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by metis
Wed Oct 05, 2011 7:39 pm
Forum: Uses/Equipment
Topic: Wood Lathe - Status
Replies: 28
Views: 6810

Re: Wood Lathe - Status

i used a bit of mineral oil on wednesday last when i was finishing the apple masticator in the wee hours, but i'm pretty certain i cleaned up the few drips that got away-- i know i cleaned up the spot on the thickness planer table corner nearest the plug where i set the oiled rag without thinking. i...
by metis
Sun Oct 02, 2011 10:18 am
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Whose are these?
Replies: 5
Views: 3510

Re: Whose are these?

when mounting to walls, remember it is against our lease to put holes in the plaster or wood walls in the office/lobby area, but we have permission to mount a picture rail up at the top of the wall to hang things from. the landlord was pretty big on this point. classroom and shop area walls can all ...
by metis
Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: LED sign board update
Replies: 14
Views: 8322

Re: LED sign board update

awesome, i've been hoping to see this up since we first opened. as a side note, i'll check again and see if i can find the email for the control hardware folks on that and get a full spec sheet for those lights. the person i poked a while back didn't know anything, but before those were launched i d...
by metis
Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:27 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Communications
Replies: 9
Views: 1970

Re: Communications

i think about everything has been covered other than the official emails of info@tcmaker.org and the like are monitored by ork, the official board communications minion and he'll pass stuff along as appropriate (e.g. if you don't know someone's info, or aren't sure who to contact)
by metis
Tue Sep 20, 2011 8:44 am
Forum: Minne-Faire TC Maker Activity Discussion
Topic: Mini Faire 2012
Replies: 13
Views: 5749

Re: Mini Faire 2012

annemarie has previously expressed interest in participating here, iirc last year there was a schedule issue.
by metis
Sun Sep 18, 2011 10:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: New Music Studio Downstairs
Replies: 38
Views: 7855

Re: New Music Studio Downstairs

a ponderance: we have an standing loan offer on the board and it gets used regularly for HMMM, however, both of those operations are not necessarily brilliantly served by the current location as they're 1-2 days a month at best, but do need the speaker infrastructure. that said, the current location...
by metis
Wed Sep 14, 2011 2:02 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: class idea "now what"
Replies: 9
Views: 1527

Re: class idea "now what"

the zombie survival conversations at convergence always got bizarre, as the unknowns are too absurd, fast zombies, slow zombies, rate or decay, etc. that said, urban disaster survival would be brilliant. for our neck of the woods i'd cover: tornado, flood, straight line winds (similar to tornado, bu...
by metis
Sun Sep 04, 2011 10:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shop rules signs, fun fun fun!
Replies: 31
Views: 2922

Re: shop rules signs, fun fun fun!

awesome!
by metis
Sat Sep 03, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: shop rules signs, fun fun fun!
Replies: 31
Views: 2922

Re: shop rules signs, fun fun fun!

i don't know that the entire sign needs to be in 72pt. most big safety type signs are in ~2" letters for the title, and then 3/4" for the text, if that. we don't need to read everything from across the shop, just the "big ones" (be safe, etc) the examples and details can be a lot...
by metis
Wed Aug 24, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: Adopt or they will be put to sleep...
Replies: 14
Views: 5409

Re: Adopt or they will be put to sleep...

that'd be excellent.

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