18 DIY Engineers With Creative Solutions To Messy Problems

We all like to imagine we can be handy. But the results aren’t always too promising. This article is a paean to all the DIY engineers out there who try to make things work.

These DIY engineers often use just bits of things like around, a little bit of time on their hands, and voila! They’ve constructed or repaired something that just might work, for a while.

1. A universal remote.

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2. When your car is hurt, just pretend like it’s a design!

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3. When you don’t want to buy separate headphones.

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4. A DIY car door.

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5. A DIY foosball table!

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6. This redneck invention defies reasoning.

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7. A DIY sofa seat.

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8. A multipurpose fan.

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9. Fixing the crack on the wall.

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10. When you lose the wheels.

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11. Holding it together.

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12. When you need comfortable headphones.

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13. To prevent the door from closing…

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14. A manual DIY wiper.

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15. Fixing the sink.

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16. Hiding the crack on the wall.

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17. A partition for the toilets.

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18. A DIY fan that ought to do the trick.

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