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Take-Apart Party

We had a party to take apart old tech in the name learning. Taking things apart is a great way to examine the objects in our daily lives.  This fun activity also grows your maker insight as you learn about … Continue reading

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CNC Router Crowdfund Successful

Our CNC Router Crowdfund and build-out has been a great success! Since installing we’ve used it to create many cool projects and trained HackRVA members CAD/CAM techniques to use the CNC. We’ve also created a wiki guide for its use. … Continue reading

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Indie Lab RVA in Action

Indie Lab RVA is bringing independent scientific discovery and experimentation to Richmond. They have recently held two events to inspire and inform. The water bottle rocket launch hangout pictured above, and a class on electroplating. They also have an upcoming event DNA … Continue reading

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Monthly Maker Workshop – CAD Dojo

HackRVA trained beginners of AutoCAD in the CAD Dojo.  The CAD Dojo uses repetition and scaffolding in a video-game inspired level system to drill students on common commands for drawing in AutoCAD. This method forgoes the stickier parts of the … Continue reading

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