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== Overall ToDo List ==
 
== Overall ToDo List ==
* Get more people involved in the discussion (mailing list)
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* <s>Get more people involved in the discussion (mailing list)</s>
* Start talking about what we want
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** <s>Tweet, retweet, post to FB, etc..</s>
* Start looking for acceptable locations
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**<s> spread flyers across campus (once students come back)</s>
* We need a name and a logo at some point :)
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* <s>Start talking about what we want</s>
* Begin formal process - start paperwork for a non-profit entity
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* <s>Start looking for acceptable locations</s>
* <s>Steal</s> Write bylaws, find <s>suckers</s> board members
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* <s>We need a name and a logo at some point :)</s>
* Apply for 501.C3 tax exempt status
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* <s>Begin formal process - start paperwork for a non-profit entity</s>
* Get a space rented under the non-profit entity
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* <s>Steal/ Write bylaws, find board members</s>
* Move in!
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* <s>Apply for 501.C3 tax exempt status</s>
* Get the joint fixed up to meet our needs (shelving, storage, etc)
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* <s>Get a space rented under the non-profit entity</s>
* Get people making projects
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* <s>Check on insurance</s>
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* <s>disclaimer forms</s>
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* <s>Move in!</s>
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* <s>Get the joint fixed up to meet our needs (shelving, storage, etc)</s>
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* <s>clean up the place as much as we need</s>
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* <s>define areas for different activities (electronics/soldering, welding, ham area, server/rack space, storage areas)</s>
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* <s>build shelves and storage</s>
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* <s>get work spaces built (desks, work benches, ham shack, tool wall, etc)</s>
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* <s>Get people making projects</s>
  
== Name Suggestions ==
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== Gear to acquire or build ==
* Bloomington GRID (Group Research for Independent Development)
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*<s> mini-fridge</s>
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* <s>air conditioner</s>
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* <s>space heater</s>
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* <s>couch, chairs</s>
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* <s>tables</s>
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* [http://reprap.org/ Rep-Rap rapid prototyper] (multiple members have rep raps already, just ask to get time on one)
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* <s>[http://www.andrewkilpatrick.org/blog/?page_id=914 Laser cutter/etcher]</s>
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* CNC milling machine - for PCB etching and other things (manual lathe and mill acquired)
  
== Once we move into a location ==
 
* clean up the place as much as we need
 
* define areas for different activities (electronics/soldering, welding, ham area, server/rack space, storage areas)
 
* build shelves and storage
 
* get work spaces built (desks, work benches, ham shack, tool wall, etc)
 
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== Metal working - maybe some day ==
== Gear to acquire or build ==
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* <s>welding outfits - MIG or TIG, and a stick welder</s>
* mini-fridge
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* scrap steel (1/4" and 1/8") from JB salvage
* air conditioner
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* hydraulic ironworker for cutting & punching 1/4" and 1/8" steel
* space heater
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* <s>acetylene torch outfit</s>
* couch, chairs
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* tables
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* welding outfit - MIG, TIG, or even just a stick welder
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* [http://www.andrewkilpatrick.org/blog/?page_id=914 Laser cutter/etcher]
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* [http://reprap.org/ Rep-Rap rapid prototyper]
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Latest revision as of 15:34, 28 April 2013

[edit] Overall ToDo List

  • Get more people involved in the discussion (mailing list)
    • Tweet, retweet, post to FB, etc..
    • spread flyers across campus (once students come back)
  • Start talking about what we want
  • Start looking for acceptable locations
  • We need a name and a logo at some point :)
  • Begin formal process - start paperwork for a non-profit entity
  • Steal/ Write bylaws, find board members
  • Apply for 501.C3 tax exempt status
  • Get a space rented under the non-profit entity
  • Check on insurance
  • disclaimer forms
  • Move in!
  • Get the joint fixed up to meet our needs (shelving, storage, etc)
  • clean up the place as much as we need
  • define areas for different activities (electronics/soldering, welding, ham area, server/rack space, storage areas)
  • build shelves and storage
  • get work spaces built (desks, work benches, ham shack, tool wall, etc)
  • Get people making projects

[edit] Gear to acquire or build

  • mini-fridge
  • air conditioner
  • space heater
  • couch, chairs
  • tables
  • Rep-Rap rapid prototyper (multiple members have rep raps already, just ask to get time on one)
  • Laser cutter/etcher
  • CNC milling machine - for PCB etching and other things (manual lathe and mill acquired)


[edit] Metal working - maybe some day

  • welding outfits - MIG or TIG, and a stick welder
  • scrap steel (1/4" and 1/8") from JB salvage
  • hydraulic ironworker for cutting & punching 1/4" and 1/8" steel
  • acetylene torch outfit
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