Month: April 2018

Catch us at Streets and Lanes

Repair Cafe Perth will have an info booth at the Streets and Lanes Festival this Sunday. Our volunteers will be there to help spread the word, answer questions and advise anyone wanting to start their own repair cafe somewhere in Perth.

Thank you to sponsors iFixit

We are so grateful to sponsors iFixit for donating a universal bit kit for our electrical repairs table. This is an essential bit of gear that will allow us to keep fixing your electrical items (though please note our restrictions on what we can and can’t fix).iFixit is an incredible organisation that encourages people to …

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Imperfect repairs

By Angie Kings-Lynne, Repair Cafe Perth co-organiser Even if repairs aren’t perfect, they’re still valuable. In fact, some would argue that visible repairs add to the story of an object. In Japan, crockery is sometimes repaired with gold and the repair is seen as a unique aspect of the piece. When my daughter needed a …

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