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Giant fox head build night, Thursday Oct 15th, 2015

What: Giant fox head build night at VHS. Come down and help us build a giant low polygon fox head for the space. (and secretly my Halloween costume). We will be using the laser cutter to cut the largest possible parts for this mask and assembling it. After Halloween we will be be installing LEDs and […]

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 a color changing LED strip. Included in the workshops fees is a full Arduino starter […]

Workshop: How to peal a grape with a laser cutter – Sept 29, 2015 @5:30pm

What: In this workshop we will be demonstrating how to vaporize the layer of skin from a grape without damaging the grape flesh using a standard off the self 80W laser cutter and a DC motor. Why This workshop is used to show some of the advanced features of the laser cutting software by importing […]

Stand with Ahmed Arduino Binary clock Workshop #IStandWithAhmed – Sunday Sept 20th, 2015 3:30pm

In a time when government funding for sciences is dwindling, workshops that encourage youth to take an interest in science and technology are essential for the future of Canada and the world. Increased knowledge of technology helps to avoid fearful reactions to creative thinking and technological innovation, such as the case of Ahmed, a student […]

Photos from the #The100DayProject Vancouver Global Meetup

Photos from the Photos from the #The100DayProject Vancouver Global Meetup     Hello from #The100DayProject #GlobalMeetup in Vancouver, BC with @Funvill and @Yassi81. Thank you @VHS for the great space and @elleluna for the wonderful project idea! #

#The100DayProject Vancouver Global Meetup

  What: We are excited to announce the Vancouver 100 Day Project Global Meetup! Whether you’re on Day 9, Day 99 or if you are simply curious, the celebration is for everyone! The meetups will be low-key, free, and fun! For those new to the #The100DayProject, the initiative was an artistic collaboration between San Francisco-based […]

Twilio night – Thursday July 23, 2015 @7:30pm

What: Twilio is a online server that allows you to send SMS (Text messages) and voice calls via a API. The Vancouver Hackspace uses this services to operate the door intercom. Many VHS members use their service in their projects and businesses. Their API is very clean and easy to use making it a great […]

Photos from the Fairy door workshop

This week Steven Smethurst (abluestar.com) hosted the Magic/Fairy door workshop at the Vancouver hackspace (VHS). This workshop was made possible with a grant from the Vancouver Foundation, and Vancouver HackSpace (VHS). Steven Smethurst and Tyson Haverkort designed ~24 different styles of fairy doors for the workshop. They iterated on the different designed several times until they selected three of […]

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 led workshop. Who: Anyone with an interest in KiCad and a computer it might run […]

SHHH: Super Happy Hacker House 36!

Saturday, July 25th What It has been over 6 months that VHS has moved into its new home on 1715 Cook street, and now that the Vancouver Mini Maker Faire is out of the way, its time for another open house and social night! Open House (Noon – 5pm) Never been to a hack space […]