Month: October 2015

Check out our new Vinyl Cutter

A vinyl cutter has been purchased for VHS! One of our members, Dan R very generously started a Tilt compaign, and it was successful! 16 members kicked in some cash, in total, and we successfully funded a Clipper vinyl cutter.

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Workshop: Build a radio controlled fixed-wing airplane

Event: https://www.picatic.com/event14452756333652668/10 $150 if you need to buy a transmitter $85 if you already have a transmitter, or plan to buy a different one $0 if you want to help/heckle but don’t need any airplane parts Event Description In recent years,

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Workshop: Leather and Lasers – Passport Wallet, November 22nd Noon-5pm

We’ve been playing around for a while with using the laser cutter to make leathercraft projects. It works really well!   We’ll be running a workshop to learn the basics. The workshop will be November 22nd starting at noon, and running

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Cypress Umbrella – Now live on Kickstarter

The Cypress Umbrella, designed and developed entirely at VHS is now live on Kickstarter!   Who? Team Hedgehog aka (Cahay Ho and Kevin Truong) members of VHS since December 2014. What? The mission statement behind the Cypress Umbrella Project, is

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Sew it again – Saturday, November 21st at 12:00pm – 2:00pm

What: This course is all about transforming aging clothes into stylish new ones! Seize scissors, needle and thread with confidence and discover techniques and ideas to turn tired old clothes into custom made must-have items, without spending a cent. In

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Sew it again – Saturday, November 7th at 12:00pm – 2:00pm

What: This course is all about transforming aging clothes into stylish new ones! Seize scissors, needle and thread with confidence and discover techniques and ideas to turn tired old clothes into custom made must-have items, without spending a cent. In

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Upcoming Class: Beginners Sketchup

Okay way overdue for another Sketchup class. So Oct 22, 2015 @ VHS “Intro to Sketchup 3D. focus on 3D Printing” This class will give you a crash course on the free version of SketchUp Make. (Formally known as Google

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Giant fox head build night, Thursday Oct 15th, 2015

What: Giant fox head build night at VHS. Come down and help us build a giant low polygon fox head for the space. (and secretly my Halloween costume). We will be using the laser cutter to cut the largest possible parts

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Workshop: Lighting With Arduino, Sunday, October 25th, Noon – 5 PM

Have you been interested in Arduino microcontrollers? Don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you all the basics while you build a small project. At the end of this workshop you will go home with an Arduino controlling

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