So I have been advised by a professor of mine that if I find myself working over head in any union venue I will need to have a lanyard attached to all of my hand tools. I was wondering if this is a real rule that any of you have encountered, and if so how do you get around it?
I'm looking for a tool that might not exist, but I thought I would ask around.
I'm looking for a self-leveling line laser, that could tell if the vertical beam is perpendicular to a wall.
I have somehow finagled the higher ups to let me gut and redo my tool room and a couple of storage spaces. THIS IS NOT A TEST! Of course there is a budget, but I'm in NYC so a budget for a closet scene shop can go a long way.
I want to hear your I wish I hads, wouldn't it be great if and whose...
Here's a very comprehensive list, compiled by ship in 2002-03, primarily for electrical tools (with pictures!).
Here's a list from IATSE local 33.
Anyone else have any lists to share?
EDIT: Since the IA list is member only now, here's an internet archive of that list.
I teach high school theater, including a tech theater class which builds all of the sets for our shows. One of the problems I’ve come across is cutting 8x4 sheets of wood. Currently I have the students clamp a 2x4 across the sheet to act as a guide so they can cut a straight line with a circular...