January 26, 2016

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Previous Meeting: January 19, 2016 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: February 2, 2016


Time: 7:30 PM

Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.


Old business

  • Housekeeping
    • Leave work surfaces clear!
    • Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm.
    • Liability waiver legibility
    • Warden help/suggestions from membership
  • Hive tool tour
    • Mill update
      • Nothing New. Possibility of using motors to build a new CNC?
    • CNC update
      • CNC running. coy is showing people how things are working.
    • Laser update
      • Nothing new happening here.
    • Gigabot
      • Pi for the gigabot put into the polar. Bug in the firmware causing the nozzle to collide into the buildplate. Still working on it.
  • Put tools we should get on the wiki wishlist.
      • Dark Ian would like to improve the wishlist, open to suggestions how to make it better.
        • Brad would like to put nicer consumables on the wishlist
          • Group decides and Jim vouched to have those put on the wardens spreadsheet.
  • Advanced welding classes this Friday and Saturday.
      • 4 people came to the last welding class. Details can be found on the main website (hive13.org)
  • There will be a Kikad workshop this Thursday.
      • Free class, details can be found on the main website (hive13.org)


Old Business

New Business

  • KiCad class this Thursday (the 28th) at 7:30. See blog for info.
  • Oscillating belt sander is currently down. Seems like something is wrong with the gearbox in it.
    • Kevin cracked into it, but isn't sure if the motor is serviceable or not.
  • Room next door upgrades vote - $450
    • 14 members here, 4 online votes. All vote YES.
  • Jim- We had gotten a complaint from upstairs about noise last week in the morning because of COY!
    • Coy was being rude!
    • Was definitely the Air compressor making the noise.
      • Anyone want to try and build a killswitch for the/ compressor?
      • Maybe find the Airleaks would be a better idea
  • Brad- Get Generic Business card for the hive.
    • We should maybe look into getting bulk ordered business cards for the hive.


Ryan-President. Working on CNC. Playing with 3d printers

Dustin- Fablab warden.

Brad- Making D&D characters

Dark Ian-COO. Making homemade beef jerky.

Kitty- Making a purse light up with accelerometer

Nancy- Kitchen Warden. Adventures in Healthcare.

Tony- Lorin Student. Playing with ultimaker at UC. Joining hive and introducing himself.

Greg- Lounge Warden.

Bill Steele- Bonding pla with weld-on.

Will- Laser cut stuff, got rear ended.

Alex- Working with CNC. Cut first project.

Tim- New member. Tinkering with new projects. Not too productive otherwise.

Brad- CNC warden. Wife’s birthday. Went to Disneyworld for one day.

Isabelle- New person. Interested in 3d printing. Hear from us from a friend.

Shane- New person. Electrical/ Mechanical engineer

Coy- Hooked up new steppers from CNC. Working on Safes.

John- New member. Working on 3d model to print a chuck for a laithe. Working on a giant 3d monster.

Jim D- Treasurer. Working on Arduino project for automatic door opener for his CNC at home.

Dave- Doing stuff with family