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Type Out with Tom Furrier
May 7, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pmFree
Bring your own typewriter for a community “Type Out” with Tom Furrier, of Cambridge, MA. Weather permitting, we will be typing outdoors at the Belfast Co-op.
Tom Furrier is the owner of Cambridge Typewriter Co., Inc. in Arlington, MA. He has been repairing and selling typewriters for 36 years. He’s seen the demise of the typewriter industry in the mid-1980’s and their revival in the 2000’s. The job, to Tom, has become much more fun in the past 15 years due to young people becoming interested in vintage manual typewriters. Selling and repairing machines for teenagers is his favorite part of the job because they are so excited about writing on a typewriter. Tom has hosted and attended many Type-Ins along the East Coast and is very excited to be part of the Belfast Book Festival.