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First time Visitor Info

  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
    • If you park in our neighbors private lot, they will block you in for fun.
  • 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
  • 5 Minute Maintenance and Cleaning

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • (Muddy Tech) Computers P4 or higher and LCD Monitors
    • Posted 11/13/12
  • (Tim) - 5 x 100 lb. Propane Tanks
    • posted 6/11/2013
  • (Alexis) - Wii Remote
    • posted 6/25/2013
  • (Divinity) Gas Stove
    • Posted 8/20
  • Kevin needs a doorbell
    • Posted 8/27
  • Garrett needs an anvil, bench vice, and steel for a welding table
    • Posted 8/27
  • (Chris) needs 802.11g or 802.11n wireless routers (not 802.11b)
    • Posted 9/3

Space Upgrades

  • Johnny Five Replacement Thermistor is in!

Space Downgrades

  • Mess under laser cutter is reaching critical mass
    • Perhaps a cleaner solution than undersized bins
  • 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

    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 9/16 8pm)
    • Flugtag (Every Monday, up to and including 9/16)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 10/2 @ 7pm)
    • KYOSS Monthly Meeting (2nd Wed of the Month 9/11 @ 6:30pm)
    • Muddytech SIG (3rd Wed of the Month 9/18)
    • Java Workshop (4th Wed of the Month 9/25 @ 7pm)
    • Muddytech Computer training (6pm upstairs)
      • Looking for students
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (~7pm)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Fort Wayne Regional Maker Faire
    • September 14th-15th
  • New Cavers Meetup, everyone invited
    • Hosted here (Tim M) by Louisville Grotto
    • September 25th 7pm
  • Derbycon
    • September 27th-29th
    • Need volunteers for LVL1 booth!
  • Mini Maker Faire Louisville
    • Sept 28th
    • Call for Makers is closed! http://makerfairelou.org/
    • Need volunteers for LVL1 booth!
    • Power tool racing!
    • Spread the Word!
  • Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire
    • October 19th

Project Roll Call

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 45
  • Meeting Start: 8:05 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:35 PM


  • Supplies Wanted
    • No additional supplies wanted.
  • Space Updates
    • Johnny Five will running later tonight. Thanks Cherith!
    • Laser Cutter has been cleared for use again.
  • General Announcement
    • Harbor Freight might have had a compromised credit card system. Watch you bank statements.
  • Regular Meet-ups
    • Flugtag - There is a fundraiser at garage bar tomorrow (9/11) for Flugtag team for travel expenses.
    • Sound Builders - No Report
    • MakerEd - No Report
    • KYOSS - Next Meeting: Graphics for Statistical Computing / Security and Encryption / Java
    • Irregular Movie Night
      • Last Friday: Scanners / Constantine (Killed after 15 mins, no one was watching)
      • Next Week: bring a bad movie or you will be forced to watch a katy perry movie
  • Upcoming Workshops and Events
    • Raspberry Pi Hackathon - 3 team tickets still available, team ticket is free
    • Fort Wayne Maker Faire - LVL 1 has a table but
    • Cavers - New cavers orientation (caving trip the following weekend)
    • Derbycon - Event is sold-out. No unofficial-official after party at LVL1 this year.
    • Mini Maker Faire Louisville - LVL1 will have a huge presence; if you have something to show, let us know.
  • Project roll call
    • Brad - made hand stamps for Mini Maker
    • Travis - removing screen from HP tablet
    • Ben - Flashed HTC with chrome experience
    • Chris(Lexington) - KIT smart pill box with smart phone
    • Tim - Cleaning up scrap wood in the basement
    • Stanford Crypto Class study group forming
    • Prototype - building tactile interface for blind using controlled jets of air