11/08/2016

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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 an Amazon Smile account
    • Shop at smile.amazon.com: pick us as your nonprofit; some proceeds come our way.

Shout Outs

  • Tim for fixing and re-hooking up the air compressor
  • Shout out to Gil for helping fix up the milling machine.


Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Mike Revel looking for: '18-650' from inside Laptop Batteries, broking or working; any status.
  • Kai is looking for a computer case. preferably mid-atx.

Equipment Report

  • The mill's riser is removed.
  • Oculus is not automatically uploading pictures right now.
  • Welding wire is still on the way.
  • 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 (Fortnightly Mondays, next 11/14 @ 8 PM)
      • Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace "Naval Strategy Game", Kittens, and open making.
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 11/21 @ 8pm)
    • LVL1 2600 Meeting (First Monday of the month, next 12/5 @ 7:30)
  • TUESDAY
    • Learn-a-thing (Tuesdays @ 6pm)
      • Learn how to use many tools at LVL1 before the meeting (informal setting; great for first-timers!)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesdays @ 8pm)
    • Derby Py Meetup (4th Tuesday of the month, next 11/22 @ 6:30)
      • Discussion of Python related topics.
      • Meetup
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (2nd Wednesday, next 11/09 @ 7 pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • LVL1 Eco Meetup - (Thursdays @ 7:30)
      • Talk shop and work on environmentally friendly projects!
    • Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, next 11/24 @ 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

  • Officers and Directors' meeting - Tuesday 11/08 (Today) After Open Meeting
  • Wood Working Workshop - Monday 11/14 @ 6:30
    • How to make a cutting board.
  • November Makership Application Deadline - Friday, 11/30 @ 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
  • 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

  • Milling machine upgrade recap
    • The riser is removed, so it can be used better. Shout out to David and Ben for doing this.
  • Andy and Jared are messing with the no-touch exit button.
  • Ben and Charles are soldering together some LED driver chips designed for 12 v standard like in an automobile.

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 18
  • Meeting Start: 8:00 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:27 PM
  • Tour Guide: Ben
  • Notes Taken by: Jared