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

In older pickup trucks the gas tank lived inside the cab behind the driver's seat. My '66 Ford had this kind of tank and needed replacing. Rather than scrapping the old tank I decided to turn it into a bench seat. The same idea could be applied to other smaller gas tanks to make different sized furn...
By: NearSpaceLuke

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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)