Entries for June, 2013

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 […]

Photos from Toymageddon – Toy Hacking Night

Thanks to everyone who came out to Toymageddon,  volunteered, donated, and otherwise made this night happen!  It was a blast! A special thanks to Lee’s Electronics for their door prize donations. In Vancouver, Lee’s is a great place to buy electronic components. Here are some hackers and their amazing creations.

Fixhacktion Night: Apple Products Repair – Monday, July 8th, 7:30PM

Come hang with us on July 8 for the first night of a new fixers series. Hack together a fix for your apple product! There will be a live demo of apple repairs and lots of help on deck to get you going. Want to replace your macbook HDD with an SSD? Cracked iPhone screen? […]

Toymageddon Toy Hacking Night – Wed, June 26th, 7:30 PM

It’s time to play, hack, and solder. A reminder that toy hacking night is happening this week on June 26th from 7:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Bring yourself, your battery-operated toy, and batteries on down to the space. There will be prizes! Beginners are welcome. DATE: Wed, June 26th (add to your calendar) TIME: 7:30 […]

Photos from the 3D Printer Build Day

This past Sunday, members from 3D604 brought their 3d printer projects-in-progress to the bunker. This included two new OpenBeam based Kossel Mini builds, three Tantillus (Tantili?), two Printrbots (Simple and a LC), a Litto, a couple of Cupcakes and a Tesseract. It was a very productive build day with many folks getting their printers going […]

Rygo project on Discovery Channel

Greetings Hackerfolk. For those of you who have been in the VHS loop for the past two years, you may remember JF Brandon’s Rygo project. JF had a vision of creating North America’s largest 3D printed art piece, and he achieved that vision spectacularly. The Daily Planet crew filmed a segment featuring the owner of […]

Maker Education Night: Thursday July 4th, 7:30pm

  VHS will be hosting the next Maker Education meetup on Thursday July 4th, at 7:30pm. The theme is ‘meet your local makers’, so we’ve invited members of some of the other groups in town, like the Vancouver Community Lab, Design Nerds, Tool Library and Mozilla’s hackathon team to come introduce themselves and hang out. We […]

Toymageddon: Toy Hacking Night, – Prizes

Door Prizes for Toymageddon: Toy Hacking Night, Wednesday, June 26th donated by Lee’s Electronics. Just come to Toymageddon, this coming Wed night and you will be entered in a draw to win. Here’s a very cool beginner toy hack/arduino hack. Hook up a toy to the web and monitor twitter mentions  

Sugru Build night – July 10th, 2013 7:30pm

PLEASE NOTE:   The date was initially posted incorresctly.  The 10th is the correct date. === Instructables is sponsoring monthly build nights at makerspaces and hackerspaces around the world. For July We are partnering with sugru for our build night. Sugru is the exciting new self-setting rubber that can be formed by hand. It molds […]

Pictures of VHS Open House, SHHH 28 and main street car free days

SHHH 28/Open house  We laughed, we heckled, We met a lot new people, and we had 8 new member sign up. People rocked out. Lighting talks as always were interesting 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 Event Info: Super Happy Hacker House #28 and Open House: Saturday, June 15       Main street Car free day  A hot […]