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Meeting #314 Agenda for August 30, 2016


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


  • “I was born not knowing and have had only a little time to change that here and there.” - Richard Feynman


  • Safety Note: Accidents are some one's fault. Don't let them be yours. ~Gary Works Circle by Illinois Steel Company, 1916

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Makerfaire registration ends in three days!
  • Pete has posters, see him if you can put some up
  • Volunteer for Maker Faire Milwaukee! Sign up as a volunteer today.You can sign up for Half Days or full days.
  • We would like to find a coordinator for Milwaukee Makerspace for Doors Open Milwaukee
  • Danielle will be running an intro to jewelry making class this fall. See the members list for details, there's only room for 4 at a time. No fire for the first class, otherwise we'd burn down the building.
  • DL will be doing impound lot raffle following the meeting
  • Larry has nobody scheduled for training on the Tormach.
  • PLEASE don't park in front of the dumpster on Tuesdays!
  • 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

  • Larry made a tool rack for the Tormach
  • Kendra made a glass as a gift for a friends wedding
  • Kathy made an old champagne glass new with bling
  • Steve Pilon made a photo booth, and is looking for additional 6,500 K bulbs
  • Jon finished his Talk Like A Dalek box for Makerfaire
  • Alden made a plexiglass box for a learning thermostat unit
  • Rick put up donation signs and a collection box for the aluminum he brought in. Cost is $1.50 per pound, proceeds to go to the anodizing workstation.
  • Dale is supervising his son making a bed (not making the bed, but fabricating one)

Guest Introductions

  • Chuck moved into a condo, and no longer has a wood shop, referred by Anne Wysocki
  • Shawn works on car audio, and was referred to by two current members
  • Ryan found out about us yesterday, and his wife wants the garage back
  • Basil was referred to by his boss, he's a creative director by trade

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Tim brought in box cutters for donation, many of which will end up in the craft lab
  • Thanks to all the members who helped on space improvement day! Pallet racking was installed, wiring run for camera systems, forge area cleaned and organized, scrap metal hauled away
  • Keith thanks Brant for taking on the wood shop dust collection system, and other who were helping him install it on space improvement day
  • Jon thanks Danielle for organizing the jewelry area
  • Larry thanks Shane for helping with the laser cutters making a rack for the Tormach
  • Thanks to Tony and another member for fixing the laser cutter exhaust fan
meetingagenda/2016-08-30.txt · Last modified: 2016/08/31 00:33 by keithm