[Build] [Noisebridge-discuss] organization of shop & lumber near elevator

Christie Dudley longobord at gmail.com
Sun Dec 20 17:55:37 PST 2009


I think it's great that you took all the stuff out of the elevator room.
People who need to use the elevator will almost always have difficulty
navigating around obstacles.

Christie
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On Sun, Dec 20, 2009 at 4:09 PM, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:

>
>
> +4 (there are four points below) with thanks to both
> john and michael.
>
> I LIKE THE IDEA THAT THE MATERIALS THAT ARE THERE ARE
> TO BE USED FOR BUILD OUT, NOT FOR ANYONE'S PERSONAL
> PROJECTS.
>
>
> On Sat, 2009-12-19 at 15:54 -0800, John Magolske wrote:
> > Last night myself and Micheal Kan continued with organizing the shop
> > area, getting it into a more usable shape. We put up a pegboard in
> > the work area over the red tool-chest things we picked up last month,
> > cleaned off the central work table, started clearing out the metal
> > shelves, and moved the piles of scrap lumber out of the elevator room
> > onto those shelves.
> >
> > In moving the wood to the shop, we attempted to organize it by type
> > and size. This was a rough first-pass attempt. The hope is to maintain
> > and evolve a somewhat orderly & usable system over time, using these
> > shelves & their surrounding area for the storage of materials.
> >
> > Some related thoughts:
> >
> > * It would be good to keep the elevator room relatively clear
> >   so that folks using the elevator to get in & out of the space
> >   needn't navigate excess clutter.
> >
> > * When using the shop, please try to clean up after your creative
> >   adventures, leave work-surfaces clean & clear, etc, so that the
> >   next person experiences maximal flow while pursuing their creative
> >   adventures. I realize organizational systems in the shop are still
> >   somewhat in disarray ('tis hard to know where things go, etc.),
> >   but we hope to improve this situation by January, putting up more
> >   shelves, sorting stuff into bins, lots of labeling, signage, etc.
> >
> > * Folks who use the shop area and/or have need to deal with depositing
> >   and retrieving lumber & stuff for buildout-related activities may
> >   have thoughts & suggestions...please pass them along (ie, not
> >   everything will or should fit into the shop area). I am interested
> >   in implementing general storage rack solutions.
> >
> > * Please try to leave the more choice bits of lumber for use in
> >   building out 2169. This way when someone is laboring in the space
> >   trying to make it more usable for all in their (too often limited)
> >   free time, they can spend less time running around to lumber stores.
> >
> > John
> >
> >
>
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