08/12/2014

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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

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Michael D.) - Dummy / flexible rescue aide
    • Posted 5/27/2014
  • (Insub) Unwanted/broken toolboxes, worn out/busted luggage that has telescoping handle, Cordura strapping ie. broken ratchet straps, backpacks, bags, shoulder straps
  • (Justin T.) - Full mannequin and a camera housing
    • Posted 7/8/2014
  • (Herman) - Concrete mixer, any size
    • Posted 7/22/2014
  • (Devin M.) - GSM Flip/Candybar/Slide phones with working LCD, preferably Motorola/SonyEricsson or Motorola V557
    • Posted 8/12/2014

Space Upgrades

  • New Giant Laser Cutter incoming 8/23/2014

Space Downgrades

  • 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

  • This will be the last space moving update
  • Grand opening was a huge success!
    • Thanks to everyone who contributed to the grand opening!
    • 100 hotdogs did fit on the grill
  • Still on our temporary occupancy, even though all the correct paperwork has been filed.
    • Red tape at this point.

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 8/6 @ 7pm)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 8/20) http://jslou.org/
  • THURSDAY
  • FRIDAY
  • SUNDAY

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Patrick's Ongoing Welding Workshops
  • Raspberry Pi Foundation Visit - 8/14 at 7:00pm (???)
    • Using event space upstairs!
  • Ludum Dare - 8/22-8/24
    • 48 hour game development jam!
    • Don't feel like you need to be an expert to show up and make a really cool thing!
  • New Laser Maintenance and Training Workshop - 8/23 - Time TBD
    • Rabbit Laser will be giving a short workshop on maintenance and usage of our new giant laser.
  • August Makership Deadline - 8/31 at 11:59pm
  • DerbyCon - September 24 - 28
  • Louisville Mini Maker Faire - September 27, 10AM - 10PM

Project Roll Call

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~50
  • Meeting Start: 8:00 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:32 PM
  • Dinner: Ben is cooking hot dogs, smoked sausage, hamburger, corn on the cob on Bill's grill.
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • First Time Visitors
    • Several new folks here! Welcome all!
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Michael needs the dummy for safety training videos
    • Tom has a mixer for Herman
    • Phone taken care of for Devin
    • Chris is looking for MAX232 ICs;
  • Space Upgrades
    • Aaron is setting up Ethernet for the main room and classroom! Thank you Aaron!
  • Space Downgrades
    • Clyde's power cord got mangled... Don't drop anything heavy on anything!
  • Space Moving Update
    • Yay for everyone who helped move LVL1!
    • New garage door will be installed eventually; must be approved by Butchertown Historical Society...
  • Regular Meetups
    • Nothing new added.
    • Last Friday: Watched Money Pit. No clue what move we'll watch this week... NEVERMIND! Watching Howard the Duck!
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Derbycon is happening on 26 & 27 (24 & 25 are classes).
    • Derbycon is now SOLD OUT!
    • Nothing new added.
  • Project Roll Call
    • Sean is getting help with sewing from Tim. He's working on a vest with lights for Burning Man!
    • Jared is working on a bluetooth device to connect landline phone to a cellphone. Collecting land line phones on the concession stand.
    • Gary is working on a project from 9 years ago. Working on a model dome based on Arduino. Congrats!
    • Josh W. is taking his robot for Redbull's Art of Can up to Chicago this week. Good luck Josh!