03/10/2015

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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

  • Kristen - Strawberry garden hanging baskets (old hanging baskets)
  • Cherith - K'nex
  • Tim & Mike Revel - Working bicycles & 5 gallon water barrels
  • Space - Big rolling toolbox for Tekton Tools
  • Chris? - Need help making prop laser gun model & mold
  • Bob Setree - Help with Fusion 360

Space Upgrades

  • FirstBuild donates ChillHub fridge to LVL1! Thank you!
  • James donates dinosaur model to protect our new fridge (not to be confused as left overs).
  • Air Quality monitor installed inside and outside near the space. Check Chris C. for details.

Space Downgrades

  • Lulzbot TAZ needs the heating element replaced.
  • Planer blades need to be replaced. Blades are sitting on the tool.
  • Big laser cutter might be making smells. Keep a nose out for emissions.
  • Johnny 5 replacement board DOA. Will be replacing
  • 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 drill bitses and soap!

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 4/1 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 3/19
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
    • Drone Meetup - 4th Thursday - 3/26 @ 8 PM
      • Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
  • FRIDAY
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Watch a terrible movie and ignore your project... or work on your project and try your best to ignore a terrible movie. The choice is yours.
      • Group Pizza order placed at 7:30 pm (~$7/person)
    • Louisville EAE (6pm)
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • MakerPlace Kids Group (MakerPlace @ Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana)
  • LVL1 Directors Meeting - 3/24 @ 9 PM
    • Open meeting after regular Tuesday night meeting. Come see how the sausage of LVL1 is made.
  • March Makership Application Deadline - 3/31 @ 11:59 PM
  • Warm Glass Workshop - 4/11 @ Noon
    • Also known as kiln forming glass
    • Contact Pat McCarthy
  • LVL1 Wiki Create-a-thon - 3/21 @ Noon
    • Help LVL1 update our wiki!
    • Punch & pie provided
    • Contact Sean McPherson for more info
  • NEW Want to learn something new, get some equipment training, or host a workshop? Send email to learn@lvl1.org
    • Any one can be added to receive requests, just send email to learn@lvl1.org

Project Roll Call

  • Startup Weekend Recap
    • SolarBand (Kyle Hord, Daniel Porter, Tim Miller, Patrick Joyce, Barrett Gruner) wins 2nd place!
    • EverAlert (Nathan Armentrout, Bob Setree, John Simpson, Tim Gillespie) wins 3rd place!
    • TechTrigger (Ben Hibben) built a better mouse trap!
  • FirstBuild is planning an appliance & home hackathon. April 10th & 11th
  • Joe needs help with Derby City Sisters to build a bed racer for the Louisville Bed Races. Push only.
  • FirstBuild design sketching class March 21st 1 - 3:30 PM. Check social media.
  • Barrett needs help building a new 3D printer.
  • Will (December makership recipient) successfully resurrected U of L's concrete canoe team. Needs help flipping the canoe.
    • Mix design to be posted on Google group.
  • FirstBuild is planning an appliance & home hackathon. April 10th & 11th
  • John needs help with a ROM reader
  • Jose built a sensor board to monitor LVL1. Weather conditions etc. Has a display.

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~50
  • Meeting Start: 8:01 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:52 PM
  • Dinner: Ben Hibben made a fancy tater tot bar
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan