Makers in the Community

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Makers in the Community is at it again. We’ve already made seed bombs and fleece blankets this year!

To find out the latest, check out our meetup page.

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HackRVA Book Club

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HackRVA now has a book club. We meet at the VMFA and read maker and creative related books. Our first book was “The Accidental Creative.” There was a lot of guidance and discussion on how to be more productive as well as, you guessed it, creative. Now we’re reading “Shop Class as Soulcraft”. This one is all about the value of doing stuff with your hands. Its also examination of cultural perspective on physical work vs knowledge work.

To join in on our book club got to our meetup page here.

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Hack City – Minecraft at HackRVA

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Welcome to HACK CITY!  The place where all your block stacking dreams come true!

We have a dedicated server for Minecraft at HackRVA. After a long day of making we often wind down by creating cool stuff by the crafting of mines.

Contact our mailing list for details on how to join us in the mayhem.

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Monthly Maker Workshop – Soldering with Arduino Kits

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This is isn’t your grandad’s soldering class. These makers not only learned to solder, but they did it by building a complete working Arduino. The Freeduino kit was the perfect intro to soldering projects. Plus its a gateway to Arduino itself. Workshop attendees learned about different types of solder wire, how to apply it, solder suckers, temperature control, and trouble shooting. This was a phenomenal workshop. One of our members eloquently captured his experience on our project blog here.

Keep your eyes open for more workshops like this over at our meetup page.

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