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Meeting #546 Agenda for October 19, 2021


  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
  • Membership Sign-ups
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
    • Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions
  • Meeting adjourns

Helpful Hint

  • Want to do a 3D print? Use the wood CNC? Use the laser printers?
    • You need to know a CAD software.
    • Monday nights at 7 PM Carl S teaches Fusion 360 which works on all 3 and many more.


  • Next Board meeting is October 21st at 7 PM at the Norwich building in Bay View.
  • Maker Faire Wrap Party: at Norwich building, on October 23rd from 6 PM to midnight.
    • It is a costume party; judging at 8 PM.
    • Proof of vaccination or negative Covid test within last 3 days.
  • Next Space Improvement Day: Saturday, October 30th from 1 to 4 PM.
    • Start at Norwich facility
    • Food will be tamales
  • Zelda Pottery Day: Nov 5th at 7PM.
    • Make new 12“ x 12” pavers using old pottery pieces.

Safety Note

  • Do not leave the laser cutters unattended!

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Guests can help you with projects, as long as they do not use power tools.
    • Be sure to have them sign the liability waiver/guest book when they enter.

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.

  • These classes are now being recorded and are available for viewing on You Tube. Carl will send you the link.

* CERAMICS AND CERVEZAS every Wednesday..

  • 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.

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

  • Marcus, Kathy, Tony, Kyle and Elizabeth worked on lighting Forevertron. Situated between Baraboo and the Dells.
  • Member made a copy of his face
  • Faith: Halloween decorations for party
  • Mike T working on Rasp Pi for simulating sunrise and sunset for 30 degrees N and 89 degrees west to make the plants happy
  • Jake made a stand for the gas forge at Norwich
  • Jon: modified a cam shaft for an old 4 stroke into a 2 stroke engine to run on steam.
  • Member Made a tap
  • Marcus surfaced the table on the 5' by 10' wood CNC

Guest introductions

  • 8 guests
  • Tim C and Jeff M gave the tours
  • Bill and Alden signed up 5 new members


  • Marcus ran power to the weld area
  • Bill William helped Jon make a fitting for his steam engine
  • Jake helped Jon with the Mig Welder
  • Jon for being the happiest human since Covid when his steam engine ran.
  • Faith and Tim C for putting together the Halloween party
  • Dan J for bringing in spider plants for members
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