Why not build a piano out of used B-52 wing struts?

That's what Harry Rhodes did during his time off WWII. It's also the name of chapter 3 in How Things Don't Work:

They then get talking about various other DIY kits, like flat pack synths and colour tvs, and finish off with a Chinese proverb (and why not?)

I hear and I forget
I see and I remember
I do and I understand.

I think I'm a sucker for good chapter titles. Papanek's good with titles. Another great one:
"No Roast Tonight - the Lights on My Carving Knife Need Realignment"

Papanek's other good title: the Green Imperative.


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