06/09/2015

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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

  • Space - Outdoor seating & tables
  • Josh - Go kart or similar framing for Redbull event, Locked shadow box / glass display case
  • Charles - Looking for above ground portable pool (15 ft diameter and hold water, 1-2 ft tall)
    • - How to make circuit boards with the CNC router
  • Terry - Hardwood boards: cherry, walnut, maple, oak, etc.
  • Cody - Looking for garden hose plumbing hardware.


Space Upgrades

  • New Planer Mount - Terry
  • A large quantity of Acrylic has been donated to the space.
  • additional bench power supply donated to the space - Joe
  • Television display near waivers is run from a Github repository - David
  • Additional Shelving is being constructed - Cody, Sean


Space Downgrades

  • Two band saw blades were broken this week.
  • THE fluorescent ballasts in the woodshop are going bad.
  • 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 bitseses and soap!

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 6/22 8pm)
    • Mend It Monday (the other fortnightly Mondays, next 6/15 @ 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 7/6 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Hacker House Meeting - Every other Thursday @ 7 PM, next 6/18
      • Help build a tiny house (on wheels) & figure out grant/donation opportunities
      • Contact Nathan
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 6/18
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
    • Drone Meetup - 4th Thursday - 6/25 @ 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)
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • MakerPlace Kids Group (MakerPlace @ Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana)
  • National Maker Faire - 6/12 & 6/13, 11 AM - 7 PM each day
    • Join LVL1 in being the sole representative of Kentucky makers on a national level
    • Need projects and people for a tent to show off!
    • Contact Nathan or Danielle
  • Skills USA Contest/Convention - 6/22 thru 6/26
    • Looking for volunteers to judge high school business ideas Shark Tank style
    • Contact Ben H.
  • June Makership Application Deadline - 6/30 @ 11:59 PM
  • Maker Faire Detroit - 7/25 & 7/26, 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM each day
    • A Detroit Maker Faire is not complete without LVL1's (in)famous presence!
    • Show off your wares and earn hacker street cred
  • Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire - 8/29 & 8/30
    • Application deadline is June 12
  • Louisville Mini Maker Faire - 9/19, 11 AM to 6 PM
  • DerbyCon - 9/23 thru 9/27
    • Hacker & computer security conference
    • Contact Tim
  • Autodesk fusion 360 workshop before next Tuesday meeting, June 16, 6:00 (free)
    • Contact Brad
  • DEFCON is August 6-9 in Las Vegas.
    • Contact Charles to arrange LVL1 presence.
  • Surface-mount TV-B-Gone workshops!
    • By appointment, with Charles, $25, 2 hour time commitment.
  • LVL1's 5th Birthday party, July 11, 6pm
    • contact Jose
  • LVL1 t-shirts available THIS WEEK ONLY online: http://buy.teespring.com/lvl1-t-shirts
  • 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

  • Jared's telephone lamp lights up now.
  • Danielle has cut a LVL1 stamp on the Laser.
  • Charles is making a cheap board for relatively unsupported adafruit hardware.

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~30
  • Meeting Start: 8:03
  • Meeting Stop: ~9?
  • Dinner: Ben; Ribs, Corn, Onions, Baked Beans, Apple Sauce.
  • Tour Guide: Jared
  • Notes Taken by: Jared