Makerspace To-Do List

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Current Projects

If you would like to sign up to help with a particular project, please contact Eric Hess or Regina Sakols.

Please use a yellow background to indicate a high priority task.

Please use a Bold In Progress - YourName to indicate it is being worked on.

Please use an Italic Complete after a task to note it has been finished.


  • GFI outlet
  • Prime wall in main room. -In Progress - Eric H
  • Sand wall in main room. -Complete

General Space

Applies to the overall space, no specific area test

Main Room

The large carpeted room on the right (address 234)

Class room

The room on the 236 side with computers.

  • Rekey (and remove files in...) File Cabinet

Event Room

The large carpeted room on the left side (236)

  • Change sink to be a slop sink
    • What are the requirements for the Maker Nexus "slop sink?" Frankst (talk) 19:40, 9 January 2019 (EST)


Large one in 236

Small one in 236

Large one in 234

Small one in 234

  • Fix leaking toilet - is it really leaking?



  • electrical
    • Work with C10 to develop plan for electrical
    • City to approve plans
    • C10 to do the work
    • City to inspect electrical and sign off
  • building
    • develop plans
      • anchoring certain equipment to floor
        • shopbot
    • city to approve plans
    • do any work required
      • anchoring to be inspected as it is done
    • city to inspect and sign off
  • hazmat
    • City to review and approve plan
  • fire
    • develop plans
    • city to approve plans
    • work as needed
    • city to inspect and sign off

other work

  • Build 2nd Work-table (Duplicate existing pipe-frame table)
    • Purchase additional pipe for legs
    • Trade out legs in current table for new, shorter ones - work table to be same height as Kreg table next to it.
    • Assemble pipe frame.
    • Build 2nd top - glued together with wood glue, screwed together for clamping force, then cut to 48x48" with track saw, 1/4" roundover bit on all edges
    • Finish top with clear acrylic polyurethane (Deft - in Woodshop currently)
  • Build stands for Mini-Lathes
    • Source Materials
    • Cut to size to match Rikon Mini-Lathe Stand
    • Contact Eric Hess to help with welding frame
    • Prime & Paint

236 warehouse space

  • Currently a second storage room. Not sure what this area will become.

Fork lift charger

  • Replace protective ground wire with 12 gauge - may not be needed--awaiting review by electrical contractor - Frank
  • Label and lock the disconnect switch - completed in February - Frank
  • Secure top of cabinet to wall - completed January 12, 2019 - Frank

MN Office

Large conference room

The room on the right (234 side) with the shark logo window.

Small conference room

The room on the left (236 side).

Break Room

  • Install GFI outlet under sink

IT work

  • Badges
    • Investigate and select an RFID solution
    • Badge printer
      • Set up in a location
      • Document how it works
    • Badge reader front desk, working with EZFacility
    • Machine use
      • Design a solution for the red/green lights on machinery
      • Guy buy in from interested parties
      • Build and deploy
  • Complete wiki pages on each of our equipment: Makerspace Equipment

Upcoming Projects

Metal Lathe Restoration