2012-11-13: ToolLibrary pitch

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2012-11-13: ToolLibrary pitch

  1. 1. 50% of average households own a power drill
  2. 2. The average drill is used for 6-20 minutes during its lifetime.
  3. 3. What happens to drills when they arent being used?
  4. 4. What happens to drills when they arent being used? The neglected drills?
  5. 5. Invest in Sharing!
  6. 6. “When you think about it, do you want to own a saw, or do you want a board cut orcarved? Do you want the drill, or the hole the drill can create?” -gwh, Localtools.com
  7. 7. What is aTool Library?
  8. 8. Free Membership Tool Libraries● Are smaller● Rely on outside funding● Need tons of volunteers● Have strong communities
  9. 9. Paid Membership Tool Libraries● Are more self-sustaining● More money for tools & staff● More operating hours
  10. 10. What Will Work in Station North?
  11. 11. How about both?
  12. 12. Potential Membership ModelSliding Scale Suggested Donation:$1 - $100 ANNUAL Membership
  13. 13. Are There Other Tool Libraries in Baltimore?
  14. 14. http://baltimore.toolbank.org/
  15. 15. http://www.bethsdiyworkshop.com/
  16. 16. http://www.parksandpeople.org/
  17. 17. How do we stay afloat?
  18. 18. How do we stay afloat?And look awesome doing it?
  19. 19. -Tools Regular library users 0-$100.00 year Contractors $50.00 month
  20. 20. -Tools Regular library users 0-$100.00 year Contractors $50.00 month-Classes $150-300.00 per 8hr class in 2hr sessions Access to the studio for the duration of the class
  21. 21. -Tools Regular library users 0-$100.00 year Contractors $50.00 month-Classes $150-300.00 per 8hr class in 2hr sessions Access to the studio for the duration of the class-Studio Space 1st hour is free $75.00 Month $600.00 Year
  22. 22. -Tools Regular library users 0-$100.00 year Contractors $50.00 month-Classes $150-300.00 per 8hr class in 2hr sessions Access to the studio for the duration of the class-Studio Space 1st hour is free $75.00 Month $600.00 Year-Products from the Tool Library 20% of proceeds from online gallery 20% of proceeds from market events
  23. 23. This Table costs around $600.00-800.00
  24. 24. Take a class to make your own for a fraction of the cost
  25. 25. Take a class to make your own for a fraction of the cost -Choose the materials
  26. 26. Take a class to make your own for a fraction of the cost -Choose the materials -Learn a new craft
  27. 27. Take a class to make your own for a fraction of the cost -Choose the materials -Learn a new craft -Become more self sufficient
  28. 28. Take a class to make your own for a fraction of the cost -Choose the materials -Learn a new craft -Become more self sufficient -Take part in a community of people learning to work with their hands!
  29. 29. Follow us @SNtoollibrary on Twitter ANDTweet pictures of tools you would use or projects you would accomplish with a tool library with the #sharetools
  30. 30. Thank you! We hope to see you at the Station North Tool Library info@stationnorthtoollibrary.orgfacebook.com/StationNorthToolLibrary Opening Soon at a Location TBD

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