05/13/2014

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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: wiki.lvl1.org
  • Culture of Cleanliness

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Josh) - Red Bull Cans.
    • Posted 10/22/2013
    • Two Mylar weather balloons or giant white spheres
    • Bernheim Connect talking tree.
    • Posted 3/11/2014
  • (Justin) - Looking for a plug-n-play game system for handheld conversion.
    • Posted 2/25/2014
  • (Patrick) - Unpainted, non-galvanized scrap metal for welding workshops.
    • Posted 2/25/2014
  • (Brad) - Broken mini fridge
    • Posted 5/06/2014
  • (Josh) Mill-type coffee grinders & metal filters for colored smoke bombs
    • Posted 5/06/2014

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Laser Cutter is having trouble
    • Hopefully, new laser tube is on the way.
    • Only 10 mA max power (Should be 15 mA)
    • Measuring Tool is missing
  • Missing numerous hand tools! Please check your tool bags for any LVL1 equipment and return.
  • 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!
  • Return tools to their resting places!
    • If you don't know where a tool belongs, put it in the plastic bin on top of the red tool cabinet.

Space Moving Update

  • Big thanks to all who help with demolition over the past few days
  • New space will be open from 6 PM to 10 PM each week night this week unless otherwise noted (Thanks Tyler!)
  • HOW YOU CAN HELP:
    • Moving trash pile to dumpster (waiting for current dumpster to be emptied)
    • Remove nails from salvageable wood pieces
    • Tear down stage
    • Members: PLEASE MOVE YOUR STUFF OR IT WILL BE LEFT AT THE OLD BUILDING!!!! If you have problems with moving your stuff, please contact the directors.
      • Items not removed or brought to Director's attention by June 1st are considered forfeit.

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 6/4 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 5/14 @ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • Muddytech SIG (3rd Wed of the Month 5/21)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 5/21) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 5/28 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 5/15)
      • Bring in an unfinished project, start something new, learn and sew it up!
    • Drone Meetup (4th Thurs. of the Month @ 8pm, 5/22)
      • QUACC tickle your interest in Multirotors, UAVs, RC, or any other type of drone? Show up on the 4th Thursday!
  • FRIDAY
  • SUNDAY
    • Game Dev Group
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!
      • Next meeting: 5/25
      • Now meeting irregularly. Check http://gamedevlou.org/ for meeting announcements!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Project Roll Call

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~50
  • Meeting Start: 8:02 pm
  • Meeting Stop: 8:40 pm
  • Dinner: Ben made one pot of turkey and chicken. Scratch biscuits. Stuffed bell peppers.
  • Tour Guide: Brad
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.

Meeting Summary:

  • First Time Visitors
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Remove Justin's item wanted
    • Brad needs the insulating container part of it
  • Space Upgrades
    • Two new blades on the table saw and chop saw
  • Space Downgrades
    • New laser tube ordered, on the way hopefully
    • Ruler has been replaced
  • Space Moving Update
    • Check public mailing list for daily updates
    • Check whiteboard at the new space for things to do
    • Members: get your stuff out before June 1st
  • Regular Meetups
    • MuddyTech will not be hosting events until after the space move.
    • Fifth Element, Termors 2, Congo, and tons of other movies
  • Upcoming Workshops
    • This Friday @ 7 PM: Speaker on DVD about smoke compositions (pyrotechnics)
    • Give Local Louisville happened last week... BAD SECRETARY BAD!
  • Project Roll Call
    • Josh is working on colored smoke compositions
    • Jason is making a contraption that moves and spins a bourbon bottle and a display to show things moving
    • Amelia talks about FirstBuild; launching the website early to LVL1 to beta test (www.firstbuild.com)
      • Full release on Thursday
    • Randy is starting a potential meeting group for Star Citizen (Saturday May 24)
      • Looking for a member host to open the space
    • Caleb is going on a summer hackerspace tour! Collecting data on 30 hackerspaces to figure out how they work.
    • Gary is moving technology BACKWARDS. Working on TSR80. Extracting data from cassette tapes recorded in 1978!!!!
    • Need a volunteer for cooking next week for Ben.