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meetingagenda:2021-08-31 [2021/08/31 18:21]
wildapricot-campbell_timothy [Rule and Regulation of the Week]
meetingagenda:2021-08-31 [2021/09/01 00:17]
wildapricot-reid_william
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   * Membership Sign-ups    * Membership Sign-ups 
   * Guest & New Member Introductions   * Guest & New Member Introductions
 +      * Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions
   * Meeting adjourns   * Meeting adjourns
  
 ===== Helpful Hint ===== ===== Helpful Hint =====
  
-   *Tonight's is from Board Member At Large, Chris Thompson: +   *Tonight's is from Jake Bissen 
-     Whenever you're cutting or feeding material into sawsander, etcnever ever ever lean on your piece; push it from a balanced stance. You should always be able to take both your hands off your piece and still be balanced. Otherwise you could fall into the blades. +     Don't lift with twistingjerking motionLift with your legs!
- +
-   * Humorous Helpful Hint: Overheard recently:  +
-           * I don't care how good the new hand soap smells.....don't walk out of the restroom smelling your fingers.  +
 ===== Topics ===== ===== Topics =====
  
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 ===== Safety Note ===== ===== Safety Note =====
    
-  * With more folks working from home, a few ergonomic tips: +  * Don't wear jewelry while using equipment 
-        * Ensure your office chair has proper lumbar and arm support, and that it can be adjusted to your height +        * No one wants to untangle you from machine, the paperwork alone is headache-inducing
-        * Keep your feet flat on the ground or on footrest. +
-        * Adjust your computer monitor so the distance from your eyes to the screen is at least 18 inches. +
-        * Keep your keyboard and mouse at elbow height. +
-        * In addition, be sure to take breaks frequently. Look away from your screen every 15 minutes, and regularly get out of your chair to move around and stretch. +
- +
-Humorous safety tip: don't swallow your gum+
  
 +  * Less-serious safety note: Check the structural integrity of the chair you're about to sit down into before throwing all your weight down onto it
  
  
 ===== Rule and Regulation of the Week ===== ===== Rule and Regulation of the Week =====
  
-  * +  * Be excellent to each other 
 +    * Among other things, that means wearing a mask!
  
 ===== Member Topics and Announcements ===== ===== Member Topics and Announcements =====
    
-  * Carl S: FUSION 360 classes are now held at NORWICH (moving from Lenox) at 7 PM. Classes can be attended in person, or virtually (Carl will send you the link). Thank you Carl.  +  * **Carl S: FUSION 360 classes** are now held at NORWICH (moving from Lenox) at 7 PM. Classes can be attended in person, or virtually (Carl will send you the link). Thank you Carl.  
-      * These classes are now being recorded and are available for viewing on You Tube. Carl will send you the link. +      * These classes are now being recorded and are available for viewing on You Tube. Carl will send you the link 
-  * Reminder:+ 
 +  * **Reminder:**
         * Member meetings on even numbered days will be held at Lenox         * Member meetings on even numbered days will be held at Lenox
         * Member meetings on odd numbered days will be held at Norwich         * 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.         * 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. +  * **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.  
-        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. 
-  * 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. + 
-  *Adrian: discussed nerdy derby and the need for scrap wood. Leave the wood at Lenox marked for the nerdy derby. +  ***Nerdy derby** and the need for scrap wood. Leave the wood at Lenox marked for the nerdy derby. 
-  *EGG DROP competition: scheduled for Tuesday, September 7th. At Norwich 7:30 to 8:30 PM.+ 
 +  ***EGG DROP competition:** scheduled for Tuesday, September 7th. At Norwich 7:30 to 8:30 PM.
       *2 categories       *2 categories
           * #1 Build from hack rack before meeting. Building is open from 6 to 7PM day of the  competition.           * #1 Build from hack rack before meeting. Building is open from 6 to 7PM day of the  competition.
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 ==== Project Updates ==== ==== Project Updates ====
-  *  +  * Tim C: 1st product to market - light for working under cars 
-  +          * Shared his first prototype and the final product 
-==== Guest Introductions ====+  * Lincoln: made a nice mid century modern birdhouse 
 +  * Jake: Made 2 stainless steel tables in the welding area 
 +  * Marcus: moved dust collector outside 
 +  * Dan J and Tim C: new struts holding up vent stack to paint room 
 +  * Wally J: has cherry sticks from the Zero brand refrig handles for members
  
-  +======Guest introductions========= 
 +  17 guests 
 +  * Tim C and Alden gave the tour 
 +  * Bill R and Chris T signed up 8 new members
  
-====    Awesome members   ============= +====Awesomeness====== 
-  * +  * Bill and Bobby Coon - updating the leather working area 
 +  * Jake for making the tables 
 +  * Jake, Marcus, Tom G, Dan G: getting the dust collector outside the building and ready for install. 
 +  * Mike T: helped Dan L with his radio   
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