Meeting Notes 2016-05-24

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Meeting Minutes
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  • Intro to PS1 and what we're about.
  • Let new members and visitors intro themselves.
  • Pick 2 random people to introduce themselves.
  • Introduce the Board and Area Hosts
  • Go over things that need doing around the space.
  • Awesome call outs
  • Tell me about What You Hack
  • Announcements
  • Questions
  • Votes
  • Tour

For extended discussions, we may take stack and borrow from MIBS Rules#Meeting Procedures.


Intro to PS1



New People

New People (name - where did you hear about us - what do you make/hack)

  • Jerry | Looking for help with 3D printing | bought his own 3D printer, building a machine, needs to make some parts
    • Come to the Extruder Party on June 4
  • Isaiah | working on a railgun and an exoskeleton |
  • Kushal | got a membership as a gift | getting back into tinkering, thinking about projects like ventilation table for salons | environmental engineer working at the EPA
  • John? | Mechanical Designer| | returning member | working on a guitar, needed a router table
  • Alberto | Found us searching for shared woodsheds | went to school for furniture design, getting back into it |
  • Joel | learned about us through his sister | knows metal fabrication, works in a cnc machine shop, trying to get into arduino, etc.
  • Pat | works with metal, wood | learned about us from the metal super store

Two Random Members

  • Everett | learning to make things out of metal
  • Ken | electrician by trade, been working on shop compressor for last two weeks, nearly ready!

Board and Area Hosts

  • Anna - Electronics Area Host
  • Ron - Hot Metals Area Host
  • Jennie - Vice President

Things that need doing around the space

  • Andrew could use some help assembling tables or something like that on Saturday
  • Ariana and Arturo put up a kitchen help signup sheet
    • Please sign up to help out
  • Planning on building cabinets
    • Let Ariana or Arturo know if you want to help
  • If you use a tool, please put it back.
    • If you don’t know where to put a tool back, there’s a tray to put it in
  • DNS in the space needs some love. If you can’t access the wiki, members, pafge

Awesome Callouts

  • Anna procured a bunch of nice furniture, Jason, and Andrew moved it with her
  • Ken for working on the compressor
  • Jason for reorganizing the tool cage
  • Our cleaning lady: she’s really nice
  • Adriana for putting up the kitchen sign
  • Adriana and Jay and Josh for coloring in the sign
  • To everybody who donated for the power racing series

What have you been hacking

  • Beer Church made beer & an explosive beer device
    • “Crushed Spirits”
  • Jennie made an excellent pun
  • Took apart the backend of an electric vehicle
  • Jonny & Jennie & crew made stained glass things
  • Gerald, Arturo, Josh, etc… made really good food


  • Power Racing! Come work on the cars, travel with us, drive souped up power wheels in other cities or our alley
    • Meet on Thursdays
  • Gerald & Shelly’s Block Party is coming up
    • 3800 Oakley on the 25th of June
    • Would like to have maker space demo of some sort
  • Potluck next Tuesday after the member meeting. Bring food to share and hunger to eat!
  • Cable Access Jam Office Hours - come play instruments with us, no skill necessary
  • Buccaneer’s Galley on Saturday, 6 pm - 10pm - Hangover survival breakfast food
    • Vegan biscuits and gravy, yeast raised waffles


  • Everything is extremely clear, no questions from anybody



Who wants to give a tour?

  • Tour- thanks to Everett for giving a tour!