July 3, 2018

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Previous Meeting: June 26, 2018 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: July 10, 2018


Time: 7:30 PM
Space: Anchor Building, 2929 Spring Grove Ave.



  • Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm to 7am.
  • Shelf E is up for grabs. New stuff goes on Shelf A.
  • Liability waivers must be legible.
  • Label your personal supplies & tools.
  • Try to get your stuff in your Member Storage spots in a box of some sort. Request new storage spots on https://intweb.at.hive13.org
  • At the end of the meeting, please put your chair back on the cart.
  • Reminder, we are a community. Keep the space clean. If you need to have a mess, claim it on the mailing list. Use the mailing list if you are going to do a long job or will need some equipment for a specific time.

Old Business

  • Nothing?

New Business

  • Delta Dorks Update
  • Fab Lab move and Lounge Renovation
    • We had enough people to have two teams working last Saturday. Thank you to Hodapp, Ed, and Heath for helping!
    • Fab Lab
      • The 3D printer area still needs to be set up.
      • The vent fan has been mounted, still needs hose to be run.
      • The lasers are pending power, and the big laser is pending an overhaul.
      • We need to run Ethernet into the annex for the computers.
    • Lounge
      • The old ceiling is down.
      • The rafter above where the divider was needs re-hung and the southeast corner of the ceiling needs repaired, then ceiling assembly can start.
      • If you want to help, sweep some of the lounge with the Shop Vac. It doesn't matter how much you sweep or if it's going to get dirty again, it helps a lot.

This Week in Wiki

  • Nothing. You are all terrible people.

Upcoming events

  • Next Board Meeting July 9th.
  • Saturday Cleanup July 14th.
  • Annual Meeting July 24th.
    • Official notice has been sent out.
    • Consider running for an officer or board position.
  • Maker Faire coming up in September. Do we want to participate? If so, with what?
    • Repair activity
    • We need people to participate


  • Lounge Renovation
    • Proposed by Greg
    • $2500
    • Covers things like new ceiling tiles and hangers, trim, paint, drywalling, new carpet
    • Probably won't use it all but the headroom is there



  • As per usual.
  • Shelf E is up for grabs.

Old Business

  • Where is the Bosch cube radio?
  • Delta Dorks
    • On hiatus while laser is repaired
  • Big Laser
    • Parts were ordered on Friday 6/29.
    • The shipping document has not been received as yet.
    • Research is ongoing into service procedure, lens cleaning, and similar.
    • Brad suggests chem-wipes.
      • John C offered to bring some down.
      • Brad requests that we document this procedure on the wiki.
  • Fab Lab
    • We had enough people for two teams. Team Annex and Team Lounge.
    • Exhaust fan is hung for the lasers.
    • Lounge ceiling is down. Greg needs a bottle jack to finish repair on the ceiling before

Upcoming Events

  • Next Board Meeting July 9th.
  • Saturday Cleanup July 14th.
  • Annual Meeting July 24th.
    • Official notice will be sent out soon.
    • Consider running for an officer or board position.
  • Maker Faire coming up in September 15 and 16. Do we want to participate? I
    • If so, with what?
    • We need people to participate
    • A repair booth has been suggested.

New Business

  • None


  • Plasma Cutter Discussion
    • Dave V mentions that we need to address fire safety.
      • We need a 1 hour fire rating in a spinklered space. 5/8 fire-rated drywall. Floor also has to be rated.
      • Brad is concerned with buying something we can't use.
  • Greg provides info on the budget.
      • Flooring alone might be $1500.
        • Online Yes - Tim Wagner
      • present - 12
      • abstain - 0
      • no - 1
      • yes - 11
      • vote passes.
  • Brad has completed delivery of the hand tools from a prior vote.

Round Tuit Round

  • Ryan H - Worked on the annex reorg.
  • Dave V - Worked on the annex reorg. Brought in an orbital sander donated by a former tenant. Selling another property.
  • Chris H - Helped with the reorg on Saturday.
  • David - Visiting. Has been here a few times. Into wearable computing. In the middle of moving house.
  • Heath - Helped with the reorg. Discovered new intricacies in the application of sunscreen.
  • Usman - Working on 3D printing a case for his new camera.
  • Matt - Recent member. Working on his synth.
  • Greg A - Worked on the lounge reorg and intweb.
  • Brad W - Addicted to fasttrack auctions. Bought a telescope. Got a giant opamp kit.
  • Dave L - Working on some pluming and electrical projects at home.
  • John - Tested a rocket motor.
  • Kerensa - Printed a gear to repair a broken pencil sharpener.
  • Will B - War zone warden. Repairing a dishwasher.