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Meeting #591 Agenda for Sept 6, 2022


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

Member Project Updates

  • Mike T. Solar yard light part replacements Fusion 360/3D printing. Also toilet tank Fusion 360/3D printing part making.
  • Carl S.: Fusion 360/3D printing. Ice cream machine.
  • Shelly J.: Wood end grain project.
  • Faith F.: New flooring in craft lab.
  • Sara Hapto : Hair stick.

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Tim: Faith for flooring project.
  • Faith, Tim, Da J, Sara, Chris, John for help with flooring.
  • Sarah: John for 3d printing hinges for donation boxes.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Jeff: President & Ceramics Area Champion
  • Carl: BOD/Communications & ceramics co-champion
  • Mike T: Facilities Director and HAM Radio champion
  • Dan J., Forge champion, et al
  • Alden: Board member
  • Tim C: 3D printer champion
  • Sarah and/or Hapto: Laser co-champion
  • Faith: Craft lab co-champion and Cosplay champion

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: n=12: Greg; Alex; Adam; Jacob; Kristen; Caroline; Tony; Paulina; Oliver; Emily; Angie; Nathan
  • Second-timers: 1.


  • 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.
  • Tuesday, public meetings. Odd days Norwich, even days Lenox.
  • Tuesdays, after LENOX meetings: Paint room /spray gun training.
  • Stained glass training, Bill K., Tuesdays by request.
  • Ceramics and Cerveza: Wednesdays, 5ish, led by Jeff M
  • Forge Friday: Friday 6 p.m., led by Dan J. Beginner class where members will make a coat hook, and second-timer's class.
  • 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.
  • Thursdays 3D printing: Tim, every Thursday, 7 p.m. with Tim C.
  • Ham Radio class, every Thursday after Norwich meeting, Mike T.
  • Board game night: second Friday of month, 6:30 to 9:30 at NORWICH (Kathy L.) Next game night is Friday, September 9th
  • Milwaukee MakerFaire: October 22nd and 23rd, at Discovery World.
    • Call for Makers is OPEN.
    • Next Board of Directors meeting is September 15th at 7 PM at our Norwich facility in the Meeting Room. This meeting is open for to all members to participate.
  • 2nd Thursday of the every month will be 3D printing training at LENOX meeting room at 7 PM. Next class is September 8th. Co-champions are Tim C and John.
  • Saturday, September 24th is the next Space Improvement Day from 1 to 4 PM. No making from noon to 5 pm.

Safety Note

  • Spade bits are dangerous, even if they're not moving.

Helpful hint

  • When you change the blade on the bandsaw, make sure it's not upside down.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Pay on time. It makes the treasurer's life easier.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Friday, September 9th the St Frances police dept is hosting a community blood drive at City Hall (3400 E Howard Ave) from 9 AM to 3 PM. A chance to help our neighbors. You can pre-register at Versiti Blook Center of Wisconsin. Contact is Mike Tarnowski (our excellent Facilities Director).
  • Dan L will be teaching how to use the Resin Printer.
  • Dan L will be starting an informal Boating Group at the Space.
  • Upcoming change to rates/arrangements with Makers' Village.
  • Don't park in lot at Norwich (either lot), Wednesday and Thurs. due to resurfacing. Park on street or in front.

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Any interested new members, see Carl to discuss the sign-up process.
  • Begin Tour with Hapto.
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