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Three Repair Fairs close out 2017

Let’s talk Repair Fairs! There were 3 great ones to close out 2017. It is hard to believe it has almost been 3 years since the first one in 2015. At the December Robinhood Station Repair Fair in West Linn

West Linn Repair Fair Recap

On Saturday, September 23rd, 45 people brought 55 things to Robinwood Station in hopes that the ten volunteers with Repair Fair-West Linn could help fix them. These items – electric fans, lamps, sewing machines, vacuum cleaners, jewelry, clothing, fabric purses

A glimpse of the past through a 1953 Zenith

It is always interesting to see the various things that come to Repair Fair. Among the vacuums, irons, blenders and clothing, people also bring in items from a much earlier era filled with family history. Earlier this year, Richard worked

3-D printing gives repair a boost

Have you ever tried to fix something, a coffee maker or a piece of furniture, only to find the item is perfectly fine except for one small part. But finding replacement parts seems to be mission impossible these days. Often

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