February 2, 2016

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Previous Meeting: January 26, 2016 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: February 9, 2016


Time: 7:30 PM

Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.


Old business

  • Housekeeping
    • Leave work surfaces clear!
    • New Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm until further notice.
    • Liability waiver legibility
    • Warden help/suggestions from membership
      • If you notice consumables are out, a tool has an issue, etc email wardens@hive13.org
  • New Year, New Tools!
  • Tour of Hivetooley
    • Laser update
      • WARNING - Ensure that compressed air is flowing before cutting! The failure mode for this condition is FIRE!
    • 3D Printers
      • Polar3D is back online. The Raspberry Pi had Raspberry Died.
      • Ry's GigaPi was purloined for Polar3D. Ry brought another down.
      • The Gigabot will still head crash on home after power on. Don't print unless you understand how to prevent this.
      • Lorin's Printrbot Simple Metal has appeared at Hive13. It is available for use by certified members.
      • The UC/Hive13 Ultimaker is in residence at Hive13. It is available for use by certified members. This is a $2500 machine. If you are not experienced with 3D printing, use the Polar3D or the Printrbot instead.
    • CNC update
      • The CNC is back online. Rewiring and limit switches are next on the hit list.


Old Business

New Business

  • Community outreach - Two libraries have reached out to us, Lorin is talking to them.
  • Bi-weekly make-a-thon - Lorin is going to be hosting this every other Saturday (second and fourth Saturdays of the month)
  • Orange bucket under table is not for trash
  • Cincy IoT meetup Feb 11th
  • Don't put giant things in the pink trash bin, if it is getting full empty it out! Don't keep adding to it!
  • Brad wants to put the shapeoko next to the electronics area for use!


  • Ryan - Spent the weekend working on the gigabot, wants to get the hive's phone number set up again.
  • Dustin - Messing with the laser cutters
  • Charlie - did a tech ride with some TWC techs
  • Lorin - IoT something, chindogu
  • Nancy - Recovering from surgery, dealing with her snakes
  • Tim - Wants to find a project to learn to use some tools
  • Elly - Working on her "bookmark a month" series
  • Tiffany - Did some fancy weaving
  • Ryan - One of Lorin's student, EE major
  • Mike (and Oliver) - Plenty of work on the house
  • Dave L - Not a whole lot!
  • Daniel - (new) also part of Lorin's class
  • Alec - Not a whole lot the week in the making arena
  • Brad - Getting up to speed on the shapeoko, working on making his garage door auto close
  • Made some pokemon figurines
  • John (bludwulf) - Working on an artsy woodworking project
  • Greg - Wants the slot machine out of the lounge
  • Hodapp - Face buried in text books
  • Ken - Modified a bird feeder to keep squirrels out of it
  • Kevin - Been sick lately, fixed his ultimaker, working on some old projects
  • Will - Got in a fender bender and dealing with insurance