Training Fees

While the New Member Orientation is still free, in Q1 2022 Quelab charging training fees. These fees are to be applied directly to the area they are charged for, to cover maintenance & supplies.

Here are the areas currently charging for training & cost:

Area Cost Contact Email for Training
Woodshop $25
Laser Cutter $25
Bike Repair Shop $25
Screen Printing $25

Types of tools

Tools at Quelab are ranked on a three-tier schedule for safety training. This is to protect both the tools and the users.

GREEN tools are hand-tools, and require taking our safety overview training and signing the waiver

YELLOW tools are small power-tools, and require an general area training

RED tools are specialist power tools, which can pose a danger to operators or bystanders, and require individual training

Getting training

ToolClassTraining E-MailHow to get trained
Laser Cutter Red lasers@quelab.netSubscribe to the Lasers list1) , then send a request asking to be trained. There is a page on the wiki of those trained to use the Laser Cutter
3D PrintersYellow3D-printing@quelab.netSubscribe to the 3D Printing list2) , then send a request asking to be trained. The 3D Printing page has details on Quelab's 3D printers
Metal Shop Red info@quelab.netContact Denis Muradov at the email to the left
Wood ShopYellowinfo@quelab.netContact Jesse Trujillo at the email to the left
CNC carver Red cnc@quelab.netinternal listserv – At this point in time, the CNC machines are not yet fully functional, so there is no training set up for them yet
The Lasers list is restricted to active Quelab members only, and if you do not subscribe first, your e-mail will bounce
The 3D Printing list is open to anyone that wants to subscribe to it. However, you must be subscribed to it for your message to go through, otherwise it will bounce