[sudo-discuss] Is there a welding hackerspace support for Revolution Books in Oakland?

Jake jake at spaz.org
Mon Feb 5 10:29:14 PST 2018

hol is right, welding might no be needed.

the robot might be able to help cut out the pieces though...
it has a plasma cutter.

On Mon, 5 Feb 2018, hol at gaskill.com wrote:

> Looking at that sign, it does not actually appear to be welded.  You
> just need to drill 4 holes on the outer leg of each angle to mount the
> wooden strip crossbraces to and one hole in the inner leg of each piece
> to form the hinge.  All you need is a drill press, an angle grinder (to
> notch out the top corners and to cut sticks of angle steel to length)
> and a chop or skil saw for the wood.  You could probably use 2x4s which
> are numerous around sudo room.  Old bed frames also make a great source
> of cheap angle steel and you could make the cuts on the autohacksaw at
> sudo room.
> On 2018-02-04 12:08, Steve Berl wrote:
>> Department of Spontaneous Combustion has open studio where you can weld things with expert guidance.
>> They are Tuesday evenings at M0xy off 23rd Ave. Oakland.
>> https://www.facebook.com/events/512943699064394/
>> or
>> https://www.meetup.com/Ace-Monster-Toys/events/qqglsnyxdbjb/
>> If you want to take an actual welding class there you sign up through Ace Monster Toys on meetup.com [3].
>> https://www.meetup.com/Ace-Monster-Toys/events/hpljwnyxdbcc/
>> If you want to chat with the folks from DSC, you can reach them on the Ace Monster Toys slack channel #DSC.
>> -steve
>> On Sun, Feb 4, 2018 at 11:43 AM, jacques revera <jacquesrevera at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> http://RevolutionBooks.org needs to make 50-100 a-frame
>>> sidewalk-sandwich-boards out of angle iron very similar to
>>> construction barriers
>>> https://mollybandme.files.wordpress.com/2014/06/summer-construction-016.jpg [1]
>>> to mount posters promoting out weekly events
>>> Is there a hackerspace that does welding in Oakland? I either need to
>>> find a welder to donate labor or someone who can support me
>>> inexperienced doing it myself welding / cutting / drilling the pieces
>>> together - or do you know someone at The Crucibile who could support
>>> this?
>>> The photos show the first draft of our simple metal signs made out of
>>> angle iron and in the background, you can see the current version and
>>> size of our 4x1.5' posters.
>>> Rev Books is fighting American fascists and has come under attack 9
>>> times this year by the alt-right. There are many other reasons to
>>> support this bookstore which is part of the center of building a
>>> movement for revolution in this country.
>>> Jacques
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>> -steve
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