04/07/2015

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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

  • Tim - 5 gallon water barrels
  • Space - Big rolling toolbox for Tekton Tools
  • Space/Daniel - iPad 2 or newer for e-waivers
  • Chris - Needs help making prop laser gun model & 3D printing

Space Upgrades

  • Lulzbot TAZ heating element replaced; confirmed working
  • New electronics workstations
    • Sit & solder
    • ESD safe(r)
    • Deep top shelf for electronics equipment
  • Wood shop brick half wall concrete mostly removed
    • Trip less while wood working
  • Taped off electric panel floor space; DO NOT PUT STUFF IN FRONT OF THE PANEL

Space Downgrades

  • Johnny 5 replacement board in. Replacement in progress
  • One air compressor hose connector not working
  • Outside chairs and tables reclaimed by original owners after being abandoned for 16 months...
  • 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
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 4/13 8pm)
    • Mend It Monday (the other fortnightly Mondays, next 4/20 @ 7 PM)
      • Help LVL1 repair broken equipment & learn the equipment from the inside out
      • Contact Nathan for more details
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 5/6 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 4/16
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
    • Drone Meetup - 4th Thursday - 4/23 @ 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 maybe work on your project and 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)
  • Hack the Home - 4/10 thru 4/11
  • I, Divine Story - 4/11
    • Art and technology exhibit and party
    • idivinestory.com
  • VEX Robotics Championships - 4/16 thru 4/18
    • Watch 800 teams compete in various robotics competitions
    • At the fairgrounds in Louisville
  • Ludum Dare 32 - 4/17 @ 7 PM thru 4/19 @ 7 PM
  • April Makership Application Deadline - 4/30 @ 11:59 PM
  • 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

  • Shawn Tabor, prop manager for Star Trek The New Voyages(?), trying to make weapons for the show
    • Shows off his wares
  • Kartik is looking for a mechanical engineer for a product, paid short term project
    • Kartik also looking for people who log their fuel transactions; convert them to Fuelytics users
  • Chris ran across Hebocon; robot competition for people who don't know how to build robots
    • Build terrible robots out of junk and visit Japan
    • Check out video online!
  • Gary responded to Jose's challenge: built a raspberry pi that talks to Arduino and publishes data to the web
    • TAKE THAT JOSE
  • Sarah LaBarge talks about art deco patterns in an industrial building being demolished
  • Daniel might be able to get an intern for LVL1 and he's looking for close housing
    • Wants to open up a makerspace in Berea with his experience here
  • Danielle needs a ride home

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~30
  • Meeting Start: 8:03 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:38 PM
  • Dinner: Ben made spagetti
  • Tour Guide: Raj
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan