News/2011-04-14

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London Hackspace news for 7th - 13th April 2011.

General space news

  • Russ has posted an updated on the hackspace finances: we now have a monthly subscriptions surplus. Total revenue for the last month was £6,192.63. [1]
  • Work has started on the new kitchen. [2]
  • As we are now in a good state financially, purchasing of consumables and small equipment has resumed. Please add items to the components page. [3]
  • There is ongoing discussion about having a BBQ somewhere near to the hackspace. A Doodle poll has been created for it. [4]
  • Discussion continues about tidiness and unwanted items in the space. [5] [6]

Upcoming events

  • The One Click Orgs project are holding a small hack evening next Thursday 21st. They have recently launched version 1.0 of their platform and are currently working on a version for use by the hackspace.

Equipment

  • Billy has recovered an old 3D-printer and is currently working on bringing it online. [7]

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:

  • Sabre s2045 Petrol strimmer motor (Flux)
  • Front steering rack from child's ride-on electric car and rear axle (Flux)
  • 2.5Kg "Kontrol" moisture control crystals (Flux)
  • Stout insulated box with tap (Flux)
  • Various ~26" bicycle wheels (Flux)
  • Partial 1000ft Cat 5e reel (Flux)
  • Parvalux 240v mains motor with right-angle reduction gearbox (Flux)