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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

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Michael D.) - Dummy / flexible rescue aide
    • Posted 5/27/2014
  • (Insub) Unwanted/broken toolboxes, worn out/busted luggage that has telescoping handle, Cordura strapping ie. broken ratchet straps, backpacks, bags, shoulder straps
  • (Justin T.) - Full mannequin and a camera housing
    • Posted 7/8/2014
  • (Herman) - Concrete mixer, any size
    • Posted 7/22/2014

Space Upgrades

  • NEW SPACE WAHOO!!!!!!!!!!
  • New Giant Laser Cutter incoming 8/23/2014

Space Downgrades

  • Missing Lulzbot TAZ
  • 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!

Space Moving Update

  • We are moved in!
  • We have a temporary occupancy permit
    • Permit is contingent on Landlord's crews pulling proper permits for sprinkler work
    • Shouldn't be a problem to convert to permanent
  • Still need lots of help getting ready for Grand Opening!
    • Set up equipment
    • Vacuum Dust
    • Mop Floors
    • Set up shelves
  • Grand Opening: August 9th, 4pm!
    • Bring your projects!
    • Show off your hackerspace!
    • Need signs for major equipment

Regular Meetups

    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 8/6 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 8/13 @ 6:30pm) http://kyoss.org/
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 8/20) http://jslou.org/

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Patrick's Ongoing Welding Workshops
  • Raspberry Pi Foundation Visit - 8/14 at 7:00pm (???)
    • Using event space upstairs!
  • New Laser Maintenance and Training Workshop - 8/23 - Time TBD
    • Rabbit Laser will be giving a short workshop on maintenance and usage of our new giant laser.
  • August Makership Deadline - 8/31 at 11:59pm
  • DerbyCon - September 24 - 28
  • Louisville Mini Maker Faire - September 27, 10AM - 10PM

Project Roll Call

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~60
  • Meeting Start: 8:01 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:50 PM
  • Dinner: None
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan "Rockets Guy" A.
  • First Time Visitors
    • A ton of new people here! Welcome everyone!
    • Huge round of applause for everyone who helped make the move happen!
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Herman is looking to borrow the concrete mixer
    • Josh W. needs arms and legs for legs and arms for Queen RedBull this week
  • Space Upgrades
    • Bill brought in his 100 hotdog grillin' grill for food cooking. DO NOT USE FOR SCIENCE!!!!
  • Space Downgrades
    • Lulzbot TAZ is still missing
  • Space Moving Update
    • Bathrooms are no longer in our space. Woot!
    • Still need help cleaning out drywall dust. Need to vacuum and mop!
    • RFID has not been setup completely. Brad is working on it this week.
    • Garage door is still being discussed...
    • Need permission to put antennas up. Need a plan for roof access.
    • Leak has not been fixed yet. Working on it.
  • Regular Meetups
    • Movie night: Watched Sherlock on BBC and Youtube.
    • This week: Watching Money Pit!
  • Upcoming Events
    • Congrats to Jared for winning last month's makership! He'll be building a bluetooth adapters for POTS phones.
    • Ben H. is having a planning meeting for the Louisville Mini Makerfaire.
    • Ben H. is working with Resurface Project to take over a block downtown and install some interactive art & events.
    • Danielle is trying to start up the ConMen group to help promote LVL1 at all the events we're invited to.
    • Daniel is working on Startup Weekend for September 19.
  • Project Rollcall
    • Brad is working on RFID system.
    • Danielle recaps Detroit Makerfaire
      • Butterscotch was mourned b/c she was not working :(
      • Charles ran out of business cards for his surface mount TV-B-Gone
      • Cindy's tri-life project was successful too!
      • Joseph is going to resurrect Butterscotch!!!
      • Power tool race is happening again at the Mini Makerfaire.
    • Paul bought a turbo engine and imported it from the UK. He's going to put it in a voltswagon rabbit. Working on fuel consumption gear.
    • Chris is working with Jasper, a raspberry pi voice recognition. In conjunction with it, he's working with the RS232 protocol on the LED boards that we donated and will light this space up like Vegas.
    • Cody and Charles are working on version two of the quadcopter pads. MOAR LEDS!!!!!
    • Ben H. is making a 3x3 grid infinity mirror.
    • Jared needs lots of telephones, caller id recognition, and other POTS equipment.
    • Divinity says Congrats to the Pulse Project team!
    • Gary finally got started working with the Atmel ATTINY chip. He changed the logic in a chip to prevent a device from blowing fuses after 9 years.