Tonight: ‘Joy of tinkering’ with West Seattle Fixers’ Collective

January 3, 2013 at 12:13 pm | In West Seattle news, WS miscellaneous | 2 Comments

(Photo courtesy Patrick Dunn)
Make it a more sustainable New Year with “the joy of tinkering,” as Patrick Dunn from the West Seattle Tool Library puts it, reminding us that the West Seattle Fixers Collective meets at the Tool Library tonight:

The Fixers Collective aims to prolong the life of the things we own, learn how things work, and save a few resources along the way. Bring us your broken things and we’ll help you fix them or just bring yourself and help us fix other people’s stuff. We’ll work on most non-gas items that you can carry in. We can’t always guarantee that we’ll fix it but we’ll give it our best shot!

The West Seattle Fixers Collective meets on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of every month from 6-9 pm at The Tool Library. The next meeting will be (tonight), January 3rd, 6-9 pm.

The WSFC got national attention over the holidays, too – featured in this story about the worldwide Fixer Movement! P.S. If you haven’t been to the Tool Library, it’s on the northeast side of Youngstown Cultural Arts Center (4408 Delridge Way SW).

2 Comments

  1. What a great idea! Lots of ladies who need a little mechanical help now and then out here!

    Comment by Silly Goose — 1:06 pm January 3, 2013 #

  2. Any chance someone could work on a pair of Boston computer speakers that have a short?

    Comment by WS — 2:01 pm January 3, 2013 #

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