August 6, 2019

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Previous Meeting: July 30, 2019 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: August 13, 2019


Time: 7:30 PM Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.

Meeting Agenda


  • Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm to 7am.
  • Shelf A is up for grabs. New stuff goes on Shelf B.
  • Liability waivers must be legible.
  • Broken things at the Hive? Missing consumables? E-mail to report them.
  • Keep the worktables clear (24 hours is ok, more is not cool, others need the work space)
  • Looking for people to host classes and workshops of any kind. Contact Will B for help organizing.
  • Looking for decorations in the lounge. If you have an art project idea bring it up on slack / mailing list / contact Will B

Old Business

  • Gigabot Status update - Work being done by several members
  • Donated stuff sorting lead by Dave V, assistance from just more Dave V.
  • New Windows - waiting on update that work in complete so Items can be moved back.

New Business

  • We'd like to organize a group build project. Something either to improve the space, or as a showpiece at events outside of the Hive.
  • Need a champion to lead giant tetris build (maybe use the funds from donated stuff) or Giant LED cube.

Upcoming events

  • August 10th Saturday Cleanup
  • August's Needlecraft Night Friday, August 16th from 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Board / Leadership monthly meeting August 19th 7:30pm
  • World Cooking Saturday, August 24th starting at 2 pm [1]
  • Made in Camp October 12th - Open house will be that day/evening
  • Books by the Banks (large book fair downtown) is happening October 26th 10:00am - 4:00pm. Brad Walsh is leading the event. He's getting details and organizing the group. Learn to Solder booth, could use up to 6 people to rotate throughout the day.


  • Dave S. is still hero of the month because he is writing this.
  • 5 guests!
  • No update on Gigabot, Ryan wasn't in attendance
  • Update on pile of donated stuff: Instruments and controls we'll keep. Boxes of metal scrap to recycling. Milspec connectors would be cool for steampunk costumes. Not free for all yet, will go to purgatory when ready.
  • Most work on Windows is done. Things stable for the moment. Maybe next year for more new windows. Who knows
  • Discussion about shades? New windows are, gasp, see through. May want to block visibility of our stuff from the street. Also fablab shade to block some light.
  • Project proposed to create motorized blinds for fablab
  • Lots of ongoing projects
  • New software and controller for lasers, possible project
  • Saturday 8/10 Noon to 4 PM Hive cleanup! Pleeeease come help!
  • Fri Aug 16th, 6-8 PM Needle Craft night. Come, it's fun!
  • Mon Aug 19th, 7:30 - 9ish. leadership meeting
  • Aug 24, World cooking Day, Bangledesh
  • Made in Camp, Oct 12th. Artist in Camp Washington have open house including us
  • Books by the Banks, Oct 26th
  • Potential blacksmith speaker upcoming.
  • Contact Jim with ideas for other speakers
  • Hamfest at Aiken High School, Aug 21 8 AM - 1 PM
  • Visit from Cincinnati Woodworkers Club from Roselawn

Frisbee Round

I did my best to get people's names.

  • Noah, cosplay
  • Ally, cosplay
  • ??? Painting... may or may or may not come back
  • Scott, Raspberry Pi work, blinking LED's
  • Jeremy, Cincy Lock sport, making tools to replaace ones he game away
  • ??? Didn't do anything. Past life, vinyl and laser cutting,sewing
  • Jeff, putting together large format 3d printer
  • Ezara, gaming, hasn't done much. New Calculator for school
  • Emily, hasn't made anythin, teaching knitting
  • ??? put motocylce bak toegether
  • Jason, turning wood, honey drippers, bottle stoppers for mother.
  • Grant, new member last week. Rebuiiliding clock that was broken
  • Harris? Milling rods?
  • Nacy, kitchen warden. Do dishes.
  • Justin, observing
  • Ian, tore floor out of van
  • Dave V, getting smoothie board up, rebuilding bar folder for sheet metal work
  • Chris, played around in Blender
  • Jim, working on LC simulator for work. Going to motorize blinds
  • Greg, ??? <--- Whatever I actually said amounted to this. Greg J Arnold (talk) 19:59, 12 August 2019 (EDT)
  • Dave Schwinn, went to Gencon. Laser cut Joy Division album art. Went to CoMade open house
  • Ralph, went from having 3 drones to zero drones this weekend
  • Brad, started laser cutter flame war. Enlarged hole in laser cuter
  • Chris, went to CoMade