[Build] state of construction

Ben Kochie ben at nerp.net
Sat Jul 3 20:16:29 UTC 2010

Some of this stuff would be super awesome:



  "UNIX is user-friendly, it's just picky about its friends."

On Sat, 3 Jul 2010, Ben Kochie wrote:

> Sure, probably better to get the stackable/wall-mountable type.  Where can
> we get more of those?
> -ben
>  "UNIX is user-friendly, it's just picky about its friends."
> On Sat, 3 Jul 2010, jim wrote:
>>   i prefer less constrained to more constrained,
>> and think of fishing organizers and such as more
>> constrained and the yellow and orange stackables
>> as less constrained and a shallow shelf for screw
>> boxes and jars as even less constrained.
>>   gus' fishing supply on balboa between 38 and
>> 39 is great for the stuff you've suggested: wide
>> selection and low prices. don't know the hours,
>> but caters to actual fishers.
>> On Sat, 2010-07-03 at 12:17 -0700, Ben Kochie wrote:
>>> Do you prefer bins like the ones that are there, or fishing organizer
>>> style boxes with compartments?
>>> Personally if we could get screws and such into an organizer setup with
>>> smaller bins it would be good.  I prefer the fishing/sewing organizers
>>> that have compartments on two sides and flip open.  If anyone knows a good
>>> place to pick that kind of thing up I could go shopping for them.
>>> -ben
>>>   "UNIX is user-friendly, it's just picky about its friends."
>>> On Sat, 3 Jul 2010, jim wrote:
>>>>   i'll be busy saturday, sunday, and monday. i may be
>>>> able to put in a little time tuesday before 3 PM, it
>>>> looks like i'll be able to put in time wednesday and
>>>> thursday during the daytime and friday before 3 PM.
>>>>   my pet "in-the-shop" interest is screws and such:
>>>> some easy to get to place where various screws, nails,
>>>> other fasteners (anchor and molly bolts), and
>>>> adhesives live.
>>>>   knowing where that place is or should be is the
>>>> main thing. i don't want to invest a bunch of time
>>>> setting things up to discover that someone else
>>>> decides that's where something else should be.
>>>>   the way i organize such, i have a place for sheet
>>>> metal and wood screws, a place for machine screws
>>>> and nuts and bolts, a place for nails, a place for
>>>> adhesives, a place for general hooks and braces, a
>>>> "hell box" for similar ]but different, and a found-it
>>>> box for anything and everything i find lying around
>>>> after doing something.
>>>>   in each place i have sub-places for common sizes
>>>> and miscellaneous, e.g. common sizes of panheads and
>>>> a container of odd-sized panheads. common sizes i
>>>> leave in their marked boxes. miscellany i put in a
>>>> jar or cardboard box or other single container.
>>>>   any screws, nails, or what-not i find lying around
>>>> i put in the found-it container. once in a while i
>>>> dump the found-it container and sort and distribute
>>>> to proper places.
>>>>   i'm proposing such a scheme.
>>>>   whatever the scheme, after it's implemented, i
>>>> can add a bunch of various screws that are currently
>>>> in the storage closet across the way.
>>>> On Fri, 2010-07-02 at 19:28 -0700, John Magolske wrote:
>>>>> * Ben Kochie <ben at nerp.net> [100702 19:11]:
>>>>>> I'm going to try and spend a bunch of time Doing Stuff<tm> at noisebridge
>>>>>> this weekend and monday-wednesday.  So far I've been thinkin about this.
>>>>>> Saturday: Existing MatFabLab cleanup and prep for move/construction.
>>>>>> Monday-Tuesday-Wednesday: Electrical cleanup and construction work
>>>>> I'll be busy this weekend, but Monday I'll be available & plan to come
>>>>> into noisebridge around noon or shortly thereafter. I can devote about
>>>>> four hours of time to help out. I was looking forward to cleaning up
>>>>> and re-organizing the shop, but if that's already taken care of I'm
>>>>> happy to work on other things as well. It would be nice to finally get
>>>>> down to sweeping away all the overhead wire-clutter etc above the MFZ
>>>>> (Material Fabrication Zone :)
>>>>> John
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