05/20/2014

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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
  • (Patrick) - Unpainted, non-galvanized scrap metal for welding workshops.
    • Posted 2/25/2014
  • (John & Josh) Mill-type coffee grinders & metal filters for colored smoke bombs
    • Posted 5/06/2014

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Laser Cutter tube is on its last leg
    • New laser tube is on the way.
  • Missing numerous hand tools!
    • Please check your tool bags for any LVL1 equipment.
    • 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.
  • 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!

Space Moving Update

  • Big thanks to everyone who's helped this past week
  • Lots of trash has been removed, still more to go!
  • Working to pull permit, purchase supplies for new walls
  • HOW YOU CAN HELP:
    • Moving trash pile to dumpster (new dumpster should be delivered)
    • 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.
  • Grand Re-opening target: JULY 12TH!

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 6/11 @ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 5/21) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 5/28 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 6/19)
      • 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 (5/25)
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!
      • 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: ~35
  • Meeting Start: 8:05 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:40 PM
  • Dinner: Charles made Clam Chowder
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.

Meeting Summary:

  • First Time Visitors
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Nothing new added
  • Member Issue for Vote: Treasurer Amendment
  • Space Upgrades
    • No upgrades :(
  • Space Downgrades
    • No further downgrades :)
  • Space Moving Update
    • Nothing new added.
  • Regular Meetups
    • Sewing workshop to be removed if not well attended
    • Previous Movie Night: Demolition Man!
  • Upcoming Workshops
    • Nothing new added.
  • Project Roll Call
    • Chris shows off his open source ergonomic keyboard
    • Tim is making a human torture device as a game. Trying to see who can fit trough the thinnest slats of wood.
    • Charles has a TV-B-Gone made entirely from surface mount components
      • Offering any one who is interested in surface mount soldering to contact him so he can set up a workshop
    • Rob Peterson is a golf ball designer. He's working on Cosmic Golfing Range (golfing at night).
      • Trying to embed sensors in objects for golf balls to hit.
    • Brad is working on a new access control system for the new space.
      • Got some super cheap surface mount stencils from OSH Stencils.
    • Brian has been sanding and repainting a car with chalk paint.
    • Caleb is leaving to go on a hackerspace tour outwest. Looking to get data and demographics from it.
  • Member Issue for Vote Result: Treasurer Amendment
    • Quorm not met. 29 votes cast, 24 Yeas, 5 nays. Vote fails. Amendment not added to bylaws.