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Meeting #552 Agenda for November 30, 2021


  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
    • Mike T - son of (Time Lapse) Printer Bot, for 3D printer monitoring, potential integration of Octoprint

pkg for controlling, stopping printers

  • Faith - forged helmet dome is welded! Making xmas gifts; forged hooks
  • Adrian? - VR QR code generator
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
    • Carl, for F360 & bar cabinets in meeting room, and drying racks
    • Marcus, for helping pick up cabinets
    • Bill^2, for making a part for table saw, made part even better than original
    • Hapto, Issac, woodshoop staff for helping with WI-shaped cribbage boards
    • Larry, for donating spinning wheel to craft lab, and Hapto for fixing a leather joint on it
      • Karen P can teach spinning if need be
    • Marcus for helping machine 1st ever part, and Dan, et al for picking up drafting table
    • Dan, Tim, Carl, Marcus, everyone else for helping with time-lapse bot
    • Dan, for teaching Forging Friday class
    • Karen & others in craft lab for helping train on sewing machines
    • Kyle, for fixing and updating leather sewing machine
    • Anderson, for teaching quilting class
  • Membership Sign-ups
    • 17 visitors
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
    • Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions
      • Tim
      • Dan
      • Faith
      • Jake
      • Mike
      • Marcus
      • Dan - house elf in woodshop
      • Jeff
  • New Members
    • Daniel, photogrraphy, IT background
    • Mark, SW engineer, fiber, 3D printing, woodworking
    • Brian (2nd visit), no professional skills, but tinkering with everything
    • Steve (2nd visit), musical intstruments from various media, forging
    • Jacob, woodworking, welding, laser cutting
    • Jordan, welder by trade, welding art
    • Callie, photography, software engineering, ceramics
    • Aaron, SW engineer, woodworking, electronics
    • Brian (prev member pre Covid), software engineer, little bit of everything, upholstery for 30's dental chair
    • Dawn, conversion cargo van to camper
    • Lauren, photographer, mixed media
    • Ben Sherwin (prev member pre Covid), woodworking, sewing
    • Jake?, woodworking, sewing
    • Justin, woodworking, interested in everything else
  • Meeting adjourns

Helpful Hint

  • Double-check your units, mind your positives and negatives, and measure as many times as you need to be comfortable


    • Ceramics & Cervezas
    • Fusion 360
    • Forging Fridays
    • BOD meeting, Thurs Dec. 16th, 7pm @ Norwich

Safety Note

  • Whenever you use a piece of equipment, always find the fastest way to turn it off in an emergency (like the e-stop button)

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Breaking equipment (accidentally or by misuse) can be difficult to admit, but the excellent thing to do is let people know who can help fix the problem.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Open Forge Fridays - Dan Jonke

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

Guest introductions

  • 17 guests, 6 on 2nd visit
  • Alden & Dan signed up 6+ new members
  • Dan & Tim gave the tours


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