[Discuss] OSHWA table at a local maker faire?
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Mon Apr 18 18:10:24 UTC 2016
Thanks for helping out with this Hal!
On Mon, Apr 18, 2016 at 12:07 PM, Hal Gottfried <hal at kcohg.org> wrote:
> Given your answer, I think your best bet is to form a branch first (I can
> help you with that). There is a link on the site to apply.
> Once you’ve done that it’s better to represent the group as whole as your
> branch is part of the entity.
> Make sense?
> If I recall the big thing is no selling / representing for sale / etc.
> hardware products because OSHWA is a NPO and that goes against the IRS
> requirements for such.
> For example our group KCOHG (KC OSHWA) is an NPO in the state of MO as
> well since it works together well.
> > On Apr 17, 2016, at 7:48 PM, j. eric townsend <
> jet at functionalprototype.com> wrote:
> >> On Apr 17, 2016, at 20:38, Hal Gottfried <hal at kcohg.org> wrote:
> >> I agree from both sides (founder member and co founder of branch) that
> it is a great idea and good way to recruit members.
> >> Is it safe to assume then you would be sending people interested to the
> national group or would this be the catalyst to start a Pittsburgh group?
> >> Keep in mind both are great, I just need to know how to frame an answer.
> > Both, I think. A few years ago I held an open source fabrication
> meeting and there was basically three of us showing up with our Mendles.
> Since then we’ve built a Lasersaur at CMU, Boxyz launched, we have a
> TechShop in Pittsburgh, etc.
> > --
> > J. Eric Townsend, IDSA
> > designer | engineer | fabricator
> > jet at functionalprototype.com
> > PGP 0x9D6F2CB8
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