Hacksburg

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

Cloud and Personal Websites — Online

Proto Studio

Hacksburg will be holding our Cloud and Personal Websites class on Sunday March 7 from 1:00PM-4:00PM. Attendees will learn what the cloud is, what it isn’t, and how they can use cloud services. During the class, attendees will use the Hacksburg member cloud, so no third-party cloud accounts are required. We will also go over the steps to setup a personal website.

The class will be held online 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 7 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.

Basic Electrical Measurement — Online

Rack Mount Equipment

Hacksburg will be hosting a new class this Sunday! This online class will be a “getting started guide” to measurement in electronics. Concepts will include units and uncertainty, use of the multimeter and oscilloscope, safety, and common measurement setups. Specific details will be given for the measurement equipment that Hacksburg has for members to use.

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: February 28 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM

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.

Basic Wiring — Make Just About Anything Into a Lamp! — Online

Lamp

Hacksburg will be hosting a new class this Sunday. In this online class we will go over the basics of household electrical wiring and make a lamp. Armed with this knowledge, you can turn ANYTHING into a lamp! Let your imagination run wild! Tips and tricks will be presented for routing wires and attaching lamp bases to all sorts of objects, including wine bottles. Information on wiring smart outlets will be covered as well.

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: February 7 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM

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 Edge-Lit Acrylic Valentine's Day Gift — 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 edge-lit acrylic Valentine’s Day gift (if you don’t make yours holiday themed that’s fine) and receive the LED base as part of the class registration fee. $10 for members and $15 for non-members.

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: January 31 from 1:00PM to 4:00PM

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

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.

Holiday Ornaments Kits

Holiday Ornaments

Kits from the holiday ornament class are available for purchase! We have several kits available:

Ornament Kit

These original felt ornament kits produced at Hacksburg can be assembled and decorated in many ways as a fun family or individual activity. Ages Kindergarten to Senior. Felt ornament kits include front and back laser-cut felt (acrylic) with pre-cut lacing holes around the edge, yarn (acrylic) for lacing and hanging, blunt plastic lacing needle, cotton balls for stuffing, a craft stick to help in stuffing, a variety of decorative elements, and kid-safe glue. Each kit is enough to produce one finished ornament. Ornament kits are $5 each.

Felt Wreath Kit

These original felt wreath kits produced at Hacksburg can be assembled and decorated as a fun family or individual activity. Ages Kindergarten to Senior. Felt ornament kits include multi-layer laser-cut felt (acrylic) ring with hanging slot, laser-cut felt (acrylic) decorative elements including leaves, berries, and bow, and kid-safe glue. Each kit is enough to produce one finished wreath. Wreath kits are $5 each.

Wood Ornament Cards

These original wood ornament cards are produced and individually customized at Hacksburg. Each includes laser-engraved and carved wood ornament and card surround. Card surround is approximately 3¾” x 5¾” (should fit into most 4x6 envelopes, not provided). Wood ornaments cards are $5 each.

Family Pack

A family pack includes two trees, two reindeer, and one wreath for $20 — save $5!

Ordering a Kit

You can order a kit by following this link:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScKv0bndwDxoF6bQ-VFkTGzrcV-iRUeDZ74E0mG-fyrYRu9SQ/viewform

Orders will be taken until December 18, so act now!

Questions? Email board@hacksburg.org.

Hacksburg reserves the right to improve these kits, limit quantities, substitute similar items in case of supply or equipment issues, and/or discharge its obligations by issuing a refund. Designs are Copyright ©️ James R. Dunson 2018-2020. These works are licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 4.0, with specific additional permissions granted to Hacksburg to use for fundraising. To view a copy of this license, visit https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/4.0 .