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 +==== Time and Location ====
 +  * Tuesday, January 9, 2018 7pm
 +  * Location: Saskatoon TechWorks, 412 44th St E 
 +  * [[meeting:​November_14_2017 | Previous meeting minutes]] (please read ahead of time)
  
 +== Agenda ==
 +  * Attendance: 11 members (Quorum)
 +  * Regular items
 +  * Equipment, Safety and the Space
 +    * Check fire extinguishers
 +    * Quick Clean
 +    * Equipment check
 +
 +    * Previous meeting minutes
 +      * Accepted as read unanimously
 +
 +    * New Membership
 +      * Paul Titman
 +        * no objections
 +
 +    * Finances ​
 +      * James read a summary of the finances
 +      * Profit of $
 +      * Expenses of $
 +      * Net Income of $
 +      * Could we cover our liabilities?​ Yes
 +      * Are our accounts being taken care of promptly? Yes
 +      * We are in the black! ​
 +
 +    * Social events / group projects ​   ​
 +      * Small talk / Show and Tell 
 +        * Jan 23 - Albert La TinkerCAD
 +      * Future Workshops / events
 +        * Jan 13 - Soap Making
 +        * Feb 15 - Fusion 360
 +        * Feb 17 - Winter Social
 +        * Electronics/​Arduino ​
 +        * May 26 - MakerFaire - Prairie Exhibition - Hall C
 +          * Volunteers
 +            * setup/​takedown
 +            * gets a pass to go check out the rest of the faire
 +          * Projects
 +            * Call for projects, bring anything cool you have worked on
 +          * Al - Mech Collab project
 +          * Al/Leah - Music box project
 +          * Kinect Sandbox
 +          * Battle Bots
 +            * Lighter/​more robust bots
 +            * Looking for volunteers to run
 +          * Might be a need for more booths to be filled ​
 +            * Anyone who is willing to have their own booth is encouraged to let us know
 +        * June 2 - Open House (Post MakerFaire)
 +        * Sheet on vendonator for suggestions on on workshops and past workshops that have been done at the space
 +      * Outside Collaborations
 +        * SPL - haven'​t heard and more, might have fallen through. Currently in limbo
 +
 +    * Acknowledgements
 +      * Rylan for more tools and equipment improvement
 +      * Bun-Bun and Scott for setting up space heaters when furnace quit
 +      * Members who donated towards MakerFaire sponsorship
 +        * Scott, Roger, Andrew, James, John, David, Quentin, Verne, Peter, Albert
 +      * Scott for setting up an invoice system for the store
 +      * James for counting $48 in change
 +
 +  * New business
 +    * Door propping
 +      * Do not leave door open longer than absolutely necessary ​
 +      * Lets cold air in, heat out
 +      * Security concern members when members are not in the clean room/​library and do not notice when unwelcome visitors come in
 +      * Al got a door bell for when members are expecting visitors instead of needing to leave the door open
 +    * Reminder - do not leave equipment unattended
 +      * Laser cutters, 3D Printers, lathe, etc. are dangerous machines and can cause damage to the space or injury/​death to operators
 +      * Turn off when finished
 +    * Rylan stuff
 +      * Mounted fire extinguisher in hall way up stairs ​
 +      * Printed off logo for Nathan and placed it up stairs - by the lights that he is sponsoring the community green screen space with. 
 +      * Built movable tailstock, as part of rotary attachment, and submitted a web site write up. 
 +        * Created wiring harness for Goliath to use rotary attachment
 +        * Will need training to use
 +        * Issues with rapid Zs - need new profile for when using the rotary
 +      * Open s cad script for calculating steps per inch hack for any circumference
 +      * Z rapid and safe z setting in aspire, don't know how to change the go to zero button height in mock 3
 +      * Brought a metal trolley for the welder , its easy to roll outside and its metal so it wont start on fire like the table
 +      * Brought welding stuff, angle magnets, hammer, ground magnet, extra wire 
 +      * Found lathe with stripped t bolts..... reminder when you break the lathe if you not sure how to fix it leave a sticky note.. the lathe can often fix its self.
 +        * Made new t-bolts for the lathe and made an extra set. 
 +        * Made a power cross feed drill attachment for the lathe 
 +        * Made tiny drill bit tool for lathe 
 +      * Vice maintenance:​
 +        * Lathed a collar so that the handle no longer jams against the body of the vice 
 +        * Straightened out a bent pin ( rotation movement clamp)
 +        * Tightened mounting bolts 
 +        * Tightened bolt loading acme nut ( now the vise isn't sloppy and loose)
 +        * Greased all the ways and the acme thread
 +        * Made a power feed attachment so you can move the vise with a drill
 +      * Helped the land lord Jeff with the neighbors door, and talked to him about the kiln - he said as long as its to code and we pay for the electrical work we can do it
 +      * Forge - landlord said  yes as long as its only out side we can do it ( then Jeff told me about how he has cast a brass fish he caught) ​
 +      * Welding table out side - Jeff said Yes to this and offered to bring his metal welding table. He did bring it its out side and need legs 
 +      * Offered to install window that land lord brought
 +      * Brought a new tool wind up spring maker
 +      * Jared notified me that the table saw fence was loose 
 +        * Upon investigation i found that it was bent and missing a bolt 
 +        * Bought a new bolt kit, replaced bolt
 +        * Strengthen out  bent part of fence .. now the fence is good
 +      * Jared notified that the miter saw was not cutting 90 when set to 90 adjusted ​ it and now its cutting square. Note Miter saw is very dull 
 +      * Made up a computer fan and pipe to blow warm air on frozen pipes in kim space ( freeing up our vacuum )
 +      * Found the drill press vise acme thread to be bent... me an bob straightened it and cleaned up the ways and added a missing bolt to the vise works good again
 +        * After, found a better vice covered and device and put that one in place
 +      * Printed off sign up papers for workshops list and suggested courses
 +    * Reminder to contact thespace@sktechworks.ca about equipment that is broken or needs maintenance
 +      * Please leave a note to tell others not to use the equipment
 +      * If you are planning to do a lot of cutting, purchase a blade appropriate for what you are doing
 +  ​
 +  * Next Meeting - February 13, 2018 
 +  * AGM - March 13, 2018
 +
 +  * Equipment, Safety and the Space
 +    * Check fire extinguishers
 +    * Quick Clean
 +    * Equipment check
 +    * Purgatory box
 +  * Motion to adjourn accepted unanimously
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