Next Episode of The Repair Shop is
The Repair Shop is a workshop of dreams, where broken or damaged cherished family heirlooms are brought back to life.Furniture restorers, horologists, metal workers, ceramicists, upholsterers and all manner of skilled craftsmen and women have been brought together to work in one extraordinary space, restoring much-loved possessions to their former glory.Many of these items have incredible stories behind them and a unique place in history: from an accordion played in the Blitz by a woman who is now in her 90s, to a beautifully crafted clock made by a father who was completely blind; a Pinball machine that is currently being used as a kitchen counter, and a Davenport desk with its trademark fake drawers which fooled burglars - and their crowbar.The Repair Shop is an antidote to our throwaway culture and shines a light on the wonderful treasures to be found in homes across the country.
Metal worker Dominic Chinea has to use all of his restoration skills to future proof an old, Cornish museum sign. Steven Fletcher has to steer an old banger back onto the road. And the Repair Shop emergency bear-care team, Julie and Amanda, start treatment on George, a very special teddy who has lost one of his eyes and his growl.
Today on board the good ship repair shop, a customer has a knotty nautical problem that leaves furniture restorer Will Kirk all at sea. Jay Blades and Tim Weeks face the music to a get a vintage gramophone looking and sounding like new, which calls on all of Tim's 50 years of experience. And soft toy specialists Amanda and Julie take on a young lady suffering the effects of years of love and affection.
Horologist Steven Fletcher feels the pressure as he gets to grips with a broken, antique barometer. Furniture restorer Will Kirk is entrusted with a pair of rowing oars that could have a hidden past. And a poorly pinball machine that has spent the last few years being used as a kitchen work top finds its way to pinball wizard Geoff Harvey for some love and attention.
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