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Meeting #597 Agenda for October 18, 2022


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

Member Project Updates

Renaldo: Traffic bar for cop car, Nathan, archemdes screw dice mover. Mike T.: Fusion 360 3D print stamp for ceramics. Tim: Vaccuum former large emblem. Hapto: Tote bag. Anderson, Pants, embroidery project, Mark: Rebuilt sand box for sand table.

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Marcus: Jim Janeke for work on Bridgeport; Jake, help moving bridgeport; JP: Marcus 1:1 laser cutter instruction. Shelly: Karen for checking on safety and helping with followup after miter saw incident.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Tim: President & 3Dprinting Area Champion
  • Collin, treasurer

Hapto, Mike T, Marcus, Carl, John, Jason, 3D printing co-champ, Pete P. Bill, Jon D., Alden

  • Carl: BOD/Communications & ceramics co-champion
  • John: paint room champion and 3D printing co-champ
  • Dan J: Forge champion, Asst Treasurer, Managing Partner of Norwich Building
  • Mike T: Facilities Director and Ham Radio champion.
  • Sarah and/or Hapto: Laser co-champion
  • Bill C: Stain glass co-champion
  • Jon Drayna: Board Secretary
  • Marcus: BOD, electronics, Machine shop, laser cutter, etc.
  • Faith: Craft lab co-champion and CosPlay champion
  • Jake: weld area champion
  • Alden: Board member

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 17
  • Second-timers: n= 5

Events for 2022


  • Today: Ceramics 101;
  • Today: public meeting
  • Fusion 360: Model Monday, in person at Norwich on Mondays at 7 PM led by Carl S.
  • Tuesdays, public meetings. Odd days Norwich, even days Lenox.
  • Paint sprayer, Tuesdays, after LENOX meetings (even days): Paint room /spray gun training.
  • Stained glass training, Bill K., Tuesdays after member meeting
  • Woodshop differences, after member meeting.
  • Wednesdays, metal casting. (Cast Iron in November?!?!)
  • 2nd Thursday, 3D printer training at Lenox, Thursdays
  • Ceramics and Cerveza: Wednesdays, 5ish, led by Jeff M
  • Open 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.
  • 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 October 14th
  • Milwaukee MakerFaire: October 22nd and 23rd, at Discovery World.
  • Next Board of Directors meeting is Oct. 20 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.
  • Space improvement day Sunday November 6, from 1 to 4 PM. No making from noon to 5 PM.

Safety Note

  • A falling knife has no handle.

Helpful hint

  • If you need assistance don't be afraid to ask for help.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • You must put a parking permit on any project left overnight - or even for several hours during the day.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Faith: Open group buy for long-arm sewing machine for quilting. Pledge on wiki or through treasuer
  • Tim: Open group buy 3M random orbital sander
  • Tom: Can cuber. Needs empty soda cans, standard 12 oz. cans.

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Carl and Hapto
  • Sign-ups: Collin
meetingagenda/2022-10-18.txt · Last modified: 2022/10/19 00:36 by wildapricot-drayna_jonathan