[Build] building stuff?

jim jim at well.com
Thu Jan 14 12:39:27 UTC 2010

   i'll be there friday, though i meet with the 
linux sys adm cert study group guys from 3 to 
6 PM in the Turing classroom. talk loud please. 

On Wed, 2010-01-13 at 23:43 -0800, John Magolske wrote:
> * dpc <weasel at meer.net> [100113 19:33]:
> > Kelly <hurtstotouchfire at gmail.com> writes:
> > 
> >> The new library shelving would be going between the windows, right?
> > 
> > the plan that i recall was between the mission-side windows and a sort
> > of low-ish shelf at the sill level of the windows extending down but not
> > to the floor (to allow a little foot room and room for dust bunnies).
> Yes, that was the idea. Apologies for not getting to this earlier...
> what free time I have available to spend at Noisebridge I've been
> using to work on organizing the shop. The between-the-windows scheme
> would require anchoring stuff into the concrete & so forth. Some of
> the general concerns I've heard brought up with respect to the space
> in the West end of the building:
> * Electronic projects are spilling over into the sewing area
> * Need for more space for people to sit & focus on individual
>   projects (as apposed to just the couches which can end up
>   being more social-circle-esque)
> * Where should the books go?
> My general thoughts with regard to the 'library space' project
> have been that it would involve:
> * Tidying up the books & storing them more space efficiently
> * An area for people to sit & focus with a book, laptop, etc..
>   kinda like what a real library offers (but with quietude
>   provided via the end-user's noise-canceling headphones)
> There are a number of ways we could address the above issues. For
> example, perhaps we could find some used bookshelves & set them up
> like partitions (well-supported so as to not be topple-threats) to
> achieve some delineation between spaces? Anyhow, rather than try to
> hash it out here on-list, how about if some number of us folks w/
> concerns about how to deal with this end of the building & a desire
> to do something about it meet up this Friday? I'll be in the space
> maybe as early as 3 or 4pm, until late.
> John

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