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Meeting #627 Agenda for May 23, 2023


  • calls meeting to order at 7:0 p.m. at Norwich

Member Project Updates

Jeff, Pot; Jon D., oriole feeder, Christie, fused glass ear-rings; Preston, metal leaf

Member recognition for Awesomeness

Bryan and Dan J. for FOB reader work; others

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

Tim, Callie, Alden, Bryan, Jon, Bill C.

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: n= 7
  • Second-timers: n= 2

Board Elections: last call

  • Nominees are:
    • Bryan Flannery
    • Anna Kirch
  • Anna wins.

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)
  • 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: Beginner class

Special Events

  • Powder coating training Wed 5/24 at 5:30 pm
  • Jewelery: Alternating Saturdays starting this weekend at 12 noon
  • Makersails: want to go sailing, watch the member only board for dates and times.

Safety Note

  • When you're working intently over an extended time, be sure to take breaks to flex your hands, neck, frame and legs. Breathe deeply. This will reduce the risk of repetitive strain injuries.

Helpful Hint

  • We have a steam chamber for bending wood at Norwich. It's cool. Ask a champ how to use it. It's easy.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Any form of illegal activity is prohibited at the Makespace.

Member Topics and Announcements

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

Wrap up

  • Tours with:
  • Sign-ups: Board members.
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