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Meeting #628 Agenda for May 30, 2023


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

Member Project Updates

  • Carl: Gold luster pottery
  • Preston, powder coated trivet
  • Patricia (prospective member) knit sweater
  • Mike T.: Matt Z. got general class radio license.
  • Hapto: Crystal-ish lamp from cracked acrylic.
  • Sherry: bracelet

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Preston: Tyler S. for help with first aid on finger, and Tiffany M. for teaching how to powder coat
  • Dan L.: Steve and John to help deliver new sailboat.
  • Carl: Jeff M. shelving for pottery area.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

Tim, Preston, Jon, Bill C., Carl, Anna, Mike T., Bryan, Geoff, Hapto, Kathy H.

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: n= 12
  • Second-timers: n= 4

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 6pm-8 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

  • Sunday 1-4 p.m., Space Improvement Day
  • Jewelry: Alternating Saturdays starting this weekend at 12 noon
  • Makersails: want to go sailing? Watch the member only board for dates and times.

Safety Note

  • Don't step backwards without looking backwards first.

Helpful Hint

  • Clean out paint brushes very thoroughly. The next person to use them will love you.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • All members must be excellent to each other at all times.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Tim: Engagement survey coming

Wrap up

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