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Meeting #618? Agenda for March 28, 2023


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

Member Project Updates

  • Mike: Light switch cover, 3D printing from Fusion design.
  • Juliette: Paper tube, costume.
  • Jake: CNC lathe checks continue. Waiting for part.
  • Sherry: St. Pat's day, bracelet and necklace.
  • Stephan: Pressure regulator for bikes.
  • Tim: Area champion's round-table.

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Jeff: Thanks to SID participants
  • Karen: Thanks to Lenox Saturday SID participants in craft lab
  • Stephan: Karen for Sewing machines in craft lab.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Tim, President, 3D printing co-champ
  • John K., 3D printing co-champ
  • Callie Jon, Carl, Bryan, Mike T., Bill *2, Jason, 3D printing, Goeff; Wolfgang, garden champ
  • Mike T, Ham radio
  • Carl, BOD comm dir.
  • Callie, BOD
  • Bryan, electronics
  • jon d, BOD secretary
  • Bill Coon, Stained glass

Board Meeting announcements

  • Electrical drops, board item coming up

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 27
  • Second-timers: n= 8

Events for 2023

Regularly-Scheduled Events

  • Model Monday. Mondays at 7pm, Norwich: Fusion 360 Computer Aided Design class with Carl S. Starting next month will alternate between beginning and advanced class
  • Even Tuesdays at 7:45pm, Lenox: Paint Room/Spray Gun training with John K. May move to once-a-month, Saturday's. See message board.
  • 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. Last Wed. of month, 6 p.m. the best Cerveza and advanced class.
  • Wednesdays at 5pm, Norwich: metal casting area setup. Iron is a month off.
  • Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm Bytes & Beers Arduino class with Bryan F. This week: Lecture, LCD display output
  • Thursdays: 6 p.m. Steel Tigerlilies 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 6:00pm, Norwich: Board game night: with Kathy L.
  • Fridays at 6pm, Norwich: Open-Forge-Friday, Norwich. This week, railroad tie bottle openers.

Special Events

  • Sailing class 2 p.m. April 1.

Safety Note

  • Linseed oil-soaked rags can self-combust. Rinse rags in water and/or dispose of them in an airtight container.

Helpful hint

  • Use Windex to apply decals, and to neutralize acid.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • If you break a machine, report it to the area champion immediately.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Jeff: Donation of machine tools? We need parts for surface grinder.

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Carl, Jeff and Karen
  • Sign-ups: Board members
meetingagenda/2023-03-28.txt · Last modified: 2023/03/29 00:24 by wildapricot-drayna_jonathan