Vented Room

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Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is dedicated to supporting our maker community in their creative process by providing shared space, shared tools, materials and a knowledge base to turn their ideas into reality.

We provide a vented, well-lit room for painting and staining, and so forth. It is 8'x12' sq. ft. (960 cu. ft.)

Safety First

Members must know the following information:

Covid-19 notice

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
use this when ordering pizza or an ambulance

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 7 fire extinguishers on the fire escape plan map. Review the PPM Fire Escape Plan for locations.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available in four areas: the Kitchen, Metal Shop, Wood Shop and CNC Room.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in four areas: the Kitchen, Wood Shop, CNC Room and Vented Room.

Personal Protective Equipment

Wear protective equipment in all Wood and Metal Shop Areas.
Wear gloves when using Isopropyl Alcohol and other cleaners.

Hazardous Chemicals

All hazardous chemicals must be stored in the yellow hazardous chemical storage cabinet located in the vented room.
Review the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information of unknown products before use. SDS information is available via the QR code on the hazardous chemical storage cabinet or this link.
Do not bring dangerous chemicals to the makerspace.
Spray paint, stains, and other approved items must be stored in the hazardous chemical storage cabinet in the vented room.
Please DO NOT paint indoors.

Classes and Training

New Member Orientation

Classes

Pikes Peak Makerspace announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training

For Additional Help

Use the PPM Slack channel #general

Equipment List

Vented Room Equipment

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Owner Status Problem
Description
Exhaust fan PPM 4-hour timer installed (05/17/22)
Box fan
Box fan,

20", 3-speed

LASKO N/A

$30

PPM
FLAMMABLE cabinet with signs
Flammable material
storage cabinet,

43" wide

18" deep

65" tall

A&A SHEET METAL PRODUCTS, INC. A245

$950

PPM

(donated by Qualtek Manufacturing)

Medium Drying Rack
Medium drying rack,

wooden

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PPM
storage cabinet, metal (grey)

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PPM
storage cabinet, metal, with key, (tan)

?

PPM
work surface

(2.5x6 foot table)

?

PPM
parts washer

with pump

(20 gallon)

CENTRAL MACHINERY 60769

$128

PPM (donated by Qualtek Manufacturing) not yet installed

(02/21/22)

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Picture
Item
Manufacturer
Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Owner
Status
Problem
Description

Hand Tools

Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.

Donations Received

Wish List

Explosion Proof Fan (06/24/22)

Benefits and Policies

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft of Colorado Springs 10% discount    4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street


Map of stores that provide PPM member discounts
Map of helpful local resources curated by our makers


Equipment Reservations

Materials

Safety Data Sheets

Review SDS information of unknown products before use. SDS available here and via QR code in hazardous chemical storage.

Do not bring dangerous chemicals to the space.

Spray paint, stains, and other approved items must be sto in the flammables cabinet in the vented room.

Do not paint indoors.

Red Tags

Use a Red Tag, which can be found in the red tag area, to designate broken equipment.

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpster at the back (south side) of the building.
Leave the space better than you found it.

Other Fun Stuff

Bill Making Stuff -- "Scratch Builder" on YouTube



Maker logo


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