07/28/2015

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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!

Shout Outs

  • Thanks to everyone who attended Maker Faire Detroit and worked the booth!

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • The Space - Batch scanner
  • 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.
    • Historic/Antique/Hand wood working tools
  • Herman - Laptop computer, i5 or better processor, 8 GB RAM
  • Cody - Suction power vacuum for money tube
  • Josh - Outdoor projector
  • Space - Bushing for 5/8" to 1.25" grinder

Space Upgrades

  • Joiner loan/donation
  • Added HDMI switch
  • i3Detroit imitation money sucker

Space Downgrades

  • Table Saw
    • Please don't move parts
  • Mill parts are missing
  • 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
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 8/3 @ 8pm)
    • Mend It Monday (the other fortnightly Mondays, next 8/10 @ 7 PM)
      • Help LVL1 repair broken equipment & learn the equipment from the inside out
  • TUESDAY
    • Learn-a-Thing Workshops (Tuesday 6pm)
      • Learn how to use a tool at LVL1 before the meeting (informal setting; great for first-timers!)
      • This Week: Sketchup
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 8/5 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Tiny House Meeting - Random Thursdays @ 7 PM, next 8/6
      • Help build a tiny house and teach the community home improvement skills
      • Tiny House Meetings suspended until later notice.
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 8/20
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
    • Drone Meetup - 4th Thursday - 8/27 @ 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 often placed at 7:30 pm (~$7/person)
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Officers and Directors Meeting - 7/28 after Tuesday night meeting
    • All are welcome to see & contribute to the LVL1 sausage
  • July Makership Application Deadline - 7/31 @ 11:59 PM
  • DEFCON - 8/6-8/9 @ Las Vegas.
    • Contact Charles to arrange LVL1 presence.
  • Tech Fest Louisville 8/21-22, http://www.techfestlou.com at Henry Clay- Speakers, Meals, Entertainment, Networking
    • Opportunity for LVL1 folks to show off cool stuff or drones in tech gallery, to show off or discount code for tickets, contact divinityrose@gmail.com
  • Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire - 8/29 & 8/30
  • Louisville Mini Maker Faire - 9/19, 11 AM to 6 PM
  • DerbyCon - 9/23 thru 9/27
    • Hacker & computer security conference
  • Inventor Con 2015 - 10/6
    • Hosted by Central Kentucky Inventors Council in Lexington
  • Surface-mount TV-B-Gone workshops!
    • By appointment, with Charles, $25, 2 hour time commitment.
  • Stupid Sh!t No One Needs and Terrible Ideas Hackathon - 10/10 thru 10/11
    • Show corporate how it's done by building useless things for fun!
  • 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

  • Maker Faire Detroit Recap
    • Met with a lot of Makerspace presidents; working on pranks and exhibits for next year
    • Thank you Charles and all for making the awesome pendant
  • divinity - 48 Hour Film Festival production featuring members Cherith, help from Tyler, produced by Divinity Rose Trailer: https://vimeo.com/134679151 Screening 8/2 6:30, 8/3 7:15 Village 8 Theater

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~45
  • Meeting Start: 8:05 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:50 PM
  • Dinner: Liz, Weeze, and Jared made dinner
  • Tour Guide: Raj
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan