"If you want a thing well done, do it yourself."

It's always good to start with a picture of the final project. This way you can see if the steps I took match how you would invasion this project. Prototype of this project This being the first time I was to build a project of this stature, with a concept and a rough sketch on a scrap piece of pa...
By: MurrayT2

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Do it yourself, also known as DIY, is the method of building, modifying, or repairing something without the aid of experts or professionals. Academic research describes DIY as behaviors where "individuals engage raw and semi-raw materials and component parts to produce, transform, or reconstruct material possessions, including those drawn from the natural environment (e.g. landscaping)".[1] DIY behavior can be triggered by various motivations previously categorized as marketplace motivations (economic benefits, lack of product availability, lack of product quality, need for customization), and identity enhancement (craftsmanship, empowerment, community seeking, uniqueness)