Open Source Ecology Committee

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This committee has been marked as inactive.
Please do not edit this page. See Rules and Policies#Committees for more information on how committees are organized.


The Open Source Ecology Committee's responsibilities are to help reach the goals of the Open Source Ecology Project (


  • Jose "Nick" Sainz (EE & kiln expert)
  • John Haskins (Blacksmith, DMS treasurer)


  • A Raspberry Pi is in the OSE top tote (next to the sand in the warehouse). If anyone wants to experiment with it, please do. Just don't lose the instructions.
  • The "commissioning guide" link gives an idea of the excitement of turning it on for the first time.
  • Craig has received both 2200 F and 3000 F refractory cement (about 16# of each). Crucibles can be made DIY from these materials (obviously not for high temperature metals, though).
  • Craig obtained a crucible:

  • The heat sinks have been attached. An enclosure has been purchased. Copper wire has been formed that matches the crucible (above).

How To Join

  1. Log into your google account. (or send an e-mail to the address at the bottom of this page requesting to be added)
  2. Request to join the OSE mailing list by clicking HERE.
  3. Add your name to the "Members" section of this wiki page.


All online Open Source Ecology Committee discussions are held via the forums: