Meeting 20100304

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  • Ed, brought home-made CNC
  • Steve brought in small PC for driving it.
  • 1915 Initial introductions
  • 1916 Question what does the $100 get you
    • goes to the initial startup, how much is required for it
    • membership fee is different
  • budget models
  • monthly goal
  • 6 members so far

- Makerspace items

  • WHO IS AT THIS MEETING, TAKE ROLL
    • sent around a sheet for people to put in their name and how the Makerspace knows them
  • create maker space member recruitment flyer(s) for placement around town
  • plan presentations for upcoming meetings
  • speak to local groups with potential members also print and put up flyers in shops you frequent
  • find potential spaces - List of Space Requirements
  • 1928
  • roundtable group introduction
    • while the intros are going around, Ed is setting up the PC to the CNC
  • 1938
  • 1943 introductions complete
  • 1945 CNC machine
    • problems w/ the PC, it can't boot from CD.
    • 1948 borrowing someone's IBM Thinkpad w/ a parallel port to handle it
  • 1950 Dale Wheat's CNC platform
  • 1958 Back to Ed's CNC/etcher/engraver
    • 2001 Lights!
    • 2003 Parallel port on laptop just isn't working.
    • 2014 Attempting to get laptop working, and discussing vertical unit on CNC
    • 2019 Choosing the last remaining parallel port option in the BIOS

2140 End

Attendees

Name How the DMS or DPRG knows you
Ed
Steve
Peter Smith
Glenn
Todd Caldwell via M. Eber
Mike Eber DPRG & Make:DFW
John R DPRG
Eric C "DPRG Lackey"
Bradley Metcalf DPRG List
Mike Metzger DPRG
Ed Koffeman DPRG
Robert Cunningham DPRG
Dale Wheat DPRG