I have no idea how this actually works or holds up in real-world settings, but GE somehow figured out how to repair old metals with a 3D printing device.
Repair Is Beautiful is a short film about Paulo Goldstein and his work to repair objects big and small with expert craftsmanship and design. From lawnchairs to iPods, Paulo has combined wood, thread, and metal to fix objects that he has either bought broken or broken himself through use.
I’ve been looking into purchasing a separate, smaller computer for travel use and while the new MBP 13″ with Retina Display is wonderful, the fact that it has a repairability score of 2 is quite disheartening. Can’t upgrade RAM, battery is…well, weird, and the hard drive isn’t the easiest to change out according to iFixit.
This is a really neat community idea. Motomethod Community Motorcycle Repair Shop in Vancouver, BC is a fully stocked bike repair shop that lets people rent a space inside the warehouse so that they can fix their own bike. Most of the tools and even some of the furniture in the shop have been found [...]
I know literally nothing about jean repair, so hearing Andrew Chen talk about the process of darning and repairing jeans at the Self Edge shop on the LES is quite interesting. I’ve been wearing my 3sixteen jeans a lot and I can already tell that biking in them has caused my crotch area of the [...]