At Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic events, people bring all sorts of broken appliances, toys, electronics, clothing, and jewelry and work with volunteer coaches to learn hands-on repair skills. A set of tools is available for each participant to use.
Appliances, toys, tools ...
Small appliances – toasters, vacuums, blenders, etc.
Electronic games and toys
If you have the replacement part or specialized tool you’ll need, bring it with you.
Mending (missing button, rip in seam, tear in fabric)
Hemming (too short or too long)
Minor alterations (take in at sides, shorten plain sleeves, etc.)
If you have the missing button, a fabric to patch with or a matching thread, etc. please bring it with you!
Broken clasps, restringing, chain repairs, re-assembly
Jul 23, 2023, Boulder Public Library, BLDG61 Makerspace
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Aug 20, 2023 Boulder Public Library, BLDG61 Makerspace
For musicians! How-to-solder workshop, instrument fix-it clinic, jam session
This special edition of the Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic is especially for musicians. We'll have a workshop and learn to solder the electrical components associated with guitars, keys, amps, speakers, ... Then, with support from repair coaches from the Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic, we'll put our new skills to work and try to repair your broken gear together.
And, for our final act, a jam session in the Canyon Theater.
Aug 27, 2023, Lamp Repair Workshop at the Planet-based Living Festival, 11 am - 5 pm, Boulder Bandshell and Central Park
Sep 10, 2023, Boulder Public Library, BLDG61 Makerspace
Nov 12, 2023, Boulder Public Library, BLDG61 Makerspace
Ongoing virtual clinics - various dates and times, via video conference, with other Fix-It Clinics and Repair Cafes around the world.
The Boulder U-Fixit-Clinic is affiliated with Fixit Clinic.
The Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic is sponsored by Eco-Cycle.
Zero Waste Funding provided by the Boulder County Resource Conservation Division.
Join the Boulder U-Fix-It Clinic Google group to receive messages about upcoming clinics, volunteer to be a coach, and share ideas about repairs. Comments? Questions? Contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Photos from our past clinics:
May 21, 2023 at the Boulder Public Library, BLDG6
Apr 29, 2023, Lamp Repair Workshop at Lafayette Earth Day, Every Day
Mar 26, 2023 at the Boulder Public Library, BLDG6
Jan 22, 2023 at the Boulder Public Library, BLDG6
Oct 30, 2022 at the Boulder Public Library, BLDG61
Apr 5, 2020 International Virtual Fix-It Clinic (video)
Mar 15, 2020 Virtual clinic
Mar 7-8 2020 at the Lamp Repair Workshop at the Rocky Mountain STEAM Fest
Jan 12, 2020 at the Boulder Public Library, BLDG61
More : Photo archive (2013-2019)