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Craft Room wardens, tool-owners and users! Make this page more awesome and provide content about the voodoo you do so well!
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[[file:I3detroit-craftroom.jpg|thumb|400px| The craft room]]
 
[[file:I3detroit-craftroom.jpg|thumb|400px| The craft room]]
[[Quickstart Guide to Mosaic]]
 
  
The craft room is home to the [[Juki DDL-8300N sewing machine|Juki DDL-8300N industrial straight stitch sewing machine]].
 
[[Category:Craft Shop]][[Category:Equipment]]
 
  
Also, the [[Cricut]].
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=Notes=
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==To Request a Change in the Craft Room==
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If you would like to see changes in the craft room, feel free to contact Kevin Flory.  I'm particularly interested in requests for materials or equipment you'd like to see stocked.  I'll also take suggestions on new layouts you'd like to see, although I may not be able to honor all requests.
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For minor restocking requests, feel free to leave a note or use the whiteboard by the pencil sharpener.
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==To Find Help==
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If you'd like to find someone to give technical advice on using a specific machine or technique, or are willing to be listed as someone who can help others, please contact Kevin Flory.
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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|+Subject Matter Experts
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|-
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!Sponsor
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!Area Of Expertise
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|Kevin Flory
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|Painting, drawing [specialties: oils and watercolor ]
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|}
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=== External Documentation ===
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Doc
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!Description
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|[[Quickstart Guide to Mosaic]]
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|
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|}
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== About Donations ==
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While I appreciate all donations, '''please check before leaving any donation larger than a loaf of bread.'''  Space is tight in the craft room these days, and I'd hate to discard your donation due to a lack of room!
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= Contact Information =
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Please contact the warden, Kevin Flory, for additional details or help finding something.
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= Supplies And Equipment =
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== Equipment ==
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=== Major Equipment ===
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Item
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!Detailed Description
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!Owner/Sponser (If Known)
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!Size
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!Current Location
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!Pic
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|-
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|Singer Sewing Machine
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|See equipment page [[Singer E99670|here]].
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|None
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|16" x 7" x 11.5"
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|Sewing supplies shelf, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Necchi Sewing Machine
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|See equipment page [[Necchi "Royal Series" 3205FA|here]].
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|None
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|15" x 7" x 11.5"
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|Sewing supplies shelf, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Singer "Ultralock"  Serger 14U34
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|Believed to be currently broken.
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|Trevor
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|
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|W wall, cubed shelving units, upper R
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|None At Present
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|}
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=== Minor Equipment ===
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Item
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!Detailed Description
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!Owner/Sponsor (If Known)
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!Size
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!Current Location
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!Pic
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|-
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|Brushes, Q-Tips, Palettes
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|
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|Mel B.
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|Drawer in fixture 15" x 21.5" x 25.5"
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|3-drawer fixture underneath workbench--bottom drawer, labeled "Painting Supplies".
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Paper Cutters
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|2 guillotine cutters-one 14" blade, one 12".
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|Mel B.
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|14" cutter @ 14.5" x 13" x 1.5", 12" cutter @ 12" x 13" x 2 1/8"
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|Floating, no 'permanent' home assigned
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Snap/Grommet Kit
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|Used for putting on and taking off snaps, eyelets, and other metal fixtures on fabric.  Contained in labeled custom-fit box.
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|Nate B.
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|14.5" x 10' x 2'
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|Sewing supplies shelf, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Sewing Miscellany Kit 1
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|Kit with mixed sewing supplies
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|?
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|14.5" x 10' x 2'
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|Sewing supplies shelf, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Black & Decker Iron
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|See equipment page [[Black & Decker Iron|here]].
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|None
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|5" x 5" x 10"
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|Sewing supplies shelf, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Black & Decker "Steam XPress" Iron
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|See equipment page [[Black & Decker "Steam XPress" Iron|here]].
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|None
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|5" x 6" x 11.5"
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|Sewing supplies shelf, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Proctor-Silex "Ultra-Ease" Iron
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|See equipment page [[Proctor-Silex Ultra-Ease Iron|here]].
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|None
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|6" x 5" x 9"
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|Sewing supplies shelf, W wall
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|None At Present
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|}
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== Supplies ==
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=== Art and Craft Supplies ===
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Item
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!Detailed Description
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!Owner/Sponser (If Known)
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!Current Location
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!Pic
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|-
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|Mosaic Supplies
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|Large collection of mosaic supplies in own cabinet.
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|Owner: Ashley Prescott
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|East wall under hallway window
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Acrylic Paint
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|Tube and bottled acrylic paint in a wide variety of qualities ("Craft", "Basic", "Artist") and colors. 
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|Sponser: Kevin Flory
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|Craft paint is in the grey shelf on the north wall.  Artist-quality paint is in the shelf above it.
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Oil paint
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|Tube oil paints.  Very wide array.
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|Sponser: Kevin Flory
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|Hanging shelves, north wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Paint thinner, varnishes
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|Various liquids used in painting:
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*Paint Thinner
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*Spray And Liquid Varnishes
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*Stand Oil
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*Cobalt Drier
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*Acrylic Matte Medium
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|Sponser: Kevin Flory
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|Hanging shelves, north wall
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|None At Present
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|}
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=== Sewing Supplies ===
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Item
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!Detailed Description
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!Current Location
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!Pic
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|-
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|Polyester Stuffing
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|4 bags, loose, at 2 lb. apiece [that's a LOT of stuffing]
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|W wall, cubed shelving units, bottom L (spilling out under the workbench).
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Sheet Stuffing
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|Various scraps, none larger than 16 x 18 triangle.
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|W wall, upper hanging shelves, labeled box.
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|None At Present
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|Fabric
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|Even more fabric than there is stuffing, and that's saying a lot.  Everything from patch-sized remnants through swaths of complete bolts (longest measure thus far comes in around 13').  ''Currently undergoing analysis by Maxwell Gonyea-Alexander as time permits.''
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*Scraps: W wall, upper hanging shelves, various labeled boxes per material type
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*Remnants and Bolt Sections: White drawer units under workbenches
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Ribbon
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|Various widths, qualities, and colors of ribbon.  Mostly paper gift-wrapping ribbon, but there is a small amount of fabric ribbon as well.  2 shoeboxes.
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|Upper shelves, W wall
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|None At Present
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|Trim, lace trim
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|A few lonely pieces of trim and one oversize pink zipper.
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|Upper shelves, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Velcro, nylon straps
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|Lots of variously-sized nylon strap rolls.  Some velcro, including adhesive-back velcro.
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|Upper shelves, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Velcro, nylon straps
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|Lots of variously-sized nylon strap rolls.  Some velcro, including adhesive-back velcro.
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|Upper shelves, W wall
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|None At Present
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|}
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=== Molding Supplies ===
  
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Item
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!Detailed Description
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!Current Location
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!Pic
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|-
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|Plaster-based casting compound
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|PermaStone™-brand casting compound.  "Just mix with water!"
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|Upper shelves, W wall
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|None At Present
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|-
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|"Smooth-On" Plastic Casting Supplies
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|
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*"PMC® 121/30" Liquid Rubber Compound
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*"Dragon Skin® 10 FAST" Liquid Rubber Compound
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*"Clear Flex® 50" Water Clear Urethane Rubber
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*"Mod Max® 30" Silicone Rubber Compound
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*"Mod Max® 40" Silicone Rubber Compound
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|Upper shelves, W wall
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|None At Present
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|}
  
  
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=== General Supplies ===
  
Temporary Note: 27 November 2012
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Item
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!Detailed Description
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!Current Location
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!Pic
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|-
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|Office Supplies
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*Tape
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**Scotch Tape
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**Masking Tape
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**Packing Tape
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*Rubber Bands
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*Index Cards
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**6 x 4
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**3 x 5
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*Post-It Notes
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*Pens
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*Pencils
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*Markers
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*Envelopes
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**White
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***7 3/8 x 5 3/8
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***10 x 7
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**Manila
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***6 x 9
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*Staplers and Staples
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*3-Hole Punch
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*Labellers and Label Tape
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|Bench top, SE corner
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|None At Present
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|-
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|Storage Supplies
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|Small plastic "food" containers, freezer and sandwich bags, bottles, squeeze bottles, et cetera ad infinitum.
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|Shelves, S wall
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|None At Present
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|}
  
As part of this Saturday's potluck cleanup, I'm inventorying items in the Craft Room prior to cleanup.  See [[Craft Room Inventory: 20121110]].
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=== Miscellaneous Consumables ===
  
'''This includes a list of items for probable eventual disposal, pending a parking ticket.'''  [ = I will pitch...after following the rules...unless someone complains.] You may view the list at [[Craft Room Inventory: 20121110#ProjectsAndRandomUnlabeledStuff|Projects And Random Unlabeled Stuff]].
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{| class="wikitable"
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|-
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!Item
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!Detailed Description
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!Owner/Sponser (If Known)
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!Current Location
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!Pic
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|-
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|Fake Birds
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|Pretty fake birdiesWide variety, some of which is shown in photo.
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|
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|Miscellaneous supply shelf, NW corner
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|[[File:CraftRoomInventory_CraftBirdies.jpg|thumb]]
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|-
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|}

Revision as of 16:23, 1 May 2013


The craft room


Contents

Notes

To Request a Change in the Craft Room

If you would like to see changes in the craft room, feel free to contact Kevin Flory. I'm particularly interested in requests for materials or equipment you'd like to see stocked. I'll also take suggestions on new layouts you'd like to see, although I may not be able to honor all requests.

For minor restocking requests, feel free to leave a note or use the whiteboard by the pencil sharpener.

To Find Help

If you'd like to find someone to give technical advice on using a specific machine or technique, or are willing to be listed as someone who can help others, please contact Kevin Flory.

Subject Matter Experts
Sponsor Area Of Expertise
Kevin Flory Painting, drawing [specialties: oils and watercolor ]

External Documentation

Doc Description
Quickstart Guide to Mosaic

About Donations

While I appreciate all donations, please check before leaving any donation larger than a loaf of bread. Space is tight in the craft room these days, and I'd hate to discard your donation due to a lack of room!

Contact Information

Please contact the warden, Kevin Flory, for additional details or help finding something.

Supplies And Equipment

Equipment

Major Equipment

Item Detailed Description Owner/Sponser (If Known) Size Current Location Pic
Singer Sewing Machine See equipment page here. None 16" x 7" x 11.5" Sewing supplies shelf, W wall None At Present
Necchi Sewing Machine See equipment page here. None 15" x 7" x 11.5" Sewing supplies shelf, W wall None At Present
Singer "Ultralock" Serger 14U34 Believed to be currently broken. Trevor W wall, cubed shelving units, upper R None At Present

Minor Equipment

Item Detailed Description Owner/Sponsor (If Known) Size Current Location Pic
Brushes, Q-Tips, Palettes Mel B. Drawer in fixture 15" x 21.5" x 25.5" 3-drawer fixture underneath workbench--bottom drawer, labeled "Painting Supplies". None At Present
Paper Cutters 2 guillotine cutters-one 14" blade, one 12". Mel B. 14" cutter @ 14.5" x 13" x 1.5", 12" cutter @ 12" x 13" x 2 1/8" Floating, no 'permanent' home assigned None At Present
Snap/Grommet Kit Used for putting on and taking off snaps, eyelets, and other metal fixtures on fabric. Contained in labeled custom-fit box. Nate B. 14.5" x 10' x 2' Sewing supplies shelf, W wall None At Present
Sewing Miscellany Kit 1 Kit with mixed sewing supplies ? 14.5" x 10' x 2' Sewing supplies shelf, W wall None At Present
Black & Decker Iron See equipment page here. None 5" x 5" x 10" Sewing supplies shelf, W wall None At Present
Black & Decker "Steam XPress" Iron See equipment page here. None 5" x 6" x 11.5" Sewing supplies shelf, W wall None At Present
Proctor-Silex "Ultra-Ease" Iron See equipment page here. None 6" x 5" x 9" Sewing supplies shelf, W wall None At Present

Supplies

Art and Craft Supplies

Item Detailed Description Owner/Sponser (If Known) Current Location Pic
Mosaic Supplies Large collection of mosaic supplies in own cabinet. Owner: Ashley Prescott East wall under hallway window None At Present
Acrylic Paint Tube and bottled acrylic paint in a wide variety of qualities ("Craft", "Basic", "Artist") and colors. Sponser: Kevin Flory Craft paint is in the grey shelf on the north wall. Artist-quality paint is in the shelf above it. None At Present
Oil paint Tube oil paints. Very wide array. Sponser: Kevin Flory Hanging shelves, north wall None At Present
Paint thinner, varnishes Various liquids used in painting:
  • Paint Thinner
  • Spray And Liquid Varnishes
  • Stand Oil
  • Cobalt Drier
  • Acrylic Matte Medium
Sponser: Kevin Flory Hanging shelves, north wall None At Present

Sewing Supplies

Item Detailed Description Current Location Pic
Polyester Stuffing 4 bags, loose, at 2 lb. apiece [that's a LOT of stuffing] W wall, cubed shelving units, bottom L (spilling out under the workbench). None At Present
Sheet Stuffing Various scraps, none larger than 16 x 18 triangle. W wall, upper hanging shelves, labeled box. None At Present
Fabric Even more fabric than there is stuffing, and that's saying a lot. Everything from patch-sized remnants through swaths of complete bolts (longest measure thus far comes in around 13'). Currently undergoing analysis by Maxwell Gonyea-Alexander as time permits.
  • Scraps: W wall, upper hanging shelves, various labeled boxes per material type
  • Remnants and Bolt Sections: White drawer units under workbenches
None At Present
Ribbon Various widths, qualities, and colors of ribbon. Mostly paper gift-wrapping ribbon, but there is a small amount of fabric ribbon as well. 2 shoeboxes. Upper shelves, W wall None At Present
Trim, lace trim A few lonely pieces of trim and one oversize pink zipper. Upper shelves, W wall None At Present
Velcro, nylon straps Lots of variously-sized nylon strap rolls. Some velcro, including adhesive-back velcro. Upper shelves, W wall None At Present
Velcro, nylon straps Lots of variously-sized nylon strap rolls. Some velcro, including adhesive-back velcro. Upper shelves, W wall None At Present

Molding Supplies

Item Detailed Description Current Location Pic
Plaster-based casting compound PermaStone™-brand casting compound. "Just mix with water!" Upper shelves, W wall None At Present
"Smooth-On" Plastic Casting Supplies
  • "PMC® 121/30" Liquid Rubber Compound
  • "Dragon Skin® 10 FAST" Liquid Rubber Compound
  • "Clear Flex® 50" Water Clear Urethane Rubber
  • "Mod Max® 30" Silicone Rubber Compound
  • "Mod Max® 40" Silicone Rubber Compound
Upper shelves, W wall None At Present


General Supplies

Item Detailed Description Current Location Pic
Office Supplies
  • Tape
    • Scotch Tape
    • Masking Tape
    • Packing Tape
  • Rubber Bands
  • Index Cards
    • 6 x 4
    • 3 x 5
  • Post-It Notes
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Markers
  • Envelopes
    • White
      • 7 3/8 x 5 3/8
      • 10 x 7
    • Manila
      • 6 x 9
  • Staplers and Staples
  • 3-Hole Punch
  • Labellers and Label Tape
Bench top, SE corner None At Present
Storage Supplies Small plastic "food" containers, freezer and sandwich bags, bottles, squeeze bottles, et cetera ad infinitum. Shelves, S wall None At Present

Miscellaneous Consumables

Item Detailed Description Owner/Sponser (If Known) Current Location Pic
Fake Birds Pretty fake birdies. Wide variety, some of which is shown in photo. Miscellaneous supply shelf, NW corner
CraftRoomInventory CraftBirdies.jpg