02/11/2014

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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • PARK ONLY IN THE ORI LOT OR ON THE STREET
    • If you park in our neighbors private lot, they will block you in for fun.
  • 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
  • 5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Muddy Tech) - Computers P4 or higher and LCD Monitors
    • Posted 11/13/12
  • (Tim) - 1/4" copper fittings
    • 5 x 100 lb. Propane Tanks
    • 1/4" copper tubing at least 2' long.
    • posted 6/11/2013
  • (Josh) - Red Bull Cans.
    • Posted 10/22
      • project update: We have begun cutting out 300 butterflies for sculpture. Contact joshua.m.wilcox@gmail.com if interested in competing.
  • (Josh) two 4-6 foot radius white spheres to make giant eyeballs
    • posted 2/11
  • (Divinity) - Pipes, gauges, spikes -items to be used for steampunk props for photoshoot for graphic novel - pre-made steampunk items for borrow also ok and appreciated + Lots of candles

Space Upgrades

  • New Stickers!
  • New Cards!
  • Oven (thanks to GE, from Hackathon)
  • Couch has wheels!
  • Serging Sewing Machine is in!
    • If you don't know how to use a serger, receive training before use!

Space Downgrades

  • Shattered Glass in upstairs heater (heater still seems functional, landlords alerted)
  • 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!

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 2/17 8pm)
    • Rope Work and Vertical Caving (1st Monday of the Month next 3/3 @ 6pm)
    • Caving Special topics Meetup (3rd Monday of the Month next 2/17 @ 6pm)
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 3/5 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 2/12@ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • Muddytech SIG (3rd Wed of the Month 2/19)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 2/19) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 2/26 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 2/20)
      • Bring in an unfinished project, start something new, learn and sew it up!
    • Drone Meetup (4th Thurs. of the Month @ 8pm, 2/27)
      • QUACC tickle your interest in Multirotors, UAVs, RC, or any other type of drone? Show up on the 4th Thursday!
  • FRIDAY
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (~7pm)
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Patrick's Ongoing Welding Workshops
  • Sumobot Open Office Hours - 2/4 and 2/18 6-8 pm
    • Brian has graciously agreed to host 2 sumobot meetings to support GE's internal sumobot competition for engineers week. Anyone interested in discussing sumobots and helping a group of sumo newbies is welcome.
  • WEP Cracking workshop - Feb 15th, 3pm
  • Engineer's Week @ Kentucky Science Center - Feb 20-22 (Mostly Sat the 22nd)
    • Looking for folks to bring projects, contraptions, feats of engineering, etc. to show off.
    • Contact Joseph - jclagg@gmail.com
  • Chicken Husbandry - Feb 22nd, 6pm - 8pm
    • Waffles to be served, also.
    • Details to hatch soon.
  • February Makership Deadline - 2/28 at 11:59pm
  • Hot and Spicy Fest - 3/21, 7pm - 11pm
    • Hate your face with this hot food pot luck, open to all.

Project Roll Call

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 55 and a half
  • Meeting Start: 8:01 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:39 PM
  • Dinner: Ben made Veggie Soup with pasta bits and two big pots of taco soup.
  • Tour Guide: Brad
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Tim could use the cash to buy the tanks too...
    • Tim is mixing up chemicals to make fire! (maybe to be an evil arsonist/chemist! :O)
    • Eyeballs need to be rigid. Maybe a giant beach ball?
    • No new items
  • Space Upgrades
    • Woot! New stickers of the "Probably Safe" kind. Thanks to Joseph!
    • New oven from the GE hackathon! Please do not use self clean mode b/c it'll melt the hot glue...
    • New commercial grade power supply! 0-20V and up to 35A. Thanks Joe!
  • Space Downgrades
    • The roof leaks in more places than it doesn't... Please put buckets under the skylight perimeter!
    • Be careful where you put things!!
  • Regular Meetups
    • Soundbuilders working on dodecahedron speakers and isomorphic keyboard.
    • If you're interested in "probably safe hanging from ropes" then talk to Tim and show up to his meeting.
    • Believe it or not, but we actually have a weekly meeting on Tuesdays at 8 PM. These days are guaranteed to have people here.
    • MakerEd submitted school of innovation proposal. Visit LouisvilleMakerEd.org for more info.
    • Matt from Drone Robotics will be presenting at the Drone Meetup.
    • Irregular movie night showed Planet of the Apes (original). Jose abandoned movie night not as a group but personally one by one.
      • Movie night is showing Airplane this Friday!
    • No new regular meetups.
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Intro to MIG welding classes still being taught when the weather is nice.
    • Kali Linux to be distributed at WEP workshop.
    • February 22nd date for Engineer's Week is in need of LVL1 exhibits. LVL1 will have a whole room.
      • Still looking for ways to mess with the pendulum there. It's tradition!
    • Hot food works to induce memory loss.
    • February 22nd @ Noon: Third class of Glock Mechanics is happening in the big room near the back.
    • March 1st 9:30 am - 4:00 pm: Engineering Expo at Speed School. Clean room tours available.
    • Science Center on Feb 13 6pm to 10pm: Dissection! 21 and over event!
  • Project Roll Call
    • Jose has a giant fridge door, maybe.
      • It's a modded door to quickly chill beverages.
      • Will become a permanent beverage chiller at the space.
      • Mark will not be allowed to operate it! BEWARE!!!
      • Placed third at the GE Hackathon.
    • GE Hackathon Recap
      • LVL1 showed up and won tons of awards! Woot!!! Congrats to all!
    • LED cube is displayed.
    • Ben Hibben and Josh built an auto zoom for Josh's camera. It's built from Arduino and custom prototyped parts.
    • Nathan shows off Printrbot Simple.
    • John shows off Prince Rupert's Drop? and other glass objects shown off.
    • Tim is going to burn things in color!
    • Tom: Issues and apology on behalf of MuddyTech and reminds folks to be excellent to each other.
    • Patrick is hosting a benefit concert to help a child born with a heart defect.