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  • Meeting called to order by Dan J at Norwich at 7:01 PM


  • Carl and Bill handed out paper ballots for those who didn't vote online
  • Election results: Juliet Jaeger is our new Board Member At Large.

Member Project Updates

  • Dan L pulled engine out of boat and rebuilding.
  • Kathy L shared her fused glass projects
  • Anna K and Kristi K made spoons at Wolfgang's class
  • Sarah is making progress with the Art Car and completed a coffee table
  • Jake is working on a motorcycle project

Awesome members

  • Tim E thanks Kyle W and Kathy A
  • Anna thanks for everyone that helped on last Tuesday's mini SID
  • Mike T thanks Sindie for all the help
  • Hapto thanks Anna K for her term on the BOD, running many SIDs and for her Membership Committee work. – Seconded by Tim E
  • Dan J thanks Tom G and Rudy for the fork lift repair and donation

Cool Things

  • Print making expansion at Norwich – successful grand opening.
  • Settlers of Catan group making progress
  • Brochures outlining the MMS printed for distribution at festivals, etc.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Dan J: BOD
  • Sarah: BOD
  • Anna K: BOD
  • Stefan: BOD, Bike and Metal Finishing
  • Bill R BOD
  • Bryan F
  • Mike T
  • Jen
  • Tim C
  • Tim E
  • Jon H
  • Dave A

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests: 26 new (TOTAL: 43)
  • Second-timers: 17

Upcoming events


  • Model Monday. Mondays at 7 pm, Norwich: Fusion 360 Computer Aided Design/CAM class with Carl S.
  • Most Tuesdays at 7:45 pm, Lenox: Stained glass training with Bill C and Tim E.
  • 1st and third Wednesdays of each month at 6-7 PM is NORWICH woodshop training. Must have completed Lenox training first.
  • Wednesdays at Norwich: Ceramics and Cerveza with Jeff M. Check website. Sign up for 3 weeks of classes. Limit 5 people.
  • The last Wed of the month is a fancy project night (for intermediate to advanced students)
  • Wednesdays at 5pm, Norwich: metal casting and mold building.
  • Most Thursdays 6 pm. Steel Tigerlillies women's (she/her pronouns) led sculpture collective at Norwich. Making a disco light for Party/ Wood Powder Coating.
  • Thursdays at 6:00 - 8pm, Lenox: Woodshop Orientation Training (please respond to the message on the Members@ Email List to reserve a spot—there are 4 spots per week). See google groups.
  • 3rd Thursdays: Corel, Cocktails, and Charcuterie
  • Fridays at 6pm, Norwich: Open-Forge-Friday blacksmithing. Norwich. Beginner class this week.
  • Second and third Friday: Board game night.
  • Saturday's Kiss my Adz hand woodworking with Wolfgang at 1PM.
  • Jewelry open hang-out, Sunday April 14th, 11 a.m. and every second Sunday thereafter.


  • With Jon D and Jake

Member Topics:

  • Dan J had wonderful Ron Burgundy quote.
  • Kathy L discussed re-establishing the glass fusion area and solicited attendee advice on next steps of start up.
  • Carl queried the group on interest in Blender class…….in the future he will hold a Blender class.
  • On JUNE 2ND: there will be a hard drive disc disassembly competition to see who can get the magnets out the quickest.
  • Bay View Gallery night: May 31st. See Kathy A is you wish to participate.
  • Tiger Lilies will be getting a grant to make more cool stuff.
  • Dave A got the iron out of the Bowl Ladle.

Helpful Hint

  • Be kind. We have members that drive over an hour to get to the Space. If you tag out a machine that is not working, please post it to Members@… so folks can determine whether or not to drive in based on equipment unavailability.

Safety Note

  • In many work areas, (e.g. forge, welding, around the ceramic kilns, casting, etc) assume everything is hot.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • If you open an exterior window or door, you are responsible for CLOSING IT.
  • This is no different from your home, condo, apartment, car, etc.
  • Let's keep our community safe.

Wrap up

  • Members, Please hang around and talk to new and prospective members.
  • New Member Sign-ups: Board members
  • Wrap-up 8:00 p.m.
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