Shout-Out: ‘How to Make Your Tools, Gadgets, and Appliances Last Forever’

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Something breaks and what do you do? Normally, toss it in the trash and buy another. That’s probably a cheaper route than calling a repairman, plumber, or electrician. Not long ago, people were accustomed to taking a different strategy: fixing it themselves.

A story in the October issue of Popular Mechanics celebrates the growing number of handymen and handywomen who disdain our throwaway society and who are going old-school by embracing a “repair culture.” Read the story here.

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