[Video Link] Jane ní Dhulchaointigh is the inventor of Sugru, a moldable plastic repair material. I've been using Sugru ever since I discovered it a few years ago. Here's a video Jane made about fathers who have come up with neat ways to use Sugru. She says:
We make lots of films about awesome fixes, and we've been wanting to make more films about you, the awesome people behind the fixes, for ages.
With Dad's Day as the perfect excuse, we jumped on a plane to go meet some sugru Dads!
There's a spirit to how these guys think that we love - fixing and improving things can be much more than simply a practical solution - the film reveals a mindset, an attitude, an approach to life.
Mark Frauenfelder is the founder of Boing Boing and the editor-in-chief of MAKE and Cool Tools. Twitter: @frauenfelder. His new book is Maker Dad: Lunch Box Guitars, Antigravity Jars, and 22 Other Incredibly Cool Father-Daughter DIY Projects