Author: Jarrett

Soldering at Makerfaire and beyond!

#vmmf learn to solder booth was a great time! Almost two hundred people came through during the weekend! Thanks, team! #soldering #blinky #VancouverHackSpace A post shared by Vancouver Hackspace (@vanhackspace) on Jun 17, 2017 at 12:45am PDT What a great

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Workshop: Foreign Thought Ingress Protection

Foreign Thought Ingress Protection Workshop. Open to ages 19 and over. This workshop will provide you will all the materials and instruction to put together your own helmet of Faraday! Do you dream of being able to think clearly, free

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Access Makeathon Wrap Up

A couple weeks ago, the Neil Squire Society put on a makeathon for people with disabilities with Makers Making Change. It was an exciting learning opportunity that VHSers were proud to be a part of, and we want to thank

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VHS’s Domains are Changing!

As of the QGM today, Sunday September 18th, 2016, the hackspace.ca will be transferred outside VHS control, and will no longer point to us. We have purchased vanhack.ca and all of our subdomains will be updated accordingly. The forums will

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VHS in the news

There’s a great article in the Courier today, featuring one of our members. Check it out! http://www.vancourier.com/community/hacking-into-the-mini-maker-faire-1.2279288 Thanks, Jade and @rebeccablissett

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VHS Sewing Machine Roundup

In response to some requests, we’ve pulled out our sewing machines to take some pictures. We have a Brother Innov-is 80 A Singer 656G A Singer 5805C Serger In terms of work area for sewing projects, it is currently “pretty

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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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VHS Has a Sandblaster!

It’s a small self-contained unit. Plug in the hose to the air compressor, plug in the power, turn on the light switch, put object in chamber, close+latch door, put hands through gloves, step on pedal and BLAST The nozzle is

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Making Jewellery At the Vancouver Hack Space

The laser cutter at VHS is totally free for members to use, once they go through a quick training course, and is an amazing tool. It’s unintimidating and easy-to-use, fast, and versatile. It can be used in so many different

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Last chance to become a member at the reduced rate!

We have two more days before the VHS member rates go up!   Sign up here.   Still on the fence? Our new location has been secured, and we will be reopening in a week or two We survive entirely

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