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Meeting #630 Agenda for June 13, 2023


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

Member Project Updates

  • Preston made a wood and metal sculpture
  • Jason made a river raft from recyclables and went on a 25 mile journey
  • Sarah made a table which glows in the dark from the chair parts
  • Mike T had discussion with radio station with Autism Awareness
  • Jim made a walnut cutting board and is starting to make chairs and tables

Member recognition for Awesomeness

  • Jeff Mann and everyone that showed up for the Raku firing
  • Carl made an art car for Sara as part of Fusion 360
  • Sara has been making templates for the BOD to communicate with the membership
  • Tim A re-ran pipes in forge area

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 23
  • Second-timers: 16

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

  • BOD meeting at Lenox on 6/15/23 at 6 PM
  • 6/24/23 Space Improvement Day

Safety Note

  • Do not be in a hurry
  • Do you best to eliminate variables

Helpful Hint

  • The MakerSpace was built by people that say “I will”.
  • Please do not start a sentence with “You should”.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • With so many members, parking gets a bit tight at both locations.
  • Be vigilant and park within the marked spaces; we can fit more vehicles in the lot.

Member Topics and Announcements

  • Everything in the former Glass Fusion area is Up for Grabs through the end of this week.
  • If you are considering running for President, pls reach out to Tim C learn about the responsibilities
  • Stefan has the Bike Repair area up and going at Lenox by the garage door

Wrap up

  • Tours with: Dan J and Bill R
  • Sign-ups: Board members.
meetingagenda/2023-06-13.txt · Last modified: 2023/06/14 00:21 by wildapricot-reid_william