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Saskatoon Techworks General Meeting Agenda

— Time and Location —

  • Tuesday, September 14, 2021 7pm
  • Location: Saskatoon TechWorks, 412 44th St E, and remote Zoom meeting
  • Previous meeting minutes (please read ahead of time)
Meeting Minutes
  • Regular Items
  • Attendance: 2 Remote, 6 Local = non Quorom
  • Previous meeting minutes
    • August 10, 2021
  • New Members
    • Joe Waldherr
    • Dirk Stonehouse
    • Nicholas Korol
    • Dale Wiebe
  • Exiting members?
    • Cory Ingram
    • Chevez Ezaneh (waiting for confirmation)
    • Jason Baert (joined for only one month)
  • Finances
  • Social events / group projects
    • Future Workshops / events
    • Newsletter sign up - Newsletter
      • workshops, events, projects, upcoming info - newsletter@sktechworks.ca
  • Old Business
    • Equipment
      • Equipment Reorganization TBD
        • Saturday, October 16th, move stuff!
      • Solidoodle moved to soft space
        • Thanks John
  • Weavers guild
    • they are looking for permanent location so they can set up loom and hold workshops/meetings
    • possible solution is offering the back quarter of the soft room
    • need to approve a policy for affiliated clubs and adjust the keycard policy
      • Start with michelles rental agreement
      • Pieces from board meeting minutes
      • Affiliate group policy
      • Scot Walde for further details.
  • To Do List
    • Add/Remove/Assign to list
  • If a problem is found with the facilities please contact the board
    • thespace@sktechworks.ca
  • New business
    • Roof leak - From the exhaust fan due to the roof work being done water flooded upstairs (bathroom into sola’s room),
      • the wall by the exit with the bathroom was soaked, laser got wet but seems fine and the light above the laser shorted out.
      • Affected walls and floors/ceiling should be gutted to be inspected and replaced as needed. James is going to talk to Rob.
  • Torban suggests we get an orbital sander. They are inexpensive. We will talk about it on Tuesday.
    • asdf
  • Kasey mentioned Mastercraft metal bandsaw was broken
    • Will investigate tonight
  • Open Floor
    • Photon is working well
    • Retraining is required
      • Ask James
    • Solidoodle working, Repetier host running on laptop beside it
      • Some tuning still required
    • Table Saw - Motor on back bumps the wall and comes loose. Be careful
      • Project idea - Bar to protect motor?
    • Dust boot on goliath progress
      • May need more vacuum line
    • Laser cutter lense
      • Careful tightening the nozzle, silicon was her between and above the upper lense
      • Reminder - Some air should be coming out of the unused lense!
    • Fridge isnt fridging. looking for donations!
  • Acknowledgements
    • Thanks to Everyone and Rob who helped clean up or provided fans for roof leak
    • Thanks to Rylan for oiling the door for smoother operation
    • Thanks for James Cooper fixing the photon, Solidoodle, and engraving laser
    • Thanks to Wyatt for cleaning Techworks every week!
  • Next Meeting - September 14, 2021
  • Purgatory box
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