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Meeting #304 Agenda for June 21, 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 something, all you need is imagination and a big pile of junk. - Albert Einstein


  • Maker Faire Kansas City is this weekend!
  • Update from National Maker Faire - Pete
  • Bylaws revisions
    • targeting 7/12 for the initial discussion of proposed revisions, followed by a vote from 7/19 thru 7/26
    • allow board standing committees to help with workload
    • hardship suspension of membership
    • formally describe family membership and related rights
    • split election cycles to aid in continuity of the board of directors
  • Safety Note: Safety is like a lock with you as the key

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Tuesday night is trash and housekeeping night.
  • Tomorrow night around 6:30 p.m. is Grillers Night Out - bring a piece of meat to grill and a dish to pass
  • Meeting about 4th axis for the machine shop immediately after the meeting
  • 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

  • Bill and Wolfgang are working on getting the surface grinder working in the metal shop, and they showed off a piece that was worked on the grinder
  • Jon finished another set of Dalek body parts - now up to 4
  • Kathy made an ornament, mostly from parts from the craft lab hack rack
  • Taylor showed off Roman armor made in the leather shop, and is working on some Chinese archer armor
  • Pete has been making more HDPE out of melting down plastic jugs, and is making Nerdy Derby wheels out of them
  • Tom and a handful of members ran gas pipe to the jewelry area, and put a power pole in the metal shop

Guest Introductions

  • Elizabeth is a guest of Taylor, and is interested in lots of areas, including Daleks and craft lab
  • Cody lives a couple of blocks from here, and heard about us from an instructor at work during training. He's interested in embedded systems, electronics, 3D printing, and most of the other areas.
  • Jess was a student of Pete and Frankie Flood, she makes art with the scanning electron microscope
  • Another art student interested in automatic fabrication
  • Z heard about us from looking into Maker Faire, and decided to drop in, he's in to graphic design
  • Delilah is interested in woodworking
  • Samantha is here with Rick
  • Holly is a recent industrial design grad, and is interested in getting into the shop. She works at Marquette in an incubator space

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Jake wants to recognize Tom Gr for helping him learn Arduino
  • Keith thanks Brant for cleaning up in the welding area and vacuuming the dust collection filters
  • Tom thanks Royce for the work on the lighting system. Vishal is working on remotes.
  • Linda thanks Wolfgang for helping with chair repair, and Steve is helping her with repairs to her porch
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