September 4, 2018

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Previous Meeting: August 28, 2018 Meeting Procedure Next Meeting: September 11, 2018


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

Meeting Agenda


  • Noise Curfew - Quiet hours are 10:30pm to 7am.
  • Shelf A is up for grabs. New stuff goes on Shelf B.
  • 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
  • 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

  • Annex
    • Laser Cutters
  • Lounge
    • SEM
    • Projector
    • Layout
  • Plastic Bender Cabinet is near completion
  • Membership applications now via intweb.
  • Warden Hours
  • Want to host a class?

New Business

This Week in Wiki

Upcoming events


  • No votes this week.
  • Upcoming Votes next week
    • Hand Router
      • $275
      • Proposed by Kevin McL.
    • Table Saw Dado Set
      • $275
      • Proposed by Kevin McL.
    • Nail Gun
      • $400
      • Proposed by Brad


Announcements =

  • As per usual

Old Business

  • Laser Cutter
    • The big laser cut a project on Sunday. We're getting closer to being ready.
    • Accelerations keep defaulting back to the old acceleration
    • We're seeing intermittent performance on the Z vertical motor.
    • The optoisolator on the laser computer seems to have gone. Dave has ordered a second replacement computer. The first will arrive tomorrow
    • Installation of said board commences tomorrow.
  • Lounge
    • Will has posted the leather mask making class instructions
    • Lounge table layout is much improved.
    • Classroom mode worked well last week.
    • Scanning electronics microscope is on loan from UC for another week.
  • Plastic Bender Cabinet
    • Done and usable in the fablab.
    • Kevin needs to fabricobble a stand and protractor mount
  • Annex
    • Greg is targeting the remaining leaks as soon as the heat breaks.
  • Membership Apps are now on intweb.
  • Warden Hours
    • CNC and woodworking hours have been posted
  • 2x4 Challenge
    • Kevin has posted a challenge to the mailing list.
    • Create your best artistic or functional design out of a single 96" 2x4
    • Entries due Oct 12th.
  • The week in wiki
    • Greg updated the list of Random Sodas.
    • Greg updated the Meeting template to guess the date of the next meeting for easier page creation.
    • Tiff added info about the Scanning Electron Microscope.

New Business

  • Question from Jim - Who can teach Fusion 360
    • Jim is interested in creating an animated assembly
    • If anyone would like to stumble through learning with Jim, contact him on the mailing list.

Upcoming Events


  • None this week
  • Upcoming Votes
    • Kevin has proposed
      • Dado stack set for the table saw
      • New hand router with plunge base and edge guide circle jig. Our existing routers are a hodgepodge of 220v tools and missing parts.
    • Brad
      • Nail Guns 15ga finish mailer, and a larger framing nail

RoundTuit Round

  • Ryan - Worked on the can crusher. Relearned how to drive the router.
  • Jim - Working on LED lighting for a home cabinet
  • Greg - changed oil in truck, bug fixes for intweb, work on dumpstor, restocked soda machine
  • Bud - First visit. Learning what the hive is.
  • Brian - First visit. Has been aware of us for years. Software dev interested in electronics and robotics.
  • Kevin - Woodworking warden. Glued up his spice jar rack. Worked on the sheet metal bender project.
  • Kerensa - Has been playing with the electron microscope. Modeling a chess set for 3D printing.
  • Paul - Getting started with 3D printing.
  • Doug - Interested in the wood shop.
  • With Him - fisrt visit
  • Amira - First visit. Interested in metal working.
  • Ian B - CTO. Suffering an existential crisis.
  • Brad - Pres. Taught people to use the SEM.
  • Gabe - Passing through. Making radios for jet fighters.
  • Jeremy Y - Rescheduled LockSport for this coming monday due to labor day.
  • Kyle - First visit. Doing some home remodeling. Checking out the space. Interested in wood and metal working.
  • Nancy - Bike is ready at the mechanic. It is clearly time to ride.
  • Dave V - Fit the new pinion gears to the CNC.
  • Will B - Finished the half-height storage rack. Preparing to start this year's flaming pumpkin project.
  • Usman - Has been working on the hive13 marketing materials.