Hacksburg

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

3D Printer Workshop and Class — 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.

Ages 16+. Minors will need to have parent/guardian supervision for the entire duration of the class, and parent/guardian must approve all activity.

In addition to projects by attendees, Hacksburg will be working on upgrading our own Creality CR-10 S4. We will also be teaching attendees about the basics of 3D printers and 3D print post-processing techniques.

Time: September 19 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1700 (the laser room). Park and enter at back of the building. Masks or other suitable face coverings required for in-person attendance.

Cost: $5 for non-members and free for Hacksburg members.

RSVP: No RSVP required.

Canning 101 — Online and In-Person

Canning

Hacksburg will be hosting Canning 101 this Sunday, September 12. Canning is a method of preserving food that can extend the shelf life of a variety of foods, even vegetables from your own garden. This class covers canning for beginners. Discussion time will be included for your own specific canning questions and to learn what others are canning.

This will be held as a hybrid class, both in-person and online. The online class will be held using the Jitsi Meet URL below.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org or RSVPing on Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/280253886). The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: September 12 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online and Hacksburg: 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Come to the back of the building and enter through the double doors marked with our event sign. Masks or other suitable face coverings required for in-person attendance.

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 or going to https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/280253886.

Sand Casting — In-Person

Casting

On Sunday, September 5, Hacksburg will be holding our Casting 101 class. Make your own sand cast Aluminum object! Sand casting is an exciting process that’s very accessible to the hobbyist. Ages 16 and up; wear all cotton/leather clothes and long pants.

Minors will need to have parent/guardian supervision for the entire duration of the class, and parent/guardian must approve all activity.

Date: Sunday September 5, 2021 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Hacksburg 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620, Blacksburg, VA. Come to the back of the building.

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

RSVP: Please RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Laser 101 — Online and In-Person

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 a basic laser cutter project, and some time will be available to help class attendees with their own projects.

This will be held as a hybrid class, both in-person and online. The online class will be held using the Jitsi Meet URL below.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org or RSVPing on Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/278986947). The stream will be available at the URL listed below.

Time: Sunday, August 29 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Online and Hacksburg: 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1700. Come to the back of the building and enter through the double doors marked with our event sign. Masks or other suitable face coverings required for in-person attendance.

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 or RSVPing on Meetup (https://www.meetup.com/HacksburgVA/events/278986947).

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.

We’re very excited to be holding this class after taking a break from it during the pandemic!

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: August 22 from 1:00PM-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. Mask or other suitable face covering required.

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

Cost: UPDATED (wood is expensive now) $10 for Hacksburg members, $15 for non-members.

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