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Thanks to everyone who braved the snow to help out and fix stuff. Johannes cleaned the switch on Rich's paper shredder. Nora rewires her incandescent lamp. Stephen and Joe rewire an LED lamp. Derrick's Thinkpad can't connect to WiFi. We all take a stab at restoring a USB drive. D10 ... See MoreSee Less

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You broke it? Who cares? We'll fix it together!

Besides, now's a great time to make. good. art.

MTA Subway - 1/2/3/A/C/E/F/M/L/PATH West 14th at 7th Avenue

All are welcome, including anyone who wants to observe just by watching.

(We suggest a $5 donation for each item fixed, but no one will be turned away).
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Manhattan Fixing Session

March 15, 2017, 7:00pm - March 15, 2017, 10:00pm

Hack Manhattan

You broke it? Who cares? We'll fix it together! Besides, now's a great time to make. good. art. MTA Subway - 1/2/3/A/C/E/F/M/L/PATH West 14th at 7th Avenue All are welcome, including anyone who wants to observe just by watching. (We suggest a $5 donation for each item fixed, but no one will be turned away).

3 weeks ago  ·  

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Fixit Clinic CCVII (207) MIT

April 22, 2017, 10:00am - April 22, 2017, 1:00pm

Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Fixit Clinic Returns to MIT Earth Day April 22 In commemoration of Earth Day and the 25th Anniversary of the Edgerton Center, Fixit Clinic is returning to MIT Saturday, April 22 from 10AM to 1PM. Celebrating repair through do-it-together hands-on STEM-oriented fix-n-learn community-based discovery and disassembly, Fixit Clinic engages you in the disassembly, troubleshooting, and repair of your item. Leave empowered to share your new-found confidence and insight with your friends, neighbors, and the community at large. Volunteer "Fixit Coaches" are always needed to guide participants through their disassembly process; sign up here: goo.gl/kwVNlv ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Celebrate Earth Day by Fixing at MIT Bring your broken, non-functioning things -- electronics, appliances, computers, toys, sewing machines, bicycles, fabric items, etc.-- for assessment, disassembly, and possible repair. We'll provide workspace, specialty tools, and guidance to help you disassemble and troubleshoot your item. Whether we fix it or not, you'll learn more about how it was manufactured and how it worked. WHAT: Fixit Clinic CCVII (207) MIT WHEN: Saturday, Apr 22 10AM-1PM WHERE: MIT Edgerton Center, 4th Floor of Building 4 (under the Great Dome), 77 Mass. Av., Cambridge, MA 02139 edgerton.mit.edu/contact/edgerton-center-strobe-alley HOW: Register at goo.gl/qTzh9J then - Bring your broken item with all parts necessary to recreate the symptoms (carry-in only: no oversize items) - Bring any parts and tools you already own that might be helpful (e.g. hand tools, sewing supplies) - Come ready to describe what’s wrong and what you’ve tried - Come ready to learn and to share your knowledge with others WHO: An all-ages family-friendly event: accompanied children are heartily invited! COST: Free! WHY: To make friends, learn and teach how to fix things, and have fun! More into on Fixit Clinic at www.fixitclinic.org, www.facebook.com/FixitClinic/, plus.google.com/111525193946026734520 New Fixit Coaches always welcome: are you a handywoman or handyman and handy kid, or wannabe or junior handyperson, tinkerer or sewer? Sign up here: goo.gl/kwVNlv

3 weeks ago  ·  

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3 weeks ago  ·  

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Thanks to NPR Affiliate WFUV Public Radio for visiting us! Joe, Sy, and Dave replace the power cord on a Craftsman leaf blower. Refrubished Macbook Pro generates poor-quality sound. Asus EeePC gets prepped for a Windows upgrade. Irwin deep cleans an HP DeskJet printer. Camille gets the blender going again despite cracked brushes. Clothing steamer sprung a leak. Pencil sharpener gear got cracked. Ryobi trimmer needed a compatible Li-ion charger. D60 ... See MoreSee Less

Thanks to @[10643211755:274:NPR] Affiliate @[102623213278:274:WFUV Public Radio] for visiting us! Joe, Sy, and Dave replace the power cord on a Craftsman leaf blower. Refrubished Macbook Pro generates poor-quality sound. Asus EeePC gets prepped for a Windows upgrade. Irwin deep cleans an HP DeskJet printer. Camille gets the blender going again despite cracked brushes. Clothing steamer sprung a leak. Pencil sharpener gear got cracked. Ryobi trimmer needed a compatible Li-ion charger. D60

3 weeks ago  ·  

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Repair is important. Join us in the fight to protect it:

4 weeks ago  ·  

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Find out why and how your stuff broke, and how you can fix it. Low-tech gets even more �!

Second Floor in the Library! You'll likely need to buzz to be admitted, but if the cafe's open, you can take the elevator, too.

All repairs are free. If you're really really really happy with the results, a $5 donation would be most appreciated!

MTA Subway - A/C/G Hoyt-Schermerhorn, 2/3 Hoyt St
MTA Bus - B63 or B65 to Atlantic Avenue & Hoyt Street
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Brooklyn Fixing Session

March 1, 2017, 7:00pm - March 1, 2017, 10:00pm

The Brooklyn Commons

Find out why and how your stuff broke, and how you can fix it. Low-tech gets even more �! Second Floor in the Library! You'll likely need to buzz to be admitted, but if the cafe's open, you can take the elevator, too. All repairs are free. If you're really really really happy with the results, a $5 donation would be most appreciated! MTA Subway - A/C/G Hoyt-Schermerhorn, 2/3 Hoyt St MTA Bus - B63 or B65 to Atlantic Avenue & Hoyt Street

1 month ago  ·  

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