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[[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his worker team members took a little bit of Noisebridge to MakerFaire, the world was so lucky.
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We should take a little bit of Noisebridge to MakerFaire, the world should be so lucky.
  
= Booth Pics and Table =
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=== TLDR: Come to Noisebridge Thursdays 19:00 - 22:00 and help make this a thing. We need makers, presenters, and teachers.===
  
Here are some preview pictures of [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his worker team's setup for MakerFaire this year. There were a few more tweaks underway before MakerFaire, but this is mostly all there was when the pics were taken.
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Contact [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] hicksu@gmail.com or message me on Slack for more details
  
[[File:MakerFaire_2015booth01.jpg|none|640px|thumb]]
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= lolwut? =
  
[[File:MakerFaire_2015booth02.jpg|none|640px|thumb]]
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Noisebridge is an important resource for people to learn and make. We are more than a "makerspace", we are a community with a social mission to bring educative and creative autonomy to as many as possible. We have had a rough patch but we have done some good work during the recent [[Reboot]] to work toward this mission and '''it is time to attract some attention.'''
  
Here are some photos of the completed "Noise^2" exhibition table.
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People are getting projects done here and this public hackspace thing may still be a good idea. Let us use this upcoming MakerFaire to get people to come to Noisebridge and to come back to Noisebridge. Let's connect with other Hackerspaces and strengthen our relationships. Let's meet other hackers and makers, and bring projects into our space so that others may learn from them.
  
[[File:MakerFaire_2015table01.jpg|none|640px|thumb]]
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See the Build Night recapitulations at the bottom of this page for progress.
  
[[File:MakerFaire_2015table02.jpg|none|640px|thumb]]
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Further event info is at http://makerfaire.com/
  
Further awesome testimonials on the [https://www.noisebridge.net/pipermail/noisebridge-discuss/ Discussion list] and more pics to follow.
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= Event Location, Schedule, and Volunteers =
  
= WHAT? WHY? =
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===LOCATION===
  
[[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his worker team emphasized that Noisebridge has been an important resource for people to learn and to make. Noisebridge should be more than just a "makerspace"; Noisebridge should be a community with a social mission to bring educative and creative autonomy to as many as possible. Noisebridge has had a rough patch but they have done some good work during the recent [[Reboot]] to work toward this mission and '''it is now time to attract some attention.'''
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San Mateo Event Center
  
[[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his worker team noted that people are getting projects done at Noisebridge and that this public hackerspace thing could still be a good idea. [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]], his worker team, and their Noisebridge supporters preferred to use MakerFaire 2015 to invite people to come to Noisebridge for the first time and then contrive to get them to come back to Noisebridge for repeat visits. They anticipated connecting with other Hackerspaces and strengthening hacker relationships. They yearned to meet other hackers and makers, and encouraged them to bring their projects into the Noisebridge space so that others may learn from them.
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1346 Saratoga Drive, San Mateo, CA 94403
  
= The booth concept =
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===EVENT SCHEDULE===
  
[[user:Jarrod|Jarrod]]'s plan has been 1) to pack a whole bunch of Noisebridge into a 10' x 10' space and 2) to have a good time. Within MakerFaire 2015, [[user:Jarrod|Jarrod]] and his worker team did their best to create a mini-Hackerspace that supports the ideas and creations that others besides themselves brought. Here was [[user:Jarrod|Jarrod]]'s idea:
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Please make a note of what what dates and times you are available. If possible add contact information, or email it to Jarrod ( hicksu@gmail.com )
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====SETUP====
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=====Thursday, May 14: 10am - 8pm=====
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# Jarrod, 10a - 8p, hicksu@gmail.com
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# J, 10a - 8p
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# john  georgejetsonforever@gmail.com
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=====Friday, May 15: 7:30am - 12:30pm=====
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# Jarrod, 7:30 - 12:30
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=====Saturday, May 16: 7:30am - 09:30am=====
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# Jarrod, 8:30 - 9:30
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# Olivier
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# Mohammed
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=====Sunday, May 17: 8:00am - 09:30am=====
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# Jarrod, 8:30 - 9:30
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# Mohammed
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# Olivier
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====SHOWTIMES====
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=====Friday, May 15: 1pm - 7pm=====
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# Jarrod, 1 - 7
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# john
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=====Saturday, May 16: 10am - 8pm=====
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#Jarrod, 10a - 8p
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#john
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#Mohammed
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#Olivier
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#Teapot
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=====Sunday, May 17: 10am - 6pm=====
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#Jarrod, 10a - 6p
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#john
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#Olivier
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#Mohammed
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====BREAKDOWN====
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=====Sunday, May 17: 7pm - 9pm=====
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#Jarrod, 7p - 9p
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#Olivier
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#Mohammed
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= All about that booth =
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The plan is have a good time and to pack a whole bunch of Noisebridge into a 10' x 10' space. Within MakerFaire we are going to do our best to create a mini Hackspace that will support the ideas and creations that others will bring. Here is the idea:
  
 
[[File:Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Booth_AXON.jpg|1024px]]
 
[[File:Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Booth_AXON.jpg|1024px]]
  
Essentially [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his worker team created a place where people could hack during the show, and '''the ultimate exhibit is of course Noisebridge's community and its projects'''.
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Essentially we are creating a place where people can hack during the show and '''the ultimate exhibit is our community and our projects'''.
  
Nevertheless, the base for this space was custom furniture pieces that were made at Noisebridge -- with [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]]'s love -- for hacking. (When all you know is design and woodworking, every answer tends to be custom furniture). The centerpiece of this affair was a new work table with built in power outlets and a bright flashy Noisebridge logo on the top. A table that people could pull up a chair to and start working on a project. If there were other things that we should have tried to incorporate into the hacking table, let us know after MakerFaire. The back of the booth had a set of rearrangeable cabinets that store tools and projects for use during the show and support and audio/video system for demonstrations and presentation during the show.
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Nevertheless, the base for this space is going to be some custom furniture pieces that will be made at Noisebridge, with love, for hacking. (When all you know is design and woodworking, every answer tends to be custom furniture). The centerpiece of this affair so far, is a new work table with built in power outlets and a bright flashy Noisebridge logo on the top. A table that people can pull up a chair to and start working on a project. If there are other things that we should try to incorporate into a hacking table, let us know. The back of the booth is a set of rearrangeable cabinets that will store tools and projects for use during the show and support and audio/video system for demonstrations and presentation during the show.
  
Here were more specific plans for the booth furniture, [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] recommends checking out the .pdf:
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Here are more specific plans for the booth furniture, I recommend the .pdf:
  
 
https://noisebridge.net/images/2/24/Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Booth.pdf
 
https://noisebridge.net/images/2/24/Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Booth.pdf
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[[File:Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Booth.jpg|1024px]]
 
[[File:Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Booth.jpg|1024px]]
  
The .pdf of working drawings for the table that we built is here:
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The .pdf of the current working drawings for for the table that we are building is here:
  
 
https://noisebridge.net/images/a/a7/Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Table.pdf
 
https://noisebridge.net/images/a/a7/Noisebridge_MakerFaire_Table.pdf
  
=== Well-made furniture != mini hackerspace; [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his team requested other active participation!===  
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'''Every Thursday 19:00 to 22:00''' we will meet at Noisebridge, likely in the shop, to work on building things for the booth. This includes the furniture and whatever else is being prepped for MakerFaire. Updates to this process will be posted on the mailing list and the blog.
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=== Well made furniture /= mini hackerspace, we need participation!===  
  
* '''How could [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his team demonstrate Noisebridge in a 10' x 10' area, Was it possible to also enjoy this?'''
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* '''how do we demonstrate Noisebridge in a 10' x 10' area, is it possible to also enjoy this?'''
* Helping to build out the booth, adding to it, decorating it, making it better, making it more 'Noisebridgie'
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* help build out the booth, add to it, decorate it, make it better, make it more 'Noisebridge'
* Lending/bringing your projects, demonstrating your projects, and teaching others you know (and don't know)
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* lend/bring your projects, demonstrate your projects, and teach others you know
* Working on projects at the show, and having projects for others to work on
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* work on projects at the show, and have projects for others to work on
* Spreading the word about [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his team needing help and contriving to get people to come meet [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]]'s team.
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* spread the word about us needing help and get people to come meet us.
  
 
=== Pre-MakerFaire Noisebridge Maker Meet and Greet ===
 
=== Pre-MakerFaire Noisebridge Maker Meet and Greet ===
  
Ideally, everyone would have been able to go down to MakerFaire and check out the neat stuff. For those that couldn't, [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]], his team members, and their supporters have suggested an upcoming event to bring in makers who are in town to talk about their projects and to meet up with other hackers/makers. [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]]'s team and their supporters have been thinking about a special Five Minutes of Fame and a mellow cocktail party event that could hopefully raise significant additional funds for the space.
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Ideally, everyone would get to go down to MakerFaire and check out the neat stuff. For those that can't we should have an event to bring in Makers who are in town to talk about their projects and meet up with other hackers/makers. I'm thinking a special Five minutes of Fame and a mellow cocktail party.
  
 
=== Schedules and Specifics ===
 
=== Schedules and Specifics ===
  
Thanks to you all of you worker team members for participating with the planning and setup. Although this was mostly worked out prior to the start of MakerFaire 2015, [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] has greatly appreciated your tremendous efforts to help out.
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Thank you for getting this far. This isn't worked out yet, but soon. You could help with this.
  
=== Projects for Display and Presentations/Demonstrations ===
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=== Planned projects for Display and Presentations/Demonstrations ===
  
Scotty's Land Yacht, Julio's LED aquarium, book scanner, ....
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Scotty's Land Yacht, Julio's LED aquarium, book scanner,
  
 
= Build Night Recapitulations =
 
= Build Night Recapitulations =
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The NB logo is 298in^3 or ~165 fluid ounces
 
The NB logo is 298in^3 or ~165 fluid ounces
  
Tested : Ultra-Glo epoxy resin - pigment...
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Tested : Ultra-Glo epoxy resin - pigment TBD
  
May switch to the comparable but less expensive EasyCast
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May switch the the comperable but less expensive EasyCast
 
   http://www.amazon.com/Environmental-Technology-128-Ounce-Casting-Craft/dp/B004Y46G10/ref=pd_sim_hg_4?ie=UTF8&refRID=0STYH4AQMX1N9196CCQJ
 
   http://www.amazon.com/Environmental-Technology-128-Ounce-Casting-Craft/dp/B004Y46G10/ref=pd_sim_hg_4?ie=UTF8&refRID=0STYH4AQMX1N9196CCQJ
 
   1 gallon kit is $77.60 via Amazon prime, need two kits $155.20
 
   1 gallon kit is $77.60 via Amazon prime, need two kits $155.20
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   example: http://alturl.com/eh5k6 $9.99-12.99/meter
 
   example: http://alturl.com/eh5k6 $9.99-12.99/meter
 
   or http://www.adafruit.com/category/168 for $24.99/meter
 
   or http://www.adafruit.com/category/168 for $24.99/meter
   [[user:jarrod|JH]] - We have ~16' of linear distance inside the logo. So I'm considering purchasing this from the eBay vendor:  
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   JH - We have ~16' of linear distance inside the logo. So I'm considering purchasing this from the ebay vendor:  
 
   -- LEDs/m: 60, Board's Color: White, Waterproof Grade: Epoxy IP65, Length: 5m, Price:US $74.99
 
   -- LEDs/m: 60, Board's Color: White, Waterproof Grade: Epoxy IP65, Length: 5m, Price:US $74.99
  
 
LED Controller/driver:
 
LED Controller/driver:
 
   Arduinos work fantastically. A Pro Mini works great and cheap.
 
   Arduinos work fantastically. A Pro Mini works great and cheap.
   [[user:jarrod|JH]]- https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11113 is this correct? $9.95
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   JH- https://www.sparkfun.com/products/11113 is this correct? $9.95
 
   HT- Yeah that works perfectly.
 
   HT- Yeah that works perfectly.
  
 
Power for microcontroller and LEDs:
 
Power for microcontroller and LEDs:
 
   Just need a 5v power supply of some sort, can be salvaged from existing cords by splitting the wire open and solder onto on/off switches.
 
   Just need a 5v power supply of some sort, can be salvaged from existing cords by splitting the wire open and solder onto on/off switches.
   [[user:jarrod|JH]]- Something like this? https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12889 $5.95
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   JH- Something like this? https://www.sparkfun.com/products/12889 $5.95
 
   HT- Yeah this works perfectly.
 
   HT- Yeah this works perfectly.
 
   I expect we need something separate for the LEDs. We will have >16 feet of them in the table.
 
   I expect we need something separate for the LEDs. We will have >16 feet of them in the table.
   [[user:jarrod|JH]]- You make a good point, do you know of any electrical engineer that can do calculations on the electricity draw?
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   You make a good point, do you know of any electrical engineer that can do calculations on the electricity draw?
  
 
100-1000uf capacitor:
 
100-1000uf capacitor:
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   Need wiring diagram and Spec
 
   Need wiring diagram and Spec
 
   TO SPEC: breaker, outlets, wire, jbox, switches, wire nuts
 
   TO SPEC: breaker, outlets, wire, jbox, switches, wire nuts
   IEC 60320 C14 power inlet connected to outlet inhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEC_60320#C13.2FC14_coupler
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   IEC 60320 C14 power inlet to connect to outlet inhttp://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IEC_60320#C13.2FC14_coupler
  
 
=== Tools ===
 
=== Tools ===
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Have: Typical NB Shop tools, Plate Joiner,  
 
Have: Typical NB Shop tools, Plate Joiner,  
  
Need: Router bits with bearing over the blade to help the speed and accuracy of the logo channel cuts as [[user:jarrod|Jarrod]] and his team worked to increase the cuts' depth.
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Need: Router bits with bearing over the blade to help the speed and accuracy of the logo channel cuts as we increase their depth.
  
 
=== Software and Documentation ===
 
=== Software and Documentation ===
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[[category:Maker Faire]]
 
[[category:Maker Faire]]
[[Category:Travel]]
 

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