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Meeting #566 Agenda for March 15, 2022

Tim presiding.


  • Project Updates (Show & Tell!) from Members
    • Jake: Motar and tendon brass door frame corner.
    • Dan: Software for boat computer navigation
    • Jeff: Large ceramic pot
    • Mike: Worked on ham radio antenna. Station back on air 16 march.
    • Hapto: Cutting board.
    • Charlie: Melted glass bowl.
    • Karen: tree shirt.
  • Member Recognition for Awesomeness
    • Marcus: Rick for woodshop
    • Jake: Marcus for help with door corner
    • Hapto: Rick for help with cutting board
  • Guest & New Member Introductions
    • Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions
    • Jake, Alden, Marcus, Rick, Hapto, Mike, Bobby
  • Prospective New Members
    • Jimmy, Zaki, Jo, Curtis, Raymond, Troy, Brad, Mardi, Bill, guests attended the in person meeting

(five first-timers)

  • It is the 2nd visit for XX of the guests

Helpful Hint

  • WORKSHOP tools work better if dust collector is empty.


    • Most regular events will begin in person with the drop in Covid cases. Please check for messages on the members only google group from the events' hosts.
    • Jeff: Ceramics and Cerveza Wednesdays. 5 to whenever.
    • Fusion 360: in person at Norwich on Mondays at 7 PM.
    • Open Forge Friday, 6 p.m. with Dan J.
    • Board meeting Thursday the 17th at 7 p.m. Lenox.
    • Space improvement day, March 26 1 to 4 p.m. Followed by food. Focus on Norwich. No making noon to 5.

Safety Note

  • Don't try to defeat safety equipment. Know where fire extinguishers and first aid kits are.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Next week's meeting is in-person at Lenox.
  • National Inventors Month is coming up in May, and we are looking for your brief stories (ideally with photos, plans or sketches) of something you 'invented' to solve a problem. No challenge to big or too small, so long as you are proud of the solution you came up with and willing to share a story about it! Feel free share your responses on the Members Only Google Group with the subject line “Inventions For May”, or email alden.hoot at our domain name.
  • Sign up with Tim on message board for 3D printer repair class.
  • April 24, WIKI improvement day. Training for all and clean-up by area champions.
  • Meeting adjourns

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
meetingagenda/2022-03-15.txt · Last modified: 2022/03/16 00:30 by jondrayna