[Noisebridge-discuss] [Build] Floor Sanding Bill of Materials

Garrett Smith dhtmlkitchen at gmail.com
Tue Jul 22 01:17:47 UTC 2014

Why polyurethane? Why not clean and treat the wood?

On 7/17/14, 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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