Member Grants 2012

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Overview

The shop was recently donated $1,200 from DeepSouth con. This money comes without strings and we're doing ok finance wise (but don't stop donation!) so the board has decided to pass the savings on to you the member!

We've divided the money up to 4 pools of $300. We're going to use this wiki page to accept proposals to vote on what you want to do with the money. This can include shop improvements, tool purchases, anything that boosts shop moral (and is legal in the state of Alabama). Add your proposal to this page so that all will know. Make sure it includes a deadline of when this project will be completed and a detailed explanation of what you plan to do with one of the $300 pools. Feel free to include multiple proposals, but make sure they're ones that you and other named members can carry out. Each proposal should cover who, what, when, where and why.

You're encouraged to vote for the four (4) best proposals. Add your name to the Votes line for no more than four (4) proposals. Money will be allocated at the September monthly meeting.

Proposals

Floor The Library

  • Who: Tim and Phil
  • What: Purchase and install 18 sheets of 23/32 in. x 4 ft. x 8 ft. OSB Tongue and Groove Flooring Board to continue reinforcing the loft floor.
  • When: September 15th. Fallback date of September 1st.
  • Where: Library area
  • Why: This is necessary to prevent injury at the shop, and improve compliance with building codes.
  • How Much: At $15.77 each, 18 sheets is $306.57 with tax. The remaining money will be shook out of the couch.
  • Votes: crashcartpro, EnabrinTain, ramgarden

Shop Heaters

  • Who: Everyone?
  • What: Purchase 1 to 3 dish type electric heaters to place in the main shop area to focus heat on a table or area you'll be working on a project. Examples: http://goo.gl/cW6Do and http://goo.gl/UX68H
  • When: Any time before the weather starts getting cold again!
  • Where: Main shop area
  • Why: Health concerns from running the oil burning heater indoors without ventilation.
  • How Much: At around $87.99 each we can get 3 for $263.97 with free shipping.
  • Votes: ramgarden

Big Shop Heater

  • Who: Everyone?
  • What: Purchase 1 or 2 giant electric shop/work site heater to place in the main shop area to heat the area. Example: http://goo.gl/BNwm3 However at 4000 watts this might run the power bill up too high? Thoughts?
  • When: Any time before the weather starts getting cold again!
  • Where: Main shop area
  • Why: Health concerns from running the oil burning heater indoors without ventilation.
  • How Much: At around $149.95 each we can get 2 for $299.90 with free shipping.
  • Votes: ramgarden