February 2, 2021

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Previous Meeting: January 26, 2021 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: February 9, 2021

Time and Place

Time: 7:30 PM
Place: Telecom

To join the video meeting, click this link: https://meet.google.com/kmo-jxzu-auc
Otherwise, to join by phone, dial +1 513-760-6776 and enter this PIN: 863 676 973#
To view more phone numbers, click this link: https://tel.meet/kmo-jxzu-auc?hs=5

Weekly Meeting Agenda


  • The following items are mandatory for all members, guests and others entering our space.
    • Wear a mask at all times in the 2701SG building, even if you have been vaccinated or are otherwise immune to COVID
    • Sign in at the front inner entrance
    • Maintain social distancing
    • Wash your hands frequently and thoroughly
    • Sanitize surfaces you come into contact with. Utilize the PPE station
    • Stay away from Hive13 for the prescribed periods of time if you have COVID-19, have come into contact with someone who has COVID-19 or have been in a high risk situation or otherwise feel ill
    • https://coronavirus.ohio.gov/static/responsible/Responsible-Protocols.pdf
  • Consider coming in at slow times, if you can
  • Please keep in mind - we're responsible for the cleanliness of the space. Please sanitize areas you've been in before leaving and focus on high touch points (light switches, door knobs, etc)

Welcome Guests!

  • About us
  • Introductions
  • What kind of things are you interested in doing/making?
  • How did you hear about us?

Upcoming events

  • Tuesday in-person open house meetings are cancelled for the time being.

Recent Improvements

  • Cameras can now be installed!
    • Questions about privacy
    • Can we have monitors to see the front door from elsewhere in the space?
  • Investment Casting
    • First investment casting pour was a success! Super exciting! Yay!
  • Ceramics
    • Big updates! Mobile base for wheel made and 2 piece splash pan started (Just needs some bolds and wing nuts to hold it together)
    • Built kiln shelf storage
    • Feel free to contact Rebecca Pocai if you're interested in helping out and don't know what to help with


  • MRO budget vote
    • What is it and why. Discussion.
  • Inventory
    • Large parts of it complete
    • We will be updating the wiki in the process


  • Hive13 Craft Pillar Yarn Bomb Sheet!
    • Pamela Taylor has a google spreadsheet for those interested in contributing to the yarn bomb for the craft area pillar!
      • Feel free to contact her for more information.
  • Second bathroom Update
    • 2701SG plumbing contractor team is out of commission with the big C. Be patient and keep our current bathroom clean
  • Mailing List
    • While using Slack has made our mailing list see much less traffic - decisions are not made in Slack since it is so fast paced.
    • Need to make sure that new members are aware of it as votes and decision making takes place on the mailing list
  • Basswood available for use!
    • Per Brian Wingate: There is stack of 5/4 basswood in the dungeon I grabbed from an auction. According to the internet, bass is soft and good for carving and having a neutral grain (easy to match other finished woods). This is open to general hive use within reason. If you need more than ~1 board, I only ask you consider helping me out for ~$1 per board/foot (12”x12”x1”) {if interested, pm me and well forgive it out}. Mostly, it’ll be me being noisy and wanting to know what you’re planning. I’ll make a sign at some point, but It will be an “on your honor” system so have at it!

Frisbee Round

  • What creative or maker related things have you worked on recently or want to work on?
  • Guests: How did you hear about Hive13? What kind of activities are you interested in?


Attendance: Dave V, Chris H, Kayla L, Lisa C, John C, Scott H, Jeremy Y, Will B, Chris D

  • COVID infection rates are down. Some of our members have been able to get vaccinated!
  • We still need to adhere to precautions.
  • Camera on first level on street door live. Motion sensitive
  • John and Chris hung cam in woodshop
    • On spy?
      • Drew looking into having it show up
  • Investment Casting
    • Really neat, first go round was a success!
    • Whole process is quite walk up friendly. Contact Kevin M for questions
  • MRO vote
    • Separation of Hive expenses from warden budget
  • Vote can be found here
  • Had another AC contractor come out to look at space
  • Core Clay has a gas kiln. Offering us chance to be in first few firings. Ask Chris D for more deets