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Visit us at Vancouver Mini Maker Faire this weekend!

We’re getting excited to see everyone at VMMF 2017 this weekend, June 10-11! VHS will be there with our traditional learn-to-solder booth, as well as showcasing a selection of projects built by VHS members. Get your tickets today, and drop

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Made @VHS – March Edition

Another month, another selection of amazing VHS activities and member projects to highlight! The only difficult thing is to pick out just a few, but let’s see what we can come up with. Scrap Wood Contest Mike proposed an impromptu

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Made @VHS – February Edition

All kinds of interesting projects are created by members and guests at VHS. A few of them get documented on our forum, talk.vanhack.ca. But not everybody follows Talk, so maybe we should show off a few of these on this

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Vancouver Roomba Repair Night! March 22rd, 7 – 10 PM

Dustin (the VHS Roomba) invites everyone to a a fun-filled night of Roomba repair, hacking, and general playing with these amazing little robots. Some first and second generation roombas will be on hand as well as a few VHSers who

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Welcome, Access Makeathon!

This weekend the Vancouver Hack Space (VHS) has the privilege of co-hosting the Neil Squire Society‘s Access Makeathon. The Access Makeathon is a 48 hour event that connects a person with a disability to a team of makers. Makers will

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It’s coming…

(Watch on Vimeo) You’re coming to Vancouver Maker Faire, right? You have your advance tickets already? Here’s a sample of the fun stuff you’ll see at the VHS info booth, when you’re not soldering yourself something blinky at the VHS

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Grip Graphique: Another kickstarter from creative minds at VHS!

Grip Graphique’s Kickstarter campaign  is live today! They’re producing amazing custom designed, laser cut griptape for longboards and skateboards. Why settle for plain, flat black griptape when you can make the top of your deck look as artistic as the

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Vancouver Maker Faire makers list announced!

Vancouver Mini Maker Faire (VMMF) has announced its list of makers for 2016! It’s another strong and diverse range of exhibitors, including not a few VHS members and alumni. There might be a few last minute entries to add later,

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New Kickstarter from a VHS member: Safety lights for wheeled commuters!

There’s an exciting new Kickstarter up, with contributions by VHS member Doug Chan: TetraGear – Innovative Safety Lights for Wheeled Commuters TetraGear lights are a line of innovative safety lights that drastically improve visibility while riding wheelchairs or other mobile outdoors.

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KiCad Summer Nights

Interested in KiCad? Join us for any or all of our four weekly KiCad nights and we’ll all work together on designing schematics, picking part footprints and laying out boards! This will be a cooperative workgroup experience, not an instructor

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