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Agenda for 11-15-2016

Chair: Charlie Rysenga


Cider and Donuts!

Experienced Members

  • John - currently working on rebuilding VW diesel engine
  • Tony - in charge of Machine Shop. Currently making a grinder. Likes heavy metal a lot. Wears ear plugs.
  • Tony II - working on ceramic tiles

New Members & Guests

  • Will - likes to make weird shit. Currently working on custom lightsaber hilt. Wants to cut metal and turn metal into other shapes. Is a programmer, but seems really really fascinated by metal.
  • Mike W - Software dev at Amazon, recent graduate of Michigan Tech. Past experience with Wii hoemebrew software and 3d printer firmware
  • Chris - wants to become a member. Currently learning machining.
  • Mark - Also a recent graduate from Michigan Tech. Likes IoT things, working on an IRC botnet of ESP8266's.

Show and Tell

  • Doctor Who photo frame
  • New polycarbonate insert for the Woodshop bandsaw

Old Business

  • n/a

New Business


  • Lots of paper cranes, recently liberated from the ceiling of the media lab.
  • Had about 30 guests come by the space last Thursday for the HackerNest Tech Social, mostly geared toward software developers. Will probably do another one in the new year.

Food and Community


Broom Party

Lost & Found Party

Meeting Metrics

  • Time completed: 7:44 pm
  • Funds appropriated: $0
  • Attendees: 20

Action Items

No action items.


No proposals.


  1. Charlie R
  2. Mike F
  3. Mike W
  4. Andrew M
  5. Tony S
  6. James O
  7. Tony K
  8. Matt C
  9. Alec B
  10. Steve N
  11. Frank A
  12. Dave S
  13. John P
  14. Will H
  15. Mark F
  16. Matt T
  17. Brian L
  18. David H
  19. Jan H
  20. Evan A