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

Dad was a great artist and adventurer as much as he was a big fan of DIY culture. Him alone made lots of modifications to the house which include furniture and closet improvement, antique lamp upcycling and even modified his VW kombi van for traveling.Even before he got ill, he left me his tools kno...
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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)