Han Solo took a broken down old freighter and made her into the fastest ship in the galaxy. Noa Briqualon fought the sword-wielding King Terak with a walking stick...and then went to sell Quaker Oats.
Not entirely sure your getting what I am saying here. You know who Macgyver is right? Am talking about using things like, a paperclip to diffuse a bomb.
Or making a trap out of plywood, rope, water jugs, and a smoke detector
Things of that nature.