06/14/2016

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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 boards for post its -
    • Includes clean tables, surfaces.
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian!
  • We have a smile.amazon.com account
    • Shop at smile.amazon.com: pick us as your nonprofit; some proceeds come our way.

Shout Outs

  • Shout out to Cody, Michael et al. for food trash removal.
  • Shout out to Dan for taking out the trash.
  • Shout out to Ben for giving Sullivan a tour.
  • Shout out to Nathan for assessing laser water damage.

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Cody looking for Red Ryder Wagon
  • (Working) Air Conditioning Window Unit
    • Bunker Upgrade
    • Contact James

Space Upgrades

  • Hackersnacks have been Restocked.

Space Downgrades

  • Large laser cutter was waterlogged
  • 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 (Mondays, next 6/20 @ 8 PM)
      • Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace Battleship, Kittens, and open making.
      • Now weekly until Detroit Makerfaire!
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 6/20 @ 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)
    • Derby Py Meetup (4th Tuesday of the month, next 6/28 @ 6:30)
      • Discussion of Python related topics.
      • Meetup
    • New Member Orientation (1st Tuesday of the Month, next 7/5 @ 7:00)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • Mendnesday (Last Wednesday of the month, next 6/29)
      • Learn LVL1's equipment from the inside out by helping repair and maintain tools
      • Contact Nathan
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month, next 7/6 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Power Racing Series Meetup - (Thursday @ 7:30pm)
      • Make our Power-wheels racer to enter in Detroit Makerfaire!
      • Contact Danielle
    • Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, 6/23 @ 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 may be placed around 7:30 pm (~$7/person)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • The Internet of Things and Your Enterprise OFFSITE - Tomorrow, 6/15 @ 5:00 PM
  • Built-your-own-arduino-clone Workshop - Saturday, 6/18 @ 1:00 PM
  • SkillsUSA Entrepreneur Judging - Wednesday & Thursday 6/22;6/23 @ 9-5ish
    • Looking for volunteers to evaluate students' entrepreneurial ideas.
    • Contact Ben Hibben
  • Arduino 101 workshop - Saturday 6/25 @ 1?
    • Learn how to program everyone's favorite microcontroller!
    • Contact: Nathan
  • June Makership Application Deadline - Thursday, 6/30 @ 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
  • MakerFaire Detroit, July 30-31
  • 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

Officer's and Director's Meeting

  • Next Week, Tuesday 6/21 after weekly meeting.

Project Roll Call

  • Ben will be doing Blacksmithing demos in Eminence KY for the next month.
  • Cody is planning a space trash removal day.
  • David looking for antique car repair help.
  • Someone [Who?] made a guitar distortion pedal with wobbling dildos attached.
  • Mr.BlinkyBling has new boards in, are soldering.
  • Pete has a camera mount and looking for metalworking help/

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~30
  • Meeting Start: ~8:00 PM
  • Meeting Stop: ~8:45 PM
  • Tour Guide: Raj
  • Notes Taken by: Jared