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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!

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Sean McPherson is building workspace activity counter, sensitive photo IR resistors/sensors
  • Daniel is looking for a plumber & electrician for the LVL1 kitchen

Space Upgrades

  • Received some Mill Upgrades (Thanks, Community Foundation!)
  • Brian got the big CNC working again. Replaced a bearing.

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!
  • Jason asks about laser flow switch. No noticeable reduction in flow since replacing carbon. Regular maintenance is being done.

Regular Meetups

    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 2/4 @ 7pm)
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 1/15
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Host: ???
      • Movie: Last week: I, Frankenstein. This week: Season 5 of Archer.
      • Group Pizza order placed at 7:30 pm (~$7/person)
    • Louisville EAE (6pm)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • MakerPlace Kids Group (MakerPlace @ Girl Scouts of Kentuckiana)
  • Autodesk Fusion 360 Workshop - 1/14 - 7pm
    • Free workshop!
    • Download Fusion 360 ahead of time, bring your laptop
  • Officer and Director Elections - 1/20 - 8pm
    • Nominations are now over!
    • Members! Send your votes in to secretary@lvl1.org
  • Hardware Startup Meetup - 1/26 - 6:30pm @ FirstBuild
    • Anyone Interested in Hardware startups is welcome!
  • Sean McPherson - As yet unscheduled Wiki content create-a-thon.
    • 2/21
    • Punch & pie provided
  • January Makership Deadline - 01/31 @ 11:59 PM
  • Jason & Brad teaching Touch Designer. Visual node based editor. Works with Oculus Rift, Kinect, etc.
    • 2/21 1 pm to 3 pm
  • Charles yet-to-be-scheduled surface mount soldering, TV-B-Gone
  • Make-Useless-Stuff-For-The-Space-Hackathon
    • Hackerspace has been devoid of personality, WE MUST FIX THIS
    • 2/7 thru Sunday
    • There will be a prize!
    • No limit on materials brought. Please make it to keep at the space.
  • Pat McCarthy hosting a workshop March 14th Warm Glass Workshop

Project Roll Call

  • Someone is adjusting his huge quadcopter.
  • Charles got circuit boards from OSH Park.
    • Made a giant LVL1 sign to take to events made with laser cutter. Generated from python script.
      • Will become new bathroom pass
  • Jason lased cardboard template of bourbon bottle. Stacked 2 inch foam, sanded it to death, and did a projection map onto bottle to bring it to life.
  • Barrett finished STEM camp for kids. Made fizzlebots, soldered, and other skills.
  • Jose is taking over sewing night. Doing clothing based, electronics project. Wants to build a character out of stuff. If character made, Jose will go to the con. Combine electronics & larping. Target end date: April.
  • Someone didn't 3D print vacuum former. Built it from wood instead. Testing it tonight.
  • Joe LaGreek: Sam's club is selling mini makerbots.
  • James is 1-2 days away from Chinese production of his commercial card game.
  • Michael has a bunch of LED strips and sewed them into his clothes.

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~50
  • Meeting Start: 8:00 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:34 PM
  • Dinner: Ben made grilled cheese
  • Tour Guide: Jared
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.