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Meeting #554 Agenda for December 14th, 2021


  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
    • Karen P - mending reflective jacket
    • Jeff (guest)- laser cut eggshell ornament
    • Mike T - octoprint & motion capture testing, + football & baseball + little shop of horrors ornaments
    • Jon D. bed table/laptop stand & cheese bento box
    • Dan - Who-to-call sheets put up around Norwich & Lenox
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
    • Mike T thanks Kathy for painting the 3D printed grinch tree topper
    • Dan thanks Tom and Marcus for cleaning Norwich
    • ___thanks Dan for Friday forge nights
  • Membership Sign-ups
    • 2 people on 2nd visit
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
    • Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions
      • Mike
      • Jeff
      • Kathy
      • Tim
      • Dan
  • New Members
    • Heather - Bro goes to one in Denver, checked out this one. Refinihsing furniture and robotics/AI competitions
    • Martin - found out about from Dad that went to one in Cleveland, looked up this one. Woodworking
    • Rich & Trish Robinson from Kenosha - woodworking
    • Thomas Hall M.E. by trade, metal shop woodshop
    • Jake - member in South Carolina, pilot, woodworking, sewing, wants to build an aircraft in a few years
    • Jimmy - lives in Bay View, learned from another Tim, carpentry, woodworking & everything
    • Ange - many different things, likes making stuff, relatively new to Milwaukee
    • Anya - originally at Chicago Makerspace, interactive art piece, wanted to find out more
  • Meeting adjourns

Helpful Hint

  • There's a time and a place to be pragmatic, but there's also a time to be creative. At the end of the day, we're here to have fun and make. Don't makersplain the fun out of things.


    • Wednesdays Ceramics & Cervezas
    • Mondays Fusion 360 class
    • Open Forge Friday, TBD this Friday
  • BOD meeting this Thurs, 11/16 @ 7pm @ Norwich

Safety Note

  • Forklifts are bigger than you

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Want to bring in a piece of equipment to the space? Check with the area champions or the board of directors first! Reach out on the google groups if you're ever unsure.

Member Topics and Announcements

Ongoing Group Buys

    • Target: $2200
    • Current: $1100
    • Point Person: Jeff M

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

Kathy - 2021 IRS says anybody can make a donation to a 501© without itemizing, and specify area you want it to go to if you like

Jeff - Bounty Board - projects for the space w/ rewards up in the space, currently only space improvement projects

Project Updates

Guest introductions

  • ## guests
  • signed up new members
  • Jeff and gave the tours


meetingagenda/2021-12-14.txt · Last modified: 2021/12/15 01:21 by wildapricot-thompson_christopher