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David and Joe lubricate the air purifier's motor. Emily starts to work on a DVD player. She and John reassemble and reinstall the cassette door on a dual tape deck. David and Joe strategize over restoring the seat on a bar stool. Vincent bypasses the power button on a Macbook Air. Joe swaps out movements on a travel clock. A bike light gets examined. We're all grateful for Ollie's obedience and Braxton's poochy smoochies. D22 ... See MoreSee Less

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NYC DIYers! How does replacing a furnace gas valve work with respect to risk, cost, rules & regulations, and time? ... See MoreSee Less

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You broke it? Who cares? We'll fix it together! Earth Day is EVERY DAY.

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

February 21, 2018, 7:00pm - February 21, 2018, 10:00pm

You broke it? Who cares? We'll fix it together! Earth Day is EVERY DAY. 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).

1 week ago  ·  

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The replacement motor on the Tascam 4-track wasn't showing continuity for any combination of leads. We still weren't able to extend its tape heads. Vincent extracts two rusted screws from the scooter. He hot glues two wires back into the AM antenna on the iHome and starts the recovery process on a Macbook Pro. Emily performs power cord bypass on the hair trimmer and extracts a clothespin from the vintage vacuum cleaner. Matt navigates the bike light and discovers other illumination modes. D20 ... See MoreSee Less

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Ruff! Announcing our first dog-friendly Fixing Session! Find out why and how your stuff broke, and how you can fix it. Lower tech gets love, too.

Clients of the School for the Dogs are especially welcome!

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

MTA Subway - F/M to 2nd Ave, J/M/Z to Essex St, B/D to Grand St. (Farther away), other stops may also be further away
MTA Bus - M9 or M21 to E.Houston/Ave B or E. Houston/Norfolk St.

Check tripplanner.mta.info for best route
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Special Dog-Friendly LES Fixing Session

February 18, 2018, 6:00pm - February 18, 2018, 9:00pm

Ruff! Announcing our first dog-friendly Fixing Session! Find out why and how your stuff broke, and how you can fix it. Lower tech gets love, too. Clients of the School for the Dogs are especially welcome! All repairs are free. If you're really really really happy with the results, a $5 donation would be most appreciated! MTA Subway - F/M to 2nd Ave, J/M/Z to Essex St, B/D to Grand St. (Farther away), other stops may also be further away MTA Bus - M9 or M21 to E.Houston/Ave B or E. Houston/Norfolk St. Check tripplanner.mta.info for best route

2 weeks ago  ·  

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Don't sweep your broken stuff under the rug! Find out why and how your stuff broke, and how you can fix it. Lower tech gets love, too.

Conference room towards Atlantic Avenue! You'll likely need to be buzzed inside, but if the cafe's open, you can take the elevator.

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

February 7, 2018, 7:00pm - February 7, 2018, 10:00pm

Don't sweep your broken stuff under the rug! Find out why and how your stuff broke, and how you can fix it. Lower tech gets love, too. Conference room towards Atlantic Avenue! You'll likely need to be buzzed inside, but if the cafe's open, you can take the elevator. 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

3 weeks ago  ·  

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