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Meeting #607 Agenda for Jan. 3, 2023


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

Member Project Updates

  • Carl S.: Ceramic cup from Fusion 360-designed mold
  • John K.: Bracket for air assist cone for laser cutter at Lenox, 3d Printed from F360
  • Nathan: 3d printed Boss monsters
  • Mike T., grandson made gaming computer
  • Jean: Bizarre ceramic shapes for glazing project
  • Anderson: Jacket made on long-arm
  • Stephan: Hammer made out of tree grinder
  • Carl: MMS Brochures

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Dan: Tom G, and Stephan for forklift repairs
  • Jean: for firing little shapes
  • Stephan: Dan for adjusting speed control on forklift

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Carl, BOD communications
  • Mike T: BOD/Facilities Director and Ham Radio champion
  • Dan J: Forge champion, Asst Treasurer, Managing Partner of Norwich Building
  • Callie BOD
  • Alden BOD
  • Jon Drayna: BOD/ Secretary
  • John K., 3d printing camp, paint room
  • Bill Wms., Machine shop champ
  • Collin, Treasurer/BOD
  • Stephan, blasting cabinet

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 23
  • 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, but not today.
  • Wednesdays at 5pm-ish, Norwich: Ceramics and Cervesa with Jeff M.
  • Wednesdays at 5pm, Norwich: metal casting area setup
  • Wednesdays: Women's massive metal sculpture project
  • 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 But this Friday is not happening.

Special events upcoming

  • Board meeting
  • Space improvement day

Safety Note

  • Drinking and tools do not mix. The exception (not the rule) is Ceramics and Cervezas. Moderation is key.

Helpful hint

  • Whenever you think something amiss, feel free to reach out to the BoD, We are here to help. Also, the quality of your character shows best when you think no one is looking. But just to be sure, we have cameras throughout the building for when things go awry.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Sleeping at the Makerspace is strictly prohibited. We could lose our occupancy permit from the city if people are found to be sleeping here.

Member Topics and Announcements

* John: Donate pledged funds if you haven't for Resin printing. First printing is up and running. Upgraded printer is on it's way and will get set up at the speed of volunteers. * Jon D., Flight sim, just for funzies. * Stained glass needs money, designate some for stained glass.

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Carl and Dan J.
  • Sign-ups: Alden and Tim
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