Letterpress v1.2

Manager: Kim
Team: Bob
Premise: Portable low cost letterpress.

Project Goals and Summary: 

Letterpress v.1.2 project is complete and free for anyone to play with. It has travelled to Maker Faire KC, Prom, and Abby and Nate used it to make their wedding invitations.

Project Progress and Details:

For those who want to use it there are a few quirks to follow. One is when letting out the pressure to not let it out all the way. That is, only let up enough so you can slip out the plate. Letting all the pressure out makes the jack leak and shortens its life. Second is to make sure you completely clean and dry the plates after use. There is an orange bucket that has extra 100% cotton paper, plates, ink and cleaning supplies. If you have any questions about operation just drop me a line and I can give a short lesson.

Letterpress v.2 will be coming when the current one needs to be retired to the great garage in the sky. New version will have casters for portability, narrow drawers to store materials, and a folding table built in to allow printing without the need of any external table.

Storage or Location:  Currently residing on the table in the assembly area next to member storage.

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Agenda

Today

  1. JUFF Tour if needed
  2. Business Meeting
  3. Donation Solicitation Planning
    • Start time: 09:00pm
    • End time: 11:00pm
    • With the up coming move and the large build outs for either space i think we should be looking to solicit material donations for construction. I have complied much of the information we need and started talking to some businesses. However I can't run all over 3 counties during business hours by myself. I envision this meet being planning who we should talk to, which of our members will talk to which businesses, and distribution of needed paperwork.

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Friday, August 7th

  1. 2600 Meeting
    • Start time: 06:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • Arch Reactor is proud to host the only St. Louis 2600 meeting. More details about 2600 can be found at http://www.2600.com

      All 2600 meetings are open to the public. Contact stl2600.org

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  2. First at Science Center

Sunday, August 9th

  1. Hack Something!

Tuesday, August 11th

  1. Ryan's Birthday Potluck

Sunday, August 16th

  1. MO CCW class
    • Start time: 09:00am
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • MO CCW class by Olsen Training Group
      $100 for the class
      $85 if you bring your own weapon to the range
      $75 for members of Arch Reactor (with or without a weapon for the range)
      Deadline for signing up Thursday, July 30, contact erik@olsentraining.com or 314-952-6871
      http://www.olsentraining.com/

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  2. Hack Something!