Beta Opening Phase Policies

To start:

  • Staff or Supervisors will be present to let members in and maintain safety protocols.

  • You MUST reserve a shift using our Sign Genius in order to enter the Space.

  • If the area you would like to use is full for a shift you are interested in, please check for another convenient time and date and do not come into the Space. The number of Shifts have been carefully calculated to ensure proper social distancing.

  • Shifts will be available:

    • Monday 10am-12:15pm, 12:15-2:45pm, and 2:45-5:00pm.

    • Tuesday 12:30-2:45pm, 2:45-5pm, 5-7:15pm, 7:15-9:30pm.

    • Wednesday 12:30-2:45pm, 2:45-5pm, 5-7:15pm, 7:15-9:30pm.

    • Thursday 10am-12:15pm, 12:15-2:45pm, and 2:45-5:00pm.

    • Friday 10am-12:15pm, 12:15-2:45pm, and 2:45-5:00pm.

    • Saturday 10am-12:15pm, 12:15-2:45pm, and 2:45-5:00pm.

    • Sunday 10am-12:15pm, 12:15-2:45pm, and 2:45-5:00pm.

  • Shifts include:

    • 1 spot for the Woodshop (includes use of the CNC)

    • 1 for the Eshop

    • 2 for the Outside Pad area*

    • 2 for the Inside Main Area

    • 1 for the Glowforge

  • 3D printing project files can be sent to [email protected]

    and we will print those for you to pick-up at a later date.

* we have a new portable SawStop tablesaw and our other portable tools/equipment that can be used outside so the Outside Pad Area is available for metalworking, woodworking, and other projects.

Protocols for entering the space:

  • You must wear a mask (we have a few if you don't),

  • DO NOT come if you're not feeling well (such as coughing, shortness of breath, fever, etc.) or if you've been exposed to someone who's tested positive for Covid19,

  • If you are traveling for the Holidays, returning from college for the break, or attending a group or family holiday event, you must quarantine for 14 days after returning home or after your event, before coming into the Space,

  • We will take your temperature before you enter (please feel free to bring your own thermometer if you'd prefer,) and you will be required to wash your hands,

  • We will maintain proper social distancing in the space,

  • Please consider staying home if you are part of an at-risk population (ie/ elderly, immuno-compromised, etc.)

  • Staff and Supervisors reserve the right to decline access to any member for any reason,

  • We ask that members who have been in the space, and then test positive for Covid19, let us know immediately,

  • If you have been exposed to someone who is positive for Covid-19, you must quarantine for 14 days from the date you found out about the exposure and test negative for Covid-19 before you can return to the Space,

  • If you were recently tested for Covid-19 and waiting for results, you can not enter the Space until a Negative Result has been returned.

Protocols while in the space and before leaving:

  • Maintain social distancing and keep your masks on,

  • If needed, please bring your own laptop (our community laptops will be available upon request,)

  • Break room will not be available except for washing hands and member check-in,

  • Selective eye and ear protective equipment will be available at the check-in table, members will be asked to sanitize the eye and ear equipment they use before and after each use (or bring your own,)

  • Members will need to clean up and sanitize the tools, equipment, area they use before leaving (we have spray sanitizers),

  • Staff will wipe down frequently touched areas at end-of-day,

  • We ask that you don’t share phones, equipment, tools without first sanitizing,

  • Woodshop door will be propped open for less contact,

  • You may leave large projects overnight for drying (ie/glue); But you must first get approval from the supervising staff person, and you should not leave them on the work benches.

Shift Signups:

  • To sign up for all the areas, click here for the SignUp Genius; This includes the CNC and Glowforge (we will NOT be using Calendly.) Please update your shift if your plans change and you can't come!

  • If you'd like to bring one guest with you, please email [email protected] and we will let you know if they can come (based on the area.)

  • If you can't signup for a shift, because they're full or you can't come during the current shift times, email [email protected] and let us know and we'll work with you.

We ask that you please have patience with us as we do our best to get you back in the space safely! Looking forward to seeing you! As always, please let us know if you have any questions.