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Maker Day at the Ottawa Tool Library!

Do you need work space to get your DIY projects done? Maybe you don’t want to schlepp that big planer home or you just need to make a few cuts on a table saw. You can now do that on the 2nd Sunday of every second month at our tool library. Borrow the tools you need on […]

Repair Café at Overbrook Community Centre

Throw it away? No way! Fix it at the Repair Café! The original Repair Café was launched in Amsterdam in 2009 by the niece of one of our Ottawa Tool Library supporters! Now a global movement, the Repair Café Foundation helps organizations like the Ottawa Tool Library host cafés in their own cities around the […]

Hey Maker: A chat with Steve St Pierre

By now you’ve likely seen the Support Local logo and poster – goodness knows we at Apartment613 have been using it wherever possible for the last few weeks. As we wind down on this month long initiative, we wanted to chat with the guy behind the ingenious design. Steve St Pierre of Maker, cleverly realizing […]