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Meeting #605 Agenda for Dec. 13, 2022


* Carl calls meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at Norwich

Member Project Updates

  • Dan: Plant Hanger
  • Dan L: Diesel pressure washer
  • Jeff: Banding wheel
  • John: 3d printing on fabrics

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Karen: Adam 3d printers help
  • Dan: Hapto, preston forge help
  • Dan L. Kyle for help with engine
  • Jean: Chris for ornament-making thing two days

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Tim: BOD, President & 3D printing Area Champion
  • Dan J., Hapto, Mike T., Callie, John K., steve B,, Jon D., Bill Williams, Anderson
  • Dan J: Forge champion, Asst Treasurer, Managing Partner of Norwich Building
  • Mike T: BOD/Facilities Director and Ham Radio champion
  • Jon Drayna: BOD/ Secretary
  • Jeff, ceramics
  • Carl
  • Callie
  • Alden
  • Bill Williams

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 22
  • Second-timers: n= 7

Events for 2022

Regularly-Scheduled Events

  • Mondays at 7pm, Norwich: Fusion 360 Computer Aided Design class with Carl S.
  • Even Tuesdays at 7:45pm, Lenox: Paint Room/Spray Gun training with John K.
  • Most Tuesdays at 7:45pm, Lenox: Stained glass training with Bill and Bobbie Coon.
  • Odd Tuesdays at 7:45pm, Norwich: Woodshop Differences Training
  • Wednesdays at 5pm-ish, Norwich: Ceramics and Cervesa with Jeff M.
  • Wednesdays at 5pm, Norwich: metal casting area setup
  • 2nd Thursday of Each Month at 7pm, Lenox: 3D printer Basics Training
  • Thursdays at 6-8pm, Lenox: Woodshop Orientation Training (please message the Google Groups to RSVP) led by Bob R.
  • Second and Third Friday of Each Month at 6:30pm, Norwich: Board game night: with Kathy L.
  • Fridays at 6pm, Norwich: Open-Forge-Friday, Norwich. This week is intermediate class with leather working (belt-making with buckle).

Upcoming Notable Events

  • BOD meeting at Norwich. 7 p.m., Dec. 15. Tim: Group purchase for clay mixer; Group purchase for stained glass equipment; Bylaw review.
    • Space improvement day, noon to 5, Sat, Dec. 17.
    • Hapto: Women's sculpture collective, “Steel Tiger Lilies,” Next event Dec. 18. 10 a.m. to around 5 p.m. $25 for materials.

Safety Note

  • When working with or around heavy materials or tools, be ready to jump out of the way if something falls and is headed toward your feet.

Helpful hint

  • Board meetings are open to the membership, and your attendance is encouraged. Everybody who enjoys the Makerspace should have a feel for how the place is run.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • All materials left in the 'space must be in your personal storage area or marked with a parking permit. Unattended materials may be thrown away.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • John: Group buy for resin printing in 3d printing area, reached goal of $650, with additional stretch goal of $500 for upgrades. First pieces of equipment purchased and being set up. Donate by going to website and go to donation area under Treasurer's tab. Or log on to your account and hit donations tab. Or put money/check in Treasurer's physical box with a note, your name and what it's for.
  • Tim: You can go into profile and edit what your dues go to. Consider stained glass area mods for handicapped accessiblity.
  • Karen: We have two boxes of free clip boards.
  • Dave: Casting area moving to east side outdoor pad. Will have iron casting very soon. Now building ladels, working on landing. Re-assembling furnace on east pad. Can do Al now.

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Dan J. and Jeff
  • Sign-ups: Collin, Alden
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