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First Time Visitor Info

  • Are there any 1st time visitors
  • Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • 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. please clean up after yourselves!
  • 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.


  • Daniel for his upcoming Magic Mirror workshop
  • Cavetroll - Zenbot
  • Kevin - For loading the software on the Zenbot and repairing the 3d printer
  • Andy for ordering Chinese

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Mike Revel looking for: '18-650' from inside Laptop Batteries, broken or working; any status.
  • Cody is looking for a 3D printer part and an electric flame-starter (like from a stove or grill)
  • Michael is looking for a 3-drawer filing cabinet
  • Brian is looking for an Apple ][ (+,e,c) computer with a floppy disk drive. I will even buy if from you if you want to get rid of it. You know your parents have one in their basement collecting dust!
  • 24 volt Batteries - Divinity

Equipment Report

  • One Roomba up and running, more to come. Our robot army will destroy the dirt in the space! Feel free to run it whenever, just plug it in and empty bin when done.
  • Need a new filter for the fridge in order for the Water and Ice maker on the fridge
  • The quickest way to get something fixed is to let us know that it is broken! Send broken equipment reports to broken@lvl1.org
    • Black Vinyl and pre-mask are on order.
    • We have 2 new broomsn for the space. Thank you Daniel for picking them up
    • As a reminder, it helps when something breaks or is out of stock, please include a part # in the email.
    • I have ordered ordered a 5v fan for the 3d printer. Please reachout to the area SME. I'm in the process of identifying these people and will post them once these people are identified.
    • This includes supplies like drill bits and soap!


    • Night of The Hat (Fortnightly Mondays, next 03/6 @ 8 PM)
      • Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace "Naval Strategy Game", Kittens, and open making.
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 02/27 @ 8pm)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesdays @ 8pm)
    • Learn-a-thing (1st Tuesday of the month, next 03/07 @ 6:00)
      • Learn how to use many tools at LVL1 before the meeting (informal setting; great for first-timers!)
    • Directors Meeting (3rd Tuesday of the month, tonight 2/21 @ 9p in classroom)
    • Derby Py Meetup (4th Thursday of the month, next 02/23 @ 6:30)
      • Discussion of Python related topics
      • Meetup
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (2nd Wednesday, next 03/08 @ 7 pm)
    • Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, next 02/28 @ 8 PM)
      • Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
      • Meetup
    • 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.
      • Introducing "Fixit Friday" This will happen every Friday!
        • Contact: Ben
      • Group Pizza or Chinese order might be placed around 7:30 pm (~$7/person) approx. (~9/person)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Feb 22 and 25 Magic Mirror workshop led by Daniel. http://www.lvl1.org/2017/02/10/magic-mirror-builds-february-2017/
  • Evolve Electric Car group to meet here on Sunday 2/26 2-4 in classroom. Brian
  • February Makership Application Deadline - Tuesday, 02/28 @ 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
  • Bowling Green Idea Festival - 03/15
    • Represent LVL1 in bowling green this year and teach people how to solder. Contact Ben (Blenster)
  • Chicago Maker Faire - April 22,23
    • 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

= Show and Tell

  • Andy-Laser Cut Boxes
  • Dave- Auto Round reloader
  • UofL School of Engineering - Building a 3d pinter, that prints metal using solder
  • Brian- Spinner for his "Tempest" game.


Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 28
  • Meeting Start:8:00
  • Meeting Stop: 8:36
  • Tour Guide:Brian
  • Notes Taken by: Andy