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Sew it again – Saturday, November 21st at 12:00pm – 2:00pm

What: This course is all about transforming aging clothes into stylish new ones! Seize scissors, needle and thread with confidence and discover techniques and ideas to turn tired old clothes into custom made must-have items, without spending a cent. In

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Sew it again – Saturday, November 7th at 12:00pm – 2:00pm

What: This course is all about transforming aging clothes into stylish new ones! Seize scissors, needle and thread with confidence and discover techniques and ideas to turn tired old clothes into custom made must-have items, without spending a cent. In

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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

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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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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

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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

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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! #

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#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!

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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

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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

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