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VHS Fat Tuesday Electric Pancake Fundraiser, Feb 25th, 7 – 10pm

What: Fat Tuesday Electric Pancake Night at VHS When: Tuesday Feb 25th, 7 – 10 pm Where: 1601 Venables St, Vancouver  Cost: $5 to support 120 volts (regular power)  $10+ to support 220 volts (heavy machinery like the laser cutter).

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SEPT 21st: (FREE) VHS Open House & SHHH/Maker Faire Party

WHEN: September 21st, 2019 WHERE: 1601 Venables Street, Vancouver (street and bike parking close by) WHO: Open to everyone. Minors must be accompanied. Evening event 19+ We’re ecstatic to announce that on September 21st, 2019, Vancouver Hack Space (VHS) will

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Wed Aug. 21st, 6:30 – 8:30 pm: Pacific Woodworker’s Guild Meeting & Woodburning Presentation

What: Pacific Woodworker’s Guild Meeting (details) When: Wed, August 21st, 6:30 – 8:30 pm Where: Vancouver Hack Space, 1601 Venables St. Who: All skill-levels  including beginners! Cost: free for first-timers/guild members/VHS members, $5 otherwise Join us for a fun-filled night of

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Sunday July 7th, noon – 7 pm: VHS at Commercial Drive Car Free Day!

  Join us at Commercial Drive Car Free Day! Learn to solder! Make buttons with our button maker! Learn more about the tools you can use at VHS to make, hack, and repair and all the interesting things our members

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VHS Members at Eastside Culture Crawl

  The Vancouver East Side Culture Crawl is coming up from Nov 15 – 18th. This event features all kinds of artists, designers, artisans, and other creators who work in the Vancouver East Side. Check out these VHSers during the

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West Coast Wood Slabs Walnut Projects

Many thanks to West Coast Wood Slabs for donating beautiful walnut wood scraps to VHS. Thank you! Thanks also to Mike for setting up a Walnut Materials Challenge with those scraps! Here are just some of the beautiful things VHS members

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EVENT: Sept 15th. Surface Mount Soldering, 7 – 10 pm, $10

  VHS is offering another surface-mount soldering workshop on September 15th, 7 – 10 pm at VHS. Surface-mount components are the small components on top of circuit boards (like your computer motherboard, phone, etc.). Imagine being able to build your

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Wed. October 5th Sewing Night: Machine Repair/Servicing 6 – 10 pm

When: Wed, October 5th, 2016, 6pm – 10pm Where: VHS, 1715 Cook Street, buzzer 104 Come and join us at VHS on  and bring your sewing machine if you’d like to oil it or troubleshoot a repair problem. Lots of

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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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Soldering Is Easy – Here’s How

We taught lots of people how to solder today at Maker Faire 2016, including kids as young as 4 years old! Here’s the how to solder comic we use as well as the guide to our VHS Blinky Badge kit.

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