August 9, 2016

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Previous Meeting: August 2, 2016 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: August 16, 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.
  • Gesticulate wildly at the wardens.
  • Have you checked the wishlist?
  • Shutdown Procedure - Go win the door prize.

Old business

  • Saturday Cleanup last Saturday
  • Books by the Banks - Oct 15th from 10am to 4pm
  • Scroll saw vote $90
  • Jon: Open Finances
  • PTDR - Repair day
  • Brad: Brad's son wants to do a talk on Blender soon
  • Open warden positions

New business

  • Saturday Cleanup 8/13 - Material Purge
  • Bored Board Meeting
    • Really good meeting - set tone for this year, focusing on our most important resource - our people
    • Finance Update - $26k in bank
    • Talking to Garden Street again about expansion, really want to push that through
    • Minutes found on the wiki, for more information
  • Spindle sander vote. $350 Next meeting, Tuesday 8/16
  • Scroll saw vote $90
  • Tuesday talk. The hole truth about drilling.


  • Housekeeping - Usual preflight announcements

Old Business

  • Books by the banks
    • They want to know if we would run a booth for the full event.
    • The full time would be from 10 to 4 on October 15th.
    • If you can help, or have ideas for events, let Elly know.
    • Dave B mentions that we will need to reup on components if we're doing books by the banks and makerfaire two weeks apart.
    • Open Finance
      • Jon, Jim, and Ian are forging ahead with providing monthly financial statements.
      • PTDR Ryan is holding a PTDR repair day tentatively third saturday.
      • Brad's son would be interested in presenting a Blender training session
      • Open warden positions - Wood Warden

New Business

  • Saturday the 13th Saturday Cleanup.
  • Board meeting yesterday.
    • Primarily focusing on community and our members this year.
  • Next meeeting - Vote for the Spindle Sander - $350
  • Motion to move Gigabot to Certification-Required status.
  • Please use the slop sink for your sloppiness.
  • Vote - Scroll Saw - $90
    • 15 voting members
    • 12 people voted yes in person. no abstains or no votes.
  • Ian B - Contact Ian B if you want to add stuff to our Wiki.


  • Dave - Has been doing a lot of 3d printing
  • Elly - New president. Donated her hair. Working on projects for new apartment.
  • Dustin - New board member. Working on organizing REPLACEME
  • Greg - New COO. Worked on Saturday cleanup. Pulled a new outlet to the darkest corner in the Hive. Has been working on the air compressor.
  • Nancy - Kitchen Warden. Changed the oil on her bike.
  • Bill - Worked on gigabot. Built a mostly printed plasma cutter.
  • Steve - Not a member. Workign on building a steel shed and workbench.
  • Ryan - Worked on Saturday cleanup. Worked on the Gigabot. Took PTDR stuff out of the Hive.
  • Jim - Treasurer. Has added signs to the hive. Look for them around the space.
  • Dave B - Drove to new england and chased children around.
  • John - Has been looking at designs for brushless motors.
  • Parker - States that he exits. We remain unconvinced.
  • Gabe - Has been roasting coffee. Considering wiping his dirty dirty phone.
  • Ian B. - CTO. Found Ian W. 's old trouble ticketing system. WHich had been emailing an error every 3 minutes for the last 3 years.
  • Mike H. - Did some 3D printing. Starting a new CNC project.
  • Will - Potential member. Working on his house.
  • John - Has returned from vacation. Soon to be a kept man.
  • Jon N. - Worked on Saturday cleanup. Worked on cleaning the chunky cheese out of the compressor.
  • Brad - Machining warden. Spent saturday aligning the head and tailstock on the new lathe.

THE HOLE TRUTH - Tuesday talk begins.