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meetings:2017-09-26_general_meeting

September 26, 2017 General Meeting

Agenda

  1. Welcome!
    1. Introductions
  2. Upcoming Events
    1. October 8, 1 PM: Cider press workshop
    2. October 10: Pumpkin carving after meeting
    3. October 14, 10 AM-4 PM: Repair cafe
      1. Specifically need help with electrical an mechanical repair
    4. November 11th, 2 PM: Foam Armor Class w/ Cameron
    5. TBD Classes
      1. Wood puzzle class (Brent)
      2. Tamper evident workshop (Nicky)
      3. Screen printing class (Andrew)
      4. Laser cutting classes (all)
        1. Need dates for Q4 2017, Q1 2018, Q2 2018, Q3 2018
        2. 2 classes/set: 1) Inkscape, 2) laser safety/use
        3. Q4 2017 – Tentative early Nov. for Inkscape, early Dec. for laser safety/use
  3. Business
    1. Purchasing
      1. Laser cutter!
      2. Wood lathe
      3. Vacuum former
  4. What are you working on?
  5. Work session

Minutes

  1. Welcome!
    1. Introductions
  2. Upcoming Events
    1. October 8, 1 PM: Cider press workshop
    2. October 10: Pumpkin carving after meeting
    3. October 14, 9 AM-3 PM: Repair cafe
      1. Still need people for sewing station, IT station, and small appliance repair
      2. Some rides availible from Lauren
      3. Can get more info from Jenn
    4. November 11th, 2 PM: Foam Armor Class w/ Cameron
    5. TBD Classes
      1. Wood puzzle class (Brent)
      2. Tamper evident workshop (Nicky)
      3. Screen printing class (Andrew)
      4. Laser cutting classes (all)
        1. Need dates for Q4 2017, Q1 2018, Q2 2018, Q3 2018
        2. 2 classes/set: 1) Inkscape, 2) laser safety/use
        3. Q4 2017 – Tentative early Nov. for Inkscape, early Dec. for laser safety/use
  3. Business
    1. Purchasing
      1. Laser cutter
        1. Have narrowed down choices to two mid-range
      2. Wood lathe
        1. Lyle purchased all neccessary parts
        2. Also got tailstock chuck and forstner bits
        3. 3 carbide tools, mostly HSS tools which are hard to sharpen
        4. Headstock chuck - should consider purchasing ($50-$300 depending on quality)
      3. Vacuum former
        1. Hooks drying, will be fired soon
        2. Heating box almost finished - built and wired, only needs hooks
  4. What are you working on?
    1. Cameron: Trellis brackets in metal shop, lightsabers, dice box and tray table for gaming table
    2. Jenn: Homework and cave trips
    3. Lauren: Going to make desks for den, organizing pantry
    4. Kurt: Making a giant table
    5. Ikea furniture
    6. Max: Printed giant eye for robot arm Halloween decoration, redid control software on CNC/Laser Engraver, easier software for raster image engraving, rewriting documentation to use laser
    7. Lyle: researched and bought lathe parts and accessories
    8. Adam: (EngE) Homework
    9. Carl: Cleaning out shop, brought in Lincoln stick welder, Brent working on MIG welder, up for a welder tool tuesday
    10. Dan: (Timebank) Pickup truck parking break, Timebank meetings at 7pm at Blacksburg public library, willing to do orientation at Hacksburg if interested
    11. John: Made a wand for Staunton Harry Potter festival, 3D printing stuff
  5. Work session
meetings/2017-09-26_general_meeting.txt · Last modified: 2017/10/02 15:17 by john