With winter fast approaching there are often blustery showers. With high winds you will, more often than not, see broken umbrellas discarded in bins or on the roadside. There is no need to throw away a broken umbrella because it is easy to fix.
The most common failure points on an umbrella are the little rivets holding the component parts of the stretchers together. All you need, to fix the stretchers, is some wire, a pair of scissors and a sailing knot.
This is my second mend it instructable. As last time, I mended something and then thought, 'I should make that into an instructable.' So, here is a retrospective look at what I did...
You can see other green things I do at http://www.ecopunk.org.uk