When anything about the building caved in, as it frequently did, he tinkered it himself.
For a while it wouldn't work for a cent, although they tinkered with it night and day.
Alas for the gods or the mediators who require to be tinkered!
Well, we tinkered, and the Portuguese dock-yard people tinkered.
Then he climbed back into the fuselage and tinkered at the engine.
He was blotted out by the "Hilda" car, as he tinkered with its intimacies.
I tinkered over it for an hour or more before I could get it to going again.
We do not ask that the amendment itself shall be tinkered with.
I have tinkered it so that it will purr a little every half-hour.
I tinkered a minute or two And again we were off like “a bolt from the blue.”