[EMS Discuss] Makerspace Improvement Day!

Marie Slatton-Valle sparkleglitterglow at gmail.com
Sat Mar 1 14:57:30 PST 2014


Sad I missed the shop improvement today.  My shift at MECCA ran over.  What
all happened today?


On Sat, Mar 1, 2014 at 10:21 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at eugenemakerspace.com>wrote:

> Just a reminder this is happening today from 1-3ish.  If you are free come
> on down and lend a hand.  Take pride as an equal member of your local maker
> space!
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 11:19 AM, Ellery Weber <ellery at elleryweber.com>wrote:
>
>> I have to work out in Eastern Oregon this weekend so I won't be able to
>> attend L
>>
>>
>>
>> However, now that the server rack is gone, we need a new place to store
>> some of our networking gear. There might be materials enough to repurpose
>> something to hang off the wall where the rack used to be (high up), or some
>> other solution could be devised.
>>
>>
>>
>> Just a thought if there's more manpower than ideas/tasks available on
>> Saturday.
>>
>>
>>
>> Good luck!
>>
>>
>>
>> EW
>>
>>
>>
>> *From:* Discuss [mailto:
>> com.eugenemakerspace.discuss-bounces at eugenemakerspace.com] *On Behalf Of
>> *Marie Slatton-Valle
>> *Sent:* Friday, February 28, 2014 11:13 AM
>> *To:* Weston Turner
>> *Cc:* discuss; Rick Osgood
>> *Subject:* Re: [EMS Discuss] Makerspace Improvement Day!
>>
>>
>>
>> I'll be attending after 2pm.  As for organization, I come across a fair
>> amount of clear storage containers at M.E.C.C.A. Would clear shoebox-sized
>> storage totes be helpful in anyway?  Any other sizes?
>>
>>
>>
>> I'll also be bringing a fantastically, functional sewing machine scored
>> from a freebox!!  I'd like to carve out a little corner in the warehouse to
>> store the machine, an ironing board along and a small amount of materials
>> for EMS members. If the space under the stairs is still available I think
>> that would be a good location.
>>
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>>
>> Marie
>>
>>
>>
>> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 1:35 AM, Weston Turner <wstnturner at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> I'll definitely attend. Thanks for organizing this Rick.
>>
>> Regards,
>> Weston
>>
>>
>> > On Feb 25, 2014, at 7:52 PM, Bob Miller <kbob at jogger-egg.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > All those are worthy goals.  I can't commit yet to being there, but
>> > I'd like to be.
>> >
>> > I think it's time to start not just cleaning and shuffling what we
>> > already have, but designing and building some new
>> > organization-enhancing furniture.  One item that bugs me is the gray
>> > metal shelving unit near the workbench.  It isn't holding all the
>> > tools that we keep there.  Maybe a different shelving unit would help,
>> > or maybe we need more than one.  Ideas or suggestions?
>> >
>> > I threw together the power strip hitching post one evening.  I chose
>> > that because I knew I could finish it in an evening, and because I
>> > believed that getting the power strips off the tables would make it
>> > easier to keep the tables clean.  (I think it's working.)
>> >
>> > What can we do about the steadily growing collection of tools on the
>> workbench?
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >> On Tue, Feb 25, 2014 at 9:24 AM, Rick Osgood <rick at richardosgood.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> TL;DR: Let's meet this Saturday at 1:00PM to make more improvements to
>> EMS!
>> >>
>> >> Last month a bunch of us got together to make improvements to EMS.
>>  This
>> >> included:
>> >>
>> >> 1. Re-arranging the tables
>> >> 2. Removing the old, nasty carpet
>> >> 3. Re-organizing the wood working area
>> >> 4. Moving the wood storage
>> >> 5. Making a dedicated space to hold the shop vac and brooms
>> >>
>> >> I'm personally impressed with how good the space still looks after a
>> month
>> >> of usage.  It's still very tidy.  Let's keep this ball rolling and
>> meet up
>> >> again this Saturday at 1:00PM to make even more improvements!  Here
>> are some
>> >> ideas of things we can work on:
>> >>
>> >> - Sweep/Vacuum/straighten up any neglected areas
>> >> - Recycle the Power Unit from the old server rack
>> >> - Prepare the AV cabinet for use with a projector
>> >> - Figure out what to do with the mini-fridges
>> >> - Make a plan to organize the member storage area in accordance to the
>> EMS
>> >> storage policy
>> >> - Go through the pick-a-part area and organize it, maybe recycle
>> things we
>> >> don't want.
>> >>
>> >> I'm sure there are other things we can do as well, but this is a good
>> list
>> >> of things to get us started.  if you plan on attending, please reply
>> to this
>> >> thread so we'll have a general idea of how many people will be showing
>> up.
>> >> If you don't reply, please feel free to show up anyway as we can
>> always use
>> >> more hands.
>> >>
>> >> Rick
>> >>
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>> > Bob Miller                              K<bob>
>> >                                        kbob at jogger-egg.com
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