03/04/2014

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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


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.
  • (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
  • (Justin) - Looking for a plug-n-play game system for handheld conversion.
    • Posted 2/25/14
  • (Patrick) - Unpainted, non-galvenized scrap metal for welding workshops.
    • Posted 2/25/14

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Laser cutter power supply is down.
  • 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 3/17 8pm)
    • Rope Work and Vertical Caving (1st Monday of the Month next 4/7 @ 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 3/19)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 3/19) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 3/26 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 3/20)
      • Bring in an unfinished project, start something new, learn and sew it up!
    • Drone Meetup (4th Thurs. of the Month @ 8pm, 3/27)
      • 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: TDA
      • Movie: TBA
  • SUNDAY
    • Game Dev Group (12pm)
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Project Roll Call

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~40
  • Meeting Start: 8:06 pm
  • Meeting Stop: 8:41 pm
  • Dinner: Charles made Ukranian dishes. Dessert is provided. There are tons of options tonight!
  • Tour Guide: Ben H.
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • Projector was not acting nice tonight. Do as we say and not as we do though. Only one person can take the project out ala Office Space style after all :)
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Looking for thin gauge steel. Taken care of on the spot!
    • No longer needing steam punk items.
    • Divinity looking for mirror hangers and looking to borrow a ladder (8ft tall).
    • Divinity is giving away moving boxes!
  • Space Upgrades
    • Hookup wire has been replenished.
  • Space Downgrades
    • Laser cutter still mostly down, not operating at full capacity.
    • Projector needs some work...
  • Regular Meetups
    • KYOSS meeting in March. Error.
    • Drone meetup happening on March 27th (not February...)
    • Last week: Ghostbusters; This week: Ghost Rider and other superbly bad superhero movies
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • HW startup #opencoffee is happening at 8 AM. Lasts for one hour.
  • Project Roll Call
    • Alexis is working on a game with Occulus Rift
    • Gary made a vacuum forming machine and donated to the space!
    • Frank is lending a NextEngine 3D Scanner.
    • Someone started a project: firing range including bows, trebuchets, combustion engine, etc to educate students
    • Nathan shows off the hackstation progress
    • Brad and John S. have been working on getting the injection molding machine working.
    • Someone is building and revamping a motorcycle (Makership recipient).