[Darkroom] [Build] Conduits towards darkroom

jim jim at well.com
Mon Jan 18 23:38:56 PST 2010


   the darkroom wiring is very near ready to close 
up. what's left is to make the connections to the 
wires bringing power into the boxes. there's a plan, 
but i can close them up in less time than it will 
take to write the instructions (and hope i remember 
all the details without seeing them. 
jim 



On Mon, 2010-01-18 at 18:08 -0800, Kelly wrote:
> > If someone is willing to show me how to do the electrical wiring (and
> > is permitted to touch darkroom-related matters) I'd be willing to do
> > that too.
> 
> I know that some amount of darkroom wiring has been done, but I'm not
> sure where we're at on it.  I think that the current unfinished bits
> imply most of our requirements.  There will be two light switches (the
> actual hardware for these may require some thought) to two separate
> ceiling fixtures, as well as a 150 cfm fan that we still need to
> acquire.  There's a fan floating around that's 70cfm that we gave to
> Scott for the bathroom because it's a little low for the darkroom.
> We'll also be starting ductwork soon, and at that point it makes an
> awful lot of sense for us to work closely with the bathroom buildout,
> since we both have to do ducts out to the window.
> 
> In any case, I'll be around a lot and feel free to ping me via email
> or sms for any of this. I'll send my phone number offlist to anyone
> who needs it.
> 
> -Kelly
> 
> On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 6:01 PM, Ian Atha <thatha at thatha.org> wrote:
> > The conduit from the supply closet to the darkroom is now complete. I
> > will eventually replace one of the ceiling-facing brackets with a
> > toggle bolt purely to be on the safe side.
> >
> >
> > Someone should look at it and make sure there isn't anything that
> > blatantly violates the relevant safety codes.
> >
> > If someone is willing to show me how to do the electrical wiring (and
> > is permitted to touch darkroom-related matters) I'd be willing to do
> > that too.
> >
> > In an unrelated matter, a number of preexisting pipes and conduits
> > have brackets that are about to fall off. (I touched one of them and
> > it actually fell down). I will eventually replace them with toggle
> > bolts and caulk up the holes.
> >
> > ian.
> >
> > On Fri, Jan 15, 2010 at 06:42, jim <jim at well.com> wrote:
> >>
> >>   yes, jim at well.com is my email. thanks lots!
> >> you certainly have saved me some time. i'll
> >> be there today (friday 3 PM to 6 PM), though
> >> busy with other things, but able to check it
> >> out and answer questions if you're there.
> >>   there's plenty more to do, so if you like
> >> this kind of stuff, i'll be glad to work with
> >> you and show you what i know.
> >>   scott mills is probably more skilled and
> >> knowledgeable than i, so if you want to learn
> >> about electrical installation, he's a good
> >> one to hang with.
> >>   zedd knows electrical somewhat and is
> >> amazingly skilled in the construction trades
> >> in general--he's brought in the kitchen
> >> cabinets, done the tile work on the counter,
> >> done sheetrock, carpentry, plumbing; a lot
> >> like scott, though on the electrical front
> >> good enough but not really into it.
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Thu, 2010-01-14 at 22:49 -0800, Ian Atha wrote:
> >>> Hey Jim,
> >>>
> >>> (I'm not sure if jim at well.com is The Jim so I'm sending this to the
> >>> list too to ensure coordination.)
> >>>
> >>> I installed a few more conduits towards the darkroom. I also made a
> >>> 90deg bend to a pipe but I didn't install it--it's in the storage
> >>> closet instead.
> >>> The segment between the preexisting pipes and the skylight made the
> >>> pipe kind of awkward but it's pretty straightened out at the end, I
> >>> think. Hope I saved you some time.
> >>>
> >>> ian.
> >>>
> >>
> >>
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