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April Repair Fair

Free repairs and demonstrations

Monday, April 29, 2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Bring your broken items and questions; volunteers will help you learn how to repair your things! Save money, save natural resources and be part of a growing culture of reuse.

This month, repair skills are offered for:
  • Appliances (small items only, please)
  • Bicycles
  • Clothing (hand and machine sewing)
  • Computers (hardware and software)
  • Electronics (small items only, please)
  • Housewares (furniture, ceramics, lamps, etc.)
  • And more!
Repair demonstrations will also be offered:
  • 6:10-6:40 pm - DIY: Home Water Conservation (Mark Taratoot): Overview of Corvallis’s water system, water treatment and quality, conservation measures, DIY water audit and irrigation issues
  • 6:50-7:20 pm - 3 Common Sewing Fixes (Annie Kersting): Demonstrations for buttons, patches, and zippers
  • 7:30-8:00 pm - ABC’s of Bike Maintenance (Kevin Grant): Air: Proper inflation and tube-patching/replacing; Brakes: Safe and efficient stopping; Chain: Keep things oiled and running smoothly and quietly; Recommendations for basic/minimal tools.
Note: We don’t have spare parts, but will do our best to repair what we can and/or refer you to where you could find the parts you need. If you have parts already, we may be able to help you install them.

Directions: We are located on the corner of 13th St and A Ave at 644 SW 13th St. Enter through the warehouse gates on 13th St., between the railroad tracks and A Ave.

This event is organized by the student group Waste Watchers, a joint group of Campus Recycling and the Student Sustainability Initiative.

Property Services (campus map)
644 SW 13th Street
Andrea Norris
1 541 737 5398
andrea.norris at oregonstate.edu
Campus Recycling
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