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* Physical Security
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== Gear for Donation ==
=== Gear for Donation ===
* Various cables
* Various cables
* Shelving
* Shelving
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* Powdercoat
* Powdercoat
== Gear for Indefinite Loan ==
=== Gear for Indefinite Loan ===
* A Mannequin
* A Mannequin
* Two butane torches
* Two butane torches

Revision as of 22:35, 17 May 2009

This is a list of skills and gear that people can make available to the hacker space and it's members once it's established.



Skills and services for offer:

  • The FOOLS would be happy to install/upgrade additional locks and physical security for the hacker space
  • Time and effort in establishing and maintaining the business entity
  • General electronics experience, soldering, Arduino projects, TTL digital electronics, AIX/Linux sysadmin experience, website CMS setup and maintenance, lock picking/physical security, audio/video editing and equipment, welding, automotive systems, OBDII, licensed ham, X10 home automation, yada yada yada.

Gear for donation:

  • 8' x 4' white board, with rigging ready to hang from a ceiling or wall
  • HP LaserJet IV? B&W laser printer
  • several 15" to 17" displays from around my house, probably some computers too
  • RS/6000 7012/320 (Power CPU, AIX 4.1) with 19" display
  • general spare parts (electronics, tools, etc)

Gear for indefinite loan:

  • 9" Delta band saw
  • bench grinder
  • Makita cordless drill
  • Geeks Unleashed arcade cabinet (A former MKII cabinet running Mame)
  • robotic tape library, 5U rack-mount, needs 8mm tape drives and tapes (SCSI attached, robot works great under Fedora 3)
  • possibly a 36U rack
  • AS/400 9401-150 - a fully functional AS/400 for those that want to learn OS/400 (AKA iSeries, i5/OS, or "IBM i" as of April 2009)


Skills and services for offer:

Gear for Donation:

Gear for indefinite loan:


Skills and services for offer:

  • systems administration.. Be it for the online presence or anything on-site (servers, networking, etc). Linux stuff..
  • Amateur radio operator & contester
  • general woodworking skills
  • electronics, solar electricity / renewable energy
  • Happy to help teach people all of the above

Gear for donation:

  • Lots of CAT5e for wiring the place
  • I have a 2wire AT&T DSL modem + wifi if the place goes with DSL. saves a few bucks in the installation.
  • probably have a spare linksys sitting in the garage as well
  • might have enough parts to build up a working PC, if not then those parts can all go into the pile for projects
  • old computing parts, might be good for general learning (like a Pentium laptop that would run DOS/Win98/OS2), old PDAs.. Lots of spare cables
  • some rail shelving with wood shelves

Gear for indefinite loan:

  • working 2 player MAME cabinet :) That's 2 of them in the list, maybe we should be opening an arcade instead?
  • Antenna and VHF ham radio (might want to think on this some more, how to assure that non-licensed people aren't tempted to use it)
  • I might be willing to loan some various bench tools

Zach Dwiel

Skills and service for offer:

  • systems administration, web programming, Linux stuff ( I don't imagine we'll be short on this front )
  • general electronics PIC microcontroller programming skills
  • Linux audio

Gear for indefinite loan:

  • A couple computers for use as web servers or other if I can be sure that I can continue running one as a web server
  • PIC programmers
  • Lots of electronics parts:
    • resistors, capacitors, ICS
    • breadboards
    • prototype boards
    • PIC microcontrolelrs
    • LEDs


  • Help with fundraising and drumming up interest.
  • Business planning and organizational skills
  • Internet related services.

Gear for Donation

  • Lots of various cables, parts and stuff that probably other people will bring too.
  • I can probably arrange to have free bagels at an event or two.

Gear for indefinite loan

  • Polycom VoIP phone.
  • A nice framed holographic picture of a C-64 motherboard.
  • Circuit electronics books and other tech related books.
  • N-scale train set (Could be used for some fun electronics projects)
  • A stuffed penguin.



  • Worldly insight
  • Woodworking and other building abilities
  • Artistic design (paint/sculpture/logos and such)
  • Physical Security

Gear for Donation

  • Various cables
  • Shelving
  • Wiring and other consumable parts for electronics projects
  • Powdercoat

Gear for Indefinite Loan

  • A Mannequin
  • Two butane torches
  • Benchtop drill press
  • Powdercoating Gun
  • Pancake Air Compressor
  • Oven (for powdercoating)
  • Part15 Station (the ocho)
  • Old photography equipment (1340 lens, manual cameras, a few other standard lenses)
Personal tools