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Welcome to LVL1!


  • Scan the QR code on the table by the door and enter your license plate numbers to keep from getting a ticket. This is for everyone who uses the space.


  • Everyone for being here!
  • Tiffany (and the rest of the board) for doing all the board things!


  • T-Shirts are on sale after the meeting!!!!
    • 8$ for a large! That's the only size we have!
    • see Tiffany

The Tim VanSant Makership: LVL1's Makership Program

  • This program is funded completely through donations and NOT through our membership dues.
  • We currently have enough funds to offer a Makership. If you are not a member and want to do a makership:
    • Apply at www.lvl1.org/makership and apply via makership@lvl1.org
    • Application deadline is the last day of each month @ 11:59 PM.
    • Become a regular member of LVL1.
    • Get 3 months of membership and up to $100 of project cost reimbursements!
  • If you are a member, you can set up a monthly donation to the makership fund! See the treasurer to set this up.
  • Members: please talk up the Makership to potential new members.
  • If your application is not approved, PLEASE revise and resubmit next month.
  • Send any questions about how to submit a successful application to www.lvl1.org/makership. We want to award a Makership!

Broken/Equipment Report

Please make sure that you review the instructions and manual and ask for the training prior to using the equipment.

  • If something is broken or needs to be replaced, please send an email to broken@lvl1.org.
  • Please supply as much information as possible; links to websites or items are GREATLY appreciated. Consumables can be time-consuming to find; broken is not a mind reader!
  • Air compressor needs oil.

Member's Responsibilities

  • Members are responsible for their guests and any other non-members they host.
  • Please make sure guests sign the waiver.
  • Member hosts are empowered to ask visitors who do not conduct themselves according to LVL1's policies and community standards to leave.
  • Always leave equipment at least as safe as you found it.
  • Do not leave equipment running unattended.
  • More details on the Members' List.
  • Questions? Please contact a board member
  • If your project doesn't fit on your shelf, please take it offsite. The boneyard is not your own personal storage shed.
  • Keep the space clean! There is a list of 5 minute tasks on the whiteboard.

Everybody's Responsibilities

  • If you see something say something.
  • If something is broken, email Broken@lvl1.org
  • Please respect other people's knowledge and expertise.
  • Always leave equipment at least as safe as you found it
  • Do not leave equipment running unattended
  • Do not block access to storage or exits

First Time Visitor Info

Are there any 1st time Visitors?

  • Please sign the waiver! We have dangerous tools that can cause serious injury if not used correctly and carefully.
  • There will be a tour at the end of the Meeting.
  • We Are a Makerspace, Hacking and Making is expected.
  • Prime Directive: Be Excellent to Each other
  • We recommended following CDC guidelines about health and safety
  • Minors must be supervised at all times.
  • Animals also must be supervised at all times.

LVL1 Means of Communication

  • Our website / calendar is www.lvl1.org
  • Meeting Minutes, equipment information, and projects on our wiki: wiki.lvl1.org
  • Sign up for our Google Group discussion list https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/lvl1
  • Google Hangout https://hangouts.google.com/group/KrvEvKVKapRzznlh2
  • Facebook, Twitter, Meetup
  • learn@lvl1.org - Want to learn something new, get some equipment training, or host a workshop? Want to help facilitate any of these things?
  • broken@lvl1.org - Something broken? Does something need to be restocked?
  • upgrades@lvl1.org - ideas for space upgrades? Send them here! Or just do it!
  • directors@lvl1.org - Need to contact those who are ostensibly "in charge"?

Culture of Cleanliness

  • Please clean up your mess and keep the space usable for your fellow hackers!!!
  • Please do not take the furniture outside!
  • Get a FREE Clorox Wipe! Clean all the surfaces!

Want to host an event? We'll make it happen!

See the Hosting Guide on our website: http://www.lvl1.org/hosting-guide/

Regular Weekly Meetups


  • If you would like to host a regular meetup, see one of the directors and we can get you set up!


  • LVL1 Open Meeting
 The 3rd Tuesday of every month is the -Directors Meeting -
 Director's Meeting and it is open to the public!
 9:00 pm, in the classroom and on zoom    
 The next one is Tonight!, June 20th, 2023



  • Derby City Py


  • Irregular Movie and Open Build Night - this is happening in the space. C'mon in and be safe. The best night to be in the space to meet folks and learn something.

Upcoming Events

July 29th - Next Power Wheels Race. See David for info.


Need help or materials for a project?