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Meeting #533 Agenda for July 20, 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
    • Markus will be doing tours
    • Meeting adjourns

Helpful Hint

  • This week's Helpful Hint, Safety Tip and Rule and Regulation are from long time member and multiple time Board Member Dan Jonke:
    • Forge Hammers are painted SNOT GREEN. (Rustoleum calls it Key Lime Green). These are only to be used in the forge area.


  • Next Space Improvement Day: Sunday, July 25th from 1 PM to 4 PM.
    • NO making noon to 5 PM.
    • Meal will be a grill out with cheese cake from Mike T
  • Maker Fair scheduled for September 24-26. The MMS level of involvement is TBD. Fair being hosted by MSOE
    • CALL TO MEMBERS: If you would to display a project or sell your wares, please sign up on line.

Safety Note

  • Know where the fire extinguisher is when you are working in a room at the Space.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Turn off the gas in the welding area when you are done welding.
  • If you are the last one to leave the building, check the welding tanks to ensure they are OFF. Turn them clockwise to turn off.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Carl S: FUSION 360 classes will be held at NORWICH (moving from Lenox) beginning Monday, July 19th at 7 PM. Classes can be attended in person, or virtually (Carl will send you the link). Thank you Carl.
    • 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.
  • CERAMICS AND CERVEZAS every Wednesday.
    • The goal being to rebuild our ceramics community.
    • BYOB and enjoy.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • The Milwaukee MakerSpace is coordinating with the Veterans Administration to give veterans a tour of our facilities and discuss how the MakerSpace works as a maker community on the afternoon of Thursday, August 19th.

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

  • Mike T continues to work on the HAM radio antenna
  • Adrian: installed turn signals and shoulder harness seat belts in his 1955 Studabacker pick up.

Guest Introductions

  • 11 guests attended the meeting.
  • Jeff M gave the tour.
  • Faith signed up 3 new members

Recognition for AWESOMENESS

  • Sara H: spent a lot of time and effort cleaning up the woodshop on Sunday night.
  • Dennis: taught a member how to program arduino.
  • Brandt: is building and wiring the clear lockers for Milwaukee Tools at Norwich
  • Carl S: for teaching Fusion 360
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