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Jan 16, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Have no idea what a quadcopter is? We did a quick interview with our instructor, Mike Reynolds, to cover the basics! What is a quadcopter? A quadcopter is the four-rotor variant of a class of aircraft known as multicopters or multirotors. Multicopters employ multiple rotors to produce thrust and attain ...
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Jan 11, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
We love our Houston community and we're so excited to participate in a couple of events this month! Pop'Up at The Market - THIS Sunday, January 15th from 12:00 - 5:00p 715 Telephone Rd. Swing by our booth and make a hand stamped keychain! East End Street Market - We ...
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Jan 10, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Meet Ronnie! Ronnie is always working on a new project for the labs! What is your role at TXRX? I'm on the board as Secretary, I help coordinate volunteers, and I am a shop manager. I work on various things, like build out of the lab itself, layout of facilities, ...
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Jan 6, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Need some assistance with the project you're working on? Take a workshop, but not sure where to begin? We're now running studio hours! Studio hours are scheduled times when one of our staff members will be available to answer questions you might encounter while working on a project! Woodworking Studio ...
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Jan 5, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Good News! There's a new addition to the TXRX team! Ali Saunders is our new Ceramics Instructor and Studio Technician. We're super excited to have Ali join our team and help expand our Ceramics and Art areas. Why are you interested in Ceramics? How did you begin? I’m interested in ...
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Jan 1, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Marshall Whitney, the maker behind Raum Furniture, is always around the labs. Most of the time, he's working away in the woodshop...working on furniture or teaching one of our woodworking workshops! Can you tell us a little bit about yourself and what you make? I'm a mechanical engineer that left ...
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Dec 20, 2016 by RebeccaHewitt
Looking for a last minute gift for the maker, artist, or diyer in your life? We now have TXRX Gift Cards! Gifts cards can be used for any workshop or to purchase supplies from our online shop. It's the perfect gift because if you're like us, a last minute shopper ...
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Dec 15, 2016 by RebeccaHewitt
We're doing a series of interviews with our TXRX Team! Our first interview is with Cody Hitchcock. Cody does a variety of different things around the labs including shop upkeep, machine repair, and is always welling to help the rest of our team with various projects! What is your role ...
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Dec 12, 2016 by RebeccaHewitt
Can you tell us a little bit about yourself? I am an artist. I used to be a geologist. I have been living in Houston for about two years. I make art about what it’s like to be a human. I want to know how we think, how we change ...
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Dec 7, 2016 by RebeccaHewitt
TXRX Labs Youth Programs will be running two "Space School" events this December in collaboration with Houston Area Space and Science Education (HASSE). The first event is a design competition in which students will design a prototype of a "lunar rover" for 3D printing. The second event is a two-day ...
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