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

Jeff Tolentino jefftolentino at yahoo.com
Mon Oct 21 13:05:14 PDT 2013

Ahhhh, yes ok.  Yeah, didn't mean to discourage some love on a machine in need!

 From: Braden Pellett <braden at davismakerspace.org>
To: Davis Makerspace General Discussions <discuss at lists.davismakerspace.org> 
Sent: Monday, October 21, 2013 12:16 PM
Subject: Re: [dms-discuss] List of Accomplishments-10/20/2013

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. :)

  - Braden

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?
> Jeff
> ________________________________
>  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
> Hi 
> 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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