March Maintenance Department Update

Just a few notes from the maintenance department. As you know a few people get together every Monday afternoon and do the needed maintenance on the machinery and dust collection systems for the shop. Things like replacing saw blades, lubrication of equipment, fixing broken parts and the big job every week, emptying the vacuum cleaners […]

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Wood Shop Reopening Plan UPDATES

Return here for newest information regarding a reopening of the wood shop. PLEASE refrain from sending emails or making phone calls to the board members as we do not have the time to address each individually. We will also post information on the What’s New Blog page for members who are logged in to the […]

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Shop Access During Closure

Woodshop Access during Shutdown: The wood shop will be open to retrieve tools/projects on Wednesday, March 18th from 10:00 am to 12:00 noon. This is the only time you will have access during the shutdown. Please enter and leave using the patio door entrance. This is the only door that will be available. The wood […]

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Wood Shop CLOSED!

Last Update March 30th. GVR Management CLOSED all GVR Facilities effective at 9 pm, Saturday, March 14th. A reopening date in April has not yet been determined. Return here or the What’s New Blog page for updates from the Woodworkers Club for information on opening of the wood shop.

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Radial Arm Saw Step Up

Some members may not be able to reach the board to properly hold it against the fence. There is a step under the saw that can be used to assist in this issue. The maintenance team had a discussion about adapting the step to be on a hinge so it can fold down for easier […]

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Room Air Filters

The room filters are cleaned regularly. It is remarkable how much dust particulate these filters pick up. The air in the shop is cleaner than it has ever been. Of note: I came into the shop one day around 12 noon. While I love the smell of cut pine and other materials, I could not […]

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Shop Security Cameras

To observe members who do not clean up, misuse equipment or practice unsafe use of equipment, shop security video is being used more regularly. 99% of the shop is visible to the cameras. These cameras record on hard drives that are reviewable. They store video for a period of time so it may be reviewed […]

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Annual Monitor Recertification Quiz

A reminder to current monitors to take the the annual quiz. The link to the quiz is found HERE. Monitors must re-certify annually by attending a new monitor training class (about 4 hours) or by taking the quiz (about 15 minutes). The recertification process must be completed by the end of February in order to […]

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