Craftsmanship: Repairing typewriters


In a culture of rapid obsolescence, craftmanship is about making tools that last and maintaining them over time. Meet Paul and Justin Schweitzer, a dynasty of repairmen in New York's Flatiron District keeping the world's typewriters from going obsolete.


Discover their story as Mary Pilon explains the origins of the 'shift' key and the history of the decline of typewriter. But all is not lost, as some people begin to return to timeless objects. Timeless objects which can instil a revival for the old way of doing things: slowly, with full concentration and no distractions. 


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