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

Aye, that’s another fine shelf.Similar in construction to the Star Trek Enterprise Composite Shelf, this too is constructed of a corrugated box carboard core veneered with wood popsicle sticks.As a nod to old school photography and a reason to take out the old cameras stuffed in the cupboard for sto...
By: caitlinsdad

Continue Reading »

Read full article on instructables.com

About this site

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)