October 9, 2018

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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? E-mail broken@hive13.org to report them.

Old Business

  • Laser Cutter Status
    • Big Laser
      • Operational
      • You must re-certify - see Greg, Dave V., Ryan, or Lorin to do so.
      • Auto-Z doesn't work.
    • Small Laser
  • 2×4 Challenge Competition
  • Internet Upgrade - We will be getting a 200x10 connection Soon™.
  • Kevin's looking for people who are interested in silk screening.
  • Saturday Cleanup
  • Board Meeting

New Business

  • Social Media
    • Join the group on Meetup. That is where we will post classes and events.
    • If you see a Facebook post from or related to the Hive, like it or post it to the page.
    • We want to work on growing the community and focus on the community itself.
    • If you know a place that could use a sign for the open house, let us know or grab it from the Wiki and print it out and take it there.
    • Will is giving an overview of Slack.

Upcoming events

  • Open House
    • October 13th during Made in Camp - great time to come in and work on projects, play host, and check out other organizations in the area.
    • October 20th - 2pm till 9pm - Public Party with demos for the public. This is more about hanging out, playing with toys, eating, drinking, and showing off why we are The Hive and not the Manufactory.
  • Books by the Banks (Learn to Solder table)


        • Housekeeping
          • Shelf A is up for grabs.
          • See agenda for usual bureaucratic bullshit.
        • Old Bidness
          • Laser Operational
            • Lasercut seems to Z home correctly.
            • New EasyCut causes Z home to fail.
            • If you haven't used the laser since the rebuild, talk to Dave or Lorin to recertify.
          • 2x4 Contest Entrants are due Oct12.
          • Kevin S is seeking accomplices in silkscreening.
          • Saturday Cleanup
            • All things on the list were accomplished.
            • If you have a little time this week, cleaning the fablab would be appreciated.
          • Board Meeting
            • Many people forgot the meeting. Because they all suck. Particularly Ry.
            • The Open House was discussed.
              • We may wish to create a handout.
              • TODO - Find the old Flyer. (Wiki? Ask Shadoxx?)
              • Could someone post the Hive13 Open House flyer on the Made in Camp tour?
          • New Bidness
            • Social Media
              • Please join the Hive13 Meetup.
              • Slack is available. Will is not here to deliver the promised demonstration.
          • Upcoming events
            • Made in Camp 2018-10-13
            • Open House 2018-10-20
            • Books by the banks - 2018-10-20
          • Votes
            • Dave has proposed a vote for Open House refreshments.
            • $500 budget. To be voted next week.
        • Round of Tuit
          • He was here a couple weeks ago. He is now back and considering joining. He has not, however, mentioned his name.
          • Vicente - Looking to apply for membership. Interested in woodworking and software development.
          • John - Has been playing with RaspberryPi. Looking for a more power efficient micro-controller with a real-time clock.
          • Dave V - Painting signs and assembling toy robots for iSpace.
          • Kevin M - Taking care of family.
          • Brad W - Took his first college trip. Diving into Python.
          • Ian W - Returning after a few weeks. Ran a library at Mosaic. Playing with a continuous glucose monitor.
          • Greg A - Worked on Saturday clean-up, light controller code for the meeting room.
          • Ryan H - Worked a little on the can crusher. Fashionably late to Saturday clean-up.