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Meeting #318 Agenda for September 27, 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


“Everything I touch makes me a little bit more like the thing I’m touching, so I’d better start paying attention to what I’m touching.” ― Craig D. Lounsbrough*


  • Safety Note: There is no I in Safety but there is one in injury and accident.You are responsible for your own safety

Member Topics and Announcements

  • 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 updated her Maker Faire volunteer shirt with flair!
  • Jon drove his Dalek into a 1.5 million volt Tesla coil
  • Steve CNC cut a box for a friend
  • A new applicant brought over 100 pictures he took at Maker Faire
  • The members made a Maker Faire - attendance was “a lot”
  • Bob made a coin shrinker and brought it to Maker Faire, and brought coins that are smaller than intended

Guest Introductions

  • Kate learned about us from her brother, she's from out of town and a blacksmith, woodworker and ceramics person
  • Adam and Leanne run Dead Horse Leather, they make books, armor, home decor, motorcycle parts, etc - they came to Doors Open
  • Leela is a professional knife sharpener, and ran across Daleks on Facebook! And here she is!
  • Linda is here on behalf of Pleasant Prairie Maker Faire, which is the Saturday after Thanksgiving. She needs help. Their call for makers is open.
  • Sean works in health insurance, and is interested in woodworking and electronics
  • Don found out about us from Maker Faire
  • Jen, Michael and Nick and learned about us at Doors Open Milwaukee
  • Krista and Casey have varied interests
  • Dale just moved downtown, saw us at the faire, wants to learn woodworking, metal and welding
  • Dan lives near by and heard about us through word of mouth

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Tiffany recognizes Steve for making her a cool box
  • Kathy and Carl and Pete for making the Maker Faire
  • Carl recognized all the voluteers from the Maker Faire, especially Matt, Amy
  • Karen recognizes Dan, Tony and friends for unloading after everyone else went home, including the Kuka
  • Karen recognizes Tony for fixing the internet and network at the board desk, including fixing a hub
  • Amy thanks everyone who came to the after party, and encourages people to drink the leftover beer, and DL and Cash for cleaning before the party
  • Kathy thanks everyone who helped out with Maker Faire, power wheels
  • Carl tells us today is Kathy's Birthday
  • Tony helped Jon with a YouTube video of the Dalek/Tesla Coil battle
  • Matt thanks Mark for printing a part for a GoPro camera
  • Dennis and Mark for manning the Maker Faire booth
  • Adrian for bringing tools and running Nerdy Derby
  • Kyle for bringing Hand of Man
meetingagenda/2016-09-27.txt · Last modified: 2016/09/28 00:31 by keithm