Maintenance Report 23 May/22

There were two more Sawstop safety brake triggers last week. Both of them were a result of conductivity in wet wood, this time it was poplar. We have purchased an Orion professional grade moisture meter made by the leaders in metering, Wagner Meters. This should help identify wood that is too wet for the Sawstop […]

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New Moisture Meter

The woodshop has purchased a new moisture meter for use by members who may be concerned that the wood they are about to cut on the SawStop may be too wet and therefore cause a brake activation.   The new meter is an Orion 930 and can read to a depth of more than 3/4 of […]

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Maintenance Update -Sawstop Issues

As the snowbirds have fled, the maintenance team has shrunk to its summer numbers. Ron, Dave, Stewart, Randy, John, Denny, Lance and Gary were in attendance. Greg Hugie got the IT up and running and Dave Bourque attended via Zoom. There have been 8 Sawstop safety brake system trips in the past while. The most […]

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Maintenance Update May 9/22

Regular routine maintenance done. Sawstop: There were a couple of trips of the sawstop when a member was cutting cedar. We are investigating why the saw tripped. We are now up to 8 trips since April. Band Saws: A reminder: make straight cuts on logs using the bandsaw when preparing material for turning. The bandsaw […]

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No Reservations Required

Beginning Monday, May 9th, Shop Reservations will no longer be required. Please be sure to log in so we have a record of the attendance. The new process provides an updated list of attendees whenever anyone scans-in. The process continues to verify you GVR as well as your Woodshop member status. The following is a […]

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