[Fab] Fantastic Fab-u-list: Inkscape Classes, were to begin?

rachel lyra hospodar rachel at mediumreality.com
Thu Feb 24 19:58:58 UTC 2011

i am a windoze user, so that's not a problem for me.  i will come by the
space friday evening to get guidance on drivers etc.

also, shannon, i totally slipped you 5 bucks for the laser.  why isn't
my name in tiny letters on the names plaque??

On 2/24/2011 11:46 AM, Shannon Lee wrote:
> I encourage all the cooks we can fit in our kitchen (which is small).
> I don't expect to be at the space tonight, but I will be there tomorrow
> evening and will be happy to hand out software and instruction.  Rubin, Josh
> and Tony all have the ability to use the thing and provide instruction as
> well.
> You'll need your own windows laptop in order to make the thing work, and
> there are a bunch of drivers to install.
> If you want to try to get the Linux emc toolchain working, more power to
> you, but I think for the time being we should get as many people as possible
> up to speed on how the tool works in its "native environment" so that we can
> all recognize problems and Bad Ideas with  a more custom setup.
> --S
> On Thu, Feb 24, 2011 at 11:42 AM, rachel lyra hospodar <
> rachel at mediumreality.com> wrote:
>> i am aware it's no epilog.  I am just sayin that i know some laserheads
>> who have too much institution and structure in their "hackspace" job who
>> might be interested in adding their experience to our dogpile.  i dont
>> want to perpetuate too many cooks in the kitchen though.
>> R.
>> On 2/24/2011 11:37 AM, Rubin Abdi wrote:
>>> rachel lyra hospodar wrote, On 20110224 111111:
>>>> has setting it up been a problem?  are there unresolved questions about
>>>> it?  the staff at techshop SF totally loves me and i can get their laser
>>>> homies to answer questions etc if there are specific things we need to
>>>> know?  i might be able to bribe someone to come out and wrench on it
>>>> with us if that helps.
>>> I'm pretty sure the Techshop runs a couple of Epilog cutters, which are
>>> nice machines with plenty of documentation, software, drivers, sanity.
>>> If our machine had a human voice, it would be speaking in     Cantonese
>> and
>>> have the distinct after breath of cigaret butts, cheap casino vodka and
>>> unsigned Windows drivers.
>>> What I'm trying to say is that any and all help is always welcomed, but
>>> we're kind of on our own with this device. :P
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