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March 06, 2012

Standing room only in Halifax for free samples of @sugru




It was standing room only at the Real Home Show in Halifax, Nova Scotia.  I had 5 packed shows and we gave away more than 500 free packs of Sugru (not an affiliate link), the silicon putty that fixes, improves and customizes just about anything. Lots of people brought busted stuff for me to fix, and we had some great laughs. Thanks to Herald Homes for inviting me to speak, and to Sugru for supplying the free samples for all of our show visitors. And it was great to meet some of you there!

One of my favourite repairs was Margie's hose reel, which had a cracked housing.  




We reinforced and buttressed the bejeez out of the plastic base, which had split around one of the screws.  Naturally we did our best to complement Margie's colourful personality using orange, blue, green and marbled black and white Sugru!




Plus, I learned (well, sort of) to step dance at the opening night party, courtesy of Herald Homes editor Claudia White! Toe, heel, toe, hop, bang bang...





Jeff Nearing

Is it my imagination or is Claudia hovering (a la Chris Angel)?

Home Property

You look really great dancing and it seems you've had great fun together. And the already repaired colorful Margie's hose reel looks very nice!


Yes Jeff, she can actually HOVER, and so can anyone who was born in Cape Breton (I'm told)!

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