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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
    • 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
  • 5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Muddy Tech) - Computers P4 or higher and LCD Monitors
    • Posted 11/13/12
  • (Tim) - 1/4" copper fittings
    • 5 x 100 lb. Propane Tanks
    • 1/4" copper tubing at least 2' long.
    • posted 6/11/2013
  • (Josh) - Red Bull Cans.
    • Posted 10/22
      • project update: We have begun cutting out 300 butterflies for sculpture. Contact joshua.m.wilcox@gmail.com if interested in competing.
  • (Divinity) - Pipes, gauges, spikes -items to be used for steampunk props for photoshoot for graphic novel - pre-made steampunk items for borrow also ok and appreciated + Lots of candles
  • (Justin) - Looking for a plug-n-play game system for handheld conversion.
  • (Patrick) - Unpainted, non-galvenized scrap metal for welding workshops.

Space Upgrades

  • Dado Blade Set
  • Zero-clearance Table Saw Insert
  • Pocket hole jig
  • New Drink Fridge
  • Measurement Microphone
  • Sound level meter

Space Downgrades

  • Laser cutter power supply is down.
  • 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!

Regular Meetups

    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 3/3 8pm)
    • Rope Work and Vertical Caving (1st Monday of the Month next 3/3 @ 6pm)
    • Caving Special topics Meetup (3rd Monday of the Month next 3/17 @ 6pm)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 3/5 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 4/9 @ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • Muddytech SIG (3rd Wed of the Month 3/19)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 3/19) http://jslou.org/
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 3/26 @ 7pm)
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Sewing Workshop (3rd Thurs. of the Month @ 7pm, 3/20)
      • Bring in an unfinished project, start something new, learn and sew it up!
    • Drone Meetup (4th Thurs. of the Month @ 8pm, 2/27)
      • QUACC tickle your interest in Multirotors, UAVs, RC, or any other type of drone? Show up on the 4th Thursday!
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Host: Tyler
      • Movie: TBA
      • Group pizza order placed at 7:30pm (Domino's)
        • $7 per person (~4 slices)
    • Game Dev Group (12pm)
      • All game dev projects welcome! Collaborate with other teams or start your own!

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Patrick's Ongoing Welding Workshops
  • February Makership Deadline - 2/28 at 11:59pm
  • StartUp Weekend Louisville - 2/28 thru 3/2
  • Engineering Expo @ Speed School (UofL) - March 1st, 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
    • Clean room tours available.
    • Student & faculty presentations & activities.
  • Intro to Unity - 3/15, 1pm - 4 pm
    • Bring a laptop (PC or Mac) with Unity installed.
    • Contact Jason with questions.
  • Hot and Spicy Fest - 3/21, 7pm - 11pm
    • Hate your face with this hot food pot luck, open to all.
  • Suicidal Robots 24-hr Hackathon - 3/22, 12pm (Noon)

Project Roll Call

  • Chris C. talked about LouisvilleFiber.com gather addresses for where people want gigabit fiber to generate a heat map for companies that might be coming in.
  • Alexis is writing a Windows driver for a xbox Steel Battalion controller.
  • Jason L. has a video from Engineer's Week at Kentucky Science Center.
  • Wearable electronics for thesis projects. Looking for help on the subject.
  • Gerritt is fapping for high-end Hakko soldering irons and has some weird Steve Jobs manga from Japan. Space upgrade!
  • Brian discusses the end of the digitizer fap, Frank lending us a 3D scanner, thinking about a RaspberryPi homemade scanner.
  • Sean discusses Glock workshop.
  • Ben is working on PowerRacing series. They are building the Mach 5. Frank is offering a 3-axis cnc platform for those that actually want to work on it.
  • Jim is looking for video game developers to teach an after school program at the Academy of Shawnee
  • Galen has some job offers, galenpowers@gmail.com

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~50
  • Meeting Start: 8:05
  • Meeting Stop: 8:52
  • Dinner: Ben is making chicken and dumplings.
  • Tour Guide: Jose
  • Notes Taken by: Joseph C.
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
  • Space Upgrades
  • Space Downgrades
  • Regular Meetups
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
  • Project Roll Call