Category: Things People Made

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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Member Projects: Sewing Tea Towels with Mitered Corners

Did you know we have sewing machines at VHS? You too could make this tea towel with fancy pants mitered corners. Here are the instructions for sewing those corners and here is another full tutorial on making a tea towel with

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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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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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VHS Talks to CBC News About the New Pi Zero: A $5 Computer

  CBC news recently interviewed some of our members about all the cool things you can do with a Raspberry Pi from setting up a computer to building your own photo booth, pinball machine, and loads more. And now, with

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Photos from: Soldering 101/Learn to Build a Radio

Recently VHS member Logan lead a very successful workshop teaching the basics of soldering and how to build a radio! Attendees had a great time learning the ins and outs of using a soldering station, making good solder joints, the

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Molding and casting resin Steven Universe gems

So here are my final gems. They’ve been selling really well on Etsy, which is awesome because I’m funneling that money into more projects. I’ve got my process after the jump but you can also check out my RPF thread to

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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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Laser Crown Project

April is my wife’s birthday, our Anniversary and a roadtrip down to Disney so I had to do something special.   I loved the Instructable by P3nguin and decided to take it a bit further by adding a reed switch to

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