November 17, 2015

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Previous Meeting: November 10, 2015 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: November 24, 2015


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


Old business

  • Housekeeping
    • Second Saturday approaches. Let's sneak a cleaning day in before the holidays.
    • Please verify legibility of waivers before accepting.
    • Noise Curfew
  • Tour of Hivetooley
    • Gigabot update
    • Mill update
    • Laser update
  • Education Update
    • Jon is going to do a class on the NodeMCU for those interested
  • Saturday cleanup happened. Check purgatory for your missing things.
  • Membership Update
    • Welcome new member Kitty Perentesis


Old Business

  • Housekeeping
    • Second saturday cleanup was good
    • Make sure waivers are legible
    • Noise curfew - midnight to 8am
  • Tool Tour
    • Gigabot - still broken
    • Mill - DRO is coming along!
    • Laser - Anyone have a spare 2.5" SATA drive? We need it for the new control computer
  • NodeMCU class - Probably in ~2 months, if anyone wants to get some when Jon orders them send him an email!
  • Membership update!
    • Welcome Kitty!
    • If anyone wants to apply talk to Ryan or Jon.

New Business

  • Space next door
    • Jon will be checking out the space next door hopefully some time this week. If we can get a good price we will definitely look at renting it!
  • Lights
    • Jon finished installing the last light upgrade which was in the woodworking area. The space looks much brighter!
  • Brad is going to be the new CNC warden, woohoo!
  • Half laser minute costs vote
    • 12 voting members here
    • 1 abstain
    • 11 yes votes
    • Also 5 yes votes online
    • It passes!


  • Ryan - Developing no/low-cost workflow for HiveCNC.
  • Greg - Brought his car in to the 21st century
  • Elly - Etsy store stuff!
  • Brad - New job has him busy
  • Dustin - Something
  • Will - Checked out a solar vehicle this weekend, built a super charged fan and lost a computer fan
  • Jon - Climbed on the roof of the hive and tried to fix some leaks
  • Hodapp - Quitting his job, made salt rising bread
  • Brad - New CNC warden! Working on the vertical mill still. Wants to do classes on vertical mill and CNCs.
  • Curtis - Not sure what to say
  • Andrew - Did a lot this last week, built a gaming computer, also finishing up his 3d printer.
  • Tim - Rethinking a woodworking project, learned how long it takes to ship stuff from japan.
  • Bill - Got to show his new printer to GE
  • Shae - Came down to check the space out!
  • Chris - Visiting with Shae
  • William - Probably going to join today, working on his rotating detonation engine.
  • Kitty/Emma - Just joined! First failure on a 3d printer.
  • Scott - Car mechanic/techie, studies advanced mathematics and electronics.