If it breaks, is old or worn, I will try and fix it…
Generally, broken stuff can end up being thrown out, (when there is not a lot wrong with it). It can end up being too expensive to take to a repair shop, or to call someone in. I hate chucking things out, it’s such a waste, it costs you money, it’s not green and destroys the planet. So, here below is info on some of the things I have fixed over the years.
Plus… There is more info on tools, vehicles, restoring things, as well as things I’ve learned, and building new stuff! I hope it’s of use.
Fixing stuff that makes up the fabric of the house and garden…
Fixing stuff that’s not house related, objects, tools, etc…
All things vehicle related…
I couldn’t open the window, it was stuck, jammed and seized shut. The window handle moved, but the window just won’t open? Description: When you close the window, the gearbox […]
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