1) KEEP IT SAFE
a) If you don’t know how to use a tool, please ask for help.
b) If it doesn’t feel safe, stop doing it. Ask for help.
c) If you see someone doing something unsafe, say something to them.
d) Never use power tools alone. Always have someone with you.
e) Never work in the garage alone. Always have someone with you.
2) KEEP IT CLEAN
a) Clean up any mess you make.
b) Put tools and parts back in the correct bin. They are labeled for a reason.
c) Tools with green spray paint go in garage. Ones without green spray paint live in the
d) Use the brooms, vacuums and dustpans to clean benches and floors after EACH
e) Unless you have gotten prior approval, no one is allowed to leave their projects out in
the lab when they are not working on them.
f) You can use the rubbermaid boxes to store your projects that you are currently working
on. Please label them.
g) Please take your projects home if you do not plan to work on them during the current
3) LARGE PROJECTS
If you plan on using the lab or garage for a significant project, please fill out the form below. A significant project is anything that is either larger than a guitar or that you will be working on for more than two days.
4) HELP US HELP YOU
We have quarterly work parties where we tackle improvements to the lab. If you find
yourself using the lab frequently, please join us for these. They are a great way to help
make our prototyping spaces even more useful.
If you document your project, we would love to share it on this webpage.
If you have any questions or concerns about the lab, contact Sasha Leitman.