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Meeting #301 Agenda for May 31, 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


  • You can do anything, but not everything. - David Allen


  • Safety Note: While on a ladder, never step back to admire your work!
  • BONUS Safety Note: Our aim is to keep the toilets clean – your aim will help!
  • Reminder: Maker Faire Milwaukee Planning Meeting is Wednesday at 7pm in the Craft Lab!

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Who has not paid their contributions towards the Tormach - Larry
  • Tuesday night is trash and housekeeping night.
  • Grillers Night Out on June 1 (tomorrow) - Wolfgang is bringing pizza makings again
  • Rick has created the Milwaukee Makerspace CNC Learning Initiative - will be creating a video training program for CNC - this will be starting in about a month
  • Rick also had found he has funds for anodizing and will be teaching a class in early June
  • Karen brought in square plastic buckets - they are up for grabs
  • Karen reports someone has used the iron in the craft lab for something that was stuck to it. If you're responsible please replace the iron cleaner it took to clean the iron. Also of note is there is a “craft” iron and a “clothing” iron in the craft lab. Please use the appropriate iron.
  • Drivers needed for a cross-country biking trip
  • There will be a face painting demo at the space tomorrow at 2 p.m.
  • 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

Project Updates

  • Carl and Pete taught people how to solder at Zoom Milwaukee
  • Kendra made Game of Thrones wine glasses
  • Keith laser etched a mid-1700s celestial map and mat mounted it
  • Wolfgang made a welding fixture for an A-frame bench
  • 3D printed sculptures!
  • Tom Gr made signs using the vinyl cutter
  • Tom reminded us that Royce's new lighting control system is in place. Try it out! - Vishal is building a box to control it in house.

Guest Introductions

  • Kim found out about us from Faith who was in her motorcycle safety class
  • Nick has been stalking our website for a couple of years
  • Sarah knows about us from Frankie Flood
  • Brian saw us in the Bay View Compass
  • Reya does fiber arts
  • Christiellen is a friend of Keith and Kendra and had visited a previous gallery night
  • John is retired, and does woodworking and electrical

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Chris Hemmerly moved the website and wiki to new hosting! And fixed it when it didn't work!
  • Jake thanked Carl with help taking photos of him in his armor
  • Karen helped Amy with alterations
  • Wolfgang sharpened scissors for the craft lab
meetingagenda/2016-05-31.txt · Last modified: 2016/06/01 18:45 by keithm