05/06/2014

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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • PARK ONLY IN THE ORI LOT OR ON THE STREET
    • If you park in our neighbors private lot, they will block you in for fun.
  • 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

  • (Josh) - Red Bull Cans.
    • Posted 10/22/2013
    • Two Mylar weather balloons or giant white spheres
    • Bernheim Connect talking tree.
    • Posted 3/11/2014
  • (Justin) - Looking for a plug-n-play game system for handheld conversion.
    • Posted 2/25/2014
  • (Patrick) - Unpainted, non-galvanized scrap metal for welding workshops.
    • Posted 2/25/2014

Space Upgrades

  • Lulzbot is now tweaked and documented. If you want success in using this machine read the manual before asking stupid questions [1]
  • Space is cleaned and organized, thanks to Science Center Volunteers!

Space Downgrades

  • Laser Cutter is having trouble
    • Only 10 mA max power (Should be 15 mA)
    • Measuring Tool is 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 toilet paper and soap!

Space Moving Update

  • Keys are acquired!
    • Minor asbestos remediation issues, should be able to begin work Wednesday or Thursday.

Regular Meetups

  • MONDAY
  • TUESDAY
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
  • WEDNESDAY
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 5/7 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 5/14 @ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • Muddytech SIG (3rd Wed of the Month 5/21)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 5/21) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 5/28 @ 7pm)
  • THURSDAY
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 5/15)
      • Bring in an unfinished project, start something new, learn and sew it up!
    • Drone Meetup (4th Thurs. of the Month @ 8pm, 5/22)
      • QUACC tickle your interest in Multirotors, UAVs, RC, or any other type of drone? Show up on the 4th Thursday!
  • FRIDAY
  • SUNDAY
    • Game Dev Group (2pm)
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

Project Roll Call

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~40
  • Meeting Start: Possum o'clock plus/minus 3 hairs
  • Meeting Stop: 8:41 pm
  • Dinner: Ben H. is making Fancy Pants French Toast with Bacon
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.

Meeting Summary:

  • First Time Visitors
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Justin still looking for plug n play Nintendo handheld games
    • Brad is looking for broken mini fridge
    • Daniel has the large vending machine for sale
    • Josh is looking for mill type coffee grinders
    • Josh looking for metal filters
    • Tim still looking for fire stuff (after move)
  • Space Upgrades
    • Thank you Aaron for updating the Lulzbot
    • Thank you Louisville Science Center Volunteers for cleaning the space!
  • Space Downgrades
    • LVL1 is missing a great number of hand tools. Please search your bags for LVL1 tools and bring them back. Put it in the "I don't know where this goes" bin on top of the tool cabinet on the first floor.
  • Space Moving Update
    • Members: PLEASE MOVE YOUR STUFF OR IT WILL BE LEFT AT THE OLD BUILDING!!!! If you have problems with moving your stuff, please contact the directors.
    • Large & expensive items are being tagged for the move.
  • Regular Meetups
    • Game Dev Group meeting irregularly. See their website gamedevlou.org?
  • Upcoming Workshops
    • Nothing new added.
  • Project Roll Call
    • Justin is starting a group for organizing LVL1's involvement in local conferences. Contact him & look out for info on the list.
    • Chris C. received his Parallela board. It's a raspberry pi form factored super computer of sorts (for its size). 16 cores on board.
    • Josh & Josh are working on colored smoke bombs
    • Nathan shows off his reworked Printrbot Simple
    • Ben K. shows off his sweet bike speaker system
    • Tim M. is working on car mods
    • Brian W. shows off his quadcopter bought through Kickstarter produced by Seeedstudio
    • Someone is working on a laser cutter mod for a 3D printer. Already built and ready to go.
    • Herman in the process of making a light concrete has found a gun to replace the pump for making the concrete foam.
    • Daniel has been working on a Protein Shake Dispensing machine. He's pitching the idea in a contest tomorrow. Good luck Daniel!!!