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Meeting #666. Agenda for June 4, 2024


  • Meeting called to order by at Lenox at PM

Member Project Updates

  • Hapto: Marble

Awesome members

  • Maya: Thanks for help building yarn trees
  • Tim: Kathy A for BVGN
  • Tony: Jon and Hapto for banner
  • Hapto: Funded for Steel Tiger Lillies
  • Dan: Preston who found band saw making a funny noise and tagged it out

Cool Things

  • Bay View Gallery Night. (Kathy A.): 100-150 people came through. Thanks to all who helped.
  • Raku Firing (Dan) Getting pottry to 1700 degrees then putting in sawdust to create a metalic-like finish
  • Giant settlers of Catan are continuing to work on their project.
  • Membership Committee now working
  • Communications working on member Handbook
  • Tim: First meeting was last week.

Board of Directors and Area Champion Introductions

  • Dan J: BOD
  • Sarah: BOD
  • Mellisa
  • Tony
  • Bill C
  • Tim E
  • Geoff
  • Mike T

Guest & New Member Introductions

  • Total guests:
  • Second-timers:

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 Maya and Gary

Member Topics:

  • Community Development Fund. Apply for $100 for community event.
  • Hard drive magnet liberation competition/party June 11, 6 p.m., Norwich
  • A knitting group is getting organized. See Patricia W.
  • Zach is started leatherworking offerings. See email list for dates
  • Preston will teach a class on how to polish hammers. See Mailing list
  • SID June 30, noon to 5 p.m. (Sunday)
  • Bill Coon, June 29, appreciation party in memory of Bobby, and Bill's House.
  • Kathy A., camper tours June 18, after meeting.
  • Tiffany: Biker friends group forming. Planning group rides
  • Kathy L., $1,000 raised for glass fusing area. We need more.
  • Hapto: If you want to stick traffic cones to car, see Hapto.

Helpful Hint

  • Have trouble cutting a straight cross cut line with a circular saw?
  • A speed square is an option

Safety Note

  • If you are not in a mental state to safely operate a motor vehicle, you are not in a safe mental state to be in the Maker Space.

Rule and Regulation of the Week

  • Adult guests can help you with projects, as long as they do not use power tools.
  • Be sure to have them sign the liability waiver/guest book when they enter Lenox or Norwich.

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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