Entries for the ‘Events’ Category

Alternative Spring Cleanup

In light of the cancellation of the VTL workshop, we’re going to do an alternative spring cleanup! Things to be done: Setup a filing system for the laser cutter wood in the workshop. Thank you, mystery people! Create a breaker separation for the kitchen area. Run (extra/temporary) network cables from the ceiling to the worktables. […]

SMD April – USB Isolator

In one of the earlier SMD workshops I managed to temporarily kill my new macbook pro when I plugged in a prototype.  I revived it by removing the battery all the time chanting to myself, must get a usb isolator, must get a usb isolator, must get a usb isolator….. This is a nice simple […]

Lets get Touchey-Feely – Intro to Capacitve Sense Interfaces

What: Adding Capacitive Sense buttons or sliders to anything Where:  VHS (270 east 1st http://vancouver.hackspace.ca/wp/about/ ) When: Saturday March 8th at 4:30pm Why: If you can make an art project, awesome; If you can make an art project that people can get intimate with, even better. Who: Anyone with some microcontroller and/or fpga experience. Basics […]

SMD March – Arduino Internet of things kitbuilding

There’s a lot of work that goes into putting workshops on at vhs.  In the photo below you can see some of the parts for the SMD March Internet of things board laid out ready for packing.  Many SMD components have no identifying markers – once they leave their supplier packaging it is tough to […]

Maker Faire – Maker Town Hall – Saturday, 1 March, 7:30 PM at One Thousand Rivers

Hello Hackers We are having the Maker Faire, Maker Town Hall this Saturday at One Thousand Rivers 54 4th Ave E, Vancouver, BC V5T 1E8 Saturday, 1 March 2014 from 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM (PST) Are you thinking about being a Maker at this year’s Vancouver Mini Maker Faire? Not sure if your project […]

Vancouver Hack Space – Amateur Radio Club (VHS-ARC) – Wednesday Feb 26, 2014

Weekly VHS Amateur Radio Club (VHS-ARC) meeting. Where: Vancouver Hack Space 270 East 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC When: Wednesday Feb 26th, 2014 @ 7:00-9:00 pm Who: Meeting is open to all, members and non-members alike . All are welcome whether you hold an Amateur Radio license from Industry Canada or wish to acquire your Amateur […]

Vancouver Hack Space – Amateur Radio Club (VHS-ARC) – Wednesday Feb 19, 2014

Weekly VHS Amateur Radio Club (VHS-ARC) meeting. Where: Vancouver Hack Space 270 East 1st Avenue Vancouver, BC When: Wednesday Feb 19th, 2014 @ 7:00-9:00 pm Who: Meeting is open to all, members and non-members alike . All are welcome whether you hold an Amateur Radio license from Industry Canada or wish to acquire your Amateur […]

VTL presents Wooden Jewellery Workshop: Handmade Earrings and Pendants at VHS

VTL presents: Wooden Jewellery Workshop: Handmade Earrings and Pendants Show someone special in your life appreciation and gratitude with a beautiful handmade pendant or pair of earrings. Participants will be guided through the process of selecting a piece of wood, cutting, carving, shaping, sanding, and finishing to create a custom made piece of elegant wooden […]

VTL presents Tools 101: Make Your Own Slingback Chair at VHS

[Postponed]  We have been holding our workshops at the Vancouver Hack Space for the first time. And while our host organization has been an absolute dream to work with, we are finding that workshops which require the transport of a large number of large tools are not sustainable for us. As such, we have opted […]

VTL presents Routers 101: Make Your Own Cutting Board at VHS

VTL presents: Routers 101: Make Your Own Cutting Board From the simple task of adding profiles to woodworking projects, to cutting traditional joinery and following templates with great precision, Tobias Atkinson will introduce some of the many uses for routers, plunge routers and router tables in this hands-on workshop. Routers are often regarded with a […]