Detailed home improvement project information geared towards the amateur do- it-yourselfer. Projects include general wood working, installation and furniture.
This paper presents a large-scale study of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) communities, cultures and projects. We focus on the adoption and appropriation of human-computer interaction and collaboration technologies and their role in motivating and sustaining communities of builders, crafters.
Rise of the Expert Amateur: DIY Projects, Communities, and Cultures. Stacey Kuznetsov & Eric Paulos. Human-Computer Interaction Institute, Carnegie Mellon .
This paper presents a large-scale study of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) communities, cultures and projects. We focus on the adoption and appropriation of.
An amateur is generally considered a person who pursues a particular activity or field of study independently from their source of income. Amateurs and their pursuits are also described as popular, informal, self-taught, user-generated, DIY, .