[Noisebridge-discuss] Laser Cutter
kudegra+nb at gmail.com
Wed Jan 12 19:05:09 UTC 2011
I'm fine with waiting for the result of the Instructables contest.
I believe Rubin did talk to Epilog last year, and didn't get anything
significant out of them.At least I think nothing in the ballpark of bringing
our initial cost down to this pledge level.
I strongly agree with the notion of "tool not project." Meaning ready-to-run
out of the box, all-parts inclusive, is where I prefer my pledge spent. Not
on homebrew, DIY, open-source, jerry-rigging uncertainty, and time wasting
instead of results and actual productivity (making cool shit).
On Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 12:25 AM, meredith scheff <satiredun at gmail.com>wrote:
> i also echo the 'wait a little while, shop around' idea. Has anyone
> *contacted* epilog about a partial donation?
> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:56 PM, Albert Sweigart <asweigart at gmail.com>wrote:
>> I'm not sure if he's good for the money. Nice references, but he's
>> unemployed and his credit history only goes back three months.
>> On Tue, Jan 11, 2011 at 11:32 PM, Josh Myer <josh at joshisanerd.com> wrote:
>> > One of the younger members of our community decided to chip and pull his
>> > weight, to the tune of $14:
>> > (He's part of the reason I didn't get a laser cutter for myself this
>> > last year, so it's only appropriate that he put us over the line.)
>> > --
>> > Josh Myer 415.230.9791 <-- NOTE: New number!
>> > josh at joshisanerd.com
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