Frauenfelder publishes the do-it-yourself guide, subtitled Searching for Meaning in a Throwaway World and including projects to whittle spoons, modify an espresso machine, make musical instruments, and raise chickens.
I’m not afraid to tackle things that I haven’t done before. I have already come to terms with the fact that I’m going to make a lot of mistakes. And that’s O.K. I feel I can handle things that happen in my life now, and I don’t have to depend on outsourcing everything to experts to come and save me all the time.