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6.0 QUIZ - DO-IT-YOURSELF - DIY TAKE THIS DO-IT-YOURSELF TEST

  1. What skills do you have?

E.g. cooking, mechanical, accounting, craft?

  1. What experience have you had?
  2. What tools and resources do you have?

E.g. cooking utensils, a freezer, freezer containers?

  1. Can you rent or borrow tools?

For example, I rented a wheel puller to replace rear bearings on my car.

  1. Do you have available space?

E.g. a spare room, extra shelf space, a basement, an empty desk?

  1. Do you have any reference books?
  2. Do you have a friend who can help or give you advice?
  3. Can you take classes or get more training?

Check the local community college or adult education courses.

Once you decide to learn a skill or perform a task ask yourself these questions:

  1. Is it a task that you will do many times?
  1. How dangerous is this skill? Do you feel comfortable performing this task?

E.g. working on ladders, working under a car?

  1. Will you get a lot of satisfaction?

E.g. some people love to cook or keep their cars running well.

  1. Is it something you enjoy doing?
  2. Are there new products that make doing this skill easier?

For example, a computer program can help with building design.

  1. How dirty is it? Will you have to wear special clothes and keep supplies in a different area?

For example, car repair can get very oily. You should wear coveralls and have a specific place to keep the car products you use.

  1. How much set up and/or tear down time is involved? Will you have to set up an area or can you leave it set up? How about storage, putting things away?
  2. Now ask yourself realistically: How much money will it save you? How much time will it take? Are you going to have to invest a lot of money to get started?

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