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Instructions for tool training, tool usage, consumables, etc.
How to become a member, end your membership, handle different situations, etc.
Frequently asked questions
How to operate 3D printers at Bellingham Makerspace
How does computer work, even?
How to use and troubleshoot issues using our Laser Cutter
Information on the woodshop and its tools
Getting Started with Klipper Firmware and Mainsail
To access Klipper for the Ender 3 machines
Printers and Capabilities
How to test out of 3D Printing Class.
How do I become a member?
Go to https://www.bellinghammakerspace.org, click "Join", fill out the form, and set up recurring billing on PayPal. Go to EventBrite and sign up for a makerspace orientation session. There is no step 3.
How do I cancel my membership?
Go to Paypal and cancel the reoccuring payment to Bellingham Makerspace. This will set your member account to "inactive". Email [email protected] to let them know you're stopping your membership. This lets us know to deactivate your keycard...
How do I re-activate my membership?
If you want to reactivate your membership, simply log into Memberpress (https://members.bellinghammakerspace.org) and set up payment. If you want to activate your membership for only one month, just pay for one month. Otherwise, set up recurring payments.
When can I use my key card to get in?
Members have key-card access via the back door 7 days a week during normal Bellis Fair mall hours. This includes days when we are not staffed or the mall is closed for holidays.
What tools can I use?
Members can use any of the following without a training/check-off session: hand sewing equipment, such as needles and thread basic hand tools such as screwdrivers, hammers, tape measures, speed squares, etc. cordless drills the Cricut vinyl cutter craft...
Can non-members use makerspace tools?
No. Only members are allowed to use makerspace tools.
Can I borrow a tool?
Members may not borrow or take home tools for personal use. Members may take some makerspace equipment off-site for use in educational, community outreach, or publicity events (e.g. a community block party, school presentation, Maker Faire, etc.) under the f...
I need to leave my project overnight. How do I do this?
If the project is smaller than a pizza box: Fill out a parking permit card with: your first and last name phone number, email address, description of the project when/how it can be safely moved when you will be back to retrieve it (no later than 72 ho...
Where do I find X?
Search this wiki. Ask in the #general channel on Slack. Ask another member in person. Once you find it, add a page here in the appropriate book. :)
Does the makerspace own a Wowbagger XL 7000 (or any other tool)?
It's entirely possible! We own lots of tools that are used by our members every day. The best way to find out is to search this wiki, then ask in the #general channel on Slack, then ask a human being.
There's an urgent problem at the makerspace. What do I do?
First of all, if the problem will not: immediately threaten anybody's health or safety destroy the building in the next 24 hours destroy anybody's personal property in the next 24 hours destroy any makerspace property in the next 24 hours get exponentia...
Checkout classes follow the SOP for that tool. There is no need to memorize how to run a tool – in fact we prefer you check with our volunteers and the wiki page for a tool for details. The wiki includes links to the specific operating manuals and other safety...
Projects or materials may be left up to 72 hours at the Bellingham Makerspace with the permission of a Bellingham Makerspace staff member, provided that they are stored in an out-of-the-way location with a full name, date it will be removed, and a phone number...
Many of the tools at The Bellingham Makerspace use tooling that wears out (consumables). These include things like drill bits, saw blades, dremel bits, etc. We try to keep basic tooling available for most tools, but we cannot supply tooling for every possible ...
Our tools will typically be labeled or otherwise marked. Please return tools to their proper home when finished. Members may bring in their own tools. Please mark your own tools! We are not responsible for them. Do not use another member’s tools or supplies (...
Everyone requires space to work. When you are done for the day, please return tools and clear horizontal surfaces of materials and projects. Sweep or vacuum your work area if needed. If you are gluing up a project and cannot transfer it, get a parking permit. ...
The Bellingham Makerspace reserves the right to take photographs of people and projects in community spaces for promotional purposes. However, we also respect the privacy of our members, and any members can opt out of photography of themselves or their project...
The Bellingham Makerspace provides information technology for members to use as part of their projects or classes. This includes: WiFi a 5-seat computer lab tool computers (e.g., in electronics or laser/vinyl cutting) a black-and white laser printer a c...
A guest is someone who is not a member of The Bellingham Makerspace. One member is free to host up to 7 guests with them during mall open hours; two members may host up to the fire code limit of 120. Members are responsible for the conduct of their guests at ...
Introduction to 3D Printing at the Makerspace
The Bellingham Makerspace has five operational Ender 3’s, an Ender CR-10, and a CR-30. Before operating any 3D Printers at the Bellingham Makerspace, you must be trained in their use and operation. This can be accomplished by taking an Introduction to 3D Print...