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

A hop oast is a machine that allows for the quick drying of hops (humulus lupulus) for use in brewing beer at a later date. Enjoy!There are other methods of drying (or kilning) hops, and many involve heat. Even a small amount of heat can cause a lot of the "good stuff" to volatilize and evaporate aw...
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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)