Entries for the ‘Media Release’ Category

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 on membership fees and need your support! We make cool stuff and want to help […]

Server Migration

If you are seeing this post then you are looking at the new server. Woot ! More information can be found in this post about the server migration¬† What’s this about? Robin has been asking us for a while now to move VHS stuff off his server so he can decommission it. I’m creating this […]

Knitting and Sewing Night Pics from September 22nd

Thanks to everyone who attended knitting and sewing drop-in night on September 22nd. It was a wonderful evening of knitting, sewing, crafting, socializing, and of course sorting through our new fabric stash (donated by www.designtex.com). We had so much fun we’re doing it again on October 6th, from 7:30 to 10:30 pm. ¬†Join us! Details […]

Talk.hackspace.ca – New VHS forum

We have implemented a new forum system built with¬†discourse.org. Its has all the features that you would expect from a modern forum system and its available now! SSL to prevent NSA from spying on our forum traffic Email notification and replies Login with OAuth, Google, Twitter, Facebook (yuck), Github, etc… Image upload support for Animated […]

Membership rates are going up in 2015 – Get in before then!

As some of the more astute among you have already noticed, VHS’s membership rates are going up. This was decided (unanimously) after taking a look at our budget. Simply put, in January 2015, our rent will go up by about 10%, and at our current rate and membership numbers, we can’t afford this. Accordingly, our […]

VR night at VHS

Links from the night David Clement – custom VR headset Verold Studio – Ross & Ian – 3D Editing and Oculus Rift support on WebGL Gorgon – Heather & Brad Snow Drift – Jesse Mega Binaural – Richard Zhang

VHS Members pay it forward

As part of the recent pi protoplate/connector group buy we included funds for Adafruit, the authors of the open hardware PCB design we chose. We ordered 25 boards and aimed to include $1 per board kickback for Adafruit. The final numbers are $169.54 paid after paypal fees, the pcbs were $80.55 inc shipping and the […]

Vancouver Maker Faire – Call for makers – Poster

  Dan Royer from VHS featured in a Vancouver Maker Faire poster

Making Quadcopters at Vancouver Hackspace

Published on Jan 19, 2014 Spent an afternoon at the Vancouver Hackspace to make a quadcopter using the instructions from:http://learn.marginallyclever.com/index.php/Betamax_Quadcopter I’ll post the step by step video of how to make this quadcopter. It was a fantastic session put on by the VHS to help Maker enthusiasts get started on a beginner kit for multi […]

Thank you to Lee’s Electronic

We recently received a very generous donation of electronic supplies from local Vancouver business Lee’s Electronic. Visit them online or on Main Street. They donated an amazing Mechanical Giraffe Kit, a soldering iron and a multimeter. We gave all of these items away to some lucky folks at the recent Toymageddon event. These giveaways help […]