Made by Hand

Made by Hand

My Adventures in the World of Do-It-Yourself

Format
Paperback
Price
$16.00
 
Additional Formats
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9781591844433
  • 256 Pages
  • Portfolio
  • Adult

Overview

"It’s not merely good, it’s foundation-shaking." -Seth Godin

From his unique vantage point as editor-in-chief of Make magazine, the hub of the do-it-yourself movement, Mark Frauenfelder takes readers on an inspiring and surprising tour of the vibrant world of DIY.

Frauenfelder spent a year trying a variety of offbeat projects such as keeping chickens and bees, tricking out his espresso machine, whittling wooden spoons, making guitars out of cigar boxes, and doing citizen science with his daughters in the garage. His whole family found that DIY helped them take control of their lives, offering deeply satisfying alternatives for spending time together. Working with their hands and minds helped them feel more engaged with the world around them.

Frauenfelder also profiles fascinating "alpha makers" leading various DIY movements and grills them for their best tips and insights. He offers a unique perspective on how earning a few calluses can be far more rewarding than another trip to the mall.

Made by Hand

Made by Hand

Mark Frauenfelder

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