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Meeting #311 Agenda for August 9, 2016


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


  • “There are basically two types of people. People who accomplish things, and people who claim to have accomplished things. The first group is less crowded.” - Mark Twain


  • Safety Note: Be mindful when interrupting people using power tools, their surprise could result in a painful accident!

Member Topics and Announcements

  • DL will be available in the east room after the meeting for any questions or concerns about storage after the meeting.
  • Large plotter in Impound lot to be raffled off next Tuesday.
  • Tormach CNC mill is now available for training - see Larry - it takes 3 hours
  • Large format vinyl cutter in the screenprinting lab is also available for training - see Keith
  • 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

Project Updates

  • Kathy got an idea from her sisters, and has been making lamps out of canning jars, glass bits and solar lights
  • Brant hung a light fixture in the paint room and made a sign for the hack rack with toe tags and wire ties
  • Keith made a bracket for the laser cutter rotary attachment
  • Carl made the first of the projects for training on the new Tormach CNC mill - a name badge - checkoffs are starting this week
  • Marc is making a fire pit

Guest Introductions

  • Mark is interested in building a skateboard
  • Erica is Mark's wife, and is interested in lots of projects
  • Scott heard about us through a wheelchair basketball team, needs help with a camera project
  • Brian is attending his second meeting, builds furniture in metal and wood, and is interested in forging
  • Tim is interested in CNC milling a guitar, and brought his uncle Tom, who's a retired carpenter
  • Galen is an electrical engineer, doesn't remember how he heard about us
  • Ariel is interested in making furniture and welding
  • Jason heard about us through Facebook
  • Jeremy is visiting from Baltimore Hackerspace, raced against/with Pete at PPPRS
  • Nate is an electrical engineer, learned about us online, and is interested in laser cutter

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Brant and Harvey were recognized by Chris for helping take apart hard drives
  • Rik and Keith donated to the paint room, recognized by Brant
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