They always say that if you want something done, you have to do it yourself. Sooner or later, there's a pretty good chance that you'll have a need that nobody's manufactured a product for.
And eventually, that search can get so frustrating that it legitimately seems easier just to make what you're looking for on your own. And when you see how many DIY projects and tech mods people have come up with, it becomes clear how common that feeling really is.
Yet, when one couple made a birthday gift that they couldn't find, they didn't just take care of themselves. In fact, they may be on the road to making things easier for many more people.