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Summer Super Happy Hacker House 38!

As it has been waaaaay too long… Open House (Noon – 5pm) Never been to a hack space before? Dying to see the VHS space? This is the perfect time to visit! VHS members will give you a tour around

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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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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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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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Into to lighting with the Arduino – Sunday Jan 31st, 2015 Noon – 5pm

Have you been interested in Arduino micro-controllers? Don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you all the basics while you build a small project. At the end of this workshop you will go home with an Arduino controlling

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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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Workshop: Soldering 101/Build an AM Radio – Nov. 29th @ 2pm

Come down to the Vancouver Hackspace and make an AM radio! In the process, learn all about electronics and soldering in this beginner-friendly workshop. At the end of the workshop, all participants will go home with their very own battery-powered

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DIY Portable Bluetooth Boom Box Workshop

DIY Bluetooth Boom Box Workshop. Open to all ages. This workshop will provide you will all the materials to put together your own bluetooth boom box! Do you dream of being able to hear your music loudly, clearly and through

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SHHH: Super Happy Hacker House 37! – November 28, Saturday

What Open House (Noon – 5pm) Never been to a hack space before? Dying to see the VHS space? This is the perfect time to visit! VHS members will give you a tour around the space, show off some cool

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Workshop: Lighting With Arduino – Sunday, November 15, 2015, 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Have you been interested in Arduino microcontrollers? Don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you all the basics while you build a small project. At the end of this workshop you will go home with an Arduino controlling a

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