Houston's Hackerspace

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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Feb 6, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Meet our team! Alex is a big part of our team at TXRX! He teaches a variety of workshops at the labs including woodworking, vinyl cutting and photography! What is your role at TXRX? I lead workshops in woodworking, CAD, CAM, and photography. How long have you been part of ...
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Feb 3, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
February 3rd - Tours at 7 and 8p At the labs - 205 Roberts St. February 5th - Urban Harvest Farmer's Market 8a - 12p | 3000. Richmond Ave. DIY: clay planters February 17th - Tours at 7 and 8p At the labs - 205 Roberts St. February 19th - ...
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Jan 27, 2017 by RebeccaHewitt
Meet Jason! You'll typically find Jason working away in our co-working space...always with a double screen set-up! What is your role at TXRX? Much like most people here I wear several hats. I am currently finishing up the RFID door controllers and will move on to RFID machine access. Eventually ...
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