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[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjVtKsSZwE4 We're moving on up!]
 
[http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjVtKsSZwE4 We're moving on up!]
  
FamiLAB 10x is the working name of our new space!  The name stems from the fact that it's 10 times the size of our current space.
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FamiLAB 10x is the working name of our new space!  The name stems from the fact that it's 10 times the size of our previous space.
  
 
== New Address ==
 
== New Address ==
 
1355 Bennett Dr.
 
1355 Bennett Dr.
 
 
Unit 129
 
Unit 129
 
 
Longwood, FL 32750
 
Longwood, FL 32750
 
 
Please DO NOT park, visit, or occupy space at this building until Dec 1st, or per a move plan email.
 
  
 
== Preliminary Rules ==
 
== Preliminary Rules ==
 
We'll get together to agree on a set of rules for the new space.  For the time being, please adhere to the following:
 
We'll get together to agree on a set of rules for the new space.  For the time being, please adhere to the following:
 
* No modification of walls, electrics, plumbing, etc. until we have a process in place.  We need to build consensus on any changes.
 
* No modification of walls, electrics, plumbing, etc. until we have a process in place.  We need to build consensus on any changes.
* We have to run modifications by the landlord (who is also a member).  Please direct communications with the landlord through a board member.  We'll have a lot of requests early on while we move in, so lets funnel it through one person.
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* We have to run modifications by the landlord (who is also a member).
 
* During the move, we are only bringing in what is in the existing space.  Anything above and beyond that should be agreed to by the membership.  Ten times more space doesn't mean ten times the junk.   
 
* During the move, we are only bringing in what is in the existing space.  Anything above and beyond that should be agreed to by the membership.  Ten times more space doesn't mean ten times the junk.   
 
* Don't "claim" space.  Again, we need to come up with a process to balance personal property with the needs of the space, and get everyone to agree on it.
 
* Don't "claim" space.  Again, we need to come up with a process to balance personal property with the needs of the space, and get everyone to agree on it.
* Don't fill up the dumpster at the current space.
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* Don't fill up the dumpster at either the current space or the new one.
  
== Current Layout ==  
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== Current Layout ==
[[File:1355WEB1-129L.jpg]]
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<p>Updated 12/1/11 by [[user:DWoodsTEC| David Woods]].  (note: A/C Units in offices are above ceiling.)
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[[File:1355WEB1-129C.jpg|600px|thumb|Suite 129 Layout, click to enlarge]]</p>
  
 
== Utilities / Services ==
 
== Utilities / Services ==
 
* See Treasurer (Ian) for details / questions
 
* See Treasurer (Ian) for details / questions
* Dumpster (Locking) - 2 cubic yard dumpster, every other week pickup, $35 per month starting Dec 1st.  
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* Dumpster (Locking) - 2 cubic yard dumpster, every other week pickup, $45 ($35 + fuel charge) per month starting Dec 1st. UPDATE: Delivered.
 
* Liability Insurance - $1M policy, effective Dec 1st  
 
* Liability Insurance - $1M policy, effective Dec 1st  
* Progress Energy, cutover scheduled for Dec 1st. PLEASE CONSERVE POWER - THIS IS OUR LARGEST MONTHLY FINANCIAL RISK!
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* Progress Energy - We pay 6.173 cents / KWH energy charge, 4.776 cents / KWH fuel charge + 25.22% fees / taxes - which means approx. 13.710 cents / kwh... PLEASE CONSERVE POWER - THIS IS OUR LARGEST MONTHLY FINANCIAL RISK!
* Internet - 8 down, 1.5 up (possible static ip), being funded by the building owner. In return, we will manage an internet-connected security system. Install scheduled for approx Dec 1.
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* Internet - 8 down, 1.5 up (possible static ip), being funded by the building owner. In return, we will manage an internet-connected security system. Installed Dec 1. UPDATE: Installed.  8/1Mbit dynamic IP
  
 
== Stuff to purchase ==
 
== Stuff to purchase ==
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* Ian started an Amazon Wishlist for FamiLAB 10x - http://amzn.com/w/FC8KA1DVJMEC  email him to add stuff, or post links here :)
 
* Folding chairs + rack to store/move them
 
* Folding chairs + rack to store/move them
 
* Banquet tables
 
* Banquet tables
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* Short throw projector for classroom area
 
* Short throw projector for classroom area
 
* Open/Closed sign for the public? Maybe a FamiLAB custom build?
 
* Open/Closed sign for the public? Maybe a FamiLAB custom build?
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== Stuff being donated or "leased" to FamiLAB ==
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* [[Pledged Equipment]] - Can get preliminary approval to bring this stuff to the lab from the membership?
  
 
== Potential Zones of Workspace ==
 
== Potential Zones of Workspace ==
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* 3d printer village
 
* 3d printer village
 
* Stage for famiband & DJ booth
 
* Stage for famiband & DJ booth
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== Personal Work Carts ==
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[[Personal Work Carts]] <- This concept now has its own page!
  
 
== Proposed modifications ==  
 
== Proposed modifications ==  
[[Mack's Suggestions]]
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=== Member Input ===
 
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* [[Mack's Suggestions]]
[[Ian's Thoughts]]
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* [[Ian's Thoughts]]
  
 
=== More Power ===
 
=== More Power ===
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=== Kitchenette Area ===
 
=== Kitchenette Area ===
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[[File:LabKitchv1.jpg|250px|thumb|Proposed Kitchenette Layout, click to enlarge]]
 
* Sink
 
* Sink
 
* Fridge
 
* Fridge
 
* Microwave, Toaster
 
* Microwave, Toaster
 
* Outlets (GFCI)
 
* Outlets (GFCI)
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=== Door to shop ===
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* The current opening is an "exact" fit (more or less) for a standard sliding patio door. This means we could avoid any significant framing or drywall work. Simply install the door and trim it.
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* This would give us a nice "fishbowl" into the shop so people could see what's going on. Would also provide a nice experience for people touring the shop.
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* Matt has looked into used doors from various sources but they are difficult to find and will be of questionable quality.
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* Lowes sells a double-glazed, insulated door for $269 that is buttery smooth and would do nicely :) [http://www.lowes.com/pd_119757-369-420_4294858084+5003701_4294937087_?productId=3544200&Ns=p_product_prd_lis_ord_nbr|0||p_product_qty_sales_dollar|1&pl=1&currentURL=%2Fpl_200%2B400_4294858084%2B5003701_4294937087_%3FNs%3Dp_product_prd_lis_ord_nbr%7C0%7C%7Cp_product_qty_sales_dollar%7C1&facetInfo=$200%20-%20$400 Link]
  
 
=== SAFETY STUFF ===
 
=== SAFETY STUFF ===
 
* Occupancy limits
 
* Occupancy limits
* Structural improvements (stairs!)
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* Structural improvements (stairs!) - good links on building stairs - http://www.woodworkersworkshop.com/resources/index.php?cat=469
 
* Signs
 
* Signs
 
* More fire extinguishers
 
* More fire extinguishers
 
* More eyewash
 
* More eyewash
* Directions to the hospital :(
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* Directions to the hospital http://g.co/maps/jtne5
  
 
=== RFID Access Control ===
 
=== RFID Access Control ===
* Front door to start - Aaron has the lead
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* <del>Front door to start - Aaron has the lead</del> -- Initial install and set up complete
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** <del>Parts to be ordered</del>
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** <del>Will use off the shelf HID reader with Arduino backend</del>
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* Later: Nanode + web enabled RFID activate/deactivate/monitoring
 
* Later: door to shop
 
* Later: door to shop
 
* Later: major equipment control
 
* Later: major equipment control
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* Some great open-source projects out there - see http://openenergymonitor.org/emon/ for one example
 
* Some great open-source projects out there - see http://openenergymonitor.org/emon/ for one example
 
* Need someone to propose a budget and then own the project - this will be a huge part of how we maximize our funds!
 
* Need someone to propose a budget and then own the project - this will be a huge part of how we maximize our funds!
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* Ian will donate a Nanode to this cause...
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* Skycraft has some nice big transformers for current monitoring, I think
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=== Fun Stuff ===
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* Glass/acrylic blocks in lounge area.  Giant VU meter, restroom occupancy sensor, etc.
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* Walk / Don't walk sign to indicate restroom in use...
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* Decorate front "lounge" room
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* Mural in shop area
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* Pulley / Cable system to allow art to be done on thin plywood, then hung high on the walls. Pulleys + cables allows changing / working on the art without ladder or lift...
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=== Classroom/Conference Room ===
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* [[Classroom]] project headed up by Mike K.

Latest revision as of 14:59, 22 December 2011

We're moving on up!

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FamiLAB 10x is the working name of our new space! The name stems from the fact that it's 10 times the size of our previous space.

Contents

New Address

1355 Bennett Dr. Unit 129 Longwood, FL 32750

Preliminary Rules

We'll get together to agree on a set of rules for the new space. For the time being, please adhere to the following:

Current Layout

Updated 12/1/11 by David Woods. (note: A/C Units in offices are above ceiling.)

Suite 129 Layout, click to enlarge

Utilities / Services

Stuff to purchase

Stuff being donated or "leased" to FamiLAB

Potential Zones of Workspace

Personal Work Carts

Personal Work Carts <- This concept now has its own page!

Proposed modifications

Member Input

More Power

Kitchenette Area

Proposed Kitchenette Layout, click to enlarge





Door to shop

SAFETY STUFF

RFID Access Control

Energy Monitoring

Fun Stuff

Classroom/Conference Room

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