Events

Fri, March 29, 7pm – 9pm: Dr. Newcomer teaching Circuit Design for Arduinos, age 18+

By board | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Great, you know how to make an Arduino microcontroller do stuff…  now you need to make things for it to do stuff to!  Never fear, Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class on circuit design: the subtle art of figuring out how to connect electronics bits together without anything blowing up.  Unless you want it to,…

Tue, March 26, 7pm – 9pm: Dr. Newcomer teaching Intro to Arduino Programming, 18+

By board | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Interested in learning programming?  Electronics?  How to make shiny things that interact with people, or embedded devices that do things automatically for you? Maybe someday even creating electronic minions to carry out your maniacal whims? Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class for embedded computer programming in C++ using the easy and common Arduino microcontroller board. …

March 23, 2019, 1pm-5pm: CLASS: Stick (SMAW) Welding Fundamentals with Kiefer

By Geno Soroka | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

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

March 29,7-9PM, Dr. Newcomer teaching Circuit Design for Arduinos, age 18+

By Geno Soroka | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Great, you know how to make an Arduino microcontroller do stuff…  now you need to make things for it to do stuff to!  Never fear, Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class on circuit design: the subtle art of figuring out how to connect electronics bits together without anything blowing up.  Unless you want it to,…

March 26,7-9PM, Dr. Newcomer teaching Intro to Arduino Programming, age 18+

By Geno Soroka | March 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

Interested in learning programming?  Electronics?  How to make shiny things that interact with people, or embedded devices that do things automatically for you? Maybe someday even creating electronic minions to carry out your maniacal whims? Dr. Newcomer is teaching a class for embedded computer programming in C++ using the easy and common Arduino microcontroller board. …

March 16, 2019, 1pm-4pm: CLASS: Learn to Solder a Working Alarm Clock!

By Geno Soroka | March 10, 2019 | 0 Comments

What is this class? This class is an introduction to soldering for the complete beginner. We will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if they are a little rusty. We will guide you through the process of building a working alarm clock with LED display. Buy tickets here ($40) https://members.hackpgh.org/event-3300035 Recommended…

March 30, 2019, 12pm-2pm: CLASS: Computer Building Workshop

By Geno Soroka | February 25, 2019 | 3 Comments

Come learn how to build a computer at HackPGH! This class is a guided tour of assembling real, working computers with real parts. All computer parts, tools, and guidance supplied! Just bring yourself! This class is taught by the Executive Director of Meta Mesh Wireless Communities, Adam Longwill. Important: Payment is due a week before…

December 15, 2018, 1pm-5pm: CLASS: Learn to Solder Flashing LED Xmas Tree!

By Geno Soroka | December 3, 2018 | 0 Comments

What is this class? This class is an introduction to soldering for the complete beginner. We will teach you to solder or help you practice your skills if they are a little rusty. We will guide you through the process of building an Icstation DIY 3D Xmas Tree Kit, perfect in time for the holidays!…

June 24, 2018, 12pm-5pm: CLASS: Welding 101, Industrial Lamp

By Geno Soroka | June 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

                            This class is intended for beginner welders and those looking to brush up on rusty skills while building something fun and functional. This class provides the foundation for basic fabrication techniques using a MIG welder Students will learn to tack-weld into…

February 2, 2018, 7:30pm-9:30pm, CLASS: Laser Cut Edgelit Acrylic Heart Class

By Geno Soroka | January 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

What is this Event? This is an opportunity to learn a new skill, build something, and create the ultimate Valentine card. Wewill go through the process of converting a graphic file into an etched acrylic plaque, and then through the process of building a base with LEDs to light it up.This is an basic workshop…