Fixer-upper in Edgewater to become fix-it center

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Ally Brisbin and Stuart Marsh will need to use some elbow grease to turn an Edgewater storefront into a fix-it-yourself center.

Brisbin and Marsh intend to turn the one-time dry cleaners on Bryn Mawr into the Edgewater Workbench, DNAInfo.com reports.

“(We) encourage people to repair things and build things — and work on projects that they otherwise wouldn’t because they didn’t have the workspace or the access to the tools and knowledge,” Marsh told DNAInfo.

Ally Brisbin is a cofounder of the Community Glue Workshop, which helps people repair or refurish their belongings.

At Fix-Ups, local tinkerers and handy-folk volunteer their time and services to neighbors in need of repair. Our goals are to get people thinking twice before discarding objects that need a little elbow grease, and to bring people together.

The duo is raising money to help pay for the renovations at 1116 W. Bryn Mawr Ave.

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