Board meeting notes 2017-06-29

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Attendance

Danny C, Brandon B, Kara F, Joe F, Cliff G, Ed, Todd W, Count: 6

Agenda

Previous Action Item Update

  • Bristle Bot Kits
  • Lego Kits - REALLY expensive >.<
  • Purchase Nametags
  • Monday Member Meat Your Maker July 20th Pizza
    • Send planning docs info
  • DAN > oil/gas kiln > else sell > else throw away

Financial

  • Treasurer Report

Space/Organization

Events

  • New event workflow:
    • "Pencil in date" on Board Google Calendar
    • When event date is final, add "FINAL" to title
    • Todd (or anyone else) then creates Meetup.com for the event.
  • Class Ideas
    • Welding class
    • OX class/carbon fiber/class
    • From Maker to Sold: A class on getting started with Etsy
  • Trucker's Wallet Leatherworking class led by Brandon B.
    • Groups of 3 or 4. 3-3.5 hours
    • Material cost ~$31/person @ 10 people.
  • Monthly Event nights
    • Leather working (later)
    • 901FPV tech nights (Joe/Alec)
    • Cookout night >> Family night
      • June went well, not huge turn out but still good event
    • Board game night

Notes

  1. Midsouth Makers Board Meeting 6/29
  • Financials look good
  • Green Light for brandon to buy leather working supplies + bag
    • Danny investigate elite business level /w Tandy Leather
  • Claudio:
  • Brandon
    • Trucker wallet class
      • Might be too big
    • Will be making tri and bi fold version
      • need to test
      • Probably cheaper
    • Rivets easier for a class to do
    • Possibly do pint or can coozies
  • Cliff
    • Order Nametags off amazon
    • Toilet Paper
  • Meat your Maker July 20th - Ready to Push out
    • Members only pizza night
    • Social gathering
    • 6-8pm
  • Claudio and Ben building Woodworking Table in July
    • Brandon / Danny will help
    • Ed will do general woodworking class in the fall
  • Woodworking table based around powermatic
    • new motor ~160
    • other materials is 400-500
  • Need new angle grinder and cutoff valve
    • Cutoff tool claudio will checking on warranty
  • Ed will look into pricing a joiner
  • Need to purchase tablesaw blades
  • July 15th ~930am
    • Cliff will do can recycling run
  • Bar Height Stools
    • Ikea metal stools?
  • Buy some filament from Bluff City
  • Possible event: “junkyard wars”
    • couple of teams build something out of stuff from the catacombs
  • Alec follow up with FPV night

To Do

  • Danny
    • Follow up with Tandy leather Elite membership and purchase emailed list
  • Brandon
    • Generating 2 BoM for things
    • Will help wood working class
  • Cliff
    • Purchase
      • Amazon: Name tags, toilet paper
      • US Cutter: Black vinyl
    • Can recycling July 15th 0930
  • Justin?
    • Vinyl, black.
  • Todd
    • Meat your maker Thursday, July 20th, 6-8/9
      • Pizza Isabellas
  • Ed
    • Fall for classes
      • Wood working
      • Cnc
  • Ben
    • Tool purge NOT delta drill press
  • Claudio
    • Purchase: Cut off tool, angle grinder, 10" blade, new craftsman crank?
    • Ikea purchase: metal bar stools
  • Finalize 3D printer filament purchase
  • Welding class lamp class
  • Surface mount because you hate yourself