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Meeting #300 Agenda for May 24, 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


  • “The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” – Albert Einstein


One bad day at the grinder could ruin your whole life

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Tuesday night is trash and housekeeping night.
  • PSA: Hancock Fabrics is closing, a liquidation sale is ongoing at the S. 27th Street store
  • CNC Money collection
  • Meeting Adjourns
  • Felicia is training on the lathe after the meeting
  • Call for Makers is open for Maker Faire
  • Maker Faire planning meeting immediately after the meeting
  • Zoom Milwaukee is this weekend - room for one more volunteer
  • Grillers Night Out on June 1 - Wolfgang is bringing pizza makings again

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

  • Guest Introductions
    • Steven and Adam (the machinist) are interested in lots of areas
    • Kevin found the space because he is interested in Tormach, and found us at the Madison faire
    • Gary and Jackie heard of us through the woodworkers guild
    • Derrick's second meeting, heard about us from a coworker
    • Jim read about us in the newspaper
    • Ron saw pictures from the Madison Maker Faire
  • Member Project Updates
    • Kathy made a Stitch mixed media artwork for her niece
    • Faith is making a table with Wolfgang's help. This is Faith's last meeting as a member
    • We saw a lamp made from a carburetor
    • Royce has been working on a lighting control system and the prototype is next to Tom's desk. You can turn on and off lights from the website via QR code. Play with it! Try it out!
    • A request from Nancy to help with fixing a battery pack
    • Bill reported the Groton mill now has a 3“ face, and we have new chuck keys
  • Recognition for Awesomeness
    • Keith recognized Marc for help with welding the standoff bed for the 50 watt laser cutter
    • Jon contributed a heat press for screenprinting
    • Tom Gr helped Pete out with an electronics issue
    • Steve thanks Alex for help with cleaning and organizing the wood shop
    • Rick would like to thank the Makerspace for buying baked goods a few weeks ago - surgery was a success!
    • Tom thanks Bill for all the help in the machine shop
    • Steve thanks Tom Kline for producing videos on machine shop training
meetingagenda/2016-05-24.txt · Last modified: 2016/05/25 00:28 by keithm