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Meeting #398 Agenda for April 17th, 2018


  • Put “meeting tonight” sandwich boards outside doors 1 and 3
  • Remind members and guests to park on the “wrong” side
  • Ask guests to sign the guestbook
  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
  • Who Wants a Tour?
  • Membership Sign-ups
    • If you intend to sign up tonight, please have your completed application at the desk by 8:00 pm
    • Marcin is working the Desk
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
    • Please hold your applause so we can keep this thing rolling


  • Neutrality does not serve righteousness. To be neutral between right and wrong is to serve wrong. - Teddy Roosevelt


Safety Note

  • In the Forge Area, assume everything is hot.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Do not add holes to the metal shop without prior consent.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Spring Elections (or is it Winter?)
    • Paper Ballots for President
    • Stump Speeches for Member at Large
      • Markus S
      • Colleen L
      • Billy K
      • Mat M
    • Final Count for President
  • Tuesday night is trash and housekeeping night. The dumpster is hungry; feed it!
  • The vacuums on the other hand frequently are over-full. Please help them out by emptying them.
  • Please turn out the lights and check to make sure the 3 gas tanks in the welding area are shut off (lefty loosey, righty tighty). Thank you!
  • Meeting Adjourns

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Space Tour starts immediately following the meeting, meet in the 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

  • Jake: 3D printed and painted games pieces for Settlers of Katan.
  • Felicia: Excited about Exciters. Made acoustic panels so that exciters sound better.
  • Linda: Embroidered doll dresses.
  • Rocky: CNC cut a graduation sign.
  • Carl: Made a table from cast concrete and glass.
  • Joe: Cane (walking stick) for a friend using railroad ties.
  • Brant: Home automation with electric meters.
  • Colleen: Working on a dress with wires.
  • Jake: Giant blue highway sign in Forge Area.

Guest Introductions

  • We had 7 visitors today
  • 53 attendees total

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Colleen: Thank you Mat M and Tim for 3D printing corners on cabinets.
  • Mat M: Thank you Jon for fixing motorcycle glasses.
  • NonMember: Thank you Kathy and other Laser Cutters for small pieces.
  • Carl: Thank you Kathy H for an idea how to put holes in concrete.
  • Jake: Thank you Carl for Fusion 360 class.
meetingagenda/2018-04-17.txt · Last modified: 2018/04/18 00:15 by branth