Minutes:Meeting Minutes 20190716

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Agenda for 07-16-2019

Chair: Vivian or Lew


Introduction of i3Detroit

  • Presented by a different volunteer each month - 2 minutes
    • What we are: a community of makers, more like a family, a group of people getting together to make and create
    • What we value:
    • We determine success by:
    • Welcome everyone!

Experienced Members

  • Matt C.: board member and VP of Membership, check with him for any new member stuff

New Members & Guests

  • Becky, new to MI,prop artisan is now going to show things
  • David B. just finished Master's and now has time to join us

Show and Tell

  • epoxy river table, by new member Becky
  • kraken lamp, by new member Becky
  • hand carved spoon, by president Vivian
  • flyers for fundraising campaign, invites for the Maker Faire, by VP Paul
  • Mike has new kittens!
  • Drew has a potential slack substitute, ssh into newuser@, password is newuser

Old Business

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New Business

Upcoming Events

  • Python user group will be offsite this month, not i3.
Wednesday, 17 July
7-10pm: Semi-Monthly Sew Up
Thursday, 18 July
7-10pm: B-side Expansion Worknight
7-10pm: Tabletop Gaming
Friday, 19 July
6-9pm: Friday Night Tours
7-9pm: Open Craft Room
Saturday, 20 July
1-4pm: Offsite Eastern Michigan Python Users Group (EMPUG) Meetup @ the Rusty Bucket Restaurant and Tavern, 30450 Telegraph Rd, Bingham Farms
5-9pm: Log Milling Class
Sunday, 21 July
2-5pm: i3 Motorsports
Tuesday, 23 July
7:30pm: Project Club (come and get help getting your Maker Faire projects done)
Thursday, 25 July
7-10pm: B-side Expansion Worknight
8-9pm: Electronics Lab Orientation
Friday, 26 July
Saturday, 27 July
DAVG @ Maker Faire
4-6pm Stitch 'n' B!tch @ Maker Faire
Sunday, 28 July
Monday, 29 July and Tuesday, 30 July
Wednesday, 31 July
7-10pm: i3Detroit Sewing Semi-Monthly Sew Up
Thursday, 1 August
Nominations for the Board of Directors Election Open
7-10pm Tabletop Game Night
7-10pm B-side Expansion Worknight
Friday, 2 August
6-9pm: Friday Night Tours
7-9pm: Open Craft Room
Sunday, 4 August
2-5pm: i3 Motorsports
Tuesday, 6 August
6:30pm: Fundraising Committee Meeting
7:30pm: August First Tuesday Members' Meeting

Expansion Update

  • All new LED lighting due to a very generous donation
  • Next city inspection is this week
  • Will be painting next, come Thursday at 7 PM if you want to learn to use the paint sprayer

Maker Faire Update

  • Last day to fill out the volunteer form to get added to the list for free passes is Saturday! Get your form filled out now.

Zone updates

Bicycle Shop

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CNC Zone

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Commons Area

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Craft Room

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Electronics Lab

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Fab Lab

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Injection Molding

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Jewelry Zone

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Kiln Zone

  • there is new clay, come play with it! Anything you leave on the rack will get fired by Katie, our temp ceramics zone coordinator.

Laser Zone

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Leather Loft

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Machine Shop

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Media Lab

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Tool Crib

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Vinyl Zone

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Welding Zone

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Wood Shop

  • Wood shop is growing a quickly! The call for volunteers is still open! We need two or so more frequently visiting members to fill roles. If interested reach out to Thomas Tusano!
  • the new woodshop CNC needs some attention and any help is appreciated.
  • please check the wishlist for the new woodshop additions and offer feedback
  • the woodshops lumber milling class is this saturday at 5pm!

Space Project Updates

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U of M SSW Project

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Broom Party

Lost & Found Party

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Action Item Summary

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Proposal Summary

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