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Meeting #547 Agenda for October 26, 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

  • The person who says it cannot be done, should not interrupt the person doing it.


  • 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

  • Use the 4-to-1 rule: Make sure the ladder is 1 foot away from the wall for every 4 feet that the ladder rises. For example, if the ladder touches the wall 16 feet above the ground, the feet/base of the ladder should be 4 feet from the wall.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • The maximum time allowed for a self-signed parking permit is 24 hours, otherwise a BOD or area champion signature is required; with maximum time of 14 days. The area champion signature must be relevant to the area.

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

  • Jon built a miniture to woodshed on his patio
  • Jake and Dan J hung the 12 foot chalk board in the forge area
  • Jake built a stand for the green polishing lathe
  • Faith is building a medieval helmet
  • Mike added a solid state on/off for his raspberry pi
  • A member did a work pumpkin project for work.

Guest introductions

  • 14 guests
  • Tim C and Adrian gave the tours
  • Bill signed up 4 new members


  • Karen P helped hem a Halloween costume
  • Joe provided info on different sand paper and finishes for a member's project
  • Hapto for set up and tear down of Faire party
  • Mark and Steffan for providing lights for party
  • Faith and Tim for organizing party
  • Tony for changing power button on Mike's computer
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