Houston's Hackerspace

Apr 5, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Studio Projects are designed for members that have taken a workshop and are looking to practice their skills and make something fun! We understand that it can be tricky to dive right into making something after you've taken a workshop, and studio projects are here to make it a little ...
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Apr 1, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
We've expanded our workshop offerings to make it easier for you to learn at the labs! Want to learn how to use the CNC Router or CNC Mills? The following workshops will allow you to gain all of the skills you'll need! Fusion 360 CAD Through hands-on projects, students In ...
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Mar 21, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
TxRx Labs recently hosted a 3D Printing Design Competition with the J.P. McGovern Museum of Health and Medical Science over Spring Break. 21 local and international high school students participated in a week-long "Global Teen Health Summit" entitled "Faces of Innovation". For the Design Competition, students were challenged to re-envision ...
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Mar 15, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
We're currently seeking volunteers! What do volunteers do at the labs? They greet visitors, give tours, assist members and help with events! Our volunteers work 4 hours shifts once a week. Volunteers receive perks! We want you to make, learn, and grow at the labs! Volunteers receive workshop comps! Workshop ...
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Mar 8, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
We've added a new workshop - Hand Tool Basics! I interviewed Ronnie, who developed the workshop, to get the inside scoop. What's going to be covered in the Hand Tool Basics workshop? Frequently used tools like hammers, screwdrivers, and drills, as well as very useful specialized tools, like stud finders, ...
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Mar 1, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Studio hours are scheduled times when we will have a staff member available for assistance in a specific area of the labs. Studio hours are perfect for members who have taken a workshop and are beginning a personal project, but might need a little help! Members attending studio hours for ...
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Mar 1, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Our member Derek is working on a campervan overhaul at the labs. If you've been through the woodshop recently, I'm sure you've seen him out there working on the cabinets or the countertop! What kind of van is it and where did you get it? It is a 1998 Ford ...
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Feb 21, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
We always have exciting things happening at the labs, but I'm super excited about the addition of a new workshop on cyanotypes! David Janesko, Houston-based artist and member of the labs, is teaching the workshop! What is a cyanotype? A cyanotype is an analog photograph printing process that produces a ...
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Feb 19, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Studio Hours are here to stay! We've had a few questions about studio hours and wanted to clarify! What are studio hours for? Studio hours are scheduled times when we will have a staff member available for assistance in a specific area of the labs. Studio hours are perfect for ...
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Feb 15, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Did you know that we run Youth Education programs at TXRX? We frequently run 1 or 2 day workshops and 10 week long after school programs! Joseph Miller, our Youth Education Director, leds the programs. I decided to interview him to get an inside peek at why running Youth Education ...
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