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Meeting #616 Agenda for March 7, 2023


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

Member Project Updates

  • John K.: Powder coated crash bar for motorcycle
  • Making chopsticks for wedding gift
  • Bryan: Toaster oven circuit board for took lockers
  • Carl: Case for Bryan's circuit board
  • Dan J: Forged chain
  • Juliet: seam clampers.
  • Rick M.: Flat pack desk using laser cutter
  • Beaded purse

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Rick: Jake for help on duct work
  • Carl: Bryan for making circuit board
  • Kathy L.: Kyle and wolfgang for tolerators and something else
  • Dan: Rick and Jason and Mihael, and Kyle and Jake and Bryan for fixing dust collector
  • Dan: People who removed clicking press from lenox
  • Bill C.: Thanks to tony for grinding wheels for Stained Glass area

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Tim, President
  • Jon
  • Dan J: Forge champion, Asst Treasurer, Managing Partner of Norwich Building
  • Bryan
  • mariah
  • Mike T.
  • Alden
  • Jeff
  • Carl
  • Hapto
  • John K.
  • Rick M.
  • Bill C.
  • Bobbie C.
  • Goeff
  • Bill *2
  • Hanna, Board Facil. dir.
  • Mike T, Ham radio
  • Alden, BOD
  • Anderson, Long Arm
  • Carl, BOD comm dir.
  • Callie, BOD
  • Bryan, electronics
  • Hapto, laser, etc. champ
  • john K., Paint and 3D print champ
  • jon d, BOD secretary
  • Rick, Wood shop champ
  • Jason, 3D
  • Bill Coon, stained glass area champ

Upcoming Member vote

  • $10,000 loan to woodshop for Norwich build-out to be paid back out of area funds
  • All glassworking area will be fused into one

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 30
  • Second-timers: n= 16

Events for 2023

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 Cerveza with Jeff M. CRAFT BEER this week, and higher level stuff
  • Wednesdays at 5pm, Norwich: metal casting area setup
  • Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm Bytes & Beers with Bryan F. This week: Review and hang out.
  • Thursdays: 6 p.m. Steel Tigerlillies women's led sculpture gang …
  • 2nd Thursday of Each Month at 7pm, Lenox: 3D printer Basics Training
  • Thursdays at 6:00 - 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. Will try Thursday evenings instead starting in March.
  • March 4: Long arm training.
  • Sunday, March 5 sewing circle. If successful, will schedule regular.

Special Events

  • Monday, ladies only woodshop project. Norwich, 1030 a.m 19th
  • Area champs meeting 22 March
  • Sailing class, 2 p.m. sat March 11
  • Elections coming up in April.
  • Space improvement day. Sat 25th

Safety Note

  • Always wear eye protection. Shrapnel can fly far from other people's work.

Helpful hint

  • Space Improvement Day is a great way to meet people and learn new things about the 'space, not just for new members, but for anybody.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • If you are doing something that puts others at risk, eg. air quality, you can't do that.

Member Topics and Announcements

Wrap up

  • Tours with: John Carl Dan
  • Sign-ups: Board members.
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