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

Do you want to decorate your home with earthy tones and finished wood, but lack the funds to get real, non-IKEA furniture, expensive tools, or just don't have the time or effort? Make a grain board! It's a cheap piece of birch plywood, basically a scrap from the construction materials shop, with som...
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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)

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