Hacksburg

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

Welding 101 - New Machine!

Kites

Welding allows artists, engineers, and makers of all kinds to fabricate strong structures out of metal. This class will cover the new Hacksburg TIG welder for usage with steel. Attendees will practice on scrap steel, using TIG and stick welding techniques. Ages 16+, wear long pants with no synthetic fibers.

Time: August 21, 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!

Modern Kites

Kites

These aren’t just for the beach! Learn how modern kites are designed and constructed using advanced materials. Stunt kites, kiteboarding, and even kite photography will be discussed. Ages 14+. Parent/guardian must be continuously present for attendees under 18.

Time: July 17, 1:00PM-4:00PM

Location: Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Park and enter at the back of the building. Might go outside depending on weather.

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

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

Hacksburg at Summer Solstice Fest!

Solstice Booth

Hacksburg will be at Summer Solstice Festival in Blacksburg on June 18. Summer Solstice Festival is a street festival with live music, food, arts, craft, performances, and your local makerspace!

Hacksburg will be located a little South of Lee and Main, near the Main Street Inn. Go a couple spots south from our normal location.

The day after, Sunday June 19, will be a Hacksburg Open House. Liked what you saw at Summer Solstice Festival? Interested in seeing our workshop? Come on by!

Time: June 18, 1:00PM-8:00PM and June 19 1:00PM-4:00PM

Location (Summer Solstice): Downtown Blacksburg

Location (Open House) Hacksburg; 1872 Pratt Drive Suite 1620. Park and enter at back of the building.

Cost: Free!

RSVP: None!

Event Schedule

Sewing Basics

Sewing

Learn the basics of sewing using the sewing machines at Hacksburg. This class will cover beginner sewing techniques, as well as a guide for expanding into advanced techniques. Attendees will make a pillowcase. This class is for ages 14 and up.

Time: June 5 from 1:00PM to 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!

Slow-Speed Knife Sharpening

Axe

In this class, attendees will learn how to sharpen knives and other straight-blade cutting instruments using our slow-speed grinder. Make your knives sharper than a fresh razor blade!

Time: May 8 from 1:00PM to 3:00PM

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!