News/2011-06-29

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General space news

  • Martin spearheaded the first Tuesday cleaning ritual this week, which was to do a tidy up of the workshop. This was hugely successful, well done to everyone who helped out.
  • Jasper has created a hackspace adventure party on the ChoreWars website, turning tidying up tasks in to an RPG style adventure.

Equipment

  • Thanks to Solexious the laser cutter is now back up following its maintenance. The usage fee has been increased to £5/hour to cover increased costs. [1]
  • Some pledges remain outstanding on the knitting machine, this is being collected on Saturday 2nd July. [2]
  • Adrian has found an auction of a large amount of workshop equipment from a school, happening at the end of July. [3]

Upcoming events

  • Next Wednesday 6th is the weekly catch-up of the biohacking group from 19:30 to 20:30.
  • There is a Sukey meeting in the quiet room this Thursday 7th from 18:00 to 19:00.
  • One Click Orgs are having a hack day this Saturday 9th from 13:00 to 19:00 in the hackspace.
  • There are two places available on the Redsands Sea Forts trip this Sunday 3rd. [4]
  • Tom would like to know if there is any interest in running a stand at the Makerfair Brighton, entries need to be submitted by Thursday 30th. [5]

Projects

Recently added projects:

SwapShop

Please can members update their items in the SwapShop so that it can become more useful and also please date when you add something.

New items this week:

  • 1960's portable record player (Robin BH)