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Woodworking team
Started September 2015
Discord [{{{discord}}} Woodworking channel]
Slack Woodworking channel (deprecated)
Lead Bob Wood
Members Team members listed on HMS.
HMS page [{{{hms}}} Woodworking Team on HMS]
HMS page (2) [{{{hms2}}} Woodworking Team on HMS (2)]
Budget (to follow)
Status Dissolved
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This team is being created in order to ensure that all major Hackspace 'departments' have teams responsible for them. Interested in helping out? Ideally be interested in woodwork, carpentry, joinery, making nice things with wood and have an affinity for sawdust - tell us what you can offer:

The aims and scope of the team, to be agreed and confirmed are:


To look after the Woodworking area, including keeping an eye on the tools and their usage, isolating any issues and keeping the area usable and user friendly. The team will manage inductions, maintenance and consumables as required.


The team is responsible for:

  • Keeping an eye on tools and consumables for the area
  • Keeping the area user friendly, safe and usable
  • Reporting any issues to other teams
  • Keeping the consumables relevant to the area topped up
  • Managing maintenance to tools in the area as required
  • Managing inductions to tools in the area as required
  • Documenting finances
  • Reporting to members meetings regarding income, spend and safety

The team is not responsible for:

  • Purchasing of tools
  • Other areas of the space
  • Altering the size of the space for the team

Team Roles

There are roles in teams. One person may be in one or more roles. The roles and responsibilities are

Team Lead

Overview of the Team and area including the safety and maintenance of equipment. Reporting at membership meetings. Review and agreement to changes to configurations that will affect hackspace members.


Creating and following maintenance procedures. Documenting maintenance. Response to Out of Order requests.


Inducting Members, managing, documenting and processing payment as required. Inductions should follow standard scripts that are available online.

Team Member

Activities that are required for the area not covered above. May include consumables, equipment checks, safety checks and general organisation and tidying.

What timescales does the team have?

There are no major timescales, however it is essential the consumables do not run out. It is essential the Woodworking tools are kept maintained and the area clean, or the area may be closed to members for safety issues.

What will happen if your responsibilities aren’t met?

If the Woodworking Team are unable to meet the demand or timescales, the trustees may take on the responsibilities of the Woodworking team on a temporary basis.

Person Specification

In order to be a Woodworking Team member, you need to be good at communicating with the membership, personable and easy to approach. The Team Leader and Trustees are responsible for team membership applications.

You should be visiting the space fortnightly to check on the woodworking area and whiteboard.