> See also
> (will reply in more detail later)
> On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 11:21 AM, Mike Pountney <Mike.Pount...@gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hey all,
>> At the meeting last night -- minutes to be distributed soon by Matt btw
>> -- I brought up an idea to build a second 'bunk' mezzanine in the main
>> room. Where this fits is up for discussion, but the best place is naturally
>> where the roof is highest -- and probably between the space heater and the
>> workshop wall. It was pretty positively received, but it's certainly the
>> kind of thing that needs wider approval.
>> The idea with it is to create a comfy bean-bag space up high, and get rid
>> of some/all of the sofas in the corner that are rarely used and take up
>> tonnes of space - replacing that area with more useful tables and chairs.
>> It's getting pretty cramped on Thursdays now, so the extra floor space will
>> be handy.
>> Below the bunk will be up for discussion too, but the general idea is to
>> get a more permanent 'sit-down' work area set up underneath it. Possibly
>> move the electronics benches under there, though I'm kind of happy where
>> they are. The ceiling for this will be a little low, 6ft-ish, in order to
>> give enough room to move up-top. Naturally we have some folk that are 6ft+,
>> but the space would be designed as a sitting-down space, rather than a
>> standing area.
>> Here's the inspiration btw --
>> Another positive about this setup is that it creates two areas that we
>> can easily make warm, which is going to be the subject of another email --
>> it's getting chilly in the space :)
>> We have half of the materials to do this -- 3 sheets of 18mm ply, screws,
>> etc -- so it wouldn't cost too much to get together - the joist and upright
>> timber for the workshop mezz was pretty cheap. Should cost £100-£150 extra
>> I expect.
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