Kevin will investigate if we are allowed to serve alchol at gallery night.
We will have another cleanup session on Thursday night.
We need more coolers for gallery night.
Machine Shop Safety Lists
We need a form next to each machine in the shop stating who has been trained to operate it.
Implementing an RFID lock out system is too cost prohibitave at this time.
Shane is interested in getting some merchandise for the makerspace setup in Zazzle.
Ron has created a zazzle account a while back.
Shane/Ron will coordinate getting items ready for the Zazzle store.
Royce demoed an alternate website theme.
When you login to your website account you try out the new themes by clicking on “My account”.
Royce has added user pages that allow members to create profile pages on the website.
Royce has enabled addtional blog featues that allow organizing blogs by topic and user.
Several alternatives to the current website were discussed(Word Press, Google Blogger).
We reviewed Michael’s website layout. This looks like it is our best option.
Matt, Jason, and Michael will meet next week to work on website stuff.
Shane’s poster looks good.
The posters are 27×40 inches.
Tom is going to have 7 posters printed.
Royce has updated the access control system to accomodate our new limited membership options. Royce would like to develop a GUI front end for adding users before we start officially accepting members at the $40 per month rate.
We would eventually like to have an automatic system for disabling people’s RFID cards if they are behind in their payments.
Bay View Gallery Night June 3rd. Bay View Arts Guild members and interested Makers will display their art/wares from 6pm to 10pm at the Made In Milwaukee sponsored event. The makerspace will contribute $100 toward food/beverages, and will charge no fees to the Artists. BVAG will pay for a band to perform. Artists will set up 2 hours prior to the opening, and tare down 2 hours after the opening, or between 10am and noon the following day.
Tom visited the Quad Cities makerspace – they’re pretty hands on.
Discussed summer time plans of making a giant grill or fryer for a Turduckin. Unsure what the vegan equivalent is.
Royce: Entry system. Brent: cutting foam for fiberglass mold. Adam: Finding a Ferric-Chloride replacement for circuit board etching. Rich: Making a motor adapter. Ron: Finishing a super-computer chair. Tom: Battery charging, table saw slide plans, finishing the additional component bin shelving.
Discussed various vacuum former design possibilities.
Project updates are a big hit at the meeting – we should do this every week.
Sunday is the Milwaukee Electric Car Club meeting.
Join us for The Greatest Show (& Tell) on Earth at Wisconsin State Fair Park September 23rd & 24th, 2017. Admission is free. A joint presentation by Milwaukee Makerspace and the Betty Brinn Children's Museum.
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