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Meeting #608 Agenda for Jan. 10, 2023


* Callie calls meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. at Lenox

Member Project Updates

* Dan: Forge Friday TP holders; tiny shelf with ornate wall bracket. * Karen: Store sign lighting fixture converted to use for portable tracing thing device. * Scott: 2m ham radio antenna made from tape measure.

Member recognition for Awesomeness

Carl: Callie for running meeting Dan: Hapto for 30 watt laser cover fix; Stephan for helping clean; Jeff and Bryan for fixing FOB reader fix on sewing machine

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Carl: BOD communications
  • Bill: stained glass
  • John K.: 3d printing, paint room
  • Bobbie: stained glass co-camp
  • Jeff: Ceramics champ
  • Mike T: BOD/Facilities Director and Ham Radio champion
  • Alden: Dan J: Forge champion, Asst Treasurer, Managing Partner of Norwich Building
  • Dan J.: Lenox facil. manager
  • Jon Drayna: BOD/ Secretary
  • John K.: 3d printing co-champ, paint room

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 28
  • Second-timers: n= 13

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

  • Just because the breaker's off doesn't mean the circuit doesn't have power. Capacitance can mess you up. Plus there's always the possibility of backfeed.

Helpful hint

  • Every time you come to the maker space open a drawer you haven't opened before. You may be amazed.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Don't drink and operate anything more dangerous than a pottery wheel.

Member Topics and Announcements

* John: Closing up group buyfor Resin 3D printing. Equipment is all here. Pay up if you've pledged and haven't paid. * Anderson put many sewing patterns in maker vault.

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Karen; bearded man.
  • Sign-ups: Alden and Carl.
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