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First Time Visitor Info

  • Are there any 1st time visitors? Tour at the end of Meeting.
    • Waivers of Liability - Please sign if you have not already
  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each Other
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian! Unattended children will be given an espresso and a puppy!
  • LVL1 Means of Communication
    • Our website / calendar is www.lvl1.org
    • Sign up for our Google Group discussion list https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/lvl1
    • You can find all of our Meeting Minutes on our wiki: wiki.lvl1.org
    • Facebook, Twitter
    • If you want to help with social media, see Brian
    • Want to learn something new, get some equipment training, or host a workshop? Send email to learn@lvl1.org Anyone can receive the email!
    • Something broken? Email broken@lvl1.org
  • Culture of Cleanliness - Clean up after yourself. Get a FREE Clorox Wipe!
    • Includes clean tables, surfaces.
  • T-Shirts are on sale after the meeting in the classroom!!! 10 bucks a piece
  • 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.
  • After this meeting is the "Budget Discussion Group" in the classroom. Led By Tim Miller


  • David, Patrick and Ben for the welding lessons in the huddle this week!

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

Equipment Report

  • Filament has arrived we now have lots of assorted colors! PLA,ABS,PETG
  • Air Filters
  • The new WIFI Radios are here
  • Please do not make power setting changes on the small laser. The board was overheating.
  • Please clean up after yourself.
    • Even if it is a 1/8th inch drill bit! **

Please EMAIL me your request with as much information as possible; i/e links to websites. Consumables are difficult to return!

Regular Weekly Meetups


    Night of The Hat (Fortnightly Mondays, next 10/16 @ 8 PM) *** Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace "Naval Strategy Game", 
    Kittens, and open making. 
    Louisville Soundbuilders (fortnightly Mondays, next meet up is 10/9 @ 8pm    


    LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesdays @ 8pm) 
    Learn-a-thing before the Open Meeting - Yea Jared!
    Directors Meeting (3rd Tuesday of the month, Tonight is the Directors meeting 10/17 @ 9pm in classroom) 


    Derby Py Meetup ** Discussion of Python related topics (4th Thursday of the month, next 10/24 @ 6:30)
    https://www.meetup.com/derbypy/ Meetup


    LVl1 community project night!!!
    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

  • Cincinnati Mini Maker Faire will take place October 7-8 at the historic Hamilton County Fairgrounds.
  • Louisville Mini Maker Faire - 10/21 - 4th st live - http://louisville.makerfaire.com/
  • Sumobot Halloween party - 10/28
  • Archer Hack-a-thon - 11/3-11/5
  • LED Workshop - Saturday 11/11 @ 10a - more details to come
  • Nov 18 - LVL1 Purge and Cleanup day! Getting another dumpster. Boneyard work. Red/Green Tags. Member storage! Fighting Entropy!

LVL1 Makership

  • Apply at www.lvl1.org/makership
  • September Makership Application Deadline - Thursday, 10/31 @ 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



  • See Andy for t-shirts!
  • tours

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