January 12, 2016

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Previous Meeting: January 5, 2016 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: January 19, 2016


Time: 7:30 PM

Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.


Old business

  • Housekeeping
    • Leave work surfaces clear!
    • Noise Curfew
    • Liability waiver legibility
    • Warden help/suggestions from membership
  • Hive tool tour
    • Mill/class update
    • CNC/class update
    • Laser update
    • Gigabot
  • Tool purchases this year
  • Board Meeting
  • Kirk's welding classes
    • Metal Prep and Welding Good Practice (class 1)
    • Cost: $60
    • Offered: Friday 1/22/2016 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
    • Saturday 1/23/2016 from 6:00PM - 10:00PM
    • Advanced Welding Fabrication (class 2)
    • Cost: $50
    • Offered: Friday 1/29/2016 from 6:00PM - 9:00PM
    • Saturday 1/30/2016 from 6:00PM - 9:00PM
  • Library summer program interest
  • 4 votes today, in new business section


Old Business

  • House keeping
    • DIY Bio table went away, there is a pile of junk left over.
    • Noise curfew
      • Midnight to 8am. If you get complaints tell Ryan.
    • Warden suggestions! Email wardens@ -hive domain- if you run across broken tools, want to suggest purchases, etc.
  • Hive tool tour
    • The wishlist includes lots of suggestions for tool purchases! Feel free to add tools there if you want them.
    • Mill class/update: Class was good! DRO is broken.
    • CNC router class/update: Class was good, no big changes other than that
    • laser update: both lasers are permanently connected, make sure only one laser is turned on at a time.
    • Gigabot update: Electronics have been update. It still needs the firmware to be updated to be up and running again.
  • Board meeting yesterday
    • See minutes
  • Welding class
    • See blog, mailing list thread going out. If you are available to take either class on the two days they offered leave that in the eventbrite purchase. If a class doesn't get more than one person signed up for a day that day will be cancelled.
  • Library summer events
    • Anyone want to volunteer for this? :) Contact Lorin!

New Business

  • Jim's New Year Resolutions
    • From the CNC class, we should have demo pieces that people make on tools as a "first run" for CNC router, laser, etc.
    • Red's opening day parade. Do it again?
    • Power tool drag racing. Do it again?
  • Space next door - $250/month +$250 deposit
    • Only voting for the trial, not the lease, not the use of space, etc.
      • Final vote: 16 Yes, 0 No, 0 Abstain
      • Vote PASSED
  • Hive paying Ryan for spindle for big CNC - $360
    • Final vote: 16 Yes, 0 No, 0 Abstain
    • Vote PASSED
  • Vote for full Vetric Aspire package - $2000
    • Final vote: 3 Yes, 14 No, 1 Abstain
    • Vote FAILED
  • Vote for Vetric V-Carve Pro package - $700
    • Final vote: 11 Yes, 3 No, 4 Abstain
    • Vote PASSED


  • Jon - moved stuff around in the fablab with Dustin
  • Dave L - working on home projects
  • Michael Krause - working on a dresser in sketchup
  • Kevin - Attending the classes this weekend and liked them, working on forming kydex?
  • Ryan - Worked on the gigabot with Bill
  • Dustin - Printed out a pylon from Star Craft to give as a gift to a friend.
  • Charlie - Got a new job
  • Ken - Stuff
  • Kitty - Confirmed with UC, working on a dress design
  • Ian B - Did some stuff with the websites, worked on a forum for his larp group.
  • Elly - Working on David Bowie art, says thanks to everyone who brought stuff for the potluck!
  • Tom - Mike H's brother, thinking about becoming a member, wants help using the table saw!
  • Mike H - Hung up some Dr. Seuss cutouts
  • Tim - Wants to be a hive member when he grows up, been busy with his job.
  • Greg - Reloading lots of ammunition, needs to create a web app for it.
  • Bill (AKA William AKA Billiam) - Made a new back window for his miata, built a quadcopter, worked on the Gigabot.
  • Jim D - Has been working on an automatic door opener for his CNC Router. Wants to let people know about the Robot Zoo travelling exhibit at the Boone County library.
  • Brad W - taught the Mill class, played DnD with some friends this weekend.
  • Coy - Cut the last pieces he needed for his four safes.
  • Andrew - Not a whole lot.