We will be offering help with repairing bikes, electrical goods, gluing, darning & sewing.
We will also have the amazing Pocket Science Festival with their Mind Mangler Machine.
Bring your kids along!
Michael helped Perry and Megan fix their outdoor solar lights which had accidentally been snipped through with gardening shears.
He re-combined the wires and secured them with electrical tape.
Mattia was set with the challenge to fix a laptop. The top line of the keyboard has ceased to work. Both he and Michael had to take the laptop completely apart before they could diagnose the problem. Dirt had accumulated in the recess between the keys. Beatricia used a tooth brush to remove it. Michael had the daunting task of putting the computer back together. With help from Izzie, Valerie took the hem up on a pair of her son’s jeans.After trying many, many different screwdrivers Kate found one that would fit the unusual star shaped screw head. Once she got in it was relatively easy to fix her glue gun.Victoria fastened the belt loop back on to her maternity jeans
was a fairly quiet but we still got a fair few things fixed…
This lovely vintage vanity case needed a bit of TLC.
Another vintage item, brought in by Ruth was this lovely leather jacket
A draw which had its handle come loose
One chap brought in a temperamental hedge strimmer for some advice
along with his own tools.
It will be tested in action to see if the problem is totally resolved.
Eva brought along her radio
Mattia diagnosed that the capacitor was the problem
and went about replacing it.
I brought along a favourite cardigan that had a frayed sleeve.
Blue wool had been used to prevent it from fraying further.
to create this lovely visible mend.A quick fix at the end of this session on one chaps blend left him rather chuffed.
We love it when people bring in their handmade projects to show us
& this is hand knitted Noah’s ark was no exception.
The lapping waves at he bottom of the are an especially nice detail!