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Meeting #317 Agenda for September 20, 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 look to the future because that's where I'm going to spend the rest of my life.” - George Burns


  • Doors Open Milwaukee Recap: 358 Saturday, 421 Sunday, 779 total guests!
  • Fall 2016 Board of Directors Election - Nominations Period Begins Tuesday, October 4, 2016
  • Safety Note: TOMORROW - Your reward for working safely today!

Member Topics and Announcements

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

  • Jay has been refurbishing a cardboard skull she bought at Michaels
  • Lance made a Stargate, sized for cats out of PVC foam
  • A member was looking for a source to get a pair of Doc Martens repaired
  • Matt hiked over 500 miles of the Appalachian Trail, and will have pictures of his trip at Maker Faire
  • Akai has made a new style of display stand out of acrylic to hold coasters. Could also be used for minatures, and he will have them on his Etsy page.

Guest Introductions

  • Jake heard about us from his room mate Cameron, and he's interested in welding
  • Cameron came to Doors Open, and has questions about his 3D printer and modifying it
  • John (Rocky) is a retired millwright with quite a bit of experience, and is interested in CNC routing and woodwork
  • Pat and Mike came down after his sister came to Doors Open, Pat doesn't know what he's interested in yet
  • Mike came with Pat. They are both retired now.
  • Ryan visited us at Chase, and has visited a few times. He is interested in joining. He's a police officer in the district and lives nearby. He's interested in woodworking.
  • David works with Lance, and is interested in everything
  • Blain owns a bookstore on KK in Bay View. He came to check out the space.
  • Matthew found out about us from Cameron, he's interested in the intersection of art and electronics. He's a programmer.
  • Jerry found out about us from a friend, and has built a straw bale house, art, crafting, quilts.
  • Ryan is here for the second time, found us by an internet search. He's interested in wood working, and very interested in the blacksmithing area.
  • Hannah knew about us at Chase, and is moving into the area.

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Lance recognizes everyone who helped clean the space or led tours during Doors Open Milwaukee over the weekend
  • Keith recognized Brant for once again taking on organization of Doors Open
  • Carl recognized Matthew and Tony for helping set up at Maker Faire today
  • Jon helped ? put together a tool box and vault, and Tom who helped put on saddle bags
  • Dan was recognized by a guest for giving tours during Doors Open
  • Lexie recognized all the people working on projects who talked to guests during Doors Open
meetingagenda/2016-09-20.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/21 00:30 by keithm