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

This is our robot "The Rocket". Jeffery and I built this robot in our Robotic Class. We were so excited when we did this. We spent three classes periods to finish it. We won the Robots' battle in our class, we lost one round to the "Dusty", however, we did not give up and fought again. Finally, we g...
By: RayL76

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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)