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What's the wifi password?

Frequently asked questions

SSID bmswifi1 Password makestuff

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

I am giving someone a gift tomorrow and I really need to use a tool to finish it. Can I join and finish my project this afternoon?

Frequently asked questions

Short answer: no. Long answer: Every single time we've tried this, it's ended with a ruined proj...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

I am a retired master craftsperson. Do I still have to take tool orientation classes?

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Yes. Here's why: Our insurance carrier requires us to train members in our safety and securit...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

What is new member orientation?

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If you are a new member, orientation is mandatory. We do this in order to ensure that all members...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

There's an urgent problem at the makerspace. What do I do?

Frequently asked questions

First of all, if the problem will not: immediately threaten anybody's health or safety destro...

Updated 4 months ago by Admin

Does the makerspace own a Wowbagger XL 7000 (or any other tool)?

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It's entirely possible! We own lots of tools that are used by our members every day. The best wa...

Updated 4 months ago by Admin

Where do I find X?

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Search this wiki. Ask in the #general channel on Slack. Ask another member in person. Once...

Updated 4 months ago by Admin

I need to leave my project overnight. How do I do this?

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If the project is smaller than a pizza box: Fill out a parking permit card with: your first a...

Updated 4 months ago by David L

Can I borrow a tool?

Frequently asked questions

Members may not borrow or take home tools for personal use.  Members may take some makerspace eq...

Updated 4 months ago by Admin

Can non-members use makerspace tools?

Frequently asked questions

No. Only members are allowed to use makerspace tools.

Updated 4 months ago by Admin

How do I re-activate my membership?

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If you want to reactivate your membership, simply log into Memberpress (https://members.bellingha...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

How do I cancel my membership?

Frequently asked questions

Log into the member management system. Click "Subscriptions" In the menu next to your members...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

Tool Areas

Member Handbook

The makerspace is organized into separate tool or interest areas. Each area has a focus on a spec...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

Guests

Member Handbook

A guest is someone who is not a member of The Bellingham Makerspace. One member is free to host u...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

Tools

Member Handbook

The makerspace classifies tools into two categories: simple and complex. Simple tools are those ...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

Consumables

Member Handbook

Many of the tools at The Bellingham Makerspace use tooling that wears out (consumables). These in...

Updated 4 months ago by Admin

Introduction and General Rules

Member Handbook

These are the rules of Bellingham Makerspace. The board may amend these policies at any time by m...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

Reinstatement Appeal

Policies and Procedures Forms

Fill out a Reinstatement Appeal form to request overturning decisions made regarding an Incident ...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

Incident Report

Policies and Procedures Forms

Fill out an Incident Report for injuries, equipment damage, property damage, and Code of Conduct ...

Updated 4 months ago by Grant Dobbe

What tools can I use?

Frequently asked questions

The makerspace classifies tools into two categories: simple and complex. Simple tools are those ...

Updated 4 months ago by Admin