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 ====== Stuff, Storage, and Stickers Guide ====== ====== Stuff, Storage, and Stickers Guide ======
  
-Storage is at a premium at Hackspace. Our storage and stickering system ensures that space is used fairly, and that everyone understands what is what (so your treasured project parts aren’t mistaken for junk).+**Storage is at a premium at Hackspace.** Our storage and stickering system ensures that space is used fairly, and that everyone understands what is what (so your treasured project parts aren’t mistaken for junk).
  
 Storage in Hackspace is divided into three categories: **1 - Personal Projects**, **2 - Tools and Equipment**,​ and **3 - Donated Hackables**. Storage in Hackspace is divided into three categories: **1 - Personal Projects**, **2 - Tools and Equipment**,​ and **3 - Donated Hackables**.
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 Most of the space at Hackspace is strictly communal, and should not be used for your personal stuff. However we do have a few areas where you can store stuff related to current projects. Your options are: Most of the space at Hackspace is strictly communal, and should not be used for your personal stuff. However we do have a few areas where you can store stuff related to current projects. Your options are:
-  * A Project Box: You can keep small stuff in a project box, which must be kept on the Project Box Racking. Place a ‘personal’ sticker on the outside of the box to protect its contents. You are not usually allowed more than two project boxes at a time. +  ​* **A Project Box:** You can keep small stuff in a project box, which must be kept on the Project Box Racking. Place a ‘personal’ sticker on the outside of the box to protect its contents. You are not usually allowed more than two project boxes at a time. 
-  * Workshop Materials: You can keep larger materials such as pieces of timber and plywood in the left-hand-side of the Materials Rack in G10. Place a ‘personal’ sticker clearly on each item to protect it. +  ​* **Workshop Materials:** You can keep larger materials such as pieces of timber and plywood in the left-hand-side of the Materials Rack in G10. Place a ‘personal’ sticker clearly on each item to protect it. 
-  * Other Larger Items: These may be allowed, but only for short periods (typically under a month). Before bringing a larger personal item in, you must consult the Google Group. Large items should be stored in a sensible location that is not in the way of other members or could cause a hazard. There is a small space beside the Project Box Racking for this purpose. Do not store heavy items anywhere that other members could not move them safely. Place a ‘Short Stay’ sticker on the item to protect it. +  ​* **Other Larger Items:** These may be allowed, but only for short periods (typically under a month). Before bringing a larger personal item in, you must consult the Google Group. Large items should be stored in a sensible location that is not in the way of other members or could cause a hazard. There is a small space beside the Project Box Racking for this purpose. Do not store heavy items anywhere that other members could not move them safely. Place a ‘Short Stay’ sticker on the item to protect it. 
-  * Chemical Cupboard: You can store anything that may cause an unpleasant or hazardous spill in the Chemical Cupboard in G11. Place a ‘personal’ sticker on each item to protect it, unless you are donating it to the Hackspace.+  ​* **Chemical Cupboard:** You can store anything that may cause an unpleasant or hazardous spill in the Chemical Cupboard in G11. Place a ‘personal’ sticker on each item to protect it, unless you are donating it to the Hackspace.
  
 **Never leave your personal stuff out on the workbenches between visits.** Stuff left on the benches can be considered fair game for hacking or disposal. Hackspace accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to your stuff. **Never leave your personal stuff out on the workbenches between visits.** Stuff left on the benches can be considered fair game for hacking or disposal. Hackspace accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to your stuff.
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 Despite best intentions, Hackspace can’t guarantee that donated or loaned items won’t get lost, broken, hacked, or mistaken for junk and disposed of. If you would be upset if it got broken or thrown away, do not donate it. Hackspace accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to donated or loaned items. Despite best intentions, Hackspace can’t guarantee that donated or loaned items won’t get lost, broken, hacked, or mistaken for junk and disposed of. If you would be upset if it got broken or thrown away, do not donate it. Hackspace accepts no responsibility for loss of or damage to donated or loaned items.
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 ==== Borrowing Tools and Equipment ==== ==== Borrowing Tools and Equipment ====
  
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   * The area in front of the windows beside the external door in G11 is especially for storing bikes, so please leave your bike here (and nothing else).   * The area in front of the windows beside the external door in G11 is especially for storing bikes, so please leave your bike here (and nothing else).
   * Do not leave your bike in the corridor, main entrance hall, or any other part of the building.   * Do not leave your bike in the corridor, main entrance hall, or any other part of the building.
-  * Do not use the Hackspace for long term storage of your bike. Our bike area is for members who are cycling in, not for storing your spare bikes. If you want to temporarily keep a bike at the space as part of a project, contact the membership for short-term permission and label it, as with any other large personal object .+  * Do not use the Hackspace for long term storage of your bike. Our bike area is for members who are cycling in, not for storing your spare bikes. If you want to temporarily keep a bike at the space as part of a project, contact the membership for short-term permission and label it, as with any other large personal object. 
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 ==== Hackspace Infrastructure ==== ==== Hackspace Infrastructure ====
  
-Hackspace infrastructure consists of our furniture, fittings, shelving, electrical installations,​ large tools, machinery, and computers. Do not hack our infrastructure! Any changes to the infrastructure (such as moving the furniture or altering mains wiring) requires a formal proposal.+Hackspace infrastructure consists of our furniture, fittings, shelving, electrical installations,​ large tools, machinery, and computers. ​**Do not hack our infrastructure!** Any changes to the infrastructure (such as moving the furniture or altering mains wiring) requires a formal proposal.
  
 On no account should any part of BV Studios fixtures be altered without express permission from the building manager. ​ On no account should any part of BV Studios fixtures be altered without express permission from the building manager. ​
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 ==== Disposal of Rubbish ==== ==== Disposal of Rubbish ====
  
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 When the landfill or recycling bins become full, take them to the bin room in the BV Studios foyer and empty them into the appropriate dumpster. When the landfill or recycling bins become full, take them to the bin room in the BV Studios foyer and empty them into the appropriate dumpster.
  
-For information about what can and cannot be recycled at Hackspace, see the BV Studios Guide, and please note that none of our bins take wood. You must take this home with you.+For information about what can and cannot be recycled at Hackspace, see the [[botlab:​policies:​bv_studios_guide|BV Studios Guide]], and please note that **none of our bins take wood**. You must take this home with you. 
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 ==== Disposal of Significant Items ==== ==== Disposal of Significant Items ====
  
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