[Build] Wall building
shannon at scatter.com
Fri Nov 25 13:20:01 PST 2011
50 2x4x92.25" studs acquired.
Framing nail gun acquired.
1500 10-penny nails acquired.
So far, expenditures are running $225 (no exact figures yet as Action
Rentals' cash registers are down).
We are still going to need maybe 10 sheets of sheetrock, a bucket of mud,
and some sheetrock tape, as well as whatever paint people wish to apply.
On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 5:00 PM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
> I've called and reserved a nail gun ($35/day and they're open on Friday;
> nails cost something like $6 for 300 or 7000 for $100. Wood is going to
> cost us $2 per 2x4 stud. We have about 16 sheets of drywall, and I haven't
> called yet to find out how much more of it costs but I remember it being
> something like $7 a sheet.
> I figure we're going to spend about $100 in studs, and might spend that
> again in sheet rock and mud, so if someone could be along Friday to cover
> these that'd be great.
> I'm paying for nails and nail gun and beer.
> Can someone at the space let me know if the circular saw is (a) still
> there (b) functional and (c) stocked with a blade?
> Anybody else who has circular saw, hammer, mudding gear, et cetera, please
> feel free to bring them.
> Above all, anybody who wants to help out, come by the space after about
> two on Friday, and after 10 on Saturday and Sunday and we'll put you to
> Look forward to seeing you all,
> On Tue, Nov 22, 2011 at 11:30 PM, Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com> wrote:
>> Hi Noisebridge,
>> As has been discussed at the last couple of meetings, a crew of us are
>> meeting up this weekend to put Tops on the Walls.
>> The plan is to meet up Friday around Noon to take measurements and
>> collect up some money, after which we'll go get 2x4s and sheetrock (if
>> needed). Saturday is for Framing, Sunday is for Rocking and Mudding.
>> This is going to cost about (I Guestimate) $500; various people have
>> offered various amounts, but more money would be welcome.
>> The money will go for 2x4s and (possibly) sheetrock, tape and mud, as
>> well as the rental of a framing nail gun.
>> In addition to money, we need bodies! If you don't have anything planned
>> for this weekend and would like to work off some of that Turkey, come on
>> down and we'll put you to work. Don't feel like you need to come for more
>> than one day, don't feel like you have to come for more than an hour! Just
>> come on down and do some dirty work, it's good for the soul.
>> Jim is, I understand, planning to do some preparatory electrical work,
>> and I think Robert is going to be pulling stuff away from the walls on
>> Thursday after Thanksgiving, any help you can give them would also be
>> greatly appreciated.
>> Kaya has volunteered the use of her truck, so I believe we have Transport
>> I will be buying beer.
>> Hope to see you all this weekend!
>> Shannon Lee
>> (503) 539-3700
>> "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
> Shannon Lee
> (503) 539-3700
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