Difference between revisions of "2018-07-18 meeting agenda with notes"

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(Quick and dirty version of notes)
 

Latest revision as of 13:47, 19 July 2018

Questionnaire
    If you haven't responded already, please do--it's got important questions about upcoming events.
    https://goo.gl/forms/ZhML69odqt99k3av2
    If you're concerned about having your email address collected, let me know--it's so we know who's answering on the availability questions.

Schedule of fall/winter workshops
More solid dates:
    Soldering workshop
        Gavin
        July 30, one later (September 30?)
    Full-Stack Javascript
        Joey
        9 weeks, 5-20 people
        Starting August/September?
    Intro to tools
        Gwen
        Late August and/or November
    Laser workshop
        DAKMH
        September
    Needle felting
        DAKMH
        September/October
    Acid dying wool and silk
        Laura
        October
    Screen printing
        Get Danielle! (Gwen, Neal)
        Winter
    Wearables
        Gwen, Laura
        Winter
    
    Sustainabarrels
        Heath
        Before winter
    Intro to 3D printers/Solving common 3D print problems
        Laura can help, doesn't want to lead solo
        Date ??
    Bat Houses
        Laura, Allyn
        Spring/late winter
    Cosplay materials and techniques
        Gwen
        Next spring/summer

    Other learning:
        Potential learning group for analog circuits
            Iain, Gavin
        Welding videos (TIG machine setup)
            Nathan, Adam
        Radiation Safety/Myth vs Fact (cloud chamber, practical and theoretical info)
            Nathan
        Group Build: Woodworking bench
            Allyn

Fix-It Fair (Aug 18)
    Nathan, Gavin, Laura, Gwen, DAKMH

Makevention (Aug 25)
    4 sponsors (full sponsorship)
    19 exhibitors so far
    53 more past exhibitors contacted

Saturday public times
    Saturdays 1-5 for trial

Current state of tools/equipment at the space
    Continued surplussing/trashing
        Allyn going to clean one of the jointers
    Consumables acquisition
    * Signage
    * Box for woodshop
        Soldering iron tips
        Drill bits
        Screwdriver bits
        Angle grinder cut-off, grinding wheels ()
        Blades for utility cutters
        Hot glue sticks
        Thread
        Solvents
        Chip brushes
        Lathe and tool oils
        Distilled water (from laser money)
        Fasteners (variety boxes)
            Machine screws
            Grommets
            Standard nuts, stop nuts, washers

    SNACKS
        Kitchen for now
        Vending as group project?

    Wish-lists
        Deferred

List of local resources
    I think it'd be useful to have a directory of other places that hold workshops that might complement ours, local stores that sell supplies for projects, and groups that might be good to hit up for cross-promotion.
    Retailers
        Stansifer's
            Electronics tools and supplies
        Blue Heron Woodworking
            Wood, tools
            Workshops
            Might be able to carry Baltic Birch for lasering
        Tailored Fit
            Specialty fabric, thread, sewing machines
            Workshops
        Kleindorfer's
            Tools, hardware
        Bloomington Stichery
            Craft accessories
            Craft nights
            Knit nights
    Other orgs
        Discardia
        CSL (overall)
        Bybee (quarry that does carving workshops every 2 years)
        Dimension Mill
        Purdue @ Westgate
        Switchyard Brewery?
        Gather (cross-promotion)

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