Member Meeting Minutes for October 17, 2012

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  • Attendees:
  • Called to order at:

New Members

  • Luke Kambic
  • Steve Irish
  • Forest Royse
  • Friar Tuck

Recent Events

  • Thu Oct 4th - Lockpick Club
  • Fri Oct 5th - Maker fair season wrap-up
  • Sat Oct 6th - Intro to El wire (Class)
  • VIA Festival request
    • Oct. 6th 3-9pm at Shadow Lounge in Ease Liberty
    • looking for people to do interactive demos
  • Mon Oct 8th - UAV Working Group (Members only) - cancelled
  • Tue Oct 9th - Open source hardware
  • Thu Oct 11th - Knot Tying Club - cancelled
  • Thu Oct 11th - Children's Museum of Pittsburgh evening over 21 maker night (Anthony/Doug)
  • Fri Oct 12th - 3D printing
  • Mon Oct 15th - UAV Working Group (Members only)
  • Tue Oct 16th - Loop PGH
  • Wed Oct 17th - Shop safety class before members meeting (Members only)

Upcoming Events

  • Fri Oct 19th - Garment Making from Pattern to Finish
  • Sat Oct 20th - BEST Robotics Competition Volunteering
  • Thu Oct 25th - Special Class from Pitt
  • Fri Oct 26th - Make your own vaccuform mask
  • Sat Oct 27th - Soft Circuits II - Liz/Doug tickets live
  • Sun Oct 28th - Balloon Launch (tentative)
  • Sat Nov 4th - WACOM Hamfest
  • Sat Nov 10th - Shop Cleanup Day
  • Sat Nov 17th - Intermediate Processing - val - tickets live
  • Thu Dec 6th - Eat/Drink/Make - Children's Museum of Pittsburgh make night
  • Sat Dec 15th - Intro to Motor Control - Anthony
  • Potential Friday Night talks/events:
    • Hard drive rescue
    • Costuming
    • Social entrepreneurship (Scott^2, ~September)

Unscheduled Classes

  • Solar powered mesh network (follow up to Sayan's talk)
  • Motor Controller class - Anthony
    • tentatively early Oct
  • Public welding class

Project/Shop Updates

  • Craft Area - Halley!
  • Projector - various
  • Window Lights project - lights acquired, to be placed in window "soon"?
  • Electronics Workstation - next steps?
  • RFID project, next steps:
    • Council needs to write up liability waiver for cards/keys.
  • 3D Printer
    • Parts are in
    • Friday will be build day, trying to finish for Sat
  • potential monthly soldering class / hackerspace 101

New Business

  • Request for sale of "assorted tubes, wires, gears, and mechanical parts" - Doug has details
  • Bicycle rack
    • hold until after MMF
  • New aerial ping pong drop
    • No active plan, can be picked up if anyone interested
  • New local group forming: Go Steel Programmers (www.go-steel-programmers.org)
  • Shop cleanliness
  • Regular soldering classes

Motion to adjourn: