04/12/2016

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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 - FIVE MINUTE TASKS -
  • Check the board for post its -
    • Includes clean tables, surfaces.
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian!
  • We have a smile.amazon.com account - You can shop at smile.amazon.com and

pick us as your nonprofit and some proceeds come our way.

Shout Outs

  • Shout out to Tyler for dealing with the exploding electrical outlet
  • Shout out to Divinity for organizing with Sharefest
  • Shout out to Paul G. for wood shop upgrades, gold star!

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Metal 55 Gallon Drum
    • Woodshop Upgrade
    • Paul G.

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Electrical outlet on pole exploded.
  • 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
    • Night of The Hat (every other fortnightly Mondays, next 4/18 @ 8 PM)
      • Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace Battleship, Kittens, and open making.
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 4/25 @ 8pm)
  • TUESDAY
    • Learn-a-thing (Tuesday 6pm)
      • Learn how to use many tools at LVL1 before the meeting (informal setting; great for first-timers!)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • New Member Orientation (1st Tuesday of the Month, next 5/3 @ 7:00)
    • Derby Py Meetup (4th Tuesday of the month, next 4/26 @ 6:30)
      • Discussion of Python related topics.
      • Meetup
  • WEDNESDAY
    • Mendnesday (Last Wednesday of the month, next 4/27)
      • Learn LVL1's equipment from the inside out by helping repair and maintain tools
      • Contact Nathan
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month, 5/6 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Power Racing Series Meetup - (fortnightly Thursdays, next 4/28 7:30pm)
      • Make our Power-wheels racer to enter in Detroit Makerfaire!
      • Contact Danielle
    • Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, 4/28 @ 8 PM)
      • Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
      • Meetup
  • FRIDAY
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (Friday @ 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 often placed around 7:30 pm (~$7/person)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Shopbot Training - 4/14
    • $20
    • Contact Aaron V.
  • Grow your own Produce Workshop - 4/16 @ 10:30am
  • Robotics Education and Competition - (Weekend of 4/21-4/24)
    • 20,000 people from all over the world for youth robotics (vex) competition
    • Need 800 - 1000 volunteers
    • Do NOT have to know robotics and people as young as 10 can volunteer
    • People with more knowledge can receive training and be judges or referees.
    • Sign up / learn more at http://www.roboticseducation.org/volunteer
      • Contact: Divinity
  • April Makership Application Deadline - 4/30 @ 11:59 PM
    • Submit your project for a chance to win 3 months of membership and $100 toward your project
    • Apply at www.lvl1.org/makership
  • LFPL How-To Festival - 5/14
    • Contact: Jared
  • Capture the Flag Computer Security Day ( Workshop - 5/28 10:00 AM; Competition - 5/28 2:00 PM)
    • $20 per person, for food and flash drive with kali linux.
    • No knowledge needed for workshop, bring a laptop.
    • Contact: Matt Lichtenberger
  • Surface-mount TV-B-Gone workshops!
    • By appointment, $25, 2 hour time commitment.
    • Contact: Charles 'The Hat'
  • 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

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~20
  • Meeting Start: ~8:00 PM
  • Meeting Stop: ~8:45 PM
  • Tour Guide: Jared
  • Notes Taken by: Jared