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« Reply #9 on: September 26, 2021, 06:25:06 PM »
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This week Rod has repaired and restored a French wine table that was heavily sun bleached and made a pair of custom brass hinges for a project.



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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2021, 08:29:40 AM »
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While I've been on holiday for most of the last month Rod has been grafting away in the Marple Repair Shop:




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« Reply #7 on: July 17, 2021, 06:07:42 AM »
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This week's offerings from Rod at Marple Repair Shop feature a re-strung precious childhood doll and restoration of a unique pre-war miniature sewing machine.




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« Reply #6 on: July 09, 2021, 05:44:50 PM »
Yes, he was a Manager at Natwest Bredbury

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« Reply #5 on: July 09, 2021, 02:27:12 PM »
Thanks to Mark for his amazing Support. If it does,nt sound too evangelical I am trying to bring items back to use not only for personal, historical or sentimental reasons. But also to re-balance this attitude thats means throw it out and get another. I hope and suspect I may be pushing an open door in this respect. Any job is welcome and I will be as happy saying nods accepting a job. Just ring me!
Was your father a Bank manager at NatWest Woodley going off your name?

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« Reply #4 on: July 09, 2021, 05:38:10 AM »
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Rod is back from his holidays and has been busy in the Marple Repair Shop refurbishing this cast iron stove...


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« Reply #3 on: May 22, 2021, 05:08:30 PM »
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Rod at the Marple Repair Shop has just sent over a set of before and after photos of a wooden bench he's recently refurbished:


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« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2021, 10:27:53 AM »
Thanks to Mark for his amazing Support. If it does,nt sound too evangelical I am trying to bring items back to use not only for personal, historical or sentimental reasons. But also to re-balance this attitude thats means throw it out and get another. I hope and suspect I may be pushing an open door in this respect. Any job is welcome and I will be as happy saying nods accepting a job. Just ring me!

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« Reply #1 on: May 01, 2021, 09:49:01 AM »
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Hi everybody, I would just like to use the forum to introduce myself.



For a considerable time I have been frustrated at the level of disposal of items that for a few pounds can be repaired or fixed or to use an old expression "fettled". I have run the Repair shop for a number of years only advertising in Newsagents windows and word of mouth. Basically as a child of the fifties and therefore of the Airfix and Meccano generation and having an innate inability to throw anything out....ask my wife!

I have tackled everything from children toys to bicycles, completing model cars, renovation art deco magazine racks, restoring furniture and mounting figures in a display case. Beyond my capability is putting pictures of my work on here! so Mark* has inferred he will help!!

Contact me at 07976 912544.

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Facebook users can also find Rod at: https://www.facebook.com/marplerepairshop

* Happy to help out, here are some before and after shots of Rod's work: