Hacksburg

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

CNC Machining

CNC Machine

NEW: Barring any unforseen developments, we will be using our new Onefinity CNC Gantry router pictured above!

Hacksburg will be hosting our CNC class on Sunday, January 15. Attendees will learn how to do basic CNC operations and think like a machinist. This class is the first in a three-part series. This part covers operation of the machine; the second part covers CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) software; and the third part is a homework assignment for members who want to be qualified on the machine.

Please RSVP if you’re planning on attending on Meetup https://hb.gy/xPV4y or by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Time: January 15 from 1:00 to 4:00PM

Location: Hacksburg 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620, Blacksburg, VA

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

RSVP: RSVP on Meetup https://hb.gy/xPV4y or by sending an email to rsvp@hacksburg.org.

Fourth Annual DIY Holiday Ornament Workshop

Ornaments

Join us for a festive and family-friendly DIY workshop session to make your own custom personalized ornaments using Hacksburg’s tools and equipment. There are ornaments for all skill and age levels from kid to adult, including a laser cut card/ornament combo, tri-bead candy canes and wreaths, a decorate-your-own felt Christmas tree, metal wind chimes, and more!

There is a $5 suggested donation to cover materials costs.

Time: Sunday, December 4th, 1:00PM to 4:00PM

Location: Hacksburg Community Workshop, 1872 Pratt Dr. Go to the covered double doors at the back of the building. Look for signs, activites will be in Suite 1620, 1700 and the conference room.

RSVP: Email rsvp@hacksburg.org or go to Meetup: https://www.meetup.com/hacksburgva/events/288743249/

Wood Lathe Candlesticks - New Class!

Wood Turning

On Sunday, November 13th we’ll be hosting a new class, Wood Lathe Candlesticks! Learn the basics of woodturning! This class will cover the tools and techniques of using a wood lathe. Attendees will make their own candlesticks in time for the holiday season. Wood will be provided.

Date: Sunday November 13, 2022 from 1pm to 4pm

Location: Hacksburg 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620, Blacksburg, VA

RSVP: https://www.meetup.com/hacksburgva/events/289403398/

Cider Making Weekend

Cider

It’s Cidermaking weekend at Hacksburg!

On Sunday, October 23th we’ll be hosting our 8th Annual Hacksburg Cider Making Event. Bring your own apples and containers and join us to make your own fresh squeezed apple cider. Click here for more information about cidermaking and what to bring! Cider making is free!

Free tours of the new Hacksburg community workshop will also be offered.

Hacksburg is a makerspace. Makerspaces are community spaces with tools and people who love to create and tinker with everything from electronics, wood, metal, sewing to home brew! Come check out our community of makers.

Date: Sunday October 23, 2022 from 1pm to 4pm

Location: Hacksburg 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620, Blacksburg, VA

Natural Dyeing 101 - New Class!

Kites

Learn the basics of dyeing fabric using walnut shells! This class covers how to process the walnuts, what fabrics work best, and best practices for using this sustainable material. Attendees should bring cotton or wool in a neutral color. Attendees are also encouraged to bring black walnuts, if they have them. Ages 12+. Free for Hacksburg members, $5 for non-members.

Time: October 9, 1:00PM-4:00PM

Location: Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Park and enter at the back of the building.

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

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