Blacksburg's Workshop
Meetings Tuesday at 7:30 pm

End of 2018 Meetings

The final general business meeting of 2018 will be this Tuesday, December 18. There will be no meeting on December 25 (Christmas Day). Hacksburg will kick off the new year with a meeting on January 1.

DIY Holiday Ornaments


Join us for a festive and family-friendly DIY workshop session to make your own custom personalized ornaments using Hacksburg’s tools and equipment. There are ornaments for all skill and age levels from kid to adult, including a laser cut card/ornament combo, tri-bead candy canes and wreaths, a decorate-your-own felt Christams tree, and more!

There is a $5 suggested donation to cover materials costs. Please send an RSVP to john@hacksburg.org if you plan on attending.

Time: Sunday, December 2nd, 1 to 5 pm

Location: Hacksburg Community Workshop, 2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1475

Milling 101


This Saturday we will be hosting a Milling 101 course at the workshop. This class offers attendees a tutorial on using the Hacksburg JMD-15 Mill/Drill. Basic machine safety, metalworking design guidelines, and examples will be presented and attendees will get to make their own metal object.

Please send an RSVP to john@hacksburg.org if you plan on attending.

Time: Saturday, November 17th, 1 to 5 pm

Location: 2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1475

Cost: Free for members, $5 for non-members

Halloween Pumpkin Carving


Happy Halloween! After the regular meeting tonight we will carving pumpkins and voting on our favourites! Categories will include Best Design, Most Techy, and Most Original. You must bring your own pumpkin and a limited number of carving tools will be availible so please try to bring your own.

If you bring a small, pie size pumpkin you can engrave it with a custom design using the laser cutter like the two shown above!

Cider Making Event


On October 7th we’ll be having the second day of our 4th Annual Hacksburg Cider Making Event.

Bring your own apples and containers and join us to make your own fresh squeezed apple cider. Click here for more information about cider making and what to bring! Cider making is free!

You can also make a personalized laser engraved cider mug to take home - only $2. Free tours of the Hacksburg community workshop will also be offered.

Hacksburg is a makerspace. Makerspaces, also known as hackerspaces, are community spaces with tools and people who love to create and tinker with everything from electronics, wood, metal, sewing to home brew! Come check out our community of makers.

Date: Sunday October 7, 2018 from 1pm to 5pm

Location: Hacksburg 2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1475, Blacksburg, VA

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