Entries for March, 2012

Look what we got! – NEW LASER CUTTER

A brand new LASER CUTTER  80 watts of cutting power, capable of cutting up to 1″ in certain materials 39″ x 30″ (100cm x 80cm) bed, with the possibility to feed through larger pieces of material Driver type: Micro Stepping Motor Max speed: 1000mm/s Resolution: 2500 DPI Location precision: < 0.01mm air assist nozzle sight laser for easier alignment of cuts […]

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.     

Locks & Lockpicking workshop – March 29, 2012

  Lock picking is the art of unlocking a lock by analyzing and manipulating the components of the lock device, without the original key. Although lock picking can be associated with criminal intent, it is an essential skill for a locksmith. Lock picking is the ideal way of opening a lock without the correct key, […]

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] [youtube http://youtube.com/watch?v=D_uAb-iEb_Q]

Seedbombing night – Tuesday April 17th

come one, come all to the second evar vhs horticultural night. i will be bringing supplies and instructions on how to make seed bombs. i have the red clay powder, compost and an interesting selection of westcoast non-invasive seeds. i will also bring some seedling racks on which we can dry the bombs. what: seed […]

Look at all these pretty people

These are some (missing a few) of the people that showed up for the VHS planning meeting.  These people among many others help make VHS work. Join us and help make something awesome.

Super Happy Hacker House 10101 – Friday April 20th, 2012

Join us tomorrow night (4/20) at VHS for Super Happy Hacker House! What: VHS will be opening its doors for another awesome Super Happy Hacker House (SHHH10101). Please join us for a night of hacking and socializing. Bring a project you’re working on, or just come down and find out what Vancouver’s hackers, crafters, and […]

Moss Graffiti – Thursday April 19th, 2012

What: Moss paint  is a lot more eco-friendly than the toxic chemicals used in spray paint, and succeed in bringing a piece of nature and life to inanimate walls and ceilings. Besides, you don’t even need to be an environmental person to appreciate these works of art. We are going to make some Moss Graffiti past […]

DrawBot Night @ VHS

Hosted by VHS and run by West Coast Kits, Drawbot is a gentle introduction to arduino, sheilds, stepper motors, mechanics, machining, and more.  There will be a short talk about its development and then we will assemble a drawbot or two and turn some vector art into a mural on the white board.  Order in […]

VHS is looking for a new space! We’re moving!

Todays space meeting has cumulated in the formation of a committee to spearhead the search for a new building for Vancouver Hack Space. We’re moving as soon as we can find somewhere suitable! We’ve outgrown our current space, and are need of somewhere that can house our new laser cutter (yes, it’s so big that […]