Curious about robots? Come out to the first Vancouver Robotics Club meeting at VHS. VRC has a long and colorful history of getting people excited about intelligent machines. VHS has a history of empowering people to make things. Putting these two groups together should be a recipe for great things and we’d like you to […]
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Join Kickstarter staffer Stephanie Pereira for a primer on how to bring a Kickstarter project to life. We’ll take a look at some favourite maker projects from across the site and discuss how to structure an engaging campaign, what kind of rewards work best, how to spread the word about your project, and other helpful […]
Tomorrow night is the Illuminares Lantern Festival at Trout Lake in Vancouver. Need to work on your lantern? Need to START on your lantern? VHS has all the tools and expertise you need to make it happen. LEDs, EL wire, and crafting supplies to assist you.
Who: Anyone who likes robots. What: Meet other like minded people. Check out the laser cutter. Use our copy of Solidworks to design something and then print it on one of our many 3D printers. How about resuscitating a robot in need of some love? We may even have the fume hood set up for […]
Did you know the VHS now has a vending machine? It takes anything up to a loonie and is loaded with snacks, drinks, electronics, and short projects you can do in an evening. There’s even EL wire for the bike rave this Friday. Once the machine has paid for itself profits will go to buying […]
Show the world you’re a hacker! Get your VHS button. If you missed us at Maker Faire, make sure to visit us at Main Street Car Free Day. We’ll be giving away buttons and you can even make your own. A big thank-you goes to local Vancouver button company, Six Cent Press, for sponsoring us and […]
The VHS is open every night this week from 8pm to late. Come out and meet all your favorite presenters again, learn about our excellent new facility, or attend one of our free information sessions like 3D printer night. You’ll be amazed at what you can do at VHS. For more information contact us or […]
VHS at 45 West Hastings St is officially out of commission – there is virtually no equipment remaining, power to the router, switches, etc has been disconnected, there are no chairs, and there is no table space. Our move to 270 E 1st Ave is still in progress, and you will not be able to […]
Tuesday open nights are still happening at the old location. Now with added bonus challenge excitement. Want to sit in a blue chair? Too bad! Want to use the MAME box? Nuh-uh. Want a screwdriver with interchangeable bits? I don’t think so. Fridge to keep your drink cold? Not any more! (The amazing thing about […]
Dan has a blog post about moving the big equipment to the new space.