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Version 1.1.1 – Initial Commit #

  • Published on webiste
  • Missing versioning number – Physical copies identifiable by “Oct 2020” in top corner

Version 1.1.2 (November 2020) #

  • Relocation on 2.3.6 and 2.3.7 moved to 2.2.4 and 2.2.5
  • Clarification on 3.1.7: “See Storage Policies” to “See Section 5 – Storage Policies.”
  • Clarification on 6.1.6: “(see Guests policies below).” to “See Section 6.3 – Guests policies.”
  • Amendment on 8.1.2: “A rebooking fee of $30 will be applied to reschedule a class.” to  “A rebooking fee will be applied to reschedule a class.”
  • Typo fix on 8.2.18: “De Energize …” to “De-energize …”
  • Amendment on 8.2.28: “Do not operate tools if you are sick, fatigued, intoxicated or taking strong medication;this includes cannabis.“ to “Do not operate tools if you are imparied by sickness, fatigue, or by intoxication from substances such as alcohol, drugs or strong medication; this includes cannabis.”
  • Amendment on 8.2.29: “Always make sure the dust collector has been turned on when operating woodworking equipment and turned off after use.” to “Always make sure the dust collector is running and the appropriate blast gates on the tool are open when operating woodworking equipment. Close the blast gate when finished using the tool.”
  • Amendment on 8.2.36: “Members must wash hand tools with warm water and soap at the sink after use” to “Members must wash hand tools with warm water and soap at the sink after use and dry them before returning them to the tool wall.”
  • Typo fix on 8.4.2: “…facility is fifteen (20) people at any given time” to “…facility is twenty (20) people at any given time”
  • Typo Fix and Clarification on 8.5.9: “Everyone must wear the appropriate the clothing while in the wood shop. *see general attire” to “Everyone must wear the appropriate clothing while in the wood shop.  See Section 2.2 – General Attire.”
  • Typo Fix on Section 8.7 heading: “Clean Room Usage Woodshop Usage” to “Clean Room Usage“
  • Clarification on 8.7.2: “… 1 hour …“ to “… one (1) hour …”
  • Amendment on 8.7.3: “…volatile compounds for 2 hours.” to “…volatile compounds for a minimum of 2 hours.”
  • Amendment on 8.7.4: “Effective November 1st 2019: all projects must be tagged…” to “All projects must be tagged…”
  • Typo Fix on 8.7.11: “flam cabinet” to “flame cabinet”

Version 1.2.1 (March 2021) #

  • Revision on 1.3.1: “No person may operate any tools/equipment on the premises while impaired from substance use that can cause physical and behavioural changes that affect a person’s ability to work safely. Substances can include but are not limited to:
    • Alcohol or legal drugs (which includes cannabis as of October 17, 2018)
    • Illegal drugs
    • Prescription drugs to treat medical conditions
    • Over-the-counter medications”
  • Addition of 1.3.2: “Use of illegal substances at Maker Cube will not be tolerated and will result in the immediate termination of membership.”
  • Addition of 1.3.3: “Members must stop all activities and may be sent home if staff determine they are impaired”
  • Amendment on 2.2.1: “Everyone MUST have safety glasses at all times when in the clean room, and wood shop.” to “Everyone MUST have safety glasses at all times when in the clean room, and beyond the doors entering into the woodshop (including the metal shop and studios on that side of the facility).”
  • Amendment of 4.1.10: “Members are expected to keep their studio clean and organized.” to “Members are expected to keep their studio clean and organized. Studios must be accessible by staff in the event of emergencies. There must be a 48” entrance and clear walkway inside”.
  • Addition of 4.1.6: “Studio owners can not change the original framed structure of their studio. This includes but is not limited to:
    • Adding or removing walls
    • Increasing the wall height
    • Adding a door 
    • Adding a roof or storage shelf above the original wall height
    • Obstructing the top of the studio in a way that would block fire suppression sprinklers”
  • Removal of 8.5.13: “No person shall use earphones that prevent them from hearing noise in the wood shop. “ – is a duplicate of 2.2.5 “Do not use any form of hearing protection, headphones, or earbuds that would prevent you from being able to hear the sound of the machine you are operating. Everyone must be able to hear whether a tool is working correctly and if other users of the shop require their attention.”
  • Addition of 8.8.3: “The maximum cumulative cut time usage for CNC machines (laser cutter, CNC table, and plasma CNC) for every member is 2 hours per month. Additional CNC cut time will be billed as per the current rates posted.”

Version 1.3.1 (September 1st, 2021) #

  • Amendment of 1.2.5: “Everyone must spend the last 15 minutes of their time at Maker Cube for general clean up.” to “Everyone must spend the last 15 minutes of their time at Maker Cube for general clean up in addition to cleaning up after yourself.”
  • Amendment of 1.3: “Alcohol and Drug Use” to “Impairment”
  • Addition of 1.3.3: “No person may operate any tools/equipment on the premises while impaired from fatigue. Mental and/or physical exhaustion can cause physical and behavioural changes that affect a person’s ability to work safely.”
  • Removal of 2.1.6: “Face coverings are mandatory for everyone at all times within the facility. Acceptable face coverings are respirators, full face shields, or cloth or disposable masks.”
  • Removal of 2.1.9: “All gatherings (IE: Classes, Meetups) that exceed SIX (6) people are cancelled until further notice.”
  • Addition of 3.1.3: “All members must participate in the Intro to Woodworking orientation class for general safety regardless of previous experience prior to using any part of the facilities”
  • Addition of Section 3.4: “Additional Fees” and following sub-contents:
  • Amendment on 4.1.11: “Members are expected to keep their studio clean and organized. Studios must be accessible by staff in the event of emergencies. There must be a 48” entrance and clear walkway inside” to “Members are expected to keep their studio clean and organized. Studios must be accessible by staff in the event of emergencies. There must be a 36” entrance and clear walkway inside.”
  • Amendment of Section 5.1.1: “…Material, projects, and waste occupying communal work spaces overnight will be subject to fines.” to  “…Material, projects, and waste occupying communal work spaces overnight will be subject to the appropriate Overnight Storage Fee for the amount of space occupied and duration left.”
  • Removal of Sections 5.1.1.1 – 5.1.1.3: Moving them to Section 3.4 Additional Fees
  • Addition of 6.1.2: “All members are required to book their time at the facility in advance through the member portal (see 8.4 Use of Facilities for additional details).”
  • Typo fix on 6.1.5: “…, lost or stolen notify…” to “…, lost, or stolen, notify…”
  • Amendment of 6.1.8: “Use of any non-fob activated door is prohibited unless explicit permission and assistance is given by staff. Unauthorized use of non-fobbed doors will result in an $80 fine on the first offence and may result in termination of membership on the second offence.” to “Use of any non-fob activated door, including the designated Loading door and bay doors, is prohibited unless explicit permission and assistance is given by staff. Unauthorized use of non-fobbed doors will result in a fine on the first offence and may result in termination of membership on the second offence. See Section 3.4 Additional Fees.”
  • Amendment on 6.2.5: “Failure to set the alarm as the last person to leave will result in a $300 fine on the first offence and termination of membership on the second offence.” to “Failure to set the alarm as the last person to leave will result in a fine on the first offence and termination of membership on the second offence. See Section 3.4 Additional Fees.”
  • Amendment of 8.1.1: “All members are required to complete orientation classes before gaining access to tools, regardless of previous experience” to “All members are required to complete orientation classes and associated safety tests before gaining access to tools, regardless of previous experience.”
  • Amendment of 8.1.2: “…A rebooking fee will be applied to reschedule a class.” to “…A rebooking fee will be applied to reschedule a class, see Section 3.4 Additional Fees.”
  • Addition of 8.1.5: “Members absent from the facility for long durations (over 6 months) must be recertified by staff on equipment prior to use.”
  • Amendment of 8.2.1: “Members that have participated in any tool orientation class are welcome and encouraged to take it again as a refresher class provided they pay for a material fee and there is availability.” to “Members that have participated in any tool orientation class are welcome and encouraged to take it again as a refresher class at a reduced rate, subject to availability. See Class Rebooking Fee, Section 3.4.”
  • Consolidating 8.2.4 and 8.2.5
  • Amendment of 8.2.23: “Failure to report tool damage will result in an $80 fine. If you know a tool is damaged….” to “Failure to report tool damage will result in a fine, see Section 3.4 Additional Fees. If you know a tool is damaged…”
  • Amendment of 8.2.24: “If a member has damaged a tool, access to said tool will be revoked until the member takes additional training and is cleared by staff” to “If a member has damaged a tool, access to the facility will be suspended until the member takes additional training, settled any associated fees, and is cleared by staff.”
  • Clarification of 8.2.25: “Consult the tool supervisor for precautions” to “Consult staff for precautions”
  • Clarification of 8.2.33: “(eg: clamps, batteries, tape measures, squares)”
  • Amendment of 8.3.1: “Tools under sign-out procedure include but is not limited to: jointer, orbital sanders, belt sanders, welder, shaper origin, cnc table, laser cutter, and plasma table” to “Tools under sign-out procedure include but is not limited to: jointer, planer, orbital sanders, belt sanders, welders, and plasma cutter.”
  • Amendment of 8.4.2: “The maximum capacity of the entire facility is twenty (20) people at any given time.” to “The maximum capacity of the entire facility is thirty six (36) people at any given time.”
  • Amendment of 8.4.3.1: “Woodshop – (8 People)” to “Woodshop – (15 People)”
  • Amendment of 8.4.3.2: “Metalshop – (2 People)” to “Metalshop – (3 People)”
  • Amendment of 8.4.3.3: “Computer Lab + Offices – (4 People)” to “Computer Lab + Offices – (6 People)”
  • Amendment of 8.4.3.5: “Clean Room – (2 People)” to “Clean Room – (3 People)”
  • Typo Fix of 8.4.9: “dusts” to “dust”
  • Amendment of 8.5 heading: “Woodshop Usage” to “Woodshop and Metalshop Usage”
  • Amendment on 8.5.5: “No food or drinks are allowed in the wood shop.” to “No food or drinks are allowed in the wood shop other than water in a sealed container.”
  • Amendment on 8.5.8: “Equipment use is on a first-come, first-served basis unless otherwise scheduled with staff through the appropriate booking system. “ to “All tools and work surfaces are shared space unless otherwise scheduled through the appropriate booking system.”
  • Addition of 8.5.9: “Communicate with other members to ensure everyone has fair usage of equipment, be considerate of other users and minimize your work area.”
  • Amendment of 8.5.10: “Everyone must wear the appropriate clothing while in the wood shop. See Section 2.2 – General Attire.” to “Everyone must wear the appropriate clothing while in the woodshop or metalshop. See Section 2.2 – General Attire and 2.3 Metal Shop Attire”
  • Amended 8.6.12 to 8.5.14: “Everyone in the metal shop must take appropriate fire prevention precautions when work generates heat, sparks, or involves open flames.” to “Everyone in the facility must take appropriate fire prevention precautions when work generates heat, sparks, or involves open flames.”
  • Removed Section 8.6: Consolidated metal shop usage into 8.5
  • Clarification of 8.7.6: from “Projects requiring overnight dry time with be charged *see storage policy” to “Projects requiring overnight dry time may be charged by the storage rate. See Section 5 for storage policy and Section 3.4 for Additional Fees.”
  • Clarification on 8.7.8: “MSDS sheets must be provided for all finishes.” to “MSDS sheets must be provided for all chemicals.”
  • Addition of 8.7.9: “All chemicals must be stored in their original containers with clear labels and sealed when not in use.”
  • Removal of 8.8.1: “Refer to HEADS UP! For Safety documentation and tool specific manuals for the following:
    • Arc Welders
    • Bench Grinders
    • Buffer/Wire Wheel
    • Metal Cut Off Saw
    • Right Angle Grinder
    • Drill Press (for metal)
    • Wood Bandsaw
    • Drill Press (for wood)
    • Mitre Saw
    • Jointer
    • Planer
    • Table Saw
    • Router Table
    • Track Saw
    • Cordless Hand Drills”
  • Amendment of 8.8.1: from “For any tool, accessory, piece of equipment not specified in section 8.8 do not use without explicit training and clearance by staff, . Refer to the manufacturer’s operational manual.” to “For any tool, accessory, piece of equipment not covered in the orientation classes do not use without explicit training and clearance by staff, regardless of previous experience. Refer to the manufacturer’s operational manual for additional tool information. Digital manuals are available on the member portal and physically upon request.
  • Addition of 8.8.2: “The ceramics kiln may only be operated by staff to run communal and private firings. Refer to section 3.4 for kiln firing rates and ask staff for the kiln firing schedule.”
  • Amendment of 8.8.3: from “The maximum cumulative cut time usage for CNC machines (laser cutter, CNC table, and plasma CNC) for every member is 2 hours per month. Additional CNC cut time will be billed as per the current rates posted.” to “The maximum cumulative booked time usage for CNC machines (laser cutter, CNC table, and plasma CNC) for every member is 3 hours per month. Additional CNC cut time will be billed as per the current rates posted.” per month CNC time

Version 1.3.2 (Sept 13th, 2021) #

  • Addition of 2.1.4: “Face coverings are mandatory for everyone at all times within the facility. Acceptable face coverings are respirators, full face shields, or cloth or disposable masks.”
  • Addition of 2.1.5: “Proof of vaccination is required to access the facility for classes, tours, and guests starting Sept. 13th, 2021. From Sept. 13th, you must have at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. By Oct. 24, you must be fully vaccinated. Refer to https://www2.gov.bc.ca/vaccinecard.html for acceptable forms of proof of vaccination. After September 26th only the government issued BC Vaccine Card will be accepted.