Minutes:Meeting Minutes 20170705

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Agenda for 07-05-2017

Chair: Charlie Rysenga


Experienced Members

  • Tony - Metal Zone and Heavy Metal

New Members & Guests

  • Monique - Likes to make everything. Especially jewelry zone

Show and Tell

  • Karianne showed a beautiful carved horn
  • Monique showed jewelry brass ear rings and necklace

Old Business

  • Maker faire project submissions - Please submit quickly
    • Project does not need to be completed yet
  • Maker fair Volunteer submissions needed
  • Kevin needs art submissions. Looking for new art from the last year

New Business


  • There will be an upcoming Pot Lock before Maker Faire. To clean space before party.


  • n/a

Zone updates

Bicycle Shop

  • n/a


  • n/a

CNC Zone

  • n/a

Commons Area

  • n/a

Compute Zone

  • Every is good. Printer is working well. Paper is stocked
  • Looking to get a paper rack made for zone

Craft Room

* Contributions to the craft room donation box (located on the east wall under the small window) cover purchases of consumables like thread (embroidery, sewing, bobbin, industrial), needles, pins, muslin, stabilizer, glue and glue sticks, replacement of lost or broken items, and machine maintenance.

Electronics Lab

  • More parts added as per requests: Battery holders with switches
  • Even more varieties of USB jacks are on order to facilitate repairs of all sorts of junk
  • Thanks to everyone who works in the zone and keeps it neat and tidy!

Fab Lab

  • n/a


  • n/a


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Injection Molding

  • n/a

Jewelry Zone

  • n/a

Kiln Zone

  • n/a

Laser Zone

  • n/a

Leather Loft

  • A lot of new donations. Tools, leather, presses, etc
  • See Karianne for training on weekdays

Machine Shop

  • n/a

Media Lab

  • Media zone is ONLINE!!!!
  • Two computers, one really good, the other one good enough
  • Lots of software
  • Looking for trainers/teachers for software
  • Need to paint walls and hang white board

Sky Zone

  • n/a

Tool Crib

  • n/a

Tree House

  • n/a

Vinyl Zone

  • n/a

Welding Zone

  • n/a


  • n/a

Wood Shop

  • n/a

Space Project Updates

  • n/a


i3 DetroitSat

  • n/a

i3 MotorSports

  • n/a


  • n/a


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  • Wednesday night sewing is going on right now. The second meet this month is July 19. There are unofficial days when the area is set up for sewing... usually if nothing is going on in the classroom, typically Tuesdays and Fridays and a weekend day. If you'd like to join in on an unofficial day, watch the sewing group on Facebook or slack for announcements.


Broom Party

Lost & Found Party

Meeting Metrics

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Action Item Summary

No action items.

Proposal Summary

No proposals.


  1. Alec B
  2. Tony S
  3. Vivian S
  4. Monique S
  5. Steve Nowicki
  6. Martee H
  7. Maxwell G
  8. Karianne G
  9. David Henry
  10. James O'Dell
  11. Kevin Flory
  12. Brian P
  13. Jan Henry
  14. Dave Scholl

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