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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 suckers board members
  • Apply for 501.C3 tax exempt status
  • Get a space rented under the non-profit entity
  • Check on insurance
  • Possible disclaimer forms
  • Move in!
  • Get the joint fixed up to meet our needs (shelving, storage, etc)
  • Get people making projects

Name Suggestions

  • Bloomington GRID (Group Research for Independent Development)
  • sinHack (Southern Indiana Hackerspace)

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)

Gear to acquire or build

  • mini-fridge
  • air conditioner
  • space heater
  • couch, chairs
  • tables

  • welding outfits - MIG or TIG, and a stick welder
  • scrap steel (1/4" and 1/8") from JB salvage
  • Laser cutter/etcher
  • Rep-Rap rapid prototyper
  • hydraulic ironworker for cutting & punching 1/4" and 1/8" steel
  • acetylene torch outfit
Personal tools