with (one's) own fair hands

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with (one's) own fair hands

By oneself; without assistance. I built this boat with my own fair hands, and I'm very proud of it.
See also: fair, hand, own
References in classic literature ?
For, with your own fair hands, you shall turn the scorpion.
But building something from scratch, with your own fair hands, gives cause for a huge sense of achievement.
Taking home clay pots that you had created with your own fair hands (usually for Mother's Day or some other auspicious occasion) and fired up in the school kiln was always a memorable highlight of the school term.
In your dream, you have bought a rambling pile for a song, renovated it with your own fair hands (completely within budget and with no nasty hidden extras) and are now living happily ever after in a cross between Cinderella's castle and Beckingham Palace.