Meeting Notes 2011-08-30

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Meeting started at 8:03 pm

Role Call

  • Board Introductions
  • New People: Brian just joined yesterday wants to use the workshop, like to make furniture.
  • Jan - looking for a place to dabble in electronics and music projects.
  • Mark - teaches at Northwestern thinks the place is a great field trip.
  • Tom interested in wood working and electronics, thinks the place is great for that
  • Robert, from the south burbs wants to check out the place, built a vacu-forming machine from a kit for a few hundred bucks.
  • Bill met a couple members and interested in the space wants to work on electronics and building guitar controlling rig.
  • Steve interested in Arduinos and LED and sensors.
  • Terry system engineer two sons Samuel and Robert loves to make stuff
  • Phil wanted to visit the place from Philly.


  • Donations to the area hosts - Tim
  • Nothing to report from the landlord.
  • Part time staffer to free up the board.
  • Potluck was forgotten
  • Rhys has a bounty for a sign
  • Sacha shows off his printed plastic.
  • Steve tells about a party the incubator is throwing and will have more info on a Maker Faire after the 15th


  • Movie Night Saturday, September 3rd @ 7:00pm
  • Lock Picking Wednesday, September 7th @ 8:00pm
  • Haskell Programming Thursday, September 8th @ 8:00pm
  • PPPRS Summit and BBQ September 10th
  • Automation Station: One Wednesday, September 14th @ 7:00pm
  • Ignite is coming up soon (October?)
  • Put your garbage away now and stack your chairs.

Meeting Adjourned at 8:33pm