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Meeting #325 Agenda for November 15, 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
  • About 60 total people in attendance this night


“We hear only those questions for which we are in a position to find answers.” -Friedrich Nietzsche


  • BOD meeting on Thursday
  • 19th Sat International games day
  • Aluminum pour Nov 20th
  • Nov 25th Holiday Make-a-thon Open to nonmembers 1pm-6pm
  • Sat 26th Nov Pleasant Prairie Mini Maker faire

Sun 27th Space Improvement day 1pm-4pm Dinner afterwards!

  • Reminder to Area Champions: claim donated items for your area tonight
  • Please remember to take out food waste - vermin love inside this time of year
  • Donated items auction opens tonight

Safety Note

Keep an eye out for safety Don’t get blinded by bad habits

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Tuesday night is trash and housekeeping night.
  • Meeting Adjourns
  • Reminder to Area Champs; if you want anything donated from the hospital grab it tonight. Biding starts tonight closes in 1 week.
  • Please remember to take out food waste!
  • Training is available once again on the Tormach. Larry is healing just fine.
  • Every Thursday night after Thanksgiving Mark will be at the space if you have question or need help
  • Akai‘s Trike is missing!
  • Dan said company gave us a cool new toy to see through walls

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

  • Wolfgang made post driver
  • Giant hot wire cutter used portable heater as cabinet for it
  • Miniature wooden sewing machine
  • Kathy made pine cone Christmas Tree
  • Joe refurbishes old arrow sign
  • Tom K made handle for old adjustable wrench
  • Lexie made to mask night and day
  • Brant installed a ceiling fan
  • Lost in space robot vacuum form parts and forms
  • Akai made very elaborate PVC and laser cut acrylic display stand for key chains
  • Andrew made 63” ring on the CNC router

Guest Introductions

  • A dozen or more guests from Miller Valley Amateur Radio Club visited
  • Karen Miller Valley armature radio group
  • Sterling engine guy and clocks
  • Tony does wood working
  • Richard Peter builds electronics and modifies radios
  • Andrew 7 year of graphic design like RC cars, working on Cos Play Business
  • Nickolas professional programmer wants to get into 3D printing and electronics
  • Iris came to maker faire, painting, sewing…
  • Jameson doors Open. General interest wants to make bed frame
  • Angela is electoral engineer, Jewelry and welding.
  • Matt robotic welding programmer
  • Lexy Thank her sponsor for her stair climb
  • Steve helped train some on CNC route

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Keith thanks Brant for hooking up the new ceiling fan in the meeting room
meetingagenda/2016-11-15.txt · Last modified: 2016/11/18 14:52 by chrish