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* Anything that is prohibited by our lease or insurance is really actually prohibited (No sleeping, no fissionable materials, etc.)
* Anything that is prohibited by our lease or insurance is really actually prohibited (No sleeping, no fissionable materials, etc.)
=== Information for new members ===
=== Information for new members ===
==== How to sign up ====
==== Getting your Hackspace Induction ====
=== How to find us ===
=== How to find us ===
=== How to get in contact with us ===
=== How to get in contact with us ===
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== Our resources ==
== Our resources ==
=== The Hackspace ===
=== The Hackspace ===
The Reading Hackspace is an industrial unit on Weldale Street and internally is divided into 3 main spaces. The main room upstairs is where most electronics and software hacking takes place and also the main social are. The small machine room upstairs houses out Laser cutter and the store of materials for use with it. The downstairs space has most of the power tools and is where all metalwork and woodwork activities take place. You've paid for all the tools and equipment through your membership donations, so please take care of the kit as if it were your own! Please report any damage or dis-function either on the mailing list or directly to any member of the relevant team. We understand that occasional breakages are inevitable in this environment but please let the relevant teams know ASAP when they happen so that repair/replacement can be arranged.
The Reading Hackspace is an industrial unit on Weldale Street and internally is divided into 3 main spaces. The main room upstairs is where most electronics and software hacking takes place and also the main social are. The small machine room upstairs houses out Laser cutter and the store of materials for use with it. The downstairs space has most of the power tools and is where all metalwork and woodwork activities take place. All tools and equipment in the space are the property of the Hackspace until clearly marked otherwise. You've paid for all the tools and equipment through your membership donations, so please take care of the kit as if it were your own! Please report any damage or dis-function either on the mailing list or directly to any member of the relevant team. We understand that occasional breakages are inevitable in this environment but please let the relevant teams know ASAP when they happen so that repair/replacement can be arranged.


=== Tools ===
=== Tools ===
We have a wide variety of tools divided across the 3 main areas of the space and all members are welcome to use them on their projects, some of the more hazardous or valuable tools do require [[induction]] before use both to protect members and the equipment!
=== Digital resources ===
=== Digital resources ===
==== Our Logo and other materials ====
<<<Links to our logo etc>>>
<<<Policy for use of above?>>>

Revision as of 05:21, 2 September 2018

Welcome to the rLab Wiki

About rLab

rLab Ethos

History

Management

Rules

<<< Attention required from Gavin for this section? >>>
  • Only use equipment that you have been trained on and are confident you can use safely. No solo use of high risk tools.
  • Members must be over 18 years old. Anyone visiting who is under this age must be accompanied and supervised by a member at all times, supervising someone else is incompatible with working on your own projects.
  • Potentially dangerous or precious equipment should be labelled and members should seek induction before use.
  • Dangerous chemicals should be labelled with contents and hazard information.
  • Performance of high risk activities should be communicated to other members and guests present if they might be effected. Other members may raise any concerns at that time and the activity cannot continue until those concerns have been addressed.
  • No hazardous chemicals in the kitchen. It is a food preparation area and must be treated as such.
  • Clean up after using the space, leave your work area AT LEAST as clean as when you arrived if not better
  • Anything that is prohibited by our lease or insurance is really actually prohibited (No sleeping, no fissionable materials, etc.)

Information for new members

How to sign up

Getting your Hackspace Induction

How to find us

How to get in contact with us

Our resources

The Hackspace

The Reading Hackspace is an industrial unit on Weldale Street and internally is divided into 3 main spaces. The main room upstairs is where most electronics and software hacking takes place and also the main social are. The small machine room upstairs houses out Laser cutter and the store of materials for use with it. The downstairs space has most of the power tools and is where all metalwork and woodwork activities take place. All tools and equipment in the space are the property of the Hackspace until clearly marked otherwise. You've paid for all the tools and equipment through your membership donations, so please take care of the kit as if it were your own! Please report any damage or dis-function either on the mailing list or directly to any member of the relevant team. We understand that occasional breakages are inevitable in this environment but please let the relevant teams know ASAP when they happen so that repair/replacement can be arranged.

Tools

We have a wide variety of tools divided across the 3 main areas of the space and all members are welcome to use them on their projects, some of the more hazardous or valuable tools do require induction before use both to protect members and the equipment!

Digital resources

Our Logo and other materials

<<<Links to our logo etc>>> <<<Policy for use of above?>>>