I concur, the laser-cutter area is in need of work and a good hoover.
The wood-working area also looks like it hasn’t been cleaned in a while
so at-least all the items under the desks need taking out and the area
I hope to have replaced the two fluorescent fittings in the work area
over this coming weekend, so that should be out of the way. We will
need to borrow a better ladder to replace the two fittings above the
The lighting under the electronics bench has improved matters and
I think can be left for the moment.
It would be nice if we could find space for the two 3D printers to allow
2-3 people to work on the electronics bench at-once.On 2 January 2014 13:23, Bob Clough firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
What needs doing to the space? How can we make it work better? What
is a mess? Any ideas on how we can improve the space?
Most of my ideas centre around the workshop:
I’d like to get dust extraction for the workshop done. We now have an
extractor, and we have a pile of 2" ID tubing. We can 3D print some
manifolds / adaptors to allow us to hook the two together and be able
to run extraction for the band saw, chop saw, and belt sander.
I’d also like to get rid of everything under the central bench in the
workshop, put a ‘curtain’ around it to keep the dust out, and rotate
it 90 degrees. This would remove some of the wasted space in the
workshop area, and make it easier for multiple people to be in there
at once. The under-bench area would then be usable for storing large
tools and projects.
The area around the laser cutter is a mess. We should figure out
better storage for the sheet materials we have, including a method for
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