Blacksburg's Workshop
Meetings Tuesday at 7:30 pm

Laser Cutter Class this Sunday


Hacksburg will be hosting a laser cutter class at the space 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 get to make their own laser engraved object! More information on the laser cutter can be found on our Wiki.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org. This new policy, which applies to all of our events, lets us know how many people to expect at each event and gives us a way to contact you if there’s an issue with the class.

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

Location: 2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1475

Cost: Free for members; recommended $5 donation for non-members to cover materials.

RSVP: RSVP by emailing rsvp@hacksburg.org.

This event and the laser cutter are made possible due to generous support from Rackspace.

April 30 Meeting Moved to Hahn Hall South Atrium

In celebration of the work done by our members in the Virginia Tech chemistry department, we will be holding our weekly meeting with their final project presentations. This will be from 6:00PM to 8:00PM on April 30 in the Hahn Hall South Atrium. No meeting will be held in our workshop. Hacksburg business will be discussed at the normal time, 7:30PM.

Pizza will be provided.

Time: Tuesday, April 30, 6:00PM to 8:00PM

Location: Hahn Hall South Atrium, Virginia Tech Campus

Laser Etched Mugs

Come and engrave glass mugs on our 80W CO2 industrial laser cutter! Come with an image for a design or SVG file and we’ll guide you through the process of engraving the design into a mug to make a great personalized item for yourself or a gift. Free for Hacksburg members and $5 for anyone in the community.

Time: Sunday, March 10, 2:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: 2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1475

Cost: $5, free for Hacksburg members

Laser Cutter 101 — Valentine's Edition!

Learn how to use Hacksburg’s 80W CO2 industrial laser cutter with a fun Valentine’s Day focused project. This class is for anyone 12 and up interested in learning how to use the Hacksburg laser cutter, even if you don’t have a Valentine’s day gift in mind.

Time: Sunday, February 10, 1:00PM to 5:00PM

Location: 2200 Kraft Drive, Suite 1475

Cost: $5 optional recommended donation

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.