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Meeting #592 Agenda for Sept 13, 2022


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

Member Project Updates

  • Mike T., storage shed 3d printer project.
  • Paul, Wooden cart project.
  • Dan J.: wrought iron TP holder.
  • Devin: Forged TP holer.
  • Hannah: Ceramic bowl.
  • Jon: Hunting ladder.
  • Jeff: Pottery; name tag holder.

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Hapto, somebody and Preston
  • Dan J.: Jeff for something, and Jon D. for Norwich building maps
  • Carl: Jake for plasma cutter training
  • Marcus: Jake, Tony, et al., for arranging Rexnord donation
  • Greg: Dan fixed membership issue.
  • Jeff, Jake, handle; Dan J.

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
  • Marcus: Board, elecronics, Machine shop, laser cutter, etc.

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: n=21
  • Second-timers: n=11


  • 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 (except when there's a BOD 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 Oct. 13. 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

  • Consider hearing protection even if you're not doing something loud, because someone may come along and do something loud near you.

Helpful hint

  • We have a bunch of new scrap wood at Norwich. Metal has been found in these boards. Wand everything.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Do not donate items larger than two loaves of bread without board approval.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • 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.

Post Meeting Reminders

  • Tours with Dan, Sarah, Carl
  • Sign-ups: Marcus, Alden.
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