[Chugalug] Tues evening at Chatt*Lab

James Nylen jnylen at gmail.com
Fri Aug 9 13:55:23 UTC 2013


Nate,

I meant no offense!  In the coming months, I plan to become more involved
in the Chattanooga maker scene, and I will make sure that includes the
library - it's great that we have several different things going on here.

Thanks,
James


On Fri, Aug 9, 2013 at 8:38 AM, Nate Hill <nathanielhill at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey thanks Tim.
>
> It is awesome that we've got these different points popping up around town
> (and I think there will be more soon).  We do have a different approach at
> the library... we look at this as an entry level space, so we stay away
> from some of the really heavy equipment.  We've got some nifty toys y'all
> can access... the Makerbot has been so popular that there is a 2 week
> backup on the public print queue so we've ordered another one.  The new
> vinyl cutter was a hit on Gigtank demo day; our guy Dan ran it all day
> offering vinyl silhouettes for those willing to pose in front of the green
> screen.  Any moment now we'll have the laser cutter up and running too.
>  We're currently open Mondays all day, Thursdays after 4:00 and Fridays all
> day.
>
> And its true, without the assistance and incubation from Chatt*Lab and
> Co.Lab we certainly wouldn't be rocking all of this.  Profound thanks to
> both orgs.  I'm only sad that because its a government building we can't
> have beer brewing classes.  That would be sweet.
>
> Let's keep this going!
>
> N
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 11:06 PM, Tim Youngblood <timyoungblood at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> The 4th Floor at the Chattanooga Public Library is a vital part of the
>> maker ecosystem here along with Chatt*lab. Our approaches are very
>> different but we both share the common goal of providing a place for folks
>> to share, learn and build cool stuff, and frankly, y'all should get to know
>> both organizations.
>>
>> Our library, by the way, has taken a meteoric rise and is a massive asset
>> to our city. The stuff going on there is so far ahead of where most on this
>> list can even imagine. Y'all should really check it out. The 4th Floor is
>> one of the key factors of this rise.
>>
>> Chatt*lab started the conversation on making (this time around) and we
>> helped get 4th Floor off the ground (Maker Day was a smash with over 1,000
>> attendees) along with the folks over at Co.Lab, but we are all working
>> together to raise the DIY tide here in Chattanooga.
>>
>> Tuesday nights are our current public social night. Check us out on our Google+
>> Community <http://goo.gl/5eTnj> (119 followers!) for news and events.
>> Also check out the 4th Floor blog <http://4thfloor.chattlibrary.org/>.
>>
>> Yes, *you are lucky enough to live in Chattanooga where there are two
>> (and counting) makerspaces*. The DC423<https://plus.google.com/u/1/communities/117863647529279870529>folks most likely would qualify as well if you count their quadcopters and
>> brewing prowess!
>>
>> Carpe diem!
>> Tim
>>
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 9:02 PM, Nate Hill <nathanielhill at gmail.com>wrote:
>>
>>> One and only?
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thursday, August 8, 2013, Tyler Mittan wrote:
>>>
>>>> Thanks, William. I am really interested in this.
>>>> On Aug 8, 2013 8:40 PM, "William Wade" <willm.wade at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> http://chattlab.org
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, Aug 8, 2013 at 8:37 PM, Tyler Mittan <
>>>>> flashbatmanquestion at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Is it free? I'm not going to be much help, if any at all, but I'd
>>>>>> really like to observe and learn if that's allowed.
>>>>>>
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