[Noisebridge-discuss] reception and the Nb-cupcake cnc

Danny O'Brien danny at spesh.com
Tue Jan 18 20:30:01 UTC 2011

This is great, Miloh. I think the reception area has a lot of potential, and
sticking a makerbot right there is a great addition...

I was working on a couple of things in the reception area before I wandered
off to NY  -- I'll see how much has survived and continue to hack on it.


On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:27 AM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:

> I moved the Nb-makerbot desk to the reception area.  I want to locate
> it prominently and print things publicly on the Nb-cupcake cnc once it
> gets running again.
> RE: reception area?
> Reception is where someone friendly is encouraged to work on visceral
> projects (Nb or otherwise) while sparing some time for introductions
> to folks who come through the door.  That's why it's located
> conveniently in front of the front door.  The table is set up with the
> Noisebridge office supplies (a stapler, paper clips, a label maker,
> the nb donation receipt book, etc)in the drawers, and a makerbot on
> the tabletop, but not much else, so there's room for whatever the
> self-organizing staffer brings to the table.  There's a mobile
> projector mount above the reception desk that can be set up to display
> a welcome message along the foor for guests.  The laptop for this is
> in the desk drawers.  If you want to self-organize a time to staff the
> reception desk, grant yourself permission to camp there with a project
> you're working on.  If you don't have a project, I have a list of
> software and hardware projects for Noisebridge, or you can make the
> rapid fabrication of consnoodelaters on the Nb-cupcake cnc your
> project.
> RE: the makerbot cupcake cnc
> Thanks to Gian Pablo, we have updated parts to build and install.
> https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/2011-January/019485.html
> The refurb run down once again (refer to the link above for more
> complete steps to follow)
> 1)New heated build platform
> 2)New extruder assy. with power resisters for heat (instead of
> nichrome wire wrap)
> 3)New control electronics
> any useful things to print with it?
> pen holders for the draftmaster 7595A  (the shape isn't too crazy to
> make out of delrin/polymethlyene, but perhaps it would be a useful
> test run object)
> mounting hardware for hanging the other as of yet unused projectors
> -rma
> ps
> I (unintentionally) left the (labelled) box of repair parts out on the
> reception desk last night, but I will be in around noon to work on it
> today.
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