Published by Microcosm! Paperback book. Making Stuff and Doing Things: DIY Guides to Just About Everything When you’re young, broke, and in search of a life of adventure, Making Stuff and Doing Things is the most useful book on the planet. It’s been called “more important than the Bible.” It’s an indispensable handbook full of basic life skills for the young punk or activist, or for anyone who’s trying to get by, get stuff done, and live life to the fullest without a lot of money. Make clothes, music, crafts, and friends; do projects, science, art, and fun.