February 1, 2011

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Previous Meeting: January 25, 2011 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: February 8, 2011


Time: 7:30 PM

Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.


Status Updates / Old Business

  • shop class
  • cmtk4 event date change

New Business

  • laser?
  • work bench construction
  • bettermeans.com
  • regular open workshop nights

Items to be Voted on

Assigning Next Actions



  • dave menninger, chris anderson, hodapp, scott, paul, ed, jim, chris davis, tye, dave*, andy*


  • new people! dave and andy
    • into automotive embedded electronics. etc
  • cmtk4 date change from mar 10 to mar 12 - it will be on a saturday now
    • starting at 1 oclock on satuday here, move on to the mockbee
  • shop class
    • jim willing to teach every tuesday after the meeting
    • small material fee, builds an ongoing project: e.g. a table
    • will teach each of: planer/joiner, table saw, band saw,
    • have an approved tool operator list on each tool
    • barring travel, jim will start this next week
  • jim: any interest in stained glass
    • can teach it if folks are interested
    • folks: yes, we're interested
  • ice machine
    • tye:
  • open workshop nights
    • dave: will make a more detailed description of what makerbot mondays is
    • chris a: will be doing 2600 this friday
    • other board members will each be setting up certain open shop nights
  • work bench
    • is all cut and ready to be assembled
    • will work on after this meeting
  • laser
    • found a good deal on a 40W aser cutter
    • same as what is at the dallas hackerspace
    • paul is definitely going to get it, looking for folks to chip in
    • have to decide on a funding model
      • how to buy
      • how to pay for consumables - new tube after 1000hrs, costs $300
      • what to charge for usage
    • put paul in charge of obtaining it

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