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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
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian!

Shout Outs

  • Thank you Scott and Brandon for cleaning out laser scrap material and taking out trash at/on Mednesday

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • Jared - A non-working shower head

Space Upgrades

Space Downgrades

  • Makerbot Replicators
    • Assembly in progress
  • Laser cutter chiller is having a problem
  • 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 drill bitses and soap!

Regular Meetups

    • Learn-a-Thing Workshops (Tuesday 6pm)
      • Learn how to use a tool at LVL1 before the meeting (informal setting; great for first-timers!)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesday 8pm)
    • Mednesday @ 7 PM
      • Learn LVL1's equipment from the inside out by helping repair and maintain tools
      • This week's focus: 3D printers
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (1st Wed of the Month 11/4 @ 7pm)
    • Sewing Night - 3rd Thursday - 10/15
      • Bring a project, learn to sew!
    • Drone Meetup - 4th Thursday - 10/22 @ 8 PM (At UofL Shelby Campus)
      • Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (8pm)
      • Watch a terrible movie and ignore your project! Or maybe work on your project and ignore a terrible movie... The choice is yours.
      • Group Pizza order often placed at 7:30 pm (~$7/person)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Women in STEM Meetup - 10/21
    • Contact Beth for more details
  • The Second, 5th Annual Sumobot Competition - 10/30
    • Join in the melee by bringing in your sumobot and compete for hacker street cred
    • Costumes are greatly encouraged
  • New Member Orientation - 10/25
    • Learn about your rights, general LVL1 rules, and meet other members
  • LVL1 Purge-a-thon - 11/2 thru 11/6
    • Members: Please label your stuff or put it on your shelf before November 1st
    • Everyone: Please help us sort out the mess in the boneyard and clear room for more workspace
  • Arduino 101 Workshop - 11/7, 12PM - 4PM
  • Surface-mount TV-B-Gone workshops!
    • By appointment, with Charles, $25, 2 hour time commitment.
  • NEW Want to learn something new, get some equipment training, or host a workshop? Send email to learn@lvl1.org
    • Any one can be added to receive requests, just send email to learn@lvl1.org

Project Roll Call

  • Hackathon Recap

Gary made a geodisic dome and brought it to the space

Tyler, Hunter, and Kevin are working on the countdown clock with web interface

Patrick showed off his hackathon winner items 1. Colored brail, demonstrated with Stevie Wonder lyrics 2. Flacedo, a weiny shrinking herbal suppliment 3. 1-D printer, prints a line of hot glue and blows up

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 26
  • Meeting Start: 8:02pm
  • Meeting Stop: 8:40pm
  • Dinner: Michael Hammons made tacos
  • Tour Guide: Jared McNeil
  • Notes Taken by: Michael Revel