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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 […]

Photos from Raspberry Pi Blinky night

Photos from Raspberry PI + Python + WebIDE + GPIO pins = Blink sketch – Tuesday Feb 5th   Online tutorial can be found here Raspberry PI and the GPIO pins, Blinky Script  

One night hacks

DANHOC here, bringing you more spacey goodness. I love finding things in the space that are one night hacks – things that can be fixed in about an hour or less that make the space better for everyone. Thursday night was just such a case. Normally members lower a key on a string to people […]

What’s going on @ VHS, September 2012

Robert, a skillsaw, and I added a new shelf, designated EL-E. That’s (theoretically) room for ~20 more shoe boxes full o stuff. Special thanks to Tim and everyone who came out to the “How to Patent II” night for their patience with our noisy equipment. Notice how much room there is on the electronics bench? […]

A Lithium Ion Battery Bestiary

Amazing VHS Member & Bag of Mostly Water Simon wrote a great expose on lithium ion batteries to the members list. It was so insanely amazingsauce that we just had to share it with you. You can also find this permanently on our wiki here. Enjoy!   Thanks to the support of His Excellency, the […]