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Meeting #625 Agenda for May 9, 2023


  • Tim calls meeting to order at 7:03 p.m. at Norwich

Member Project Updates

  • Jon D.: 3D poem
  • Carl: Robot
  • Luke: Night stand table
  • Anna: Earnings

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Karen: Cowboy and Kyle, help with Cot
  • Dan: Bryan: Fob Reader on jointer.
  • Byran: Kyle, help on FOB reader.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Tim, Dan J., Mike T., Alden, Jon D, Bryan, Bill C, Geeff,

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: n= 7
  • Second-timers: n= 5

Board Elections: Nominations, last call

Nominations are as follows:

  • Communications Director: Alden Hoot, Sarah “Hapto” Davitt
  • Nominations for At-large position to open.

Events for 2023

Regularly-Scheduled Events

  • Every second Sunday, 3 p.m., Lenox, Guardians of the Good Scissors sewing collaborative.
  • Model Monday. Mondays at 7 pm, Norwich: Fusion 360 Computer Aided Design/CAM class with Carl S. Starting next month will alternate between beginning and advanced class.
  • Even Tuesdays at 7:45 pm, Lenox: Paint Room/Spray Gun training with John K. May move to once-a-month, Saturday's. See message board.
  • Most Tuesdays at 7:45 pm, Lenox: Stained glass training with Bill and Bobbie Coon.
  • Odd Tuesdays at 7:45 pm, Norwich: Woodshop Differences Training.
  • Wednesdays at 5pm-ish, Norwich: PAUSED UNTIL JEFF GETS BACK. 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-7 pm Bytes & Beers Arduino class with Bryan F. This week: Hang out.
  • Thursdays: 6 p.m. Steel Tigerlillies women's led sculpture collective at Norwich.
  • 2nd Thursday of Each Month at 7 pm, Lenox: 3D printer Basics Training. Bring a laptop with Prusa slicer.
  • 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 blacksmithing. Norwich. This week: Intermediate class.

Special Events

  • Elections. Hapto defeats Alden for Communications Dir.
  • Nominations open tonight for at-large position currently held by Alden, open via email for one week.
  • Alden nominated by Dan, Callie seconds; Bryan nominated by by Carl, Mike seconds; Anna, nominated by Christi, seconded by Jon D.
  • Special Board to clear agenda backlog, 6 p.m. Thursday, May 11, Norwich.
  • Regular Board meeting 6 p.m. May 18.

Safety Note

* Clamp down anything drilled with a drill press. Position your work piece to the left of the post so the piece won't spin if the bit grabs.

Helpful Hint

* If trying parts from hardware drawers, keep the drawer open a couple inches so that if you need you need to put something back you can find where it came from.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Kids under 10 are not allowed in shop areas.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Tim: Engagement survey coming
  • Tim: ISO president assistant

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Anna and Carl
  • Sign-ups: Board members.
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