[dms-discuss] List of Accomplishments-10/20/2013
braden at davismakerspace.org
Mon Oct 21 12:16:38 PDT 2013
Hey Jeff et al,
Just to clarify-by-proxy, I think Sam only meant that if anyone would like to give the SPCA drill press some love and care on their own, it is there for the cheap taking... and *not* that it would or should be brought into the space in its current state of disrepair. :)
On Mon, Oct 21, 2013 at 11:44:35AM -0700, Jeff Tolentino wrote:
> I personally would prefer working equipment vs something that may need work. We already have a few items in the space that need repair, and my suspicion is that they will remain in dis-repair for a good while before any of us gets around to repairing them, (would be super happy if someone got on a repair bender though!).
> Given that, Rob, if your press is in good condition, it could be a nice addition. How big is it?
> From: Robert Nickerson <rob at omsoft.com>
> To: discuss at lists.davismakerspace.org
> Sent: Monday, October 21, 2013 11:31 AM
> Subject: Re: [dms-discuss] List of Accomplishments-10/20/2013
> 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
> 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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