03/11/2014

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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


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.
    • Two Mylar weather ballons or giant white spheres
    • Posted 3/11
  • (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
  • (Divinity) - PVC endcaps
    • Posted 3/11/2014

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Laser cutter power supply is down.
    • New Supply on the way.
  • 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 4/2 @ 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
    • Redbull Creationist Team
      • Host: Joshua M Wilcox
      • Projects: Art of Can, Submission for Creation Challenge,
  • 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: 8:07 pm
  • Meeting Stop: 8:39 pm
  • Dinner: Ben is making fancy potato soup with grilled cheese sandwiches and BACON!!!!!
  • Tour Guide: Joseph
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • First Time Visitor Info
    • Lots of new folks here tonight. All signed waivers.
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Tim will also accept cash for his Guitar Hero Project...
    • Vote for Wilcox and Caleb to compete in Red Bull Competition. See link online.
    • Divinity needs PVC end caps. Two of them, possibly 3 inch?
  • Space Upgrades
    • Dishwasher hooked up!
  • Space Downgrades
    • Dishwasher leaks...
    • New laser cutter power supply ordered and on the slow boat from China.
    • Pile of stuff not taken to the boneyard. This stuff is getting trashed if it's not in the boneyard tonight.
  • Regular Meetups
    • Irregular movie night is living up to its name
    • Gauging interest in yoga. Talk to Ben Hibben.
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Looking at ways to measure how hot your reaction is to the hot and spicy food.
    • Prize pack awarded for Suicidal Robots Hackathon.
    • March 21st: Innovation Contest, $10k prize, entry fee, Sponsorship of 3 innovators.
      • No set criteria or limitations. Raising money for community center in Meade Co., KY
      • Details on mailing list: Leigh Stahl?
  • Project Roll Call
    • Amelia is pursuing her work from Startup Weekend. Making tiles from ash and other recyclable materials. Finishing mold making.
    • Joseph is making a vacuum cannon inspired from Mythbusters
    • Sean M. needs UV reactive dye for clothing for a Burning Man project
    • Piezoelectric sensors trying to measure chest movements in new born rodents.
    • Rocket team has a Kickstarter going on. Contribute to River City Rocketry.
    • Brad is working on retrofitting the injection molding machine with PID controllers.
    • Patrick made a floorboard for his car. Checking to see if anyone is interested in learning how to use the stuff he used.
    • Brad is looking for help with Suicidal Robots, specifically needing a mechatronics guy.
    • Herman is working on concrete Makership project. Needs a concrete mixer.
  • ALL LVL1 MEMBERS NEED TO CHECK YOUR EMAIL AND GET INVOLVED WITH CURRENT BUSINESS. THIS IS BIG!!!!!
    • SEND YOUR EMAILS TO SECRETARY@LVL1.ORG BEFORE MARCH 17th or VOTE ON MARCH 18th IN PERSON!!!!