02/18/2014

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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

Space Downgrades

  • 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 3/3 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 3/17 @ 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 3/12@ 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 (8pm)
      • Host: Tyler
      • Movie: TBA
      • Group pizza order placed at 7:30pm (Domino's)
        • $7 per person (~4 slices)
  • SUNDAY
    • Game Dev Group (12pm)
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Patrick's Ongoing Welding Workshops
    • Noon THIS SATURDAY (2/22)
  • 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
  • Glock Mechanics - Feb 22nd, 12pm
  • Chicken Husbandry - Feb 22nd, 6pm - 8pm
    • Waffles to be served, also.
    • Details to hatch soon.
  • February Makership Deadline - 2/28 at 11:59pm
  • Engineering Expo @ Speed School (UofL) - March 1st, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • Clean room tours available.
  • 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: 50
  • Meeting Start: 8:03 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:37 PM
  • Dinner: Joe cooked pasta with marinara sauce and John made a salad.
  • Tour Guide: Joseph
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Someone needs 80/20 aluminum framing. Taken care of on the spot!
  • Space Upgrades
    • Patrick & Tyler cleaned out the laser cutter. Belts may need maintenance.
  • Space Downgrades
    • Nothing new broken! Yay!
  • Regular Meetups
    • We have never witnessed so much dirt on someone like Tim after caving.
    • KYOSS will not be meeting this month.
    • Brad is aiming to actually shirt himself.
    • Movie night: No movie decided on yet. Airplane was shown last time!
    • No new regular meetups.
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Welding workshop happening this weekend around noon.
      • $10 admission.
      • Need to wear cotton clothes and shoes!
      • Contact Patrick to claim your spot.
    • Lots of other cool things @ Engineering Expo. Students & faculty putting on exhibits!
    • Jason will be teaching Intro to Unity on March 15th 1- 4 PM.
      • Bring laptop (PC or Mac) and download unity.
    • StartUp Weekend happening on February 28th - March 2nd.
  • Project Roll Call
    • Barton's been working on library software for LVL1's library.
    • Brad forced Nathan to divulge his Hackstation progress. Finished unit will be displayed soon.
    • Justin was working on 80-in-1 Sega Genesis portable. Justin's looking for one.
    • Joseph built an Atari punk console. He;s also going to take the Wyle E Coyote TNT Actuator to blow up stuff in Minecraft.
    • Joseph also has International Space Station replica as well.
    • John shows his custom induction charger.
    • Gary has a not so cool project... he got power to a VGA converter.