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We need to get a real space planning session going...hopefully with a professional...
 
We need to get a real space planning session going...hopefully with a professional...
  
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Some good pics from techshop (not saying we should be techshop, just good ideas on workbenches, part storage in a shared space...) - http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2007/09/techshop-geek-h.html#axzz1fwhSpVT4
  
 
== 1 Social Working / Meeting / Group Therapy Area ==
 
== 1 Social Working / Meeting / Group Therapy Area ==
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* Wall of Announcements
 
* Wall of Announcements
 
* Wall of Rules
 
* Wall of Rules
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* Projects looking for owners
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* Project teams looking for members
  
== 2 Kitchenette Area ==
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== 2 Lounge ==
* Mack suggested knocking down the wall separating this room from room 1.  I kinda like being able to close it off and cut the distraction if needed. Maybe wait & see...
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* This is now incorporated as part of room 1. (physical consensus from 11/30 meeting)  The kitchenette will likely be in space 6 due to plumbing considerations (DWW).
* Add sink/counter to bottom wall. Yes - and this extra plumbing work can help provide a shop sink on the backside.
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* Mack suggested knocking down the wall separating this room from room 1.
* Add outlets above counter (GFCI)
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* Install FULL-SIZED fridge (may need to add an outlet)
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* Remove carpet, epoxy concrete or put down something cheap that can be mopped.
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== 3 Bathroom ==  
 
== 3 Bathroom ==  
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== 4 Tiny office ==
 
== 4 Tiny office ==
* ADMIN OFFICE!
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* ADMIN OFFICE! - We need space for Internet connection, wall mount server rack, small desk, locking file cabinet for inventory, our paperwork, etc. Also provides a small quiet working space as needed.
* Internet connection, wall mount server rack, small desk, locking file cabinet for inventory, our paperwork, etc. Also provides a small quiet working space as needed.  
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* Would be used by Lab assistant / intern / employee, etc. at the point we get there. Think Willow Brugh - http://www.linkedin.com/in/willowbrugh @ Pumping Station One / Space Federation... Lab ambassador...
 
* I would NOT use for laser. The Maker space (and laser access) need to be more clearly delineated. This also keeps people from venting out our expensive air conditioned air!
 
* I would NOT use for laser. The Maker space (and laser access) need to be more clearly delineated. This also keeps people from venting out our expensive air conditioned air!
 
  
 
== 5 Classroom ==
 
== 5 Classroom ==
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* My thoughts on a Classroom equipment list - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AmJwW1v2PEFIdERYUVFGbWtJcDBNYkxHTHg1Wm9Ja0E
 
* Need a short throw projector
 
* Need a short throw projector
 
* Ideally with A/V rack so presenters can hook up to projector easily - i love the IN3916 network / wifi projectors we use at work - no need to hook to it unless you want fast motion video.
 
* Ideally with A/V rack so presenters can hook up to projector easily - i love the IN3916 network / wifi projectors we use at work - no need to hook to it unless you want fast motion video.
 
* Consider extending further into warehouse area IN THE FUTURE.
 
* Consider extending further into warehouse area IN THE FUTURE.
  
== 6 WTF ==
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== 6 Kitchenette ==
 
* Close this in.
 
* Close this in.
 
* Put in small workbench for "Thinker" level members so they can do basic hand tool stuff / soldering.
 
* Put in small workbench for "Thinker" level members so they can do basic hand tool stuff / soldering.
* Egress to warehouse space so should also be subject to access control - YEP. A window on this door to the shop would be good. Or we could just use the door & windows space 10
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* Egress to warehouse space so should also be subject to access control - YEP. A window on this door to the shop would be good. Or we could just use the door & windows from space 10 (the odd closet)
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* Add sink/counter to bottom wall. Yes - and this extra plumbing work can help provide a shop sink on the backside.
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* Add outlets above counter (GFCI)
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* Install FULL-SIZED fridge (may need to add an outlet)
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* Clean old glue from floor. Remove carpet, epoxy concrete or put down something cheap that can be mopped.
  
 
== 7 Bay Area ==
 
== 7 Bay Area ==
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== 8 Quadcopter Arena ==
 
== 8 Quadcopter Arena ==
 
* Could the quadcopter arena be suspended with a ladder and hook on a pole for quad rescues?
 
* Could the quadcopter arena be suspended with a ladder and hook on a pole for quad rescues?
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* If possible, I'd love to have a small area targeted for Young Makers - including a Toy Hacking area...I've got a supply of electronic toys I've been saving for the right time :)
  
 
== 9 Power Panel ==
 
== 9 Power Panel ==
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* Vent stack on top wall, unused right now, but could be used for shop sink
 
* Vent stack on top wall, unused right now, but could be used for shop sink
 
* 3 walls around this section, this is our best area for dust / filing collection, also furthest from the general population.
 
* 3 walls around this section, this is our best area for dust / filing collection, also furthest from the general population.
* 12x12
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* We might need to enclose some of these spaces at some point - and look at providing some climate control / ventilation
 
* Candidates include: CNC router, Grinding, Milling, Welding, Screen printing, etc.
 
* Candidates include: CNC router, Grinding, Milling, Welding, Screen printing, etc.
  

Latest revision as of 12:36, 8 December 2011

Space mack changes.jpg

Thanks to Mack for creating the graphic and starting this, I'm just building off his ideas, but didnt want to edit his page :)

We need to get a real space planning session going...hopefully with a professional...

Some good pics from techshop (not saying we should be techshop, just good ideas on workbenches, part storage in a shared space...) - http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2007/09/techshop-geek-h.html#axzz1fwhSpVT4

Contents

1 Social Working / Meeting / Group Therapy Area

2 Lounge

3 Bathroom

4 Tiny office

5 Classroom

6 Kitchenette

7 Bay Area

8 Quadcopter Arena

9 Power Panel

10 Tiny Closet

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