Maintenance Report June 27/22

New Volatile Storage:The cabinet for storing volatiles has arrived. It will meet the requirements of GV Fire as it will store some of our stronger solvents such as acetone and naptha. It will be located inside the shop on the wall near the clamps. It cannot be located outside on the patio as the volatiles […]

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Maintenance Update June 20/22

John has installed a new vac system for the drill presses. This is simple to use – “open the gate, flip the switch”. The new vac system will help to avoid dragging vacs across the aisles or reaching under the panel behind the presses possibly causing a trip hazard. We will be shortening the power […]

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Maintenance Update June 13/22

The blade in the 3/8″ bandsaw was replaced – it was dull and it was difficult to cut harder woods. The discussion continued about chemical storage and fire safety. GV Fire came by again and had requests for some changes. There were a few relatively minor issues and the matter of chemical/solvent storage was raised […]

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Maintenance Update June 7/22

Band Saws:The 1/2″ band saw needed some attention and the thickness planer was making noises. Both will be/have been dealt with. No, 2 Table SawNo 2 table saw needs an adjustment of the table as it is not parallel to the blade. A symptom of this condition is sawdust being thrown on to the table […]

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