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Meeting #530 Agenda for June 29, 2021


  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
  • Membership Sign-ups
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
    • Please hold your applause so we can keep this thing rolling
    • Meeting adjourns

Helpful Hint

  • This week's helpful hint, safety tip, and rule/regulation is from long time member and 3 time Board member Adrian V. He is also the proud owner of a 1955 Studebaker pick up truck you frequently see in the parking lot.
  • Remember when working on your car's electrical stuff, disconnect the battery, Cars have magic smoke you can accidentally let out too.


  • Next Space Improvement Day: Sunday, July 25th from 1 PM to 4 PM.
  • Maker Fair scheduled for September 24-26. The MMS level of involvement is TBD. Fair being hosted by MSOE

Safety Note

  • Never work alone with power equipment. (Adrian V)

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Dues are due on or before the first of the month. (former Treasurer Adrian V)

Member Topics and Announcements

    • Member meetings on even numbered days will be held at Lenox
    • Member meetings on odd numbered days will be held at Norwich
    • This will allow for new members to tour each building and attend member meetings on consecutive weeks.
  • Jeff Mann reiterated that on Wednesdays, the Ceramics area will sponsor CERAMICS AND CERVEZAS.
    • The goal being to rebuild our ceramics community.
    • BYOB and enjoy.
    • They had 6 attendees the first week
  • No heavy equipment in the newly paved parking lot for the next few months as the asphalt hardens. Pls reach out to Tom G, Dan J, Jake B or Rudy if you need to use a fork lift outside the building to load/unload. Do NOT attempt to use the fork lift outside the Norwich building.
  • Carl S started a new Fusion 360 class on Monday June 21st. It is a hybrid class (on-line and in person at Lenox). They are designing a power wheels car. You can join any time.
    • Next class 7/5.
  • Tom G shared there are paper printers (no, not 3D printers) available for members for a $30 donation to the Space. See Tom G. Printers are at Norwich, just west of the metal shop.
  • Hapto/Sara announced she is reworking the tall wood storage at Lenox. Keep a look out for communications from her on this project.

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Any interested new members, see a Board Member to discuss the sign-up process.
  • One On One Introductions of Members to Guests
  • Begin Tour

What Did We Talk About

Project Updates

  • Tim added a boom box to his RC cart. Next will be a keg and drink holder.
  • Marcus moved a “MMS new” band saw into the welding area.
  • Kathy L repainted gnomes for a gift.

Guest Introductions

  • 10 guests attended the meeting.
  • Dan J gave the tour.

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • All the members that worked at the Bay View Gallery night. Special thanks to Scott for hosting all the facility tours and Jeff M for leading the entire effort.
  • Marcus for delivering the band saw to the welding area.
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