Forge Team Meeting Sunday 29/01/23

The next Blacksmithing & Casting Team Meeting will be held on the 29th January 2023 at 10am. The meeting will be held physically on site and virtually on the Meetings voice channel in the HSBNE discord server.

There will be open forging after the meeting.

As per HSBNE’s Teams Policy, any items requiring a vote must be posted here to allow for 5 days notice to the membership. Any HSBNE member may attend the meeting, but only Blacksmithing & Casting Team members are able to participate in voting. There will be open member forging after the meeting.

Standing Agenda Items:

  • Safety Focus
    • Safe practices of the month
    • Safety issues (if any) requiring remediation
  • General Business
  • Updates on Ongoing Projects
  • Updates on forge area equipment
  • Announcements

Agenda Items:

Proposal for purchase of sheet of 1.6mm steel olate to complete metal shelf (for storage of useful metal offcuts).
This sheet could also be used to create some storage trays:

Meeting Minutes. Forge meeting held 29Jan2023

move flammable cupboard
Get Frank to look at forge area safety issues
Bunnings sausage sizzle - Forge and Metal shop for a new TIG welder or other tool - talk to Ryan
3 LPG gas bottles full currently
1 x Argon bottle full
1.6mm steel sheet for shelves - out of consumable budget
Alex buying 10 spray cans of paint for canvas
gas bottle cage adjustment.
Budget is currently sitting at full. (all parts)
Alex to design Swage block pin lock to prevent block spinning.
1 x Forge induction done this month.
1 x Clean up done this month.