[Noisebridge-discuss] Floor Sanding Bill of Materials

Torrie Fischer tdfischer at hackerbots.net
Thu Jul 17 21:53:29 UTC 2014


On Thursday, July 17, 2014 14:38:47 Gregory Dillon wrote:
> I like Discount Builders, and would continue prefer them for either smaller
> purchases, or when its not worth the time to drive to Home Depo or Lowes.
>  But for a purchase the size of 40 gallons of Polyurethane, I'd look for
> other options.   This is one option at HomeDepo

Neil the Electrician is here now. He suggested an alternative to Polyurethane, 
some form plastic coating. I'll figure more details about that later, heading 
out to pick up plastic sheeting now.

> 
> http://www.homedepot.com/p/Rust-Oleum-Parks-5-gal-Clear-Gloss-Polyurethane-1
> 30512/202056452
> 
> $97.00 / each
> *Ship to Home*
> FREE
> Estimated Arrival:
> 
> JUL 25 - JUL 29
> 
> 
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2014 at 2:01 PM, Torrie Fischer <tdfischer at hackerbots.net>
> 
> wrote:
> > Howdy, all.
> > 
> > I know I said sanding might start today, but I've been on the job hunt and
> > not
> > wanting to get too burnt out too soon :)
> > 
> > First, folks have been asking about the plan to do the space in sections.
> > Here's what I've come up with but suggestions and feedback are welcome and
> > desired:
> > 
> > http://i.imgur.com/BzUZVtJ.png
> > 
> > Noisebridge's dimensions are 117'10" by 44'5", which equates to
> > approximately
> > 5,250 square feet of floor space. To accomplish the sanding, here's what
> > supplies we'll need:
> > 
> > * 40 gallons of polyurethane (~17 gallons per coat plus buffer)
> > * Plastic sheeting for a 45'x14' wall to seal off the space in sections
> > for
> > sanding. Each section in the image can use the sheet completely plus a
> > number
> > of existing walls.
> > * 1560 feet of duct tape to seal each of the 13 sections for sanding
> > * Plenty of sandpaper
> > * Brooms for sweeping up dust (NB has a ton of these already)
> > * Caulk and caulking guns to plug major holes and cracks
> > * Mops and buckets for scrubbing and cleaning
> > * Rollers and long handles for polyurethane application
> > * Roller trays for the rollers
> > * Roller covers
> > * Trash bags to wrap rollers in between sections and coats to prevent them
> > from drying out, and for pan liners
> > * Two orbital sander rentals
> > * An edger rental
> > * Delivery of equipment
> > 
> > I've got some prices for equipment rentals which I'll assemble elsewhere.
> > I'm
> > about to head down to the discount builders supply to get quotes on these
> > things but if folks have other prices available (especially free!) please
> > let
> > me know :)
> > 
> > (discuss is CC'd because thats where a lot of folks who maybe aren't
> > directly
> > working on the space but can contribute supplies are likely hanging out)
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