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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 - Clean up after yourself. Get a FREE wipee!
    • Includes clean tables, surfaces.
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian! Unattended children will be given an espresso and a puppy!
  • We have an Amazon Smile account. PLEASE USE! LVL1 gets .05% back from each purchase
    • Shop at smile.amazon.com: pick us as your nonprofit; some proceeds come our way.


  • Jim - For all of the wonderful upgrades to the metalshop and woodshop
  • David and Terry for the all of the assistance that they give to people who use the woodshop
  • Charles and Ben for Representing LVL1 @ the Bowling Green Idea Festival last Wednesday. They also laid a reef (WREATH) at the site of the Bowling Green Massacre

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Recent
    • Divinity - .NET Developer, C#, ETL, QA and Business Analyst

Equipment Report

  • Three Roombas are up and running. Two of the Roombas will charge batteries plus I have an external charger. Our Vroom of Roombaa will destroy the dirt in the space! Feel free to run it whenever, just plug it in and empty bin when done. FYI a group of Roombas is a Vroom of Roombas! Thanks Ginny
  • ~Supplies on order or replenished
  • Inserts for the metal shop, 1/4 x 3/8 end mill.
  • Replaced the 20 volt Drill
  • 2.5 inch painters tape
  • Electrical Tape
  • Fork,Knives,Spoons
  • lead-free Solder
  • Cups
  • Need a new filter for the fridge in order for the Water and Ice maker on the fridge
  • Metal shop supplies are on order. Cobra Carbide 40960 Solid Carbide Turning Insert, Wire Wheel, 3/32 x 1/2 x 4-1/2 Inch HSS Cut-Off Blade
  • 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 bits and soap!


    • Night of The Hat (Fortnightly Mondays, next 03/20 @ 8 PM)
      • Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace "Naval Strategy Game", Kittens, and open making.
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 3/13 @ 8pm)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesdays @ 8pm)
    • Learn-a-thing (1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, next 04/04 @ 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, 3/21 @ 9pm in classroom)
      • Discussion of Python related topics
      • Meetup
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (2nd Wednesday, next 04/12 @ 7 pm)
    • Derby Py Meetup (4th Thursday of the month, next 3/23 @ 6:30)
    • Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, next 03/23/2017 @ 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 Pizza is approx. (~$7/person) Chinese is approx. (~$9/person)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

    • March Makership Application Deadline - Friday, 3/31 @ 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
    • Chicago Maker Faire - April 22,23 - Anybody Going???

Show and Tell

  • Andy -Building a 12 foot long desk


  • war on dust!
    • Reminder Board of Directors Meeting @ 9p in the classroom

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance:
  • Meeting Start:8p
  • Meeting Stop:
  • Tour Guide:
  • Notes Taken by:Andy