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== Ongoing Projects ==
 
== Ongoing Projects ==
  
* i3 Beautification/Personalization Project
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* General i3 Beautification & Art Installation
* Our LibraryThing account
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* Maintaining and expanding the i3 Library
 
* My choir's website reboot (Wordpress, PHPList, etc)
 
* My choir's website reboot (Wordpress, PHPList, etc)
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* TBD i3 Girls' Maker Faire project
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* Setting up a SWE booth at next year's Maker Faire
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* [[Needlecraft Night]]
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* [[Papercraft Party]]
  
 
== Completed Projects ==
 
== Completed Projects ==
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* Koi mosaic table [http://asheblogs.com/weblog/?p=341]
 
* Koi mosaic table [http://asheblogs.com/weblog/?p=341]
  
== Skills & Knowledge ==
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== Skills, Knowledge, Interests ==
  
* Civil engineer and materials scientist by degree.
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* I'm a civil/environmental engineer and materials scientist by degree. Most of the things I work with are too big to hack at home.  But do let me know if you need some specialized concrete.  Or math help.  Or CAD help.
* Basic mosaic art and grouting.
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* I enjoy a number of crafts, but I'm usually more interested in the product than the process.  I've done mosaic art, basic crochet, some marginal watercolor, and a whole lot of scrapbooking.  I can usually draw straight lines.
* Introductory crochet.
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* I love modern architecture, especially when it's green. [http://www.inhabitat.com]  I'm intrigued by repurposed and recycled projects.
* Scrapbooking techniques.
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* I took a typography course in college and am fascinated by the beauty and history of letterpress printing.  I want to rescue and restore an old press.
* Voice lessons.
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* I know basic HTML & CSS. I fell off the web development wagon circa 2002, but I know enough to install Wordpress.
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* I sing alto in a concert choir and adore choral music.
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* I'm fluent in LOLcat.
  
== Things I Want to Learn ==
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== Want to Learn ==
  
* I want i3 to have a letterpress/typography studio.
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* Knitting
* Web development/programming in Python (just starting)
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* Basic woodworking
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* I am currently learning to program, starting in Python.  Advice, resources, and project suggestions are welcomed.
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* I'm dying to learn enough music theory to arrange music for SATB voicing.
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* Learning to play piano or guitar would be nice, too.  I've ruled out instruments I can't sing with.
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== Wishlist ==
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* Kitchen stuff (stove, oven, sink) so we can do craaaazy molecular gastronomy [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Molecular_gastronomy] classes.
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* Getting the podcast studio up and running so I can use it for multitracking [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NBBgYlZjOy8]
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* I'm browsing the Briar Press [http://www.briarpress.org/] classifieds for an appropriate press & accessories to set up a letterpress studio.

Latest revision as of 22:48, 20 September 2011

Contents

Ongoing Projects

  • General i3 Beautification & Art Installation
  • Maintaining and expanding the i3 Library
  • My choir's website reboot (Wordpress, PHPList, etc)
  • TBD i3 Girls' Maker Faire project
  • Setting up a SWE booth at next year's Maker Faire
  • Needlecraft Night
  • Papercraft Party

Completed Projects

  • Koi mosaic table [1]

Skills, Knowledge, Interests

  • I'm a civil/environmental engineer and materials scientist by degree. Most of the things I work with are too big to hack at home. But do let me know if you need some specialized concrete. Or math help. Or CAD help.
  • I enjoy a number of crafts, but I'm usually more interested in the product than the process. I've done mosaic art, basic crochet, some marginal watercolor, and a whole lot of scrapbooking. I can usually draw straight lines.
  • I love modern architecture, especially when it's green. [2] I'm intrigued by repurposed and recycled projects.
  • I took a typography course in college and am fascinated by the beauty and history of letterpress printing. I want to rescue and restore an old press.
  • I know basic HTML & CSS. I fell off the web development wagon circa 2002, but I know enough to install Wordpress.
  • I sing alto in a concert choir and adore choral music.
  • I'm fluent in LOLcat.

Want to Learn

  • Knitting
  • Basic woodworking
  • I am currently learning to program, starting in Python. Advice, resources, and project suggestions are welcomed.
  • I'm dying to learn enough music theory to arrange music for SATB voicing.
  • Learning to play piano or guitar would be nice, too. I've ruled out instruments I can't sing with.

Wishlist

  • Kitchen stuff (stove, oven, sink) so we can do craaaazy molecular gastronomy [3] classes.
  • Getting the podcast studio up and running so I can use it for multitracking [4]
  • I'm browsing the Briar Press [5] classifieds for an appropriate press & accessories to set up a letterpress studio.