Latest posts by ats906

Jun 23, 2018 by ats906
Robert is a recent addition to the TXRX Staff. He manages the machine shop and teaches machine shop classes. He brings many years of experience to TXRX and we are glad to have him. Check out the new machine shop classes he'll be teaching which are capped at low numbers ...
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Jun 12, 2018 by ats906
We have new woodworking and welding classes coming up in July and August. This is your chance to turn a pen on the lathe, make a custom knife block, or construct a welded sculpture!! First, we have added wood lathe classes to the schedule for July and August. In Wood ...
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May 31, 2018 by ats906
We have a new Mural Painting: Shipping Container Workshop at TXRX that will be taught by David Cobb. Cobb is a Houston based painter who has a studio space at TXRX. He has experience with large scale paintings and installations and is going to both share his knowledge and help ...
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May 30, 2018 by ats906
TXRX Member, Kasey Short, has an exhibition entitled Morale Station: Red-Neck Green-Light that opens at BLUEorange Contemporary on June 2nd. The opening reception is from 6-9pm and there will be an artist talk on June 10, from 1-3pm. Short has recently been an Artist in Residence at BLUEorange Contemporary. This ...
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May 17, 2018 by ats906
Tree Climber Creations is a family run shop that has been fabricating wood products at TXRX Labs for the past several months. They make high quality picnic tables and home accessories. Recently, Tree Climber Creations has developed a partnership with St. Arnold Brewing Company and will be producing picnic tables, ...
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May 11, 2018 by ats906
We are very excited about several new workshops coming up in May and June: Sunday Fun Day - Shibori Dye a Cotton Scarf, Vinyl Cutting I, Craft + Wine Night: Acrylic Jewelry.
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May 4, 2018 by ats906
Elizabeth Webb, a Core Fellow at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, recently completed an art work entitled Cameo Ground (Children of Paradise), that is on display at Lawndale Art Center as a part of the 2018 Core Exhibition. Elizabeth worked at TXRX Labs and utilized TXRX tools as part ...
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Apr 24, 2018 by ats906
2018 YAF Design Make Residents Ami Patel, Paul Kweton and Hidekazu Takahashi will be presenting their project, "The Moebius Strip - The Whole and its Parts: Considering Parametric Modularity as a Design Recipe,” on May 4, 2018 at TXRX Labs.
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Apr 18, 2018 by ats906
Houston's Equitable Innovation Conference, presented by TXRX Labs, is finally here!!!! The conference is tomorrow, April 19th, at the United Way of Greater Houston from noon to 5:00 pm.
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Apr 16, 2018 by ats906
Internships at TXRX are different. Here interns are free to align their passions and interests with the opportunities available in a makerspace. So although interns are assigned challenging tasks like other internships, at TXRX they learn advanced maker skills such as CAD, 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, and CNC machining that ...
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Apr 12, 2018 by ats906
Meet Levi. Levi was previously a TXRX volunteer and has now joined the staff as CNC Operator and Instructor. He is teaching workshops in the rapid fabrication area, staffing rapid fabrication studio hours, and working on fabrication jobs.
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Mar 31, 2018 by ats906
TXRX member and volunteer, John H., recently constructed a desk at TXRX that is now installed at Primate Jiu Jitsu in Tulsa. The desk he designed and fabricated turned out really well and is an excellent example of what can be done with the tools available at TXRX.
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Mar 27, 2018 by ats906
We will be closed on Easter Sunday. Have a great holiday.
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Mar 22, 2018 by ats906
TXRX will be hosting an Equitable Innovation Conference on April 19, 2018 from 12:00pm-5:30pm at the United Way of Greater Houston. This conference will bring speakers and thought leaders from across the US to share strategies in education, innovation, and economic development, that support equitable growth for manufacturers and entrepreneurs.
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Mar 17, 2018 by ats906
Meet Joyce, the new woodshop manager and woodworking instructor.
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Mar 8, 2018 by ats906
Join Us for a Repair Cafe! Recycle/Reuse/Repair Your Stuff! April 7th from 1:00pm - 5:00pm at TXRX Labs
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Mar 2, 2018 by ats906
TXRX Labs was recently selected as a Play Everywhere Challenge grantee. This grant, awarded by Target and KaBOOM!, will help us bring active play to kids in Houston. TXRX Lab's project "EsPLAYnade" will transform the Navigation Street Esplanade to a place that is inclusive for kids by adding a large ...
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Feb 19, 2018 by ats906
Joseph Miller, Director of Youth Programming at TxRx Labs, recently took the time to give an update on this semester's youth programs. Joseph discusses the Maker to Market Program, new instructors, and targeted projects for this semester.
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Feb 2, 2018 by ats906
We are introducing monthly Date Night and Craft + Wine Night workshops at TXRX. These are two hour evening workshops where participants will learn skills, complete a project, and have a good time.
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Jan 28, 2018 by ats906
I recently sat down with Thomas Fields, Founder and CEO of GRIND, a startup that has developed a portable, basketball, rebounding machine. We discussed how GRIND’s product is advancing and how TXRX Labs has been helpful in this process.
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Jan 18, 2018 by ats906
Last week, a team of TXRX staff members and volunteers installed and operated a miniature makerspace at the STEAM Summit at The Village School.
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Jan 14, 2018 by ats906
Megan is a TXRX staff member who teaches rapid fabrication classes and also manages the rapid fabrication area.
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Jan 3, 2018 by ats906
Julio Rodriguez is the founder of BrightH2O, a startup developing a water bottle that doubles as a light source for bikes. The goal is to offer a product that increases visibility and safety.
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Dec 23, 2017 by ats906
There are new developments in the welding shop!! If you’ve taken a peek in the welding area at TXRX recently, you’ve likely seen the cage that Sanjay, our welding instructor and shop manager, has been constructing. The cage will offer better order and efficiency for the welding area.
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Dec 20, 2017 by ats906
TXRX holiday hours: Dec 24th - CLOSED, Dec 25th - CLOSED, Dec 31st - Closing at 4pm, Jan 1st - CLOSED
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Dec 19, 2017 by ats906
Recently, over a period of 5 days, TXRX hosted 220 Australian students in town for HASSE's Senior Space School (Houston Association for Space and Science Education).
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Dec 8, 2017 by ats906
The Holiday Season is here!!! TXRX has gift ideas for you and your friends and family.
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Nov 19, 2017 by ats906
Steve is our regular volunteer on Friday nights. If you have come to an open house, you have probably seen him leading a tour. He has taken classes in the rapid fabrication and welding areas and ultimately wants to develop his welding skills so he can construct a velomobile.
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Nov 8, 2017 by ats906
This past weekend, volunteers and TXRX members worked together to build dining room tables to give to families affected by hurricane Harvey.
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Nov 4, 2017 by ats906
Meet Sanjay, our new welding shop manager and welding instructor.
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Oct 27, 2017 by ats906
Nathan Vice presents the project he completed during the American Institute of Architects Houston Design/Make Residency at TXRX Labs.
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Established in 2008, TXRX Labs is a non-profit hackerspace for the greater Houston area. Housed in the East End District, we offer courses in and access to our rapid prototyping lab, woodshop, machineshop, electronics lab, and a wide variety of other tools. Our goal is to educate the public about technology and show how seemingly complex techniques can be used by anyone. If you like what we do, please donate.

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