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October 4th, 2016


  1. Approve draft minutes of the last meeting
  2. Consent Agenda

Pursue further negotiations with Scrap Exchange about Splat Space moving to Lakewood Shopping Center

  1. Officer Reports
    1. President
    2. Vice-President
    3. Treasurer
    4. Secretary
    5. Public Relations
    6. At-Large
  2. New Business

Board elections will be on Tuesday November 1st.

  1. Old Business
  2. Member Reports
  3. Adjournment



Member Attendance

Consent Agenda

Officer Reports



No new visitors.

Go over agenda- Annual meeting and elections will be Tuesday, Nov 1. Annual report, then elections. New Board. Let it be known if you want to run for anything.

Approve last minutes.

Consent agenda: pursue negotiations with Scrap. Passed.

Shaw met with Kim and proposed a month to month of 12 dollars per sq. foot. Would prefer a 6 month at eleven dollars.

Discussion of the 2 possible spaces at the Scrap.


Not present.

  • Account balances:
    • BB&T balance as of 10/04: $5125.72 available
    • WePay balance as of 10/04: $0
    • Square balance as of 10/04: $0
    • Total balance as of 10/04: $5125.72

  • This month's income:
    • WePay - $1458.11
    • BB&T Deposits - $215
    • Square Deposits - $257.71
    • Total: $1930.82

  • This month's expenses:
    • UDI Rent - $1592.07
    • Linode.com - $20
    • TapCo Liability Insurance -$1160
    • Total: $2772.07

  • Income - expenses = $-841.57

We had the expense of yearly liability insurance. That was a known last month. Had we not had that expense, we would have been in the black by about $338.

Wepay is still our main $$ method, it works well. PLEASE SIGN UP FOR WEPAY IF YOU HAVE NOT.


Reminder about the Tinker and Taste and Engineer's Day events at NCMLS. See the google group for emails on it.

Public Relations

Nothing to add, still working on camera.


Scott: There is a train show at the Fairgrounds the same weekend as Engineer's Day.

Next Thursday is TriLug's talk on Audio-visual and Linux.

Pete: Nothing in particular.

New Business

Old Business

Member Reports

Jeff C: made a new Halloween shirt at the Sewcialists. Lasering a block for high-throughput zebrafish histology. Update to say if this works for casting agarose blocks, probably next week. Possible bookbinding meeting.

Movie night: Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, Nosferatu, Dementia 13, or Carnival of Souls?

GeoffT: has speakers/system to donate

Phil: giving a machine learning talk at TriJug on the 17th. Also presenting at All Things Open conference on machine learning open source tools. Looking for an old boombox to gut.

Karl: got an old Lasik laser, can build a cutter out of it. He can also find almost any equipment that someone needs. Still working on Telepresence robot.


Welcome to a visitor who came in. Jurgen.

Pete: fixing an art project over at Artspace. Implementing the reflow oven next to the laser. Using laser vent.

Scott has some rolling crates and also darlington transistors for sale.