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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
  • (Devin M.) - GSM Flip/Candybar/Slide phones with working LCD, preferably Motorola/SonyEricsson or Motorola V557
    • Posted 8/12/2014
  • (Divinity) - Information wanted - those involved with upcoming mini maker faire - please email me any press releases/information at divinityrose@gmail.com --I am assembling a feature article (rotates on homepage top) about it for Louisville.com, including photos from detroit maker faire and grand opening -

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Belt sander belt lost a tooth. Then it lost most of the other teeth.
  • 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

    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 9/3 @ 7pm)
    • JSLou Meetup (3rd Wed of the Month 8/20) http://jslou.org/

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Patrick's Ongoing Welding Workshops
  • Shapeoko CNC Build Night - Friday Night 8/22 8 PM - Shapeoko CNC build
  • Ludum Dare - 8/22-8/24
    • 48 hour game development jam!
    • Don't feel like you need to be an expert to show up and make a really cool thing!
  • 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.
  • Bernheim CONNECT Sat 8/23 6:24pm - 10:24pm
  • Civic Data Alliance Meeting Wednesday 8/27 @ LVL1
    • Louisville's Code for America Brigade monthly meeting
    • Open Public Data, civic engagement, hackathons, etc
    • This month: Louisville Minecraft, ReSurfaced and more
  • August Makership Deadline - 8/31 at 11:59pm
  • DerbyCon - September 24 - 28
  • Louisville Mini Maker Faire - September 27, 10AM - 10PM

Project Roll Call

Divinity Rose - in comedy competition this Friday at the Bard's Town (corner of speed ave and bardstown road)- please come and enjoy a night of comedy, vote for her $6 8 pm

5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: ~60
  • Meeting Start: 8:03 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:38 PM
  • Dinner: Ben & Bill are cooking porkloins, apple sauce, and baked beans!
  • Tour Guide: Cody
  • Notes Taken by: Nathan A.
  • First Time Visitor Info
    • Welcome all new folks.
    • A few new folks tonight
  • Equipment & Supplies Wanted
    • Devin no longer needs flip phones
  • Space Upgrades
    • Received a donation from the Waynes via Community Foundation. Thank you so much!!!
    • Thank you Power Creative for the projector donation & installation!
  • Space Downgrades
    • Power sander lost some teeth :(
  • Regular Meetups
    • Last friday night movie: The Purge. This Friday: Howard the Duck!
    • Nothing new added
  • Upcoming Workshops & Events
    • Patrick is holding off on welding classes.
    • Danielle plugs the ConMen, LVL1's group dedicated to getting LVL1 out in the community & events (Derbycon, MakerFaires, etc.)
    • Daniel announces StartUp Weekend (September 19 - 21, 54 hours) louisville.startupweekend.org
      • Need help from LVL1 folks to help man the laser cutter, 3d printer, and other dangerous tools
    • Ben plugs Resurfaced September 19th and the following next 6 weekends
  • Project Roll Call
    • Frank is working with first robotics team; needs mentors to help teach students how to work basic tools, etc.
      • Meeting at Manual High School @ 3 PM, then moving over to FirstBuild
    • KY Science & Inventors organization is hosting an event on September 6th
    • Jared needs help learning linux in order to help make his bluetooth phone
    • Chris C got a piece of cardboard from the Google conference; combine it with a cell phone and you have a virtual reality headset!
    • Two Oculus Rifts are coming in to LVL1 via FAP Process
    • James is selling a card game on Amazon and needs help with the process
    • Brad is working on RFID entry system for LVL1