[dms-discuss] List of Accomplishments-10/20/2013

Robert Nickerson rob at omsoft.com
Mon Oct 21 11:31:20 PDT 2013


I have a drill press for the space. Havent brought it because of space 
limitation considerations.

Its waiting in my garage, and it works. Can bring it if you all wish.


On 10/21/2013 1:03 AM, Sam Hanke wrote:
> Hi all,
> Today was quite productive. Natalie and I bought a microwave to be 
> used for the MIG welder from the SPCA Thrift Shop. We noticed a 
> beaten-up drill press there for $10, so if anyone is willing to put in 
> the time and effort, then it would be beneficial to grab it up when 
> you can. As Natalie was taking out the copper coils from the 
> newly-acquired transformer, the wooden handle of the chisel that she 
> was using exploded. Fortunately,  she is fine, but the chisel is 
> currently unfixable (by my untrained eyes). The chisel was placed next 
> to the boxes where all of the scrap wood laid. I think that the body 
> of the microwave would make a good planter for any plants that we 
> would like in the space. Natalie wisely suggested that we invest in 
> some flycatchers, to address the never-ending fly problem.
> From my time here, I have finally found out how to convert .stl files 
> easily into gcode: in Slic3r, just add the file you want using the 
> "Add" button, then "Export Gcode" into the file that you need to place 
> it under. This has kept me busy, converting a plethora of .stl files 
> into a folder that I have labeled "Wishlist Printer". One day, i will 
> print all of those things. One day...
> Sam(Mendeleev on IRC DavisMakerSpace Chat)
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