Many people do not understand the accomplishment is the is the gain and the grips or handles are merely the byproduct. Only those that do these things understand why you don't just go buy what you want. The end product is that you have something nobody else has and something possibly superior in quality, and something you enjoyed the process of creating as well as the uniqueness.
"War is an ugly thing, but not the ugliest of things. The decayed and degraded state of moral and patriotic feeling, which thinks nothing is worth war, is worse. A man who has nothing which he cares more about than his own personal safety is a miserable creature, and has no chance of being free unless he is made free and kept so by the exertions of better men than himself" John Stuart Mill
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