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Shop Apron Workshop

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The Shop Apron is a great accessory for any craftsperson. (and a perfect Christmas gift)              specially popular with woodworkers, but be it a blacksmith or a shoemaker, many trades appreciate it,s protection and many pockets! For this course we prepared a Pattern, that will fit the 10th to 90th percentile on the shop bell curve, meaning average size +/-. What to bring: your curiosity, and it would be helpful to bring along a strong pair of scissors. Equipment:  We’ll be using industrial straight stitch sewing machines,  the CoLab also will supply black and white thread,...

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Basic electronics & microcontroller workshops

Posted by on Jul 3, 2013 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Hey folks,   I’ve been threatening to hold some fun, free basic electronics and microcontroller workshops at CoLab for anyone interested… my goal is to simply share knowledge and possibly work with some of you to help bring your ideas alive!   I’m now shooting to put something on in around a one month timeframe. There would likely be several workshops in this series as there is too much info to cover in a single workshop. I’ll be sending out a more formal agenda in the next coming week or so.. and hopefully post to “upcoming classes” on the VCL website – once I figure out how to!...

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Move In Day

Posted by on Mar 31, 2013 in News, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Move In Day

Move in day was a huge success. Everyone pitched in and the container was empty before noon. We got a few goodies left over from the previous tenants, some shelving and a very fine table for the metalshop, as well as lots of good metal scrap. Here is a picture of the woodshop....

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Touchdown

Posted by on Mar 28, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The container carrying 8,000 lbs of tools from the old space has arrived. Move in day is tomorrow starting at 10 am at 1907 Triumph. Let’s get moved in people!

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Open House Days

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Uncategorized | 49 comments

Saturdays Member signup at the new space had great turnout. We got to meet a bunch of new people interested in the Lab, and see a few old faces we’d been missing from the old space. And for those of you who couldn’t make it this weekend, we are having another open house this next week. Even if you are not interested in being a member, feel free to come out and check out the new space. When: Tuesday, March 12 – 6pm to 7pm Where: 1907 Triumph St (map) What We Need From You: Cash or cheque. $250 – for full time key holder members ($100 for first month, April + $50 yearly...

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CoLab searching for new spaces

Posted by on Nov 3, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We’re hard at work finding new spaces. Don’t worry…. the Vancouver Community Laboratory will return!

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