It’s Earth Day again and what better way to observe it than to use our skills to make it a slightly better place? It’s not hard to rewire that lamp or refurbish an old piece of furniture.
Here are a couple repair tips gleaned from our @make_tips Twitter account:
How to save your cell phone if it gets wet:
Remove permanent marker from plastic, glass, stone and other surfaces using WD40 on a kitchen towel, followed by alcohol. (v @monkeysailor)
Tips for repairing your shoes: bit.ly/3AOPDU
We need more! Readers, post your repair tips in comments and they’ll be added to the Twitter feed.
[Image: Grant Hutchinson, CC]