[Makerspace] Space and organisation and projects

Felix Sheldon darkpaw at internode.on.net
Thu Apr 5 18:45:53 AEST 2018


Yup, sounds good!


On 5 April 2018 at 17:05, ned haughton <naught101 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Righto, how about 10am this Sunday, for 2-3 hours? I want to hunt out a
> few components for some synth stuff.
>
> Felix, since you're the only one who's replied so far, does that time work
> for you? If so, I'll make a meet up event. And bring milk.
>
> Cheers
> ned
>
>
> On 29/03/18 20:39, Felix Sheldon wrote:
>
> Heya Ned,
>
> Good stuff, I'm up for a cleanup pretty much any time.
>
> Maybe GitLab would work well for that sort of thing?
>
>
>
> On 29 March 2018 at 00:29, ned haughton <naught101 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> 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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