do it yourself
a few DIY links...
Awesome films-- on making things happen.
The first magazine devoted entirely to DIY technology projects, MAKE Magazine unites, inspires and informs a growing community of resourceful people who undertake amazing projects in their backyards, basements, and garages.
A series of books documenting the lifestyle, culture, and skills of people in southern Appalachia
**anyone think they might be willing to sponsor a short film version of the books?