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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

  • Tim - 5 gallon water barrels
  • Space - Outdoor seating & tables
  • Josh - Lightweight frame tubing
  • Herman - 1/2", 3/4" conduit pipes
  • Divinity - 8 AA battery holders, snap clips

Space Upgrades

  • More lighting added to the woodshop
  • 4 whiteboards installed
  • People counter at the front door

Space Downgrades

  • Johnny 5 replacement board in. Replacement in progress
  • 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 bitses and soap!

Regular Meetups

    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 4/27 8pm)
    • Mend It Monday (the other fortnightly Mondays, next 5/4 @ 7 PM)
      • Help LVL1 repair broken equipment & learn the equipment from the inside out
      • Contact Nathan for more details
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 5/6 @ 7pm)
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 5/21
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
    • Drone Meetup - 4th Thursday - 4/23 @ 8 PM
      • Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Watch a terrible movie and ignore your project! Or maybe work on your project and ignore a terrible movie... The choice is yours.
      • 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)
  • April Makership Application Deadline - 4/30 @ 11:59 PM
  • NEW 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

Project Roll Call

  • VEX Robotics Team from China visited LVL1!
    • Spent 3 hours at the space observing the space in order to build a space at Xi'An
  • Ben is trying to get bios for participating in Maker reality TV show
  • Jared repurposed a Target night stand into a record player!
  • Jared is also turning a vintage telephone into a lamp
  • Ben is starting a new project; building a "multi axis vice" with a bowling ball and brake discs
    • Needs metal and help

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~25
  • Meeting Start: 8:02 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:32 PM
  • Dinner: Ben made drumsticks, hot dogs, and baked beans
  • Tour Guide: Danielle
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan