Minutes – January 2017

Minutes of the FCW Business Meeting on January 28, 2017

Start: 3:00

Members Present: Gene, Rich, Rick, James, Colin, Kay, Michelle, Mike W., Robert

Treasurer’s Report:   $1188 available (unemcumbered) funds.

Old Business:

  • Soldering Stations:
    • 17 delivered and assembled
    • Planning for soldering classes for public and SCHS
  • Robots:
    • Parts have  arrived.
    • Need to cut chassis.
    • Planning class for SCHS
  • Small Laser Cutter:  labjack (Z-axis) has arrived
  • Second Metal Lathe:  A small metal lathe has been donated.  It is being set up.
  • Small Router: A new spindle has been installed.
  • Surplus Removal: Ongoing
  • Ham Radio: Tech Class held. 8 participants.
  • Grants:
    • Walmart: submitted – teacher training
    • Google: working on next submission

New Business:

  • Wood Turning Class:  Rick is scheduling a beginner’s class.
  • Burlington Makerfaire: Scheduled for April.
  • Catawba Valley Hamfest: still TBA
  • Documents Update:  On hold.
  • Railroad: Gene working on animation workshop.

End: 3:35

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