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Meeting #319 Agenda for October 4, 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


“Beware of the man who works hard to learn something, learns it, and finds himself no wiser than before.” - Kurt Vonnegut


  • Fall 2016 Board of Directors Election - Nominations for President, Secretary and Director At-Large
    • Larry nominates himself for at-large - seconded
    • DL nominates Keith for President - seconded and accepted
    • Jay nominated Rik for any position - declined
    • Larry nominates Tom Gr for President - declined
    • Felicia nominates Tom Kline for at large - seconded and accepted
    • Adrian nominates Rick B for Secretary - seconded and accepted
  • Safety Note: Wear safety glasses, Foresight is better than no sight

Member Topics and Announcements

  • DL announces that Friday after Thanksgiving will likely be the Holiday Make-a-Thon (1 to 6:30 or so). Kids can come to the space and make gifts that day. Start thinking about ideas.
  • Felicia will be doing a lathe training after the meeting tonight
  • Jon Zickermann is a Solidworks professional - ask him if you need help on Solidworks (see the boards for more info)
  • 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

  • Carl made multi-functional hangers on the Tormach and anodizing workstation
  • Dennis has been working on Bobby the head-only robot in preparation for Halloween
  • Keith sandblasted a coffee mug
  • Akai designed and cut brochure cases for Makerspace brochures and business card holders
  • Larry learned today how to do a mirror finish on the Tormach
  • Rick made a bunch of GoPro camera mounts out of acrylic on the laser cutters that are wearable
  • DL has been teaching Sheri how to do beading, and she made pendants and earrings. Sheri did a bracelet too!

Guest Introductions

  • John is interested in the woodshop
  • David lives in Riverwest, he's a retired gentlemen with lots of experience in tooling and machining
  • Jesse lives in Riverwest, and is interested in everything, especially woodworking, hardware and software
  • Steven saw us at Maker Faire, he does costuming, and is interested in metal and electronics
  • George is from Oak Creek, he's interested in electronics, woodworking and cabinetmaking. He's into making speakers and audio equipment.
  • Kathy is interested in laser etching and 3D printing

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Dan J. for coordinating SID
  • Carl recognizes Rick for an awesome anodizing class
  • DL recognizes Rick B. for building an awning for the Artemis build at Maker Faire
  • Mark recognizes Tony for working on the CubePro 3D printer and getting it working
  • Adrian presented a Maker of Merit award from Maker Faire for all the people who worked on the Nerdy Derby
  • Karen recognizes everyone who cleaned up at Nerdy Derby
  • Adrian recognized everyone who showed up for Space Improvement Day
  • Akai got the third computer in the laser cutter lab
  • Rocky recognizes everyone who helped clean the woodshop yesterday
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