Hacksburg

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

Hacksburg at Steppin' Out!

Solstice Booth

Hacksburg will be at Steppin’ Out in Blacksburg on August 6 and 7. Steppin’ Out is a street festival which features over 200 artists and crafters, downtown merchants, and continuous live music.

Hacksburg will be located with other non-profits in the “community connection” area. Check back here for updates!

The day after, Sunday August 8, will be a Hacksburg Open House. Liked what you saw at Steppin’ Out? Interested in seeing our workshop? Come on by!

Time: August 6 and 7, 9:00AM-5:00PM and August 8 1:00PM-4:00PM

Location (Steppin’ Out): Downtown Blacksburg

Location (Open House) Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Park and enter at back of the building, there is construction going on in the front.

Cost: Free!

RSVP: None!

Silicone Mold Making — In Person

Silicone casting

In this class, will be discussing how to make low-cost silicone molds for cosplay, rapid prototyping, and other applications. We will showcase some of the knowledge we gained during the initial COVID-19 pandemic response to make PPE for local groups.

This event will be held in-person! Vaccinated people who would like to attend without a mask need to bring their CDC COVID-19 vaccination card, if we haven’t checked yours already. Everyone else needs to bring a mask or other suitable face covering.

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

Location: Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Park and enter at back of the building, there is construction going on in the front.

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

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

3D Printer Workshop Day — In Person

Printer

Got a 3D printer and have questions? Something doesn’t work? Want to make your printer harder, better, faster or stronger? Want to help us improve our own printer? This event offers a shared work day for community members and Hacksburg itself to work on and improve our 3D printers. All knowledge levels welcome.

In addition to projects by attendees, Hacksburg will be working on upgrading our own Creality CR-10 S4. We will be upgrading to an AC heated bed and Volcano hotend to be able to print high temperature materials and print more quickly.

This workshop will be held in-person! Vaccinated people who would like to attend without a mask need to bring their CDC COVID-19 vaccination card, if we haven’t checked yours already. Everyone else needs to bring a mask or other suitable face covering.

Time: June 27 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM (or whenever the last Hacksburg member leaves)

Location: Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1700 (the laser room). Park and enter at back of the building, there is construction going on in the front.

Cost: Free!

RSVP: No RSVP required.

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.