Entries for the ‘Things People Made’ Category

Photos from Toymageddon: Toy Hacking Night

Toy hacking night was a blast. Over 25 people were at the space, soldering, adding LEDs to toys, doing pitch hacks, and lots of other fun stuff. Toy hamsters were hacked, Iron Man got some new innards, and some keyboards got circuit bent. The VHS xmas tree was set up and our LED array was […]

Want to Build a Quadcopter At VHS?

Give the gift of making this winter and build a Quadcopter at VHS. EIGHTEEN have signed up! Project News 2013-11-13: The time to get in on the group order has now closed. We are placing the order today. We will have more news as soon as we have a tracking number. 2013-11-10: The Neuchatetl, Switzerland […]

When Surplus Electronics and Fashion Meet…

On Wednesday night the left and right brains hung out together for a while, assisted by beer, and created some highly non-functional pieces from wire and electronic parts. A variety of techniques was in evidence from the ubiquitous hot glue to weaving and soldering. Here are a few pics of the results. Who knew that […]

Word clock with JavaScript and a monitor

Tonight some VHSers (Steven Smethurst,  David Galloway, and Mike Adams) were playing with doug’s word clock design. We didn’t have any LEDs so we decided to backlight the word clock with a monitor and highlight the words with JavaScript.   This hack took about two hours to complete as none of us knew JavaScript, and turned out pretty […]

Photos from Toymageddon – Toy Hacking Night

Thanks to everyone who came out to Toymageddon,  volunteered, donated, and otherwise made this night happen!  It was a blast! A special thanks to Lee’s Electronics for their door prize donations. In Vancouver, Lee’s is a great place to buy electronic components. Here are some hackers and their amazing creations.

Rygo project on Discovery Channel

Greetings Hackerfolk. For those of you who have been in the VHS loop for the past two years, you may remember JF Brandon’s Rygo project. JF had a vision of creating North America’s largest 3D printed art piece, and he achieved that vision spectacularly. The Daily Planet crew filmed a segment featuring the owner of […]

Hack The Space Night – March 19, 2013

What a night! The rain turned people away and yet it was wall to wall action. Paul brought in this robot. It has bumper sensors to avoid (serious) collisions. Look at the intricacy in these circuits! So pretty. While that was going on, John hooked up the hood light and fan. Here he is demonstrating […]

Ottersoft “Tiny” 3D Printer Demo @ VHS open night 2013-02-26

The Ottersoft.ca “Tiny” is a fantastic new printer coming soon. It can print 700mmx400mmx300mm and can move at 500mm/s and print at 300mm/s. It has a resolution of 9 microns X and Y and less than 1 micron in Z. What would you print with that kind of size and accuracy? This and many other […]

Things made at VHS

Made by: Ninety Nein with help from VHS laser cutter and Thingiverse Made by:  Arthur with help from DealExtream. Photo by: EmilySmith2000 Made by: Funvill with help from TinyMatrix

Contribute to VHS’ first X-mas Tree!

tl;dr: come help build VHS’ first christmas tree on Tuesday! Long version: ‘Twas a month before Christmas, when all through the space Not a hacker was stirring, not even to lase; The tools were left on the bench without care, In hopes that St. DanHOC soon would be there; 3D printers were lined up all […]