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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

  • LVL1 Means of Communication

  • Wan't to learn something new, get some equipment training, or host a workshop? Send email to learn@lvl1.org Anyone can receive the email!
  • Culture of Cleanliness - Clean up after yourself. Get a FREE Clorox Wipe!
  • 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.


  • Patrick for reading a passage from the "Book of Dick"! (Clean up after yourself)
  • Andy, somebody who shall remain nameless and Patrick for getting the small laser back online

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

Equipment Report

  • The control board for the small laser has arrived and the small laser is up and running
  • bandsaw Blades for the large bandsaw will be onsite Friday

If you need anything fixed or something needs to be repaired or replaced please email Broken@lvl1.org

Safety Concerns

please no gloves are to be used around rotary tools (grinders... ETC)

Regular Weekly Meetups


    Night of The Hat (Fortnightly Mondays, next 6/26 @ 8 PM) *** Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace "Naval Strategy Game", Kittens, and open making. 
    Louisville Soundbuilders (fortnightly Mondays, next meet up is 6/19 @ 8pm


    LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesdays @ 8pm)
    Learn-a-thing Will resume in July - Jared is on an epic roadtrip
    Directors Meeting (3rd Tuesday of the month, 6/20 @ 9pm in classroom)


    Derby Py Meetup ** Discussion of Python related topics (4th Thursday of the month, next 6/22 @ 6:30)
    https://www.meetup.com/derbypy/ Meetup
    Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, next 6/22 @ 8 PM)
    Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
    http://www.meetup.com/Louisville-Drone-Group Meetup


    Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (Friday @ 8pm)
    or you could Watch a terrible movie and ignore your project!
    Or maybe work on your project and 
    ignore a terrible movie... The choice is yours.
    Pizza and Chinese are usually ordered at approximately at 7:30p
    (~$7/person) Chinese is approx. (~$9/person)

FRIDAY NIGHT is also Fix It Friday

     Bring your Broken stuff to Ben!

Upcoming Workshops and Other Events

  • June 17 - THE PURGE, Clean up LVL1 Day - Free Pizza and snacks for lunch 10am till ??? Put on some old clothes, roll up your sleeves and help out!
  • The OH SHIT it is one week before Detroit and Vegas Hack-a-thon will be taking place on July 21-23
  • Detroit Makerfaire and Las Vegas Defcon July 28th-30th
  • Derby Con 9/20-9/24
  • Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire will take place October 7-8 at the historic Hamilton County Fairgrounds.

LVL1 Makership

  • Apply at www.lvl1.org/makership
  • June Makership Application Deadline - Sunday, 6/30 @ 11:59 PM, if you'd be interested in peer reviewing the applications and being on the Makership selection committee.
  • Submit your project for a chance to win 3 months of membership and $100 toward your project.
  • Apply at www.lvl1.org/makership


  • Gary Picnic plate flying thing (didn't fly)
  • Charles and Ben showed off their new Blinky (led badge)
  • Mesh- CNC printed chair and 3-d printed fix for a laptop hard drive


  • war on dust!
  • tours

Meeting Notes

  • Andy
  • Attendance: 25
  • Meeting Start: 8p
  • Meeting Stop: 8:40p
  • Tour Guide: Raj
  • Notes Taken Andy