Hacksburg

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Meetings Tuesday at 7:30 pm (Virtual Meeting Link)

Small Engine Care and Maintenance this Sunday — Online

CORRECTION: This is online. No one will be at Hacksburg.

Lawnmower

Hacksburg will be hosting a small engine care and maintenance class this Sunday. Memorial Day is coming up! Make sure your lawn mower is prepared. Hurricane Season is coming! Make sure your generator is prepared. This class will go over the most important items to check and fix on small engines (or anything else with a carburetor).

This class will not be held in person to encourage social distancing. The class will be held using Jitsi Meet.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Time: May 23 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

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

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Laser 101 — Make Your Own Rubber Stamps — Online

CAMFive

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 rubber stamps, designed on the computer and cut out on the laser.

This class will not be held in person to encourage social distancing. The class will be held using Jitsi Meet.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: May 16 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

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

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

CAD and 3D Printing -- Online, This Sunday

Printing

Hacksburg will be hosting our CAD and 3D Printing class this Sunday. Attendees will learn about 3D printing and how to use our 3D printer. Additionally, we will cover Autodesk Fusion 360 and basic Computer Aided Design (CAD) usage. More information on the class can be found on our Wiki.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. Sending an RSVP ensures that you will receive important class information.

Time: April 11 from 1:00 to 4:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

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

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg. Physical payment from non-members will be collected eventually on the honor system.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/276470023/

Build Your Own Lightsaber!

Lightsaber

Hacksburg is holding a joint class with the Lightsaber Club at Virginia Tech to make lightsabers! Attendees will watch one lightsaber hilt being made on the lathe on April 24, and participate one at a time to encourage social distancing. Each lightsaber hilt will take several hours to complete, so attendees will make the hilts after the class on their own time. Non-members can sign up for a timeslot to come into Hacksburg to work, and members can work at any time.

If you’d like to attend, please sign up by filling out this form: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSc2-JhKSltOgvqwiRrUdk3a_BzA8HRRo1XKkc1Ur1be4o_R0Q/viewform?usp=sf_link

Please RSVP by April 10 so we have time to purchase materials.

Time: Saturday, April 24 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: At Hacksburg. One attendee at a time will be at the lathe, while others are scattered within the building watching a video feed to encourage social distancing. Everyone will be able to ask questions as the machining proceeds.

Cost: Varies. This class has a considerable material cost, which is given in the form listed above.

RSVP: RSVP by filling out the form listed above.

Sous Vide 101 — Online

Hacksburg will be hosting Sous Vide 101 this Sunday. Sous vide is a new cooking method becoming more popular all the time. Sous vide uses a precisely controlled water bath to cook foods. This seals in flavor and practically removes the ‘time’ part of ‘time and temperature’ – it’s almost impossible to overcook with sous vide.

Sous vide cooking can be done by combining basic parts or buying a premade unit. Don’t know which one you want? This class is for you! The class will cover the basics of sous vide cooking along with the pros and cons or assembling a controller.

This class will not be held in person to encourage social distancing related to COVID-19. The class will be held using Jitsi Meet.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: March 28 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online. The class instructor will not be at Hacksburg.

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

Cost: Free for members; $5 for non-members. Payment online can be done at https://paypal.me/hacksburg. Physical payment from non-members will be collected eventually on the honor system.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.