January 2, 2018

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Previous Meeting: December 19, 2017 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: January 9, 2018


Time: 7:30 PM

Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.



  • Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm to 7am.
  • Liability waivers must be legible.
  • Label your personal supplies & tools.
  • Ask first before using materials which may belong to others - post to the mailing list!
  • If in doubt ask the mailing list.
  • Keep the space clean. If you need to have a mess, claim it on the mailing list.
  • Try to get your stuff in your Member Storage spots in a box of some sort.
  • Log into intweb, https://intweb.at.hive13.org/ and update your member info - particularly your e-mail address(es).

Old Business

  • Lorin is out for a month recovering from surgery. See Ry for secretarial/bureaucratic inquiries.
    • Pending applications - Caine, Joshua, Danielle, Hunter, Dinesh
  • Kevin is broken.
  • Ian is working on a report to correlate members to PayPal accounts and then can see who is still a member.

Upcoming events

  • Saturday Clean-up followed by potluck and Game Night coming up this Saturday, Jan 6th; Greg and Brad have posted on the mailing list and blog.
  • Brad is going to have a mill and lathe class; he'll post on the blog and mailing list soon.

New Business

  • Heliarc is in
    • Need gas and maybe more things like rod or tips
    • Don't use our current gas!
  • Space Reorganization

The week in Wiki

  • Greg created a Treasurer redirect page that may be pointed to the current Treasurer.


  • 3D delta printer project
    • $250
    • Proposed by Brad
    • Enough to get two working
    • Need NEMA 17 stepper motors and controller boards
    • Bill should be donating parts so the whole amount likely won't be spent
    • Online Votes
      • Yes(4) - Brad Walsh, Dave Velzy, Tim Wagner, Michael Bell-Horwath


New Business

  • The TIG welder has arrived.
    • Do not TIG with MIG gas. Your tungsten will explode.
    • We'll be getting familiar with the machine for the rest of the month.
  • Space Reorganization
    • Ry is soliciting ideas.
    • Move fablab into annex?


  • $250 for 3D printer parts to complete the first couple Hive13 delta printers.
    • Voting Members Present - 7
    • Abstain - 2
    • No - 0
    • Yes - 5
    • Online Yes Votes - 4
      • 9 total yes votes. Vote passes.

Frisbee Round

  • Greg - intweb, removing Christmas lights, re-doing floor in dining room which is becoming office, improved heat in annex.
  • Ryan - Bought some WEMOS D1 minis. Lighted some stairs. Moved some pipe. Shlepped a welder up the aforementioned lighted stairs.
  • Will - Holiday stuffs. Freezing pipes.
  • Norm - First visit. Invited by Nancy. Electronic technician. Building plasma speakers.
  • Jim D - Home for the holidays. Has been updating financial documentation.
  • Ian B - Holiday stuff.
  • Chris H - Survived the holidays
  • Nancy G - Avoided the cold
  • Mike H - Taking a holiday 3D printing vacation. bought a Desktop Hero figurine.
  • Dinesh - Working on a laser cutter motorcycle clock.