Blacksburg's Workshop
Meetings Tuesday at 7:30 pm (Virtual Meeting Link)

Woodworking 101 — In-Person

Wooden Box

Attendees will have the opportunity to make a simple wood project. The project is designed to utilize almost all of the woodworking tools Hacksburg offers and provide a great introduction to woodworking.

This class is for attendees age 16 and up. Minors will need to have parent/guardian supervision for the entire duration of the class, and parent/guardian must approve all shop tool use.

Time: January 9 from 1:00PM-4:00PM.

Location: Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Park and enter at back of the building. Mask or other suitable face covering required.

Online: This class will only be held in-person.

Cost: $30 for Hacksburg members, $35 for non-members.

RSVP: Email rsvp@hacksburg.org or sign up on Meetup!

Third Annual DIY Holiday Ornament Workshop


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 Christmas tree, metal wind chimes, and more!

There is a $5 suggested donation to cover materials costs.

Time: Sunday, December 5th, 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Hacksburg Community Workshop, 1872 Pratt Dr, Suite 1620. Go to the covered double doors at the back of the building. Masks required.

RSVP: Email rsvp@hacksburg.org or go to Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/281333764

Laser 101 — Make Your Own Edge-Lit Acrylic Gift


Hacksburg will be hosting a laser cutter class this Sunday. This class offers attendees a tutorial on using the Hacksburg 80W CO2 Laser Cutter. Basic laser safety, design guidelines, and examples will be presented. Attendees will learn how to make their own edge-lit acrylic gift and receive the LED base as part of the class registration fee. $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

This class will be held in person and online.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org or going to https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/281333690/. The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: November 14 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online and in-person at Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Go to the covered double doors at the back of the building.

URL: https://meet.hacksburg.org/class

Cost: $10 for members; $15 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Hard Cider Making

Apple Cider

On Sunday, October 24, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM, Hacksburg will be holding our Hard Cider Making class. We will cover the basics of turning apple cider into an alcoholic drink. This technique works for all fruit juices, so get creative! Attendees must be 21 years old or older.

This class will only teach the techniques for hard cider making, and there is no need to bring any cider or equipment.

If you’re planning on attending, RSVP by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. Attendees in-person will need to wear a mask or other suitable face covering.

Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021 from 1pm to 4pm

Location: Online at https://meet.hacksburg.org/class and in-person at Hacksburg, 1872 Pratt Drive. Park at the back of the building and look for event signs.

RSVP: rsvp@hacksburg.org or https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/280254384/

Cider Making Weekend


It’s Cidermaking weekend at Hacksburg!

On Sunday, October 17th we’ll be hosting our 7th 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 cidermaking and what to bring! Cider making is free!

Free tours of the new Hacksburg community workshop will also be offered.

Hacksburg is a makerspace. Makerspaces 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 17, 2021 from 1pm to 4pm

Location: Hacksburg 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620, Blacksburg, VA