Woodworking Cause

The woodshop room as of 02/02/2019

Location: The woodworking cause os located in the big shed, in the large room on the eastern side of the building.
Cause Leader:Joshua (devians) Hogendoorn
Objective: The Woodworking Cause is lead by Joshua Hogendorn, and receives quite a lot of help from Ian Roving. We're aiming to provide a shop that can cater for construction needs through to fine cabinetry and carving.
Members: See Current List
Communications: Forums and #woodchop in Discord Chat.
Operating Policy: Operating Policy

  • All machinery requires induction.
  • All machine or tool damage requires immediate reporting to contact@hsbne.org .
  • Appropriate PPE usage is clearly signed and expected.
  • You are expected to clean up after you use the shop, do not leave projects on work surfaces, or dust/shavings/glue about the shop.
  • Return all tools to their home in the shop when done.
  • Woodshop tools do not leave the woodshop.
  • Use the marked sacrificial surfaces for most work, ie do not saw, hammer etc on the mitre station or machine surfaces.
  • Some tools have removable parts, when done with the tool all those parts should be reattached or placed back where you found them.
  • Machine maintenance is to be performed by named maintainers only, please do not attempt to modify any woodshop machines.

Inductions are currently run as required, please check the HSBNE Facebook page to see any upcoming inductions, or ask in our Discord channel if there doesn't seem to be anything.

The Woodshop provides:

  • PVA Glue
  • Some assorted screws/nails
  • Machinery blades (scrollsaw, bandsaw, table saws etc)
  • Some sanding materials

An assortment of relevant project parts, such as castors, drawer slides etc may be found in the boneyard.

The boneyard also has an assortment of free-to-members wood that has been donated.

You can See a list of companies to buy supplies at here.


Power Tools

Hand Tools


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