Houston's Hackerspace

May 1, 2011 by rtavk3
Great news! The first of our large CNCs, the Bergmaster VTC-150 Vertical Mill has been repaired. Basically a couple of relays needed to be rebuilt and some limit switched needed to be replaced and then bam! it was up and running. We are in the process of learning the controls ...
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Apr 14, 2011 by KingJacob
Starting this Friday we are going to be instating a thing called “5 minutes of fame”, which is just a fancy way of saying Show & Tell, at every other open house. To sign up, just fill out this form any time before the event(time is limited, so sign up ...
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Apr 5, 2011 by rtavk3
Tx/Rx has announced its spring class lineup. Lots of exciting classes for the enthusiastic novice or even the advanced hacker. We hope you will find something that you will find both enlightening and exciting. Here is a list of the classes offered, please follow this link to register or get ...
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Apr 1, 2011 by pwheeler
Just a small but interesting update, two of our members acquired some interesting new tools which may need a little work to get working, but will be worth the effort. These are some incredible machines that we as a group are lucky to have access to. Our biggest challenge will ...
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Mar 23, 2011 by KingJacob
The Wiki is live and ready for you to start editing.
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Mar 3, 2011 by KingJacob
We have the back room well on its way to being a working lab and felt calling it the DIYbioHouston Lab just wasn’t sexy. And DIY doesn’t really fit a lab dedicated to sharing and community involvement. And so without further verbage, I now present the new name, ARC Research ...
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Feb 11, 2011 by rtavk3
What’s a Hack-B-Q? Think free B-B-Q with the added bonus of getting to share knowledge with TXRX Members who have expertise in exciting DIY technology projects. And that’s just for starters: There are tons of exciting projects in progress and members with expertise in chemistry, electrical engineering, biology, physics, programming, ...
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Feb 9, 2011 by KingJacob
If you are interested in doing or just learning a bit more about biology, stop by Thursday from 7-9 for the weekly DIYbioHou meeting. This week we will… -Finish constructing lab benches -Discuss the Edible Bacteria project -Brainstorm what we want to do for SXSW -Come up with a cool ...
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CNC
Jan 16, 2011 by pwheeler
Thanks to one of our members, Tx/Rx Labs has a new tool at its fingertips: a CNC-2520 from CNCDIY! One of our goals here at Tx/Rx Labs is to obtain bigger and better tools to enable Tx/Rx members to work on projects that would be hard to build at home ...
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Jan 7, 2011 by pwheeler
Frank Davies has generously donated a Mendel RepRap to Tx/Rx Labs. Many of the parts for this machine were printed on his repstrap. For those of you not yet in the know RepRaps are machines that can print themselves most of itself at least. Some metal bits and electronics are ...
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The Darkness Calls