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Photos from: Soldering 101/Learn to Build a Radio

Recently VHS member Logan lead a very successful workshop teaching the basics of soldering and how to build a radio! Attendees had a great time learning the ins and outs of using a soldering station, making good solder joints, the

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DIY Portable Bluetooth Boom Box Workshop

DIY Bluetooth Boom Box Workshop. Open to all ages. This workshop will provide you will all the materials to put together your own bluetooth boom box! Do you dream of being able to hear your music loudly, clearly and through

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Workshop: Leather and Lasers – Passport Wallet, November 22nd Noon-5pm

We’ve been playing around for a while with using the laser cutter to make leathercraft projects. It works really well!   We’ll be running a workshop to learn the basics. The workshop will be November 22nd starting at noon, and running

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Upcoming Class: Beginners Sketchup

Okay way overdue for another Sketchup class. So Oct 22, 2015 @ VHS “Intro to Sketchup 3D. focus on 3D Printing” This class will give you a crash course on the free version of SketchUp Make. (Formally known as Google

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Workshop: Lighting With Arduino, Sunday, October 25th, Noon – 5 PM

Have you been interested in Arduino microcontrollers? Don’t know where to start? This workshop will teach you all the basics while you build a small project. At the end of this workshop you will go home with an Arduino controlling

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KiCad Summer Nights

Interested in KiCad? Join us for any or all of our four weekly KiCad nights and we’ll all work together on designing schematics, picking part footprints and laying out boards! This will be a cooperative workgroup experience, not an instructor

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2015 Vancouver Mini Maker Faire Workshops!

The workshops are up on the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire page! Among others, I’m going to be doing another molding & casting workshop. Sign up soon, before seats run out!

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Workshop: Silicon Molds & Resin Casting

What: Ever wanted to make a copy of something you’ve got? Got some props you’d like to make some durable copies for when you go to the San Diego Comic Con? Or maybe you’ve got a sculpture you’d like to

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SOLD OUT Feb 12th Workshop: Soldering for Beginners

Illustration by J.L. Martin Cost: Only $3 (payable on the night) Experience level: beginner Class Size: sold out Date: Thursday feb 12th Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Where: VHS, 1715 Cook Street, Buzzer #104 Sign up: Workshop is now full Come down and

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December 6, 2014 Class: Programming 101 with Arduino and LEDs

What Learn the basics of programming AND a bit about Arduino AND feel the dopamine rush of making atomic rainbow colored fire light! We’ll be using the same kind of lights that are in one panel of our giant wall

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