Darning and garden tool sharpening demonstration at Albury Library on Monday, October 17, part of International Repair Cafe Week October 17-23, 2016 - Repair Cafe Albury-Wodonga opens 10am-1pm on the first Saturday of each month except January

QUICK FIX: Repair Cafe Albury-Wodonga volunteers Wolfgang and Jenni Huber will demonstrate age-old skills at Albury Library on Monday. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

QUICK FIX: Repair Cafe Albury-Wodonga volunteers Wolfgang and Jenni Huber will demonstrate age-old skills at Albury Library on Monday. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

DARNING and garden tool sharpening demonstrations at Albury Library on Monday will coincide with International Repair Cafe Week.

Repair Cafe Albury-Wodonga volunteers Wolfgang and Jenni Huber fix furniture, bikes, books and clothing at the monthly Border service.

Mr Huber learned to sharpen tools during his apprenticeship as a mill builder in Switzerland.

“Unfortunately some people throw out their blunt secateurs and other garden tools, but it’s really not hard to keep your garden tools in good working order,” he said.

QUICK FIX: Repair Cafe Albury-Wodonga volunteers Wolfgang and Jenni Huber will demonstrate age-old skills at Albury Library on Monday. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

QUICK FIX: Repair Cafe Albury-Wodonga volunteers Wolfgang and Jenni Huber will demonstrate age-old skills at Albury Library on Monday. Picture: JAMES WILTSHIRE

Mrs Huber learnt to darn as a young girl when a horse bit a hole in her dress.

“With no change of clothes my grandmother gave me a lesson in darning; for as long as I remember I’ve just mended things.”

Meet them at the library on Monday 10am-noon.

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