[Build] New to noisebridge and looking to build

Aaron Stone sodabrew at gmail.com
Tue Oct 20 04:14:20 UTC 2009

Thanks for the brain dump of things to work on! I'll put some noisebot
time into my schedule this week and use your list to do a walkaround
triage of what I can help with.

Are the parts for these projects all bought already? If not, is there
a reimbursement fund or is it on a donation basis by whomever makes
the hardware store run?


On Thu, Oct 15, 2009 at 9:43 PM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
>   there is no schedule. people do what they can (or
> please) when they can.
>   one burning need is for storage. seems to me the
> stuff in the turing classroom is of three categories:
> computer stuff, construction stuff, and the flat
> screen stuff (on the table near the door).
>   getting the computer stuff and the construction
> stuff off the tables makes the room useable.
>   places to put the stuff include near the big rack
> and other computer stuff near the fridge (for the
> computer stuff) as well as along the wall that
> divides the classrooms from the central walkway space
> (for the construction stuff). leave the flat screen
> stuff where it is for now.
>   look at the construction of the shelves in the
> storage closet and build another one or two shelves.
> i've got the hang of it, so just as well leave it
> for me--i'll get to it fast.
>   there's paint and electrical fittings in the
> storage closet.
>   against the west windows are planks for the book
> shelves. cut 2x4s in 12 inch lengths (nice and
> straight cuts, use the radial saw) for supports for
> the shelves. there are a few heavy cardboard
> wardrobe boxes to be used as backing (smear glue on
> the rear edges of the wood then staple or nail the
> cardboard onto the glued surfaces). there are
> various nails and glue and various tees and angle
> braces in the closet next to the electronics area.
>   the sub-panel on the south wall (west end) should
> power the lights and receptacles for the electronics
> area, storage closet, and darkroom. the light fixtures
> above the electronics area should get powered from
> the sub-panel and switched from a column on the south
> wall (look at tape tags on the south wall). bring pipe
> up from the sub-panel to the ceiling and then branch
> to the various locations (there's my bender in the
> storage closet.
>   wire up the receptacles on the west wall. they get
> power from the sub-panel on the north wall (near the
> elevator room).
>   in the middle of the north wall in the turing
> classroom, near the floor, is a box with wires sticking
> out. leave it alone till i group the red-black-white
> wires. then it'll be ready for provide power for lights
> in the dirty workshop, turing classroom, and church
> classroom as well as receptacles in the turing and
> church classrooms.
>   the sub-panel in the dirty workshop provides power
> for receptacles in the dirty workshop. use singles for
> dedicated machines; use duplexes for handtools.
>   send me email off-list and we can coordinate a
> little better.
> jim
> On Thu, 2009-10-15 at 20:48 -0700, Aaron Stone wrote:
>> I just discovered noisebridge at the new space anniversary party two
>> weeks ago. I'd like to come help build out the space!
>> I'm handy with electrical, plumbing, and carpentry. I want to learn
>> Forth, fire dancing, and darkroom photo developing.
>> Are there scheduled build days I can jump into?
>> Cheers,
>> Aaron
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