[Makerspace] Fwd: Space and organisation and projects

ned haughton naught101 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 18:44:50 AEST 2018


Pass it on

On 29/03/18 20:39, Felix Sheldon wrote:
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> From: *ned haughton* <naught101 at gmail.com <mailto:naught101 at gmail.com>>
> Date: 29 March 2018 at 00:29
> Subject: Space and organisation and projects
> To: makerspace-owner at newcastlelug.org 
> <mailto:makerspace-owner at newcastlelug.org>
> Hey all,
> I just dumped a bit of stuff in the space that is probably better off 
> being used by many than just me. Mostly parts (whole lot  basic 
> components, a few steppers, some other bits) and a drill and speaker 
> that need to be tested and possibly fixed of wharfed. I might also 
> move a few more of my tools over there, if there aren't equivalents 
> already there.
> I think there's a fair bit of stuff like that in the space at the 
> moment, and I was wondering if anyone else felt like having a bit of a 
> clean-up some time in the near future? Maybe one evening, or for a 
> couple of hours during the day on a weekend or something. It would 
> probably be good to have at least 2-3 people, but probably not more 
> than 4-5. If lots of people are keen, we could do two (and it would 
> probably be good for us to do something like that at least every few 
> months, depending on how much the space is being used).
> It would be good to get more large clear plastic containers for 
> sorting and storing parts in, if anyone has any (and unless anyone has 
> any better storage options).
> Also, I was wondering about some kind of project management tools, to 
> keep track of all of the projects that have been dreamed up, started, 
> or are near completion. Perhaps we could just use github projects, 
> since we already have the team. Otherwise I'd be happy to host an 
> instance of Taiga.io or Wekan or something. Anyone have any good ideas 
> on what might work well for the makerspace?
> I'm hoping to get back into being involved in the makerspace a bit 
> more later in the year, when I'm done with my PhD. I'm especially 
> planning on doing a bit of synth building. Looking forward to putting 
> those tools to use :)
> Cheers
> ned
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