12 Facts About DIY


Subsequently, the term DIY has taken on a broader meaning that covers a wide range of skill sets.

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DIY has been described as a "self-made-culture"; one of designing, creating, customizing and repairing items or things without any special training.

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DIY has grown to become a social concept with people sharing ideas, designs, techniques, methods and finished projects with one another either online or in person.

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DIY can be seen as a cultural reaction in modern technological society to increasing academic specialization and economic specialization which brings people into contact with only a tiny focus area within the larger context, positioning DIY as a venue for holistic engagement.

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DIY ethic is the ethic of self-sufficiency through completing tasks without the aid of a paid expert.

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The DIY ethic promotes the idea that anyone is capable of performing a variety of tasks rather than relying on paid specialists.

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In North America, there was a DIY magazine publishing niche in the first half of the twentieth century.

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DIY movement is a re-introduction of the old pattern of personal involvement and use of skills in the upkeep of a house or apartment, making clothes; maintenance of cars, computers, websites; or any material aspect of living.

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Since the late 1990s, DIY has exploded on the Web through thousands of sites.

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DIY is prevalent amongst the fashion community, with ideas being shared on social media such as YouTube about clothing, jewellery, makeup and hair styles.

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Much contemporary DIY music has its origins in the late 1970s punk rock subculture.

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The DIY ethic gives total control over the final product without need to compromise with record major labels.

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