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Tools at Quelab are ranked on a three-tier schedule for safety training.This training to to protect both the tools and the users.

  • GREEN tools are hand-tools, and require taking our safety overview training

  • YELLOW tools are general power-tools, and require an general area training (workshop, fiberarts, &c)

  • RED tools are specialist power tools, which can pose a danger to operators or bystanders, and require indivuidal tool training

To set up a 1-on-1 training session, email the appropriate list below. Once you have been trained you will be added to the list of certified users.

Tool Training E-Mail Certified Users
Laser Cutter lasers@quelab.net Laser Cutter Users
3D Printers 3D-printing@quelab.net 3D Printing Users
Metal Shop erlee@quelab.net Lathe, Mill
Wood Shop jt@quelab.net Table Saw, Bandsaw
Shapeoko cnc@quelab.net CNC