01/06/2015

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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  • Our website / calendar is www.lvl1.org
  • Sign up for our Google Group discussion list
  • You can find all of our Meeting Minutes on our wiki: wiki.lvl1.org
  • Culture of Cleanliness
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian!

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Michael) - Broken black Xbox 360 & controllers
  • (Josh)- Burnin down the house donations - Save thanksgiving and Christmas
    • No longer taking donations.

Space Upgrades

  • Metal shop now operational
    • Thank you Patrick, Tim, Aaron, & Charles S. for your help!
  • Received some Mill Upgrades (Thanks, Community Foundation!)
  • Nothing new added.

Space Downgrades

  • 3D printer Computer Melted
    • Media interface melted because it had no current protection. Computer will be tested after meeting.
  • Big Laser Bed is Unlevel
    • Small cuts will work.
  • The quickest way to get something fixed is to let us know that it is broken! Send broken equipment reports to Broken@lvl1.org
    • This includes supplies like toilet paper and soap!
  • Nothing new added.

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 1/7 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 1/15
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
  • FRIDAY
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Host: ???
      • Movie: Archer season 5 or some other terrible movie
      • Group Pizza order placed at 7:30 pm (~$7/person)
      • Last Friday: almost viewed Howard the Duck, instead watched the Host
    • Louisville EAE (6pm)
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • MakerPlace Kids Group (MakerPlace @ Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana)
  • Autodesk Fusion 360 Workshop - 1/14 - 7pm
    • Free workshop!
    • Download Fusion 360 ahead of time, bring your laptop
  • Officer and Director Elections - 1/20 - 8pm
    • Members, nominate now!
    • Nominations end 1/13!
  • Hardware Startup Meetup - 1/26 - 6:30pm @ FirstBuild
    • Anyone Interested in Hardware startups is welcome!
  • Sean McPherson - As yet unscheduled Wiki content create-a-thon.
  • January Makership Deadline - 01/31 @ 11:59 PM
  • LAN War in 2 weeks
  • Pat M. looking for interest in warm glass workshop
  • Charles L. is hosting another surface mount soldering workshop
  • Patrick J. will be starting introductory MIG welding classes again
  • Mixed Pivot meeting happening in about a month

Project Roll Call

  • Nathan is working on Arduino alarm clock for a month long workshop
  • Nathan is also working with CC3200 launchpad kit
  • Concrete canoe form is coming in!
  • Laptop repaired and owner brought in cookies as thanks for the help
  • People are recreating city of Louisville in minecraft. Jared is working on it!
  • Jose is heading up an effort to make up a character for an April Anime convention to combine sewing workshop, LARPing, and other LVL1 interests
    • Looking for volunteers. Josh claimed it on the spot!
  • Some one is working on a laser cut loom helper
  • Patrick made duct and louvers for metal shop using cut off saw and hammer.
  • Brad is home brewing beer again and has problems with soggy beer cases. Building wooden beer cases using laser cutter.
  • Someone needs corrugated plastic for guinea pig
  • Someone made a box to put a speaker in. Starting new project to 3D print a vacuum molder.
  • Gary and Dan are working on a vacuum table.
  • Daniel is trying to figure out what sodas they want at the space
  • Someone is working on a startup, ISeeLou.com, aggregating Louisville video into one place. Working on a street art improv game where people must find the wall they are acting in front of.

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~50
  • Meeting Start: 8:00 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:45 PM
  • Dinner: Ben made Taco Soup
  • Tour Guide: Jared
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.