Category: Projects

Posts related to member or group projects, including but not limited to progress reports, completion, postmortems, ideas, et al.

AstroPi Case

Our friends at Thinkbox Manufacturing have just launched a brand new AstroPi Case for the Raspberry Pi. A replica of the one up in the ISS (International Space Station) right now! BC Robotics and Industrial Plastics & Paints Nanaimo are

The Volt – A Retro Futurist, Open Source, Analog Clock (Kickstarter)

One of our members is involved in a local Kickstarter. “The Volt” is a unique, open source, hackable, Arduino-based clock with an analog display. No assembly required. DIY Kit available! Check it out here! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1692415722/the-volt-a-retro-futurist-open-source-analog-clock

Level 2 Soldering Workshop

Notice: This post originally stated 2pm in error; the correct time is 1pm Our level one soldering workshops have been quite popular and we’ve had some great feedback, and now it’s time to announce our level 2 soldering workshop!  In this

Soldering Workshop

Have you ever wanted to learn to solder?  You’ll get your chance!  Makerspace Nanaimo will be hosting a soldering workshop on September 26th, starting at 1pm, with a second workshop at 3pm.  Slots may be limited, so be sure to

Soldering Workshop

Have you ever wanted to learn to solder?  You’ll get your chance!  Makerspace Nanaimo will be hosting a soldering workshop on July 25th, starting at 1pm.  Slots may be limited, so be sure to sign up early by emailing soldering@makerspacenanaimo.org!

Tube Amp Workshop

Have you ever dreamed of owning an audio vacuum tube amplifier or even built your own? Reading the schematic of a tube amplifier can seem like you’re staring at ancient Sanskrit!     Victor Kung from VKMusic will be at

Good things come in small packages.

Here is a nice little class D 20 watts x 2 @ 12v amp board.  It is made by Adafruit Industries and available locally from BC Robotics. This thing is awesome for its size, perfect if you need nice clean and

3D Printing Sunday

Last night was another successful 3D Printing Sunday. Assembly of the YTec Plan B 3D powder printer commenced. It was like an adult version of Lego – searching through bags and boxes of delicious parts and hardware. And of course,

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Raspberry Jam

Pi Day is coming – It’s on March 14th.  And it’s 2015.  And because we’re such geeks, we can start at 2:26 PM – 9:26 PM UTC – to make the start time the awe-inspiring 3/14/15 9:26pm – 3.1415926! A

Raspberry Jam December 7th

Raspberry Jam – come and see what you can do with a Raspberry Pi computer A Raspberry Jam is your chance to find out about the Raspberry Pi computer* your chance to share what you’ve been doing with a Pi

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