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Space Update

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 […]

Do you have a VHS button yet?

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 […]

Come find out more about Making at the Vancouver Hack Space

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 […]

Open Night Tuesday May 14th is at The Bunker – 270 East 1st Ave!

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 […]

Ye Olde Open Night at 45WHastings

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 […]

So how’s the move to 270E1st going?

Dan has a blog post about moving the big equipment to the new space.

Pi Preparedness Night

What: Raspberry Pi Night, including how to use a character LCD with the rpi! Where: VHS (45 west hastings alley entrance http://vancouver.hackspace.ca/wp/about/) When: Wednesday March 27th @ 7:30pm Why: Pete Lomas of the Raspberry Pi Foundation will be at VHS next Tuesday, so let’s be ready! Who: Anyone and everyone, members or non members, guests, etc.. Bottom […]

3D Printer Night, Wednesday April 3 2013

Bring your machine, bring your filament, bring your curiosity. We’ll be sharing knowledge, improving our machines’ performace, and maybe getting the tantalus & makerbots running. Starts at 19:30. See you there

SHHH – Super Happy Hacker House, Saturday, March 23

Hear ye, Hear ye! Super Happy Hacker House XXVII shall take place at VHS on Saturday, March 23, from 7pm to late o’clock! Super Happy Hacker House is a social night where members and non-members are welcome to gather for conversation, beverages, lightning talks, and super happy hacking.  Bring your laptops, Arduinos, crafts, and gadgets […]

3D Modeling and Printing with Houdini

If you have ever wanted to use Houdini, or create procedural 3d models for printing, then this night is for you. We will be going over how to do basic modeling in Houdini Apprentice, a free version of one of the world’s most advanced visual effects programs. We will go from opening the program for […]