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Meeting #584 Agenda for July 19, 2022


* Jeff calls meeting to order at 7 p.m.

Member Project Updates

  • Flutag Team: 22' wide and 16' long
    • Piloted by Faith
    • Large team effort (over 30 members worked on it)
  • Mike T: Forge intermediate class - made a trivet
  • Marcus: made 2 geodesic spheres
  • Jake B: made a cross bow with 150 lb draw
  • Karen P: repaired feet on a sewing machine
  • Alden completed a forge project with Dan Js help.
  • Jeff M made a cool mug last week

Members recognition for Awesomeness

  • Faith: Everyone that helped out on the Flutag project
  • Dan J: Faith, Jake and Dan for jumping off the platform into the water
  • All the members that was a the Flutag event to support the team
  • Linc for donating all the wood for the Flutag glider

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Jeff: President & Ceramics Area Champion
  • Bill R: BOD
  • Rick P: Woodshop Champion
  • Carl: BOD/Communications
  • Mike T: Facilities Director and HAM Radio
  • Marcus: BOD, CNC, 100 W laser, Electronics, Metal Shop
  • Sarah: laser cutters Co-Champion and Silhouette Champion
  • Dan J: Asst Treasurer, Forge area champion, manages the Norwich building
  • Alden H: BOD
  • Colin: Treasurer
  • Jake B: Welding champion and Forge area co-champion
  • Faith: Craft lab co-champion and Cosplay champion
  • John: Paint room champion and co-champion of 3D printing.

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests:
  • Second-timers:

Tours will be done by Bill R


  • Fusion 360: in person at Norwich on Mondays at 7 PM led by Carl S. Also streamed on line and saved for future viewing on YouTube
  • Ceramics and Cerveza: Wednesdays, 5ish, led by Jeff M
  • Forge Friday: Friday 6 p.m., led by Dan J.
  • Thursdays at Lenox Initial Woodshop Orientation 6 to 8 pm led by Bob R & Bill R, and Tuesdays, at 7:45pm Norwich differences led by Rick.
  • Board game night: second Friday of month, 6:30 to 9:30 at NORWICH (Kathy L.) Next game night is Friday, August 12th
  • Milwaukee MakerFaire: October 21st to 23rd, State Fair Park.
    • Call for Makers is OPEN.
  • July 30th is Space Improvement Day at LENOX from 1 to 4 PM; food provided after clean up. No making from 12 noon to 5 PM.
  • Board of Directors meeting on July 21st at 7PM at NORWICH meeting room.
  • Sunday August 14th is WIKI improvement day at LENOX from 12 noon to 3 PM. Food will be provided.
  • Starting Thursday, July 28th Mike T is holding HAM Radio class for your Technician license. Class will be held at NORIWCH every Thursday at 7 PM.

Safety Note

  • The First Aid Kits at the Space are up to date.
  • Know where they are
  • If they need something replaced, let the Board know.

Helpful hint

  • Wash your hands like you just chopped up 100 jalapeno peppers and have to take your contacts out.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Always follow the Golden Rule when at the Space: Treat other people as you want to be treated.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Woodshop orientation this Thursday at LENOX from 6 to 8 PM.
    • PLS RSVP, limit class to 4 participants
  • Rick P retiring as Woodshop Champion. Looking for replacement(s).
  • Sarah: the laser lab is going to pilot a chat app to allow folks to discuss issues within the Laser Lab.
  • John will be posting training schedule for the new spray gun in the paint room.

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Any interested new members, see Board Members Carl and Marcus to discuss the sign-up process.
  • Begin Tour by Bill R
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