Mailing Lists: Which List For What

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Overview

We have several mailing lists to facilitate communications between the general public, our members, knowledgeable people at the Asylum, and staff. Some lists are restricted to members or staff only and require moderator approval.

Important resources:

Public Mailing Lists

  • Announce subscribe to hear about upcoming classes & events at Artisan's.
  • Discuss - A great list to post all technical inquiries and all “can you help me or teach me?” and “what do you guys think of this?” questions. Goes to a distribution list of members of the Artisan’s Asylum and our extended community of makers. You must subscribe to this list to participate in the discussion.
  • Have it Made Requests for requests for custom paid design and fabrication work to be done by Artisan's members. Goes to a distribution list of interested professionals. Anyone is welcome to post requests to this list by emailing have-it-made@artisansasylum.com. No subscription is required. Note that we do not operate as a job shop here at the Asylum, but we do have a number of members who run jobs out of the space. Artisan’s Asylum will make no recommendations and takes no responsibility for the quality of work arranged through the have-it-made list — we are simply facilitating communication.

Member Mailing Lists

General Member Lists

Follow these links to subscribe and create a log-in to view archives and manage your subscription settings to these lists.

  • Member-Announce for legal notices for current members including announcements of business meetings and facility closures. Used sparingly, members are automatically subscribed to this list and we ask that you do not unsubscribe. Note there is a separate sign-up form required for this listserv. For links to recent announcements sent to that list, see Member Announce
  • Discuss for technical inquiries and questions such as "Can you help me or teach me?" or "What do you folks think of this?"
  • Have it Made Requests for current members to receive have-it-made requests and offer your craftsmanship. To post your request, simply email the list. Only current monthly members can subscribe.
  • inmates for intra-asylum discussions, questions, and announcements relevant only to members, instructors, volunteers who are a currently active user of our space.
  • Volunteers If you're interested in helping out, announcements of volunteer opportunities get sent here
  • Subscribe to Buddies If you're interested in helping out new members. If you're new and need help getting started, just email buddies@artisansasylum.com!
  • Voters-Discuss A list for voting members to discuss issues, ideas and topics of concern to voting members. During elections, voting members are automatically added to this list. Subscription is open to any voting or non-voting member at any time.

Mailing Lists for Specific Shops

For member discussion, questions, and announcements regarding our various shops. See Tool Specific Lists for CNC and Digital Fabrication related lists. Not intended for inquiries regarding tool testing/training.


Tool Specific Lists

For discussion, announcements, and information for members trained on some of our more specialized equipment and tools. Not intended for inquiries regarding tool testing/training.

For Instructors

  • instructors-announce instructor announcement list -- announcements about policies, meetings, and calls & reminders for class registration and marketing get sent here
  • instructors-discuss for discussing how to teach classes and resources available to instructors.
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