Meeting Notes 2017-05-09

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  • Intro to PS1 and what we're about. (2 mins MAX)
  • Tour leaves (new people)
  • Update from the BoD about what's going
  • Update from area hosts about what's going on
  • 8:15pm SHARP Voting time, if a vote is taking place
  • Tour returns post voting
  • Introduce the Board and Area Hosts
  • Other announcements
    • Things that need doing around the space.
    • Awesome call outs
    • Events
  • Let new members and visitors intro themselves, what are they interested in?
  • Questions
  • What are you working on?

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)

  • Michael - came for maker faire town hall and hackaday unconference - looking for a place to work
  • Abigail - welding & woodworking
  • Nick - engineer working on side projects
  • Gil - tools
  • Shae - mechanical engineer looking for projects
  • Drew - woodworking, likes our member-driven philosophy

Board and Area Hosts

  • Andrew - President
  • Ed - DIrector at Large
  • Simon
  • Ray
  • Anna - ELectronics Lab Area Host
  • Ron - hot metals area host
  • Erik - General Area Host
  • Matt - Mario Kart Area Host
  • Lyn - Events Instigator

What have you been hacking

  • Nick built a TV lift unit
  • Ron made a sharpie bit for the shopbot.
  • Daron made a coffee table, endtables, and coasters out of spalted maple he inherited
  • Lyn has been customizing her chair with a built-in mousepad, higher back, and wings!

Things that need doing around the space

  • Tread plate at entry needs 4 screws. Just 4 little screws!
  • Andrew's working on the window.
  • Wall in lounge needs spackling.

Awesome Callouts

  • Ray for helping Daron move his honking big table.
  • Anna for authorizing Ron on the lathe.
  • Scott for working on the small metals sink hookups.
  • Tom for setting up the 252 welder.
  • Haddon brought in a bunch of google goggles available for a $2 donation to the area of your choice.


  • 300 Seconds of Fame is happening after the meeting here in this room.
  • 12-6 on Friday - Ray could use some help for industrial outreach day at Bethelehen Life - contact Ray.
  • Saturday - 5/13 - May the Fourth (Plus Nine) be with you - Star Wars celebration day 7 pm
  • In late July, Society of Experientiel Deisgn is hosting a day of workshops, Michael will host a workshop with arduino and data visualization.
  • Thursday - hot metal office hours. 8 pm. Get authorized!


  • Does the new welder require new authorization?
    • Old authorization carries over.
  • Does aluminum welding gun require authorization?
    • Yep.


  • Nope.


Who wants to give a tour?

  • Thanks Daron!