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Meeting #609 Agenda for Jan. 17, 2023


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

Member Project Updates

* Tom G., Battlebot progress. Also call for members to join effort * Dan: Forged trivet * Preston: Mug tree

Member recognition for Awesomeness

* Jon D: John Hummer for welding help, Tom K. for tapping help * Sara: two hr training on lasters * Mike: Dan for fixing tig welder * Karen: Faith and Anderson, et al for Long-arm training. Ditto, Dan J. * Dan: Preston for filling in at Forge Friday; Sara, Tom for figuring out air compressor * Sara : Jen for helping get Tiger Lilly's going

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Tim President, 3D pringing co
  • Dan J., Forge, ast treas
  • Mike T; BOD, Facil, Ham radio
  • Hanna, ast facil.
  • Jeff, Ceramics champ
  • Hapto, Laser
  • Jason, 3D co-champ
  • Bryan Flannery, electronics champ
  • Bobbie Coon, stained glass area champs
  • Bill Coon, stained glass area champs
  • 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

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 28
  • Second-timers: n= 8

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
  • Wednesdays: Women's massive metal sculpture project
  • 2nd Thursday of Each Month at 7pm, Lenox: 3D printer Basics Training
  • Thursdays at 6:30 - 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 Jan. 19
  • Space improvement day, Sunday, Jan. 29, Lenox focus

Safety Note

  • Be careful when driving the forklifts or other large equipment; go slow and use the horn!

Helpful hint

  • Training information can be found on the wiki! Go to the main page > Areas and Area Champions > Training Classes. You have to click “log in with Wild Apricot,” then use the email and password that gets you into your member profile.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • From the by-laws: Part of the Purpose of the Makerspace is to enable Collaboration on all forms of technology, culture, and craft in new and interesting ways.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Tim: Please check where your discretionary $7 of your dues are going. Consider stained glass.
  • Karen: True value south of Norwich, St. Francis hardware closing, half off
  • Hapto, Tiger Lilies, Jan 26, 6 p.m.; Heidi Cozo sculpture display downtown

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Bill, Preston, Tim
  • Sign-ups: Tim and Mike
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