[Build] [Noisebridge-discuss] Wall Status

Shannon Lee shannon at scatter.com
Mon Nov 28 18:13:20 UTC 2011

Hi Mike,

I believe that the mudding is finished in Church; what's going to be needed
in there is sanding and painting.  If you feel like contributing, grab some
sand paper from the drawer in the shop and get to it!

Warning: this is an incredibly dusty endeavor.


On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 11:17 PM, Mike Schachter <mike at mindmech.com> wrote:

> Hey Shannon, thanks to you and everyone else
> for improving the space! I've been a long time
> Church room enthusiast and was gonna use it
> to give a little workshop tomorrow around 7pm,
> but if it's in disarray I'd rather show up and help
> out with something. So if there's a task I could
> take on let me know. Like, what are some basic
> things the Church room needs at this point, or
> will by tomorrow night?
>  mike
> On Sun, Nov 27, 2011 at 8:29 PM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
> > Hi Noisebridge,
> > The walls around both classrooms and the shop have been extended to the
> > ceiling.
> > Sheetrocking is complete; mudding & taping was ongoing when I left a
> couple
> > of hours ago, but everything was winding down, and I suspect that it's
> done
> > for the night; when last I looked, Church and Turing were mudded, and
> much
> > of the outside was mudded; the shop still needs to be mudded inside and
> out.
> >  I will likely not be back to this until this weekend, but anyone else
> who
> > wants to mud is more than welcome to do so; and of course, after mudding
> > comes sanding, and after sanding comes...
> > Painting:
> > We bought a 5 gallon bucket of primer, which I plan to put up sometime,
> > maybe next weekend; but honestly, we really, really don't need any more
> vast
> > expanses of white walls.  Someone who has a Vision of what the walls
> should
> > look like, and the artistic skill to execute said vision, should make
> them
> > be something other than white.  We really need some color on those walls.
> >  Murals are totally welcome, simple non-white color schemes are equally
> > welcome, but someone for God's sake do something.
> > Power and Lights:
> > Turing and Church are without light.  The shop has the light over the
> > central work bench, and during the day is well-served by its skylight,
> but
> > at night it's very dark. The neon lighting which has been serving the
> > classrooms and the shop was in two long banks of lights which ran
> > continuously over the three rooms; they had to be broken up in order to
> > allow for walls to be installed.  I understand that there's a plan in
> place
> > to make the remaining lights light up; Jim even expressed a revolutionary
> > idea whereby the lights in a particular room would be controlled by a
> switch
> > *in that room* so that the people occupying the room could control their
> > need for artifical light.
> > The power rail above the table in the shop is still powered; the rail has
> > been removed from Church and Turing -- again, to make way for walls.
>  Turing
> > is well-served by its own 20-amp circuit and a *lot* of outlets at
> various
> > convenient leves; Chuch, however, currently has no power of any kind.  I
> > believe there is a plot afoot to power it, as well as to mount a
> projector
> > and projector screen back there.
> > If you'd like to be involved in getting power and lights where power and
> > lights should go, I refer you to Jim's missive on the topic in a previous
> > email thread, as well as to Jim, SuperQ and Miloh, who are all variously
> > working on this stuff.
> > Doors:
> > Doors are needed for the shop, and possibly for Turing and the
> Turing-Church
> > Intra-Classroom Door.  The big doorway leading to the shop needs
> (ideally)
> > double swinging doors, of the type you find in restraunt kitchen and
> > hospital settings; the other doors should all (in the best of all
> possible
> > worlds) have portholes, or windows, or be made of glass, because nobody
> > wants to have their class or meeting constantly interrupted by people
> > opening the door to see if anybody's in there.  SuperQ is at work on the
> > door problem; feel free to contact him.
> > Lots of people showed up this weekend to help out, more than I can name
> > here, but including a one-armed Bandit, a small army of purple-haired
> women,
> > and an stray 9-year-old girl who came in with her parents after having
> heard
> > Mitch on NPR and was put to work mudding.  Kaya deserves a special
> shout-out
> > for the use of her truck for hauling everything; Danny for getting this
> > moving, and for paying for a lot of it; and Jurgen and Zack for basic
> > unflappability.
> > As I said, many more people were involved to one extent or another, and I
> > can think of at least one person whose name I've just flat forgotten;
> thank
> > you to all of you for having shown up and Just Done It when it needed to
> > Just Be Done.
> > There is more still to Just Do; if you want a task, just ask, and one
> shall
> > be given.
> > --S
> > --
> > Shannon Lee
> > (503) 539-3700
> >
> > "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
> >
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> >

Shannon Lee
(503) 539-3700

"Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
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