06/03/2014

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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
  • (Michael D.) - Dummy / flexible rescue aide
    • Posted 5/27/2014

Space Upgrades

  • LVL1 wins Inventables 50 States 3D Carving Machine Giveaway contest!
    • Prize: Desktop CNC Mill Kit - Shapeoko 2
    • Thanks to Brian for applying on behalf of LVL1!

Space Downgrades

  • Makerbot PLA Printer down again?
    • Nozzle appears to be leaking.
  • 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 6/18) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 6/25 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
  • FRIDAY
  • SUNDAY
    • Game Dev Group (6/8 @ 2pm)
      • 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: 8:02 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:40 pm
  • Dinner: Ben made stir fry
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A
  • First Time Visitors
    • One new person here at least
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Patrick does not want any more metal until after the move
    • Someone is converting a computer to a NAS. Need connectors for SATA drives.
    • Divinity is looking for a company with extra space in a warehouse or unused space for photography and project storage
    • Bob Setree needs help with ladder logic / looking for ladder logic guru
    • Jared is looking for a spare computer monitor ANDDDDDDDD IT'S TAKEN CARE OF ON THE SPOT! BOOM!
  • Space Upgrades
    • Thank you very much Brian!!!
    • Look for online mail thread to express interest in milling/carving
  • Space Downgrades
    • Status of PLA printer is unknown
  • Space Moving Update
    • Thank you very much Gary for helping fill out a dumpster!
    • Brad will be at the space tomorrow from 6:30 til 9:00
    • Start boxing up Boneyard junk! Use the moving supplies purchased!
  • Regular Meetups
    • JSLou meets at 7 PM.
    • Last week's movie was Disney Atlantis
    • This week's movie: Bond film (no title given)
    • Nothing new added.
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Makership recipient is making a new toolbox for hand tools
    • Andrew Spence from Louisville Science Center is hosting the Youth Science Summit on June 14th. Looking for people to interact with children. Can talk about your career or host a workshop for high schoolers.
  • Project Roll Call
    • Gary bought an Arduino shield that programs ATTINY chips and showed it off
    • Jared has an old rotary telephone. He's working on replacing the guts with more up-to-date innards.
    • Jeff is working with a LiDAR unit. Trying to detect water falling.
    • Congrats to U of L Rocket Team.
    • Pete R. teaches film making. He made a movie and submitted to a competition. Movie is viewed
    • Brad has been working on RFID access board for the new space
    • Cindy has more kits to solder for the science center; needs sorting help