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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,

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What’s being made on the laser cutter this week?

Just made this afternoon: 1. A small acrylic X-mas tree (a hackable variation of which is soon to be scaled up and hung upside down from the ceiling at VHS) 2.  Acrylic dice created using a parametric box generator that

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Pyramid Head Costume

A Pyramid Head Costume that one of our members made.    

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Project: technosuit

I’ve been working on a project involving an Arduino Mega 2560 and a bunch of LEDs and electroluminescent wires. The application was to control a wearable lightsuit which responds to outgoing MIDI messages from a sequencer (Ableton Live in this case). It’s

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Acrylic chess set – Made on the laser cutter

One of our members (funvill)  made a Acrylic chess from a design found on thingiverse. This is one of the first things to come out of laser cuter. More to come soon as we start to train everyone on it. The

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What’s going on in the space? Laser update edition!

Richard Sim graciously invested a large part of Wednesday night running test cuts before firing off these perfect parts for a robotic camera gimbal on the laser cutter. This is the biggest thing we’ve cut to date. This just in:

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Super Happy Hacker House 22

Congratulations to Fredrica for her amazing loofah-like Super Hardy Egg Liability Limiter (SHELL). According to eye witnesses, Fredrica’s AWESOME crochet’d cloud just floated slowly down and went poof on the spot. (If anyone has video, let us know!) For her

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What’s happening at the VHS, April 2012

[youtube=http://youtube.com/watch?v=QtGGe0bebnk] Apologies to Rob. Rob! You are a good person and I am a monster for forgetting your name. The Kaizen team last night put up the VHS banner over the lockers, did the dishes, cleaned out all kinds of

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Pictures from the intro to puppet workshop

Some of the photos from the intro to puppet workshop we had at the hackspace on Monday 27 March, 2012 Thank you to everyone who came out, We had a great time.     

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What’s going on in the space, March 2012?

Crazy busy last night at the VHS.  I think I sat down a total of 5 minutes to solder something and the rest was flitting about wiring, taping, filming, collaborating, and cleaning.  So many faces, new and old. [youtube http://youtube.com/watch?v=Orp8i2m46no]

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