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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 - FIVE MINUTE TASKS -
  • Check the boards for post its -
    • Includes clean tables, surfaces.
  • Minors must be attended by Parent/Guardian!
  • We have an Amazon Smile account
    • Shop at smile.amazon.com: pick us as your nonprofit; some proceeds come our way.

Shout Outs

  • Shout out to Cody and David for continued space upgrades: microwave, tool drawers, et al.
  • Shout out to Danielle for cleaning out the scrap bin for the laser.
  • Shout out to Cody, David, Nathan et al. for moving the lathe into the space.
  • Shout out to David and Jim for hanging lights in the metal shop.

Equipment and Supplies Wanted

  • The Space (Jim) looking for fluorescent ballasts or LED lighting to hang in the metal shop.
  • Mike Revel looking for: '18-650' from inside Laptop Batteries, broken or working; any status.

Equipment Report

  • 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

    • Night of The Hat (Fortnightly Mondays, next 12/12 @ 8 PM)
      • Learn to solder, work on Inter-hackerspace "Naval Strategy Game", Kittens, and open making.
    • Sound Builders (fortnightly Mondays, next 12/19 @ 8pm)
    • LVL1 2600 Meeting (First Monday of the month, next 01/02 @ 7:30)
    • Learn-a-thing (Tuesdays @ 6pm until January)
      • Learn how to use many tools at LVL1 before the meeting (informal setting; great for first-timers!)
    • LVL1 Open Meeting & Making (Tuesdays @ 8pm)
    • Derby Py Meetup (Typically: 4th Tuesday of the month, next 01/24 @ 6:30)
      • Discussion of Python related topics.
      • Meetup
    • MakerEd Educators MeetUp (2nd Wednesday, next 12/14 @ 7 pm)
    • LVL1 Eco Meetup - (Thursdays @ 7:30)
      • Talk shop and work on environmentally friendly projects!
    • Drone Meetup - (4th Thursday, next 12/22 @ 8 PM) (Maybe not happening because Christmas?)
      • Talk shop, fix your drone, and take flight!
      • Meetup
    • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night (Friday @ 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 may be placed around 7:30 pm (~$7/person)

Upcoming Workshops and Events

  • Make a Picture Frame Workshop - Monday 12/12
    • Contact Terry
  • December Makership Application Deadline - Wednesday, 12/31 @ 11:59 PM
    • Submit your project for a chance to win 3 months of membership and $100 toward your project
    • Apply at www.lvl1.org/makership
  • Mini Drone Golf course build - Friday 01/13
    • Contact Brian
  • LVL1 Board Meeting - Tuesday 01/17
    • See the transition of power from the 2016 to the 2017 board.
  • Mini Drone Golf Game - Saturday 01/21
    • Contact Brian
  • 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

  • Terry's workshop went well. 3 people made wooden cutting boards.
  • Jared is working on a digital picture frame
  • Tim has a Rpi Zero; is playing with wifi and bluetooth.
  • Nathan made a flame thrower.
  • Gary has a white flat screen thing up for grabs.
  • Allie has made a powder coated thermos.
  • Craig laser cut a leather cup coozie.

Meeting Notes

  • Attendance: 20
  • Meeting Start: 8:00 PM
  • Meeting Stop: 8:34 PM
  • Tour Guide: Raj
  • Notes Taken by: Jared