Member Meeting Minutes for October 3, 2012

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  • Attendees:
    • Scott prime
    • Jeremy
    • JET
    • Anthony
    • Eli
  • Called to order at:
    • 7:30pm

New Members

  • Halley Martin
  • Luke Kambic

--- DWP: Items below copied from Sept 19 meeting, needs updating.

Recent Events

  • Fri Sep 21st - FiniSH IT MMF Edition
  • Sat Sep 22nd - Mini Maker Faire PGH
  • Thr Sep 27th - OHSummit
  • Fri Sep 28th - Artemis!
  • Sat Sep 29th - World Maker Faire NY

Upcoming Events

  • Thu Oct 4th - Lockpick Club
  • Fri Oct 5th - Maker fair season wrap-up
  • Sat Oct 6th - Intro to El wire (Class)
  • Mon Oct 8th - UAV Working Group (Members only)
  • Tue Oct 9th - Open source hardware
  • Thu Oct 11th - Knot Tying Club
  • Fri Oct 12th - 3D printing
  • Tue Oct 16th - Loop PGH
  • Wed Oct 17th - Shop safety class before members meeting (Members only)
  • Fri Oct 19th - Garment Making from Pattern to Finish
  • Fri Oct 26th - Make your own vaccuform mask
  • Sat Oct 27th - soft circuits II
  • Sun Oct 28th - Balloon Launch (tentative)
  • Sat Nov 4th - WACOM Hamfest
  • Sat Nov 10th - Shop Cleanup Day
  • Sat Nov 17th - Intermediate processing
  • Potential Friday Night talks/events:
    • Hard drive rescue
    • Costuming
    • Social entrepreneurship (Scott^2, ~September)

Maker Faires!

  • Frowny Face

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

  • Window Lights project - lights acquired, to be placed in window "soon"?
  • Electronics Workstation - next steps?
  • RFID project, next steps:
    • Doug needs to scan cards
    • 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

  • Bicycle rack
    • hold until after MMF
  • New aerial ping pong drop
    • No active plan, can be picked up if anyone interested
  • VIA Festival request
    • Oct. 6th 3-9pm at Shadow Lounge in Ease Liberty
    • looking for people to do interactive demos
  • New local group forming: Go Steel Programmers (www.go-steel-programmers.org)
  • Shop cleanliness
  • Regular soldering classes

Motion to adjourn: