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Meeting #298 Agenda for May 10, 2016


  • Put “meeting tonight” sandwich boards outside doors 1 and 3
  • Ask guests to sign the guestbook
  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
  • Guest & New Member introductions


  • “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” – Thomas Edison


Two General Safety Rule for CNC Machines

− Never operate a CNC machine without proper training or consulting the specific operator's manual for that particular machine and control type.

− Never attempt to program a CNC machine without proper training or consulting the specific programmer's manual for that particular machine and control type.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Grillers Night Out is tomorrow
  • Kindly clean up after yourselves when you are done using an area, and put the tools back where they belong
  • Keith is available for laser cutter training after the meeting tonight
  • Tuesday night is trash and housekeeping night.
  • Meeting Adjourns

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Space Tour starts immediately following meeting, meet in front lobby.
  • Any interested new members, see a Board Member to discuss the sign-up process.
  • One On One Introductions of Members to Guests

What Did We Talk About

  • Member Projects
    • Wolfgang made Leopold benches for a community garden
    • Steve made a smartwatch stand, and… broke it
    • Repeat appearance of a knife made from a file, and a handmade leather sheath
  • Recognition for AWESOMENESS
    • Wolfgang, Tom and Marc helped on a table
    • Jon helped Marc and his wife with their gourds. Marc bought two boxes of belts for the jewelry area
    • Wolfgang made pizzas for grillers night out
    • Keith fixed the exit sign in the craft lab
    • Tony cleaned up the machine shop
  • Guest Introductions
    • Jim found out about the space from his brother, works with wood and wants to learn to weld
    • Rena took a tour during gallery night a few years ago, is an artist and teacher, and is interested in CNC
    • A.J. runs a haunted house out of Franklin, and found out about us from his boss, is interested in woodworking and welding
    • Cindy worked with clay years ago, and wants to learn again, heard about us from a friend
    • Aaron is a software dev, and took a tour a few weeks ago. Does woodworking and wants to learn hardware and electronics
    • Kyle stopped in last week, and has discovered he has a compulsion to build things
    • Gabriel made the knife from above
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