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= Wood Working =
= Wood Working =
=== Tools ===
=== Tools ===
* Drum Sander
* Jigsaw
* Jigsaw
* Nicer Miter saw
* Nicer Miter saw
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* Magnetic feather boards
* Magnetic feather boards
* Knife maker's sander
* Knife maker's sander
* Disk sander
* Board Buddies (or the like)
* Board Buddies (or the like)
* Table Saw outfeed table
* Table Saw outfeed table
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* Chisel sharpening tools
* Chisel sharpening tools
* 1/8" bandsaw blade
* 1/8" bandsaw blade
* More lighting
* GRR-Ripper push block
* GRR-Ripper push block
* Splitter w/o blade guard
* Splitter w/o blade guard

Revision as of 00:15, 24 September 2015

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This is stuff we would like to have in our space. If you want to donate a tool see Donations. Monetary contributions however big or small are also very welcome! If you want to donate towards a tool/want to start a fundraiser for one please contact our COO. Note that un-reimbursed expenses spent on behalf of Hive13 and its non-profit mission should be tax-deductible. If you spend more than $250 on an item you may need a letter from the Hive (details needed)


  • Sous-Vide



  • Nice way to store components.
  • What should we keep on hand? The red vending machine needs to be stocked soon!
  • Assorted electronic components (Pots, diodes, you name it)
  • Crimp on wire connectors
  • Capacitor kit
  • SMD component book
  • 22 Gauge wire
    • Radioshack has 100' spools for $8.50

Electronic Tools

  • Multimeters
    • Bench meters with 4 wire sensing would be nice
  • Bench power supplies
    • We have a pretty nice one on loan from Tye. Dual output 30V, not sure how much current.
    • Maybe get some of the E36XX series supplies. Really robust, can be had pretty cheap (I got a 20V, 3A, single supply one for $60 shipped), and fairly low profile.
  • Signal generator (again, digital would be awesome)
    • Dave B has an older wavetek sig gen on loan to us. Not super accurate, but it works!
  • Laser Thermometer
  • rubidium/other atomic frequency standard


  • Keithley 7510
  • Keithley 2460
  • Agilent/Keysight DSOX4024A
  • Metcal soldering station
  • Agilent/Keysight signal gen
  • Pick and place machine

Wood Working


  • Jigsaw
  • Nicer Miter saw
  • Powermatic planer
    • Model no 1791213
  • Circular saw
  • F clamps
    • Jorgensen 37xx series
  • Parallel clamps
    • jorgensen 80xx series
  • Pipe clamps
  • Wood lathe
  • Saw horses. Preferably fold-able.
  • Coping saw blades
  • Magnetic feather boards
  • Knife maker's sander
  • Board Buddies (or the like)
  • Table Saw outfeed table
  • Woodworking vice
  • Hand plane
  • Chisel sharpening tools
  • 1/8" bandsaw blade
  • GRR-Ripper push block
  • Splitter w/o blade guard


  • Air cleaners to catch all of the small dust from sanding, bandsaw, etc that goes in the air.

Metal Working

If you have done metal working please suggest items we may need!

  • Bridgeport mill
  • Vertical cnc mill
  • larger Metal lathe
  • Surface grinder
  • Knowledge on how to do metalworking
  • Various materials
  • Anvil
  • high quality tap and die set
  • Metal furnace or forge setup
  • Greensand casting bins
  • Loctite (both blue 242 and red 271)
  • Pipe Bender
  • Metal Brake
  • Transfer punch set
  • Maybe:
    • Pressure washer
    • Hot-wire cutter
  • Water jet cutter

Milling Machine

  • End mills
  • R8 collet tools
  • Hold down clamps (what type? Strap, etc)
  • V blocks
  • Parallels set
  • Offset boring head & boring bars


  • Better ventilation for welding

Fab Lab

  • Resin 3d printer
  • Powder 3d printer

Other Work Areas


  • We have very little art stuff! Anything accepted!


  • Vacuum forming table
  • 4-color Screen-printing rig
  • Lift
  • fume hood
  • autoclave
  • large digital scale (200lbs+, maybe .1lbs resolution?)
  • temperature controlled hot plate (digital or analog fine)
  • paint booth


  • We are always looking to upgrade our computers! Specs we are looking for:
    • Core 2 duo or nicer
    • 2 GB+ of DDR2 800 or nicer
  • Hard drives larger than 500 GB
  • Some server hardware, stop by a meeting or talk to us on IRC to see if we need what you have.
  • We will however take old computers and dispose of them for you. (No ancient laptops, no CRTs. Towers and servers only)


  • Nothing


  • Several tool chests!! We are drastically in need of storage for our tools as we have outgrown our pegboards.


  • Decent Media PC
  • Full HD Projector
    • Chromecast/Miracast?

General Space Wants and Needs


  • Games (board or digital)


  • Posters
  • Plants would be nice to keep the air a bit cleaner and liven up the space a bit