Somerville Tool Library

In planning for the Somerville Sustainability Tour, we’ve touched on a number of different aspects of sustainability. One aspect is related to shared economy, the idea that more things can be shared in the community rather than owned by every other households. Like power tools, for example. Does everyone really need to own sliding compound miter saw? Or biscuit joining. In steps the Somerville Tool Library, a community run lending library for tools. Today, I stopped by Parts & Crafts, which runs the Somerville Tool Library to test their interest in participating in the Sustainability Tour. Bonus: they’re also interested in running a repair clinic.

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