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Pardon our dust — LVL1 is Still Moving!

It’s been a busy month around LVL1! As we announce in April,we’re moving to a new building at The Pointe in Butchertown! The new digs feature 8800 square feet of concrete floors, with three phase power, plenty of electricity run throughout, a dedicate wood/metal shop area (including the ability to weld indoors!), and better climate […]


The rumors are true! LVL1 is moving! This spring, we’ll be moving from our current home (814 E. Broadway), to a new building, The Pointe in Butchertown.  We’ll be moving into the basement space formerly occupied by The Alley Theater. Everyone is very excited to see what the new space will become! Right off the […]

Are you ready to QUACC?

    This is it, the moment you’ve all been waiting for: LVL1′s first Quadcopter Ultimate Aerial Combat Competition (QUACC). This is STRICTLY limited to 16 competitors, so sign up now: Don’t want to compete? All comers are welcome! On December 21st, at 6pm, LVL1 is hosting its first ever Quadcopter Destruction Competition!  Test your aerial skills […]

Sewing Workshop Double Header! November 7th and November 14th, 7pm

  Eventbrite for Part 1 (November 7th): Eventbrite for Part 2 (November 14th): On November 7th and November 14th, Jael Harrington will be returning to LVL1 to teach a sewing workshop double header!  Jael taught a sewing workshop back in June, and has returned to teach even more people the joys of fabric hacking! Since [...]

Sketchup Workshop – 11/5 – 6pm to 8pm

John Pagya of Verdant Design is back on November 5th, teaching another Sketchup Workshop!  Last time, he went over the basics, and why you would want to use a tool like Sketchup.  This time, he’ll be reviewing the basics, and going into more detail about how you can actually design parts for the 3D printer! [...]

Sumobot Workshop – Friday, 10/4!

  On Friday, October 4th, LVL1′s own Brian Wagner will be teaching a workshop on Sumobot Construction and programming!  Brian spent his summer vacation designing and prototyping the “BaxterBot” board, a circuitboard which drives motors, IR sensors, sonar, and many, many more, and is Arduino compatible!  For a mere $60, you get all the electronics [...]

LVL1 is now a 501(c)3 Organization!

As many of you are no doubt aware, after almost two years of paperwork, negotiating, and discussions with the IRS, LVL1 is now a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization!  This means LVL1 can now accept tax-deductible donations of money and physical items! This has been an absolutely huge undertaking, from Joe P., filling out our first application, [...]