April 19, 2016

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Previous Meeting: April 12, 2016 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: April 26, 2016


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



    • Leave work surfaces clear!
    • New Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm to 7am until further notice.
    • Liability waiver legibility.
    • Talk to the wardens.
    • Have you checked the wishlist?

Old business

  • Lathe purchase
    • Tool is backordered. We're in queue.
  • CNC Update
    • Crunched a thread. Coy ordered a tool to fix the problem.
  • PTDR
  • Library Events
    • Lorin needs more helpers for this.
    • The Clermont County library is doing a maker faire on 7/25 and we should go! Dave B's wife is helping set it up.
  • Consumatools Vote (absentee yes votes from Jon N, Elly H, Brad W, John S, Dave B)
    • Tap and die set (metric and standard), Harbor freight cobalt drill set, 26 piece screwdriver set, Plier set, Transfer punch set, Ratcheting bit driver, Cold chisel set, Feeler gauge set

New Business

  • DNS comedy?
  • Portal site?
  • Spool Gun
  • Sheet Metal tools.


Old Business

  • Lathe is backordered. We should see it in a month or two.
  • CNC
    • spindle thread lightly damaged. Coy has ordered the necessary tool to effect a repair.
    • Discussion of potential floorplan and Hive's desire to maintain loaner tools.
  • PTDR - Underway. Track to be tested this weekend.
  • Tool Vote - Brad proposes spending up to $500 on replacing damaged tools. (screwdrivers, drill bits, taps)
    • Absentee yes votes from Brad W, John S, Dave B
    • 13 voting members present
    • 0 Abstain
    • 0 nay votes
    • 13 local yes votes, 3 absentee yes votes.
    • Vote passes.

New Business

  • Spool Gun
    • Decent spool gun is around $350, and is probably useless for fine work. We should just get a TIG.
  • Ryan is interested in purchasing a basic set of sheet metal tools. Discussion to continue on mailing list.
  • We are looking for a small fire cabinet.


  • Ryan - Just finished the OnCall week from hell. Heading home for a 16 hour nap after this meeting.
  • Coy - bought ryobi 40v chainsaw. done with gas.
  • Kerensa - looking for help with cnc router and laser cutting.
  • Ian - Working on home server. Fixing broken hive servers.
  • Andrew - Recovering from hive related accident.
  • Steve Jones - New visitor. System administrator for local attornety office. Interested in all the things.
  • Nancy G - The kitchen warden says "do the dishes".
  • Bill S - Toured a 3d printed pharmaceutical faciluty.
  • Jon F - Got his lawnmower working.
  • Cory - new visitor. Doing a news video package for Xavier.
  • Franklin - recycled 110 pounds of lead acid batteries.
  • Jim - working on an arduino project and doing yardwork
  • Kevin - Car repairs. Hive sink repairs.
  • John - Refurbished a chair. Did LED lighting system for back porch.
  • Alex - Packing up to move house.
  • Jon N - Traveling and working on $dayjerb
  • Elly - Wasting her anniversary at the hive.
  • Greg - Discovered destroyed clutch on motorcycle.
  • Ken - Ken is fine and or good.