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Meeting #313 Agenda for August 23, 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


  • Don't make excuses, make time to clean up when you're done.


  • Safety Note: Accumulating saw dust is a fire and explosion hazard, for a good example just look in our wood shop.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Volunteer for Maker Faire Milwaukee! Sign up as a volunteer today.You can sign up for Half Days or full days.
  • “Makerspace Member” Poster
  • has offered us a free board! To enter into the twitter contest tweet the link below along with the 2 hash tags. Check out #onioniot #mkemakerspace
  • Laser cutter training for members after the meeting tonight
  • Tuesday night is trash and housekeeping night.
  • We've received a donation of aluminum from one of Rick's aluminum supplier - $1.50 a pound for members - NOT FREE FOR TAKING
  • Wolfgang asks that if you use the baltic birch plywood he's been donating, that you donate to the machine shop
  • Adrian would like some help 3D printing Nerdy Derby wheels, they need 8,000 wheels printed if you have a 3D printer at home
  • 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 made a hat box out of wallpaper and mat board to hold a shell headdress she made
  • Wolfgang is going to make a terrestrial duck out of an aquatic duck
  • Linda made a photo frame for a wedding gift
  • Dan made a pot rack for his kitchen

Guest Introductions

  • Karen has taken welding workshops in other places, and is interested in steel sculptor - she was referred by an instructor at MIAD
  • Bob is interested in 3D printing
  • another guest (a friend of Chris Hemmerly) is interested in woodworking
  • Don is a welder
  • Marshall is interested in painting and circuitry and robotics
  • Scott has a background in woodworking and steel, learned about us from Makerfaire, is interested in microelectronics

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Lexie thanks Jon for finding a live wire in the East room, and calling it out for fixing
    • It's still live, don't touch it
  • Kathy recognizes Brant for being generally awesome, and for cleaning filters
  • Adrian thanks everyone who participated in the Mini Nerdy Derby event at American Science and Surplus
  • Steve thanks Brant for taking on the dust collection system in the wood shop
  • Tom Kline and Larry for excellent help in the machine shop
  • Harvey emptied the trash for us again in many areas of the space
meetingagenda/2016-08-23.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/24 00:22 by keithm