- You must be trained on any tool you use in the space.
- Closed toed shoes are required though-out the space.
- Ask questions if you’re not sure about a tool.
- Keep an eye out. If you see something dangerous please let us know.
- Clean up! Really, clean up your mess.
- We share the space with Extraordinary Structures. Respect their work and space just like they respect ours.
- Respect opening and closing times. Start your cleanup 30min before closing.
- Everyone is here to learn. Don’t discourage other makers.
- Share tools and space. We’re makers, we like to get messy. But be respectful of others’ need for workspace and tools.
- Be nice.
The Tools and Equipment
- All tools must stay in the space. Period.
- Clean the tools after you’re done using them. Nobody wants to deal with your mess.
- Use tools for their intended purpose.
- Put tools back where you got them. We have a lot of tools, it’s hard to keep them organized.
- Most of the time, bring your own materials. If you’re unsure, then bring your own.
- There are materials in scrap and collection bins throughout the space. You’re welcome to use what you find in these places as long as you don’t use it up.
- 3d printer filament can be purchased. But it’s best bring your own.
- Welding wire is pre-stocked in all the welders. But if you’re working on a large project, please bring your own.
- There is not enough room to provide storage to all members. However, if your projects requires dry time or an overnight stay, talk to a staffer and they will help arrange a space.
- Members cannot keep tools or materials at the space. (We know it sucks.)
- There are small lockers in the wood shop for keeping small tools like drill bits or hand tools. Talk to staff to arrange the use of them.
- We have limited metal storage in the yard. Talk to staff to arrange the use of this space.
- Let us know ahead of time if you’re expecting a delivery.
- If you’re getting something delivered to Make, please be at the space before it arrives. (We might not accept the delivery.)
- Please arrange help if you’re getting heavy items delivered, especially steel or lumber.