Entries for the ‘Media Release’ Category

Treads featured on Thingiverse Created by LoialOtter

One of VHS’s members, LoialOtter created a 3d model for some tank treads on his massive 3d printer (700mm x 350mm x 350mm) and uploaded the designed to thingiverse. The tank treads have just been featured on the front page of thingiverse.   Congrats LoialOtter for being featured on Thingiverse!

International Maker Meetup for 3d Printer Users – Pictures

VHS hosted the Vancouver area Maker Meetup for 3d Printer Users on Thursday Nov 15 . At 6pm there was a Google HOA which we had up on the screen. http://blog.makezine.com/2012/11/06/first-international-maker-meetup-on-3d-printing-nov-15/   

Mooooooooose Made on the Laser cuter.

Cut on VHS’s Laser cutter, The Moose Head Jewelry Stand up-sized to live size. Made by fishboy.

Call for Letters of Support

The Vancouver Hack Space is partnering with the Vancouver Community Laboratory and the Red Gate Arts Society to put in a proposal to the city for one of the new buildings it’s looking to open for arts and cultural use. We feel that our proposal is strong, yet, while we feel that our claim may […]

Hackers on a Train & Super Happy Hacker House 23

What: On August 18th VHS will be hosting two one fantastic events – the Hackers on a Train Workshop Tour and Super Happy Hacker House 23. Hackers on a Train Workshop Tour 2012 Mitch Altman, Jimmie Rodgers, and maybe others will be visiting Vancouver at the tail end of the North American hackerspace tour.  They are […]

Vancouver Maker Faire 2012

The Vancouver Hackspace (VHS) will be at this years Vancouver Maker Faire in full force this year. VHS will also be doing workshops though out the event on how to solder and intro to Arduino You can still get tickets from Vancouver Maker Faire’s website  What: Vancouver Maker Faire Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) […]

VHS’s Annual general meeting, July 22nd, 2012

Its time for VHS’s Annual general meeting. At this meeting we will be deciding on the direction that VHS should take over the next year. This is your chance to shape the way VHS operates and provide your input. We expect this AGM to be a long/large one. *mic check* Things to keep in mind. The notes […]

VHS in the Vancouver Observer

One of Vancouver’s most creative and unique spaces is so obscure it takes a Youtube video to find it: through an alley, behind the blackbird-painted door across from some dumpsters, and up a creaky wood staircase. VHS is featured in this Vancouver Observer article about the challenges that arts and cultural groups face in trying to find […]

Look what we got! – NEW LASER CUTTER

A brand new LASER CUTTER  80 watts of cutting power, capable of cutting up to 1″ in certain materials 39″ x 30″ (100cm x 80cm) bed, with the possibility to feed through larger pieces of material Driver type: Micro Stepping Motor Max speed: 1000mm/s Resolution: 2500 DPI Location precision: < 0.01mm air assist nozzle sight laser for easier alignment of cuts […]

Look at all these pretty people

These are some (missing a few) of the people that showed up for the VHS planning meeting.  These people among many others help make VHS work. Join us and help make something awesome.