Let's NOT do it again!

Ben Hallert EMAIL HIDDEN
Tue Jul 30 12:25:17 PDT 2013


Bob the bot can definately live standalone on the wall and we can even beef
it up with more stuff.  Surly shop bot?  Why not?!

Ben

- Ben


On Tue, Jul 30, 2013 at 11:21 AM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:

> How would we feel about one banker box of storage included with
> membership, and additional boxes available for $5 per month each?
>
> We haven't talked about storing bigger things at the space.  Right now we
> have a vacuum former, a shooting gallery, and a lot of wood.  I think
> that's all.  (I don't know whether the wood is someone's project or
> available for use.)
>
> Rick and I talked about several options.  I am kind of leaning toward
> charging $1/sq. ft. with a $20 minimum for storage space on the floor.  The
> vacuum former is about 10 sq. ft.  I haven't measured the shooting gallery.
>  It's probably 40-50 sq. ft., including the bike.
>
> We also talked about saving Bob (not me, the robot) from the gallery and
> giving him a permanent home on the wall.  Can he do his animation
> standalone?
>
> If we do start limiting storage or charging extra rent, we will give
> plenty of notice so you can remove stuff instead of paying.
>
>
>
> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 6:46 PM, Weston Turner <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
>
>> It seems like an individual paying more to take up more space would be an
>> easy revenue making opportunity. It would be like paying for indulgences,
>> which, historically this has been shown to work.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Weston
>>
>> On Jul 29, 2013, at 3:28 PM, Rick Osgood <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Bob and I were talking about that on our own and I think it's a good
>> idea.  I think we just wanted to try and make everything uniform at first
>> and then perhaps introduce extra boxes for a fee afterwards.  Incremental
>> changes rather than one big change.  It's something we'll have to decide as
>> a board though before actually doing it.
>>
>>
>> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 2:16 PM, Taper Wickel <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>
>>> As one of the worst offenders on box-overflow shenanigans, I do need to
>>> ask -- is there any thought on a previous proposal for extra boxes for an
>>> additional fee/donation? Or is that strictly for consideration in the
>>> future, larger 'space?
>>>
>>> --
>>> Taper Wickel <EMAIL HIDDEN>
>>> On Jul 29, 2013 12:35 PM, "Bob Miller" <EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Please put your name on your box.
>>>>
>>>> <Rick's Box.png>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 11:02 AM, James Hukill <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Third this..
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Jul 29, 2013 at 10:39 AM, Rick Osgood <
>>>>> EMAIL HIDDEN> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> I like this uniform storage space idea.  We can get uniformly sized
>>>>>> bankers boxes from Staples right down the street for cheep.  They are
>>>>>> inexpensive, sturdy, and easy to get a hold of when needed.  They also come
>>>>>> flat-packed so we can potentially store some unused boxes next to the shelf
>>>>>> or upstairs so we will have some on hand when needed.  I think it makes
>>>>>> perfect sense that every member get an equal amount of storage space at the
>>>>>> shop, especially since it's obvious that space at EMS is at a premium right
>>>>>> now.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sat, Jul 27, 2013 at 1:12 PM, Bob Miller <EMAIL HIDDEN>wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Now that we have some breathing room in our maker space, it's time
>>>>>>> to talk about how we can keep it that way.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> I'd like to suggest a policy that each member restrict
>>>>>>> himself/herself to a single 12x12x18 box of personal storage, clearly
>>>>>>> labeled with the owner's name.  If you have more than that, you know what
>>>>>>> to do.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> We will have to make some kind of exceptions for projects that don't
>>>>>>> fit in a box.  In the last hour, I've heard it suggested that we rent
>>>>>>> storage space to members, that we put storage space requests up for a
>>>>>>> member vote, or that we make them subject to board approval.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> This is the "discuss" email list.  What kind of storage policies do
>>>>>>> you think would work?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Also, please, PLEASE put your name on anything you leave at our
>>>>>>> shop.  Whether you are donating it, lending it, or storing it for your
>>>>>>> personal use, label it so everyone knows who left it here.  We have lots of
>>>>>>> sticky labels on the shelves next to the bathroom.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Over the next few weeks, I will be doing two things.  (You can do
>>>>>>> these things too, BTW.  You don't have to wait for me.)
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 1. I will be sending out pictures of things whose owner is unknown.
>>>>>>>  Look at the pictures.  Speak up for your stuff.  I want to move us toward
>>>>>>> a state where every object has a person responsible for it, and everyone
>>>>>>> knows (or can easily find out) who it is.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> 2. I will be watching the clutter level.  If it starts rising again,
>>>>>>> I'll start working on some actual rules about who can store what here, then
>>>>>>> on actually enforcing those rules.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> Bob Miller                              K<bob>
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