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=== Links, Discussions ===
 
=== Links, Discussions ===
  
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* [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/al_ymT2Uzgw/discussion Making plans for Space Organising Day this Saturday, 16 July]
 
* [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/EiW3KlVwqBo/discussion Next Space Organising Day on Saturday, 16 July]
 
* [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/EiW3KlVwqBo/discussion Next Space Organising Day on Saturday, 16 July]
 
* [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/-4k2CAswJOo/discussion Reminder: space organisation day coming up, label & store your projects-in-progress.]
 
* [https://groups.google.com/d/topic/london-hack-space/-4k2CAswJOo/discussion Reminder: space organisation day coming up, label & store your projects-in-progress.]
 
* The first spare organisation day [[Archive:Events/Space_Extension_Party/Planning#Preparation]]
 
* The first spare organisation day [[Archive:Events/Space_Extension_Party/Planning#Preparation]]
  
=== Schedule ===
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== Schedule ==
  
 
Next one: Saturday 16 July, 11am-midnight (two weekends before the next open day.)
 
Next one: Saturday 16 July, 11am-midnight (two weekends before the next open day.)
  
Based on the suggestion in the open day thread:
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== Preparation ==
* start with a reminder (email & tweet): make sure to label & store your stuff properly, cleanup session coming up. This will give everyone a chance to rescue their crap beforehand.
 
* discuss proposals for any bigger infrastructure changes on the infrastructure list (new shelving, new workspace layout, etc.) This ensures that we are well-prepared, and avoids surprises.
 
* early July: send out invitation to cleanup & space organising day (via email, IRC, tweet, Fax etc)
 
  
And then:
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Provisioning for the cleaning itself:
* mid-July: cleanup & space organising day on a suitable weekend or two (best a Saturday in case we need to buy stuff)
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* Pan scrubbers, abrasive cleaner for sinks (esp. unit 23)
* 31 July: partay
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* Ensure battery-powered drills are charged
  
 
== Tasks ==
 
== Tasks ==
  
* Sorting out the big pile in the middle of unit 23
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Want to help out and looking for something to do? This is a fairly complete list of suggestions for smaller chunks of work.
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* Assessing the state of consumables, see also: [[Components]]. Esp:
 
* Assessing the state of consumables, see also: [[Components]]. Esp:
 
** Fixing and fittings: screws etc
 
** Fixing and fittings: screws etc
 
** Electronics components
 
** Electronics components
 
** Kitchen roll, toilet paper, laundry
 
** Kitchen roll, toilet paper, laundry
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* Assessing the state of tools
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* Improving the use of storage
 
* Improving the use of storage
 
** Misc boxes in unit 23
 
** Misc boxes in unit 23
 
** Tools racking
 
** Tools racking
* Creating a map of storage areas
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* Improving the labelling of tools & storage areas, clean instructions on waste disposal
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* Making better space documentation
* Assessing the state of tools
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** Creating a map of storage areas
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** Improving the labelling of tools & storage areas, clean instructions on waste disposal
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* Cleaning. See also: [[Chores]].
 
* Cleaning. See also: [[Chores]].
  
 
== Space Refactoring ==
 
== Space Refactoring ==
  
Will mostly be dealt with separately, because this should be planned well and work could already start before the day. Any bigger changed need to be discussed on the infrastructure mailing list first. There's a list of ongoing infrastructure projects: [[Infrastructure]].
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Larger work should be planned well and could already start before the day. Any bigger changes need to be discussed on the infrastructure mailing list first. There's a list of ongoing infrastructure projects: [[Infrastructure]].
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Planned for the day:
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* Carpet fitting - roberthl has this in hand
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** hardware procured - carpet will be fitted during/after organising day (phil, artag et al)
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* Kitchen flooring - Phil and Russ are coordinating
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[[Category:Events]]

Latest revision as of 21:40, 20 May 2013

About

A semi-regular event where we take some time off from all the busy hacking on projects and hack the space instead. A chance to clean up the mess, reorganise how we store our tools and materials, optimise the space layout, restock consumables, and throw out things that aren't useful to anyone.

Links, Discussions

Schedule

Next one: Saturday 16 July, 11am-midnight (two weekends before the next open day.)

Preparation

Provisioning for the cleaning itself:

  • Pan scrubbers, abrasive cleaner for sinks (esp. unit 23)
  • Ensure battery-powered drills are charged

Tasks

Want to help out and looking for something to do? This is a fairly complete list of suggestions for smaller chunks of work.

  • Assessing the state of consumables, see also: Components. Esp:
    • Fixing and fittings: screws etc
    • Electronics components
    • Kitchen roll, toilet paper, laundry
  • Assessing the state of tools
  • Improving the use of storage
    • Misc boxes in unit 23
    • Tools racking
  • Making better space documentation
    • Creating a map of storage areas
    • Improving the labelling of tools & storage areas, clean instructions on waste disposal

Space Refactoring

Larger work should be planned well and could already start before the day. Any bigger changes need to be discussed on the infrastructure mailing list first. There's a list of ongoing infrastructure projects: Infrastructure.

Planned for the day:

  • Carpet fitting - roberthl has this in hand
    • hardware procured - carpet will be fitted during/after organising day (phil, artag et al)
  • Kitchen flooring - Phil and Russ are coordinating