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

This project was done for my STEM class and only used parts that we had laying around. Being a skier I had a ton of old and broken skies just waiting to be repurposed. I thought the most fun I could have with them would be in sled form. Beware becuase this project only uses spare parts the final pro...
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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)