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October 27, 2019, 1pm – 3pm: Are you the next Ollivander? Make your own wooden magic wand! (Session 2)

By Geno Soroka | September 19, 2019 |

Do you have what it takes to learn from the best wandmaker in town? Have you ever dreamed of having your own wand, just like Harry? Or maybe you dreamed of being like Ollivander and crafting them yourself… Class description: Come down to HackPGH and learn how to safely run a wood lathe, turn soft…

July 13, 2019, 1pm – 3pm: Computer Building Workshop

By Adam | June 10, 2019 |

Interested in computers, but are totally lost on how to put a computer together? Bring your own computer parts OR come and learn on a full-sized desktop here at HackPGH! A guided tour of assembling real, working (well. they were working at one point… some of them.) computers with real parts. All computer parts, tools,…

July 6, 2019, 9am – 4pm: Welding 101 with Kiefer – Intro to Stick Welding (SMAW)

By Adam | June 10, 2019 |

Learn the basics of flat stick welding on steel! Description: This is a beginner class which will teach the basics of stick welding. We will be going over safety, how to run a good bead, padding, and more! Requirements: No experience needed! Safety notes: Students are not permitted to wear open toed shoes, and they…

July 2, 2019, 6pm – 8pm: Circuit Design for Arduinos with Dr. Newcomer: Session ONE

By Adam | June 10, 2019 |

Basic Info: A continuation of skills from the Intro to Arduinos class. Session ONE of a three-session class. Description: Great, you know how to make an Arduino microcontroller do stuff in the Intro class… now you need to make things for the Arduino to control! Never fear, Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class on circuit…

June 29, 2019, 1pm – 5pm: Welding 102 with Kiefer – Stick welding (SMAW) Welding Fundamentals

By Adam | June 10, 2019 |

Description: Intermediate welding class with Kiefer. More sophisticated stick welding techniques building off of the 101 class. One session. Requirements: This is the second part to the 101a and 101b classes! Only registrants who took the 101a AND 101b class at any time may register for this class! Safety notes: Students are not permitted to…