Year: 2015

VHS Talks to CBC News About the New Pi Zero: A $5 Computer

  CBC news recently interviewed some of our members about all the cool things you can do with a Raspberry Pi from setting up a computer to building your own photo booth, pinball machine, and loads more. And now, with

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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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Workshop: Soldering 101/Build an AM Radio – Nov. 29th @ 2pm

Come down to the Vancouver Hackspace and make an AM radio! In the process, learn all about electronics and soldering in this beginner-friendly workshop. At the end of the workshop, all participants will go home with their very own battery-powered

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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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VHS Sewing Machine Roundup

In response to some requests, we’ve pulled out our sewing machines to take some pictures. We have a Brother Innov-is 80 A Singer 656G A Singer 5805C Serger In terms of work area for sewing projects, it is currently “pretty

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SHHH: Super Happy Hacker House 37! – November 28, Saturday

What Open House (Noon – 5pm) Never been to a hack space before? Dying to see the VHS space? This is the perfect time to visit! VHS members will give you a tour around the space, show off some cool

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Workshop: Lighting With Arduino – Sunday, November 15, 2015, 12:00 PM – 5:00 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

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

Sew it again workshop at @vhs, a great day of learning to recycle fiber and clothing. #clothing #sewin #sewingmachine A photo posted by Steven Smethurst (@funvill) on Nov 7, 2015 at 10:31pm PST

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Intro to Oscilloscopes – Nov 11, 2015 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Before we clear out the abundance of scopes that are at VHS we have the chance to do a hands on program for several people at the same time. Oscilloscopes help to “see” electronic signals in a circuit. The scope

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Check out our new Vinyl Cutter

A vinyl cutter has been purchased for VHS! One of our members, Dan R very generously started a Tilt compaign, and it was successful! 16 members kicked in some cash, in total, and we successfully funded a Clipper vinyl cutter.

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