Tool Safety Colors

All of the tools and equipment are organized into Green, Yellow and Red. To be able to use the tools independently, Yellow and Red require sign-off through classes and demonstrated competence.

Woodshop

Handheld Tools

Stationary & Bench-top Power Tools

 

Green

Non-Power Hand Tools
Drill/Driver
Palm Sanders and Vacuum Box
 

Yellow

Polisher
Hand Belt Sander
Hand Planer
Sawzall/Reciprocating Saw

Yellow

Small Lathes
Planer
Thickness Sander
Miter Saw
Disk and Belt Sander
Spindle Sander
Scroll Saw
Small Bandsaw
Hollow Chisel Mortiser
Drill Press
 

Red

Circular Saw
Planer

Red

Large Bandsaws
Jointer
Large Lathes
Routers and Router Tables
Table Saw (Sawstop)
CNC Router
CNC Rotary Tool

Metal Shop

Handheld Tools

Stationary & Bench-top Power Tools

 

Green

Non-Power Hand Tools
Punch Tools

Green

Hand Pneumatic Press
Tube Roller
 

Yellow

Auto Shears
Reciprocating Saw
Nibbler

Yellow

Media Blaster
1x30 Belt Sander
2x72 Belt Sander
Bench Grinder
Drill Press
 

Red

Angle Grinders
Portaband
Butane Torches

Red

Vertical and Horizontal Bandsaws
Metal Lathe
Plasma Cutter
MIG Welder
TIG Welder
Cold Cut Saw
Abrasive Chopsaw
Blacksmithing Forges
Throatless Shear
Sheet Metal Brake and Shear
Spot Welder
Hydraulic Press
Manual Drill/Mill
CNC Milling Machine

Orange Bay

Arts & Crafts

3D Printers & Electronics

 

Green

Non-Power Hand Tools

Green

3D Printers REQUIRES SIGNOFF
Soldering Station
Multimeters
Bench Power Supply
 

Yellow

Leatherworking Tools
Hot Wire Foam Cutter
Grommet Press
Air Brush
Jewelry Tools and Soldering Torches
Embroidery Machine
Stained Glass Tools
Basic Sewing Machines
Photography Equipment

Yellow

Digital Signal Analyzer
Reflow Station and Oven
 

Red

Industrial Sewing Machine

Lasers, Casting, & Composites

Casting & Composites

Laser Lab

 

Green

Vacuum Pump and Chamber
 

Yellow

Pressure Pump and Pots
Rotocaster

Yellow

Laser Cutters
Laser Cutter Rotary Tool
 

Red

Themoformer

Red

Acrylic Heat Bender