Entries for June, 2014

SMD Soldering Beginner Workshop

This is a beginners SMD workshop. You’ll be taken through a technique for solder smd components and then get a chance to build the board shown in the photo.  The price is the cost of the parts including battery. People should have some soldering experience – the focus will be on SMD soldering, not soldering […]

Schlage BE365 deadbolt hacking

We have a keypad dead bolt on the front door that has been slated for adaption to rfid for ages.  About 6 months ago we dismantled the lock and tapped the wiring to the solenoid.  The solenoid is tiny, it doesn’t open the lock, just engages the knob so human power can open the lock […]

Maker Faire 2014 – Soldering Workshop Kit Instructions

Thanks to everyone for another great Maker Faire this year.  We hope to see everyone there in 2015 for the big 5th year of the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire! The VHS soldering workshop area was popular as always, especially thanks to the new line following robot kit this year (we sold out Sunday afternoon!).  We […]

SHHH 2^6 – Super Happy Hacker House 32 – 2014-June-21

Hello Hackers, Tinkerers, Builders, Crafters and Makers The Vancouver HackSpace is opening its doors to the general public for an open house and a Super Happy Hacker House #32.  Open house –  (2PM till 6 PM) Never been to a hack space before? This is the perfect time to visit! We will give you the grand tour of […]