Mister Jalopy is a renaissance man. He is a contributing editor for Make magazine and is currently guest blogging over at BoingBoing. Here is a bit of his unique wisdom that we can all benefit from:

People are not born craftsmen, they just have the courage to screw things up. Embrace your inner amateur and try everything. There will always be an expert to take your money and fix the mistakes.Mister Jalopy

This is just as true in life as it is in a maker’s workshop. Get out there and mix it up, people! Don’t be afraid to get your hands dirty.