[Build] Wall building
ben at sixgirls.org
Fri Nov 25 14:30:12 PST 2011
I put my name on the list but I am not there right now. Working with
sheetrock and sanding joint putty is dusty so I will try to make it this
evening with a shoulder mounted vacuum and bottle of murphys oil soap.
It is more likely towards the end of the project so I commit cleanup and
dusting resources on Sunday.
On Fri, 25 Nov 2011, Shannon Lee wrote:
> Date: Fri, 25 Nov 2011 13:20:01 -0800
> From: Shannon Lee <shannon at scatter.com>
> To: NoiseBridge Discuss <noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net>,
> build <build at lists.noisebridge.net>
> Subject: Re: [Build] Wall building
> 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
>> "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
> Shannon Lee
> (503) 539-3700
> "Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science."
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