Instructables: exploring - - cnc http://www.instructables.com Thu, 28 May 2015 23:49:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Marsupial Chair - CNC milling from 3D model http://www.instructables.com/id/Marsupial-Chair-CNC-milling-from-3D-model/
Marsupial Chair - CNC milling from 3D model - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/RTU0/IA75Z31C/FBIRTU0IA75Z31C.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/RTU0/IA75Z31C/FBIRTU0IA75Z31C.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBI/RTU0/IA75Z31C/FBIRTU0IA75Z31C.SMALL.jpg DiogoP In the following steps - I'll quickly explain the process that I used to prototype an organic chair that I modelled in 3D software.I developed the prototype in the FabLab Lisboa: http://fablablisboa.ptAuthor: Diogo Pereira http://diogopereira.net Marsupial Chair:http://diogopereira.net/190570/...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 17:12:11 PDT
Plyboo CNC Armchair http://www.instructables.com/id/Plyboo-CNC-Armchair/
Plyboo CNC Armchair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/HQDH/IA6M8V4D/F3UHQDHIA6M8V4D.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Plyboo CNC Armchair is an exercise in cnc fabricated furniture that looks to move away from the visual language of CNC mark making and geometry, and towards the production of an object that is not a reflection of the tool on which it was made. Drawing inspiration from traditional armchair design...
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Wed, 27 May 2015 11:34:05 PDT
Using alternate zero and aliment lasers with the handibot http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-alternate-zero-and-aliment-lasers-with-the-h/
Using alternate zero and aliment lasers with the handibot - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/F8VJ/IA5IX73P/F30F8VJIA5IX73P.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/F8VJ/IA5IX73P/F30F8VJIA5IX73P.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F30/F8VJ/IA5IX73P/F30F8VJIA5IX73P.SMALL.jpg mevans12 It has come up several times in the forums and G+ that it seems that quite a few Handibot owners don't fully understand all the ways you can manually index the handibot so I thought I'd do a little instructable. This may be helpful to other cnc router owners as well. Understanding XY Datum positio...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 22:58:39 PDT
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) http://www.instructables.com/id/Slipstream-Table-Experiments-in-Aluminum-and-Plywo/
Slipstream Table (Experiments in Aluminum and Plywood Lamination) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F86/OV3M/IA5ITYGP/F86OV3MIA5ITYGP.SMALL.jpg abertoni The Slipstream Table is the culmination of a number of side projects and experiments in CNC profile cutting, lamination, sheet good manipulation and traditional woodworking. The project is the result of the economy and efficiency of cnc fabrication, as well as the realities of the hand finishing req...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 16:29:45 PDT
Digital Aesthetics Recreated in the Physical - CNCed Resin Cast Objects http://www.instructables.com/id/Digital-Aesthetics-Recreated-in-the-Physical-CNCed/
Digital Aesthetics Recreated in the Physical - CNCed Resin Cast Objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/KXO9/IA573M76/F4UKXO9IA573M76.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/KXO9/IA573M76/F4UKXO9IA573M76.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4U/KXO9/IA573M76/F4UKXO9IA573M76.SMALL.jpg wei wei The specific characteristics of digital tools and machines bring about aesthetics foreign to our everyday experience with the physical world. Inspired by the digital aesthetics, I wanted to recreate a digital world in the physical space, thus blending the two. In this instructable I'll walk you thro...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 15:48:54 PDT
make Surface of a table at home ! http://www.instructables.com/id/Furniture-table/
make Surface of a table at home ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/F9GH/IA5ISBCI/FTKF9GHIA5ISBCI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/F9GH/IA5ISBCI/FTKF9GHIA5ISBCI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTK/F9GH/IA5ISBCI/FTKF9GHIA5ISBCI.SMALL.jpg msh1353 i made this table with mdf sheets and laser machinery for fun ! Plan of my table - dwg format fill i designed my plan with AutoCAD 2014 Cutting with laser cnc machinery Paint cuted parts with a spraying machine or spray able colors i used a spray brown color for The margins part and In...
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Tue, 26 May 2015 12:29:53 PDT
Lego NXT Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/Lego-NXT-Laser-Engraver/
Lego NXT Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/FXTY/IA3VSK32/FHMFXTYIA3VSK32.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/FXTY/IA3VSK32/FHMFXTYIA3VSK32.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHM/FXTY/IA3VSK32/FHMFXTYIA3VSK32.SMALL.jpg Baybren After seeing a few laser engravers on Instructables and their intricate results I decided it would be worth building my own machine to make some wooden signs and artwork. I also decided I wanted it to be easy to build but still relatively effective at engraving images and that other people would be ...
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Mon, 25 May 2015 16:11:52 PDT
My Very First 3D Printing Project http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Very-First-3D-Printing-Project/
My Very First 3D Printing Project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/XEVT/IA0WEBX9/FJGXEVTIA0WEBX9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/XEVT/IA0WEBX9/FJGXEVTIA0WEBX9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/XEVT/IA0WEBX9/FJGXEVTIA0WEBX9.SMALL.jpg Cheapdiyproject Want to learn how to do 3D projects? Me, too! I have been fascinated by the prospect of doing 3D printing. I also have absolutely no project for which I need a 3D printer. But, I WANT to do a 3D project. I feel like the world is moving along without me being a part of it. Since I do not have an entr...
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Sat, 23 May 2015 09:01:14 PDT
Bowl Holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Bowl-Holder/
Bowl Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/YKV7/I9YC1WWP/F4CYKV7I9YC1WWP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/YKV7/I9YC1WWP/F4CYKV7I9YC1WWP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4C/YKV7/I9YC1WWP/F4CYKV7I9YC1WWP.SMALL.jpg pensa This tutorial will show you how to make a simple bowl holder for your dog or cat Gather the Necessary Materials and Tools Material: 2 Lengths .125" Steel Tools: Wire Cutters, 30-Degree Wedge, Parallel Clips, Wire Time: 30 minutes - 1 hour Skill Level: Medium Bend Some Wire Turn the wire upward...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 14:46:20 PDT
Cross-Sectional Turkey http://www.instructables.com/id/Cross-Sectional-Turkey/
Cross-Sectional Turkey - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/UCYS/I9YC07YQ/F4XUCYSI9YC07YQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/UCYS/I9YC07YQ/F4XUCYSI9YC07YQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4X/UCYS/I9YC07YQ/F4XUCYSI9YC07YQ.SMALL.jpg pensa This Bendable is another installment in our exploration of volumes.Check out our posts on revolved and helical volumes, as well. For this one we tried out Autodesk's 123D Make Software in order to split a solid model into cross-sections. And it's awesome! Check out our brief tutorial and try 123D ...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 12:15:13 PDT
Illuminated Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Illuminated-Star/
Illuminated Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/TOP5/I9YBY1OD/FQVTOP5I9YBY1OD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/TOP5/I9YBY1OD/FQVTOP5I9YBY1OD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQV/TOP5/I9YBY1OD/FQVTOP5I9YBY1OD.SMALL.jpg pensa Incredible polyhedrons can be made with wire and geometry. Using a torch and the DIWire we created this 60-rhombus hexecontahedron . Explore the magic of geometry: Bend and clip your shapes together to assemble your own polyhedral creations. The shapes can also be bent by hand using pliers and ass...
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Fri, 22 May 2015 09:49:12 PDT
CNC Interlocking Chair Design http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Interlocking-Chair-Design/
CNC Interlocking Chair Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/OLYX/I9YR8JH2/FRMOLYXI9YR8JH2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/OLYX/I9YR8JH2/FRMOLYXI9YR8JH2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRM/OLYX/I9YR8JH2/FRMOLYXI9YR8JH2.SMALL.jpg Bmckenney223 This chair was a project for my IED (Intro to Engineering and Design) class. The objective of this project was to build a chair on inventor that didn't require anything to bond it together, and it had to support our teachers weight (approximately 200 lbs). Not only did we achieve those two goals, bu...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 22:15:11 PDT
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-it-however-it-lays-adjusting-CAM-toolpaths-for/
CNC it however it lays: adjusting CAM toolpaths for skewed or hard-to-align stock. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYG/08HU/I9WYXPAP/FYG08HUI9WYXPAP.SMALL.jpg GordonKirkwood note: this instructable presumes familiarity with CNC machines and terminology, especially work coordinate systems. If you're not familiar, I suggest reading the extremely comprehensive "learning CNC the hard way" instructable.Wouldn't it be nice if you could just clamp down a part on the CNC mil...
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Thu, 21 May 2015 03:11:56 PDT
Homemade Mini Press Drill for all Hand tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Press-Drill-for-all-Hand-tools/
Homemade Mini Press Drill for all Hand tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CQ6T/I9UE290E/FH5CQ6TI9UE290E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CQ6T/I9UE290E/FH5CQ6TI9UE290E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH5/CQ6T/I9UE290E/FH5CQ6TI9UE290E.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Press Drill for all Hand tools very cheap and easyParts and Tools:2 pcs Aluminium Alloy Profile 300 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm. Aluminium Alloy 6061 300 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm 2 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 70 mm x 70 mm x 12 mmAluminium Alloy 6061 60 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm1 Linear shaft 15 mm x 250 m...
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Wed, 20 May 2015 01:42:44 PDT
Apex Tricopter http://www.instructables.com/id/Apex-Tricopter/
Apex Tricopter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XPL3/I9SN0C1Z/F9FXPL3I9SN0C1Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XPL3/I9SN0C1Z/F9FXPL3I9SN0C1Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9F/XPL3/I9SN0C1Z/F9FXPL3I9SN0C1Z.SMALL.jpg Aidan25 I call this beast the Apex Tricopter. It's not a true Tricopter as it has four rotors, but it's certainly not a quad as it forms a triangular pyramid with a rotor at the apex (hence the name). This Tricopter can be made with either a 3d printer or a laser cutter, so if you have one but not the other...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 13:19:41 PDT
Making A Binford Tools Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-A-Binford-Tools-Sign/
Making A Binford Tools Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/1UO1/I9SMSF0V/FNF1UO1I9SMSF0V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/1UO1/I9SMSF0V/FNF1UO1I9SMSF0V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNF/1UO1/I9SMSF0V/FNF1UO1I9SMSF0V.SMALL.jpg stangtime Making this sign was a blast. The software used was Inkscape and Jscut - both free programs! A snip of part of the Binford text was found online and brought into Inkscape. Once in Inkscape a bitmap trace was made. The smaller text was then added from the font selection within Inkscape. The desi...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 18:18:26 PDT
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software http://www.instructables.com/id/PCB-designing-and-isolationmilling-only-using-free/
PCB designing and isolation milling using only free Software - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/7VAI/I9RLBMC2/FL67VAII9RLBMC2.SMALL.jpg ähöüokul In this Instructable I will show you how to design and fabricate your own PCBs, exclusively using free software that runs on Windows as well as on a Mac.Things you need: computer with internet connection cnc mill/router, the more accurate the better 45°/20° V-Bit 0.8mm drill bit 3mm endmill ...
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Sun, 17 May 2015 11:17:01 PDT
DIY Arduino hexapod http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-hexapod-platform/
DIY Arduino hexapod - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/8HSC/IA3VPUPQ/FHQ8HSCIA3VPUPQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/8HSC/IA3VPUPQ/FHQ8HSCIA3VPUPQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/8HSC/IA3VPUPQ/FHQ8HSCIA3VPUPQ.SMALL.jpg ivver Hi there,in this instructable I'll show you one of my projects which I had through my high school. I'll be making construction for hexapod, all parts were made with CNC and programs are written by hand, no CadCam software. Program is in the making so I won't be referencing to it in this instructable...
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Sat, 16 May 2015 12:30:26 PDT
Homemade wood mini lathe with hand Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-wood-mini-lathe-with-hand-Drill/
Homemade wood mini lathe with hand Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/81QC/I9QWKARN/FNY81QCI9QWKARN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/81QC/I9QWKARN/FNY81QCI9QWKARN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNY/81QC/I9QWKARN/FNY81QCI9QWKARN.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade wood mini lathe by hand Drill very easy and cheap with old hand drill, Aluminium Alloy Profile 600 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm2 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 160 mm x 600 mm x 12 mm1 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 80 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm1 pcs Aluminium Alloy 6061 160 mm x 80 mm x 12 mm1 old drill broken and 1 1 ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 09:13:49 PDT
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe very cheap http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Wood-Metal-Lathe-very-cheap/
Homemade Wood Metal Lathe very cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/FBUP/I9OSSBTM/FOYFBUPI9OSSBTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/FBUP/I9OSSBTM/FOYFBUPI9OSSBTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOY/FBUP/I9OSSBTM/FOYFBUPI9OSSBTM.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Lathe Chuck Wood Metal Axis Tailstock DIY Router Spindle How to Make Drill CNC MachineDIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill very cheap and easy:Parts and Tools: Wood MDF 200 mm x 650 mm x 20 mm2pcs SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2pcs ...
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Fri, 15 May 2015 01:47:42 PDT
Headphone Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Headphone-Stand/
Headphone Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/V6JI/I9O1HEP2/FWIV6JII9O1HEP2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/V6JI/I9O1HEP2/FWIV6JII9O1HEP2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWI/V6JI/I9O1HEP2/FWIV6JII9O1HEP2.SMALL.jpg pensa Pensa's own Peter Chung drew up this design for a Bendable headphone stand. He initially fabricated it with 2D bends and 3D-printed connectors. In refining the design we thought: Why not make it even better? And what way to make it better than to make it all metal?! We used the DIWire's 2.5D bending...
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Thu, 14 May 2015 13:31:25 PDT
Coat Hanger http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Hanger-2/
Coat Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/10JT/I9LZHKFG/FOW10JTI9LZHKFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/10JT/I9LZHKFG/FOW10JTI9LZHKFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOW/10JT/I9LZHKFG/FOW10JTI9LZHKFG.SMALL.jpg pensa Material: 1 length of 1/16" or 1/8" Steel Wire Tools: Wire Cutters, Pliers Time: 5 Minutes Skill Level: Easy Gather the Necessary Tools and Materials Bend the Profile Finish the Bend Use round-nose pliers to bend the end of the wire. Assemble Clip hanger together at its neck.
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Wed, 13 May 2015 15:06:07 PDT
Scissor Star http://www.instructables.com/id/Scissor-Star/
Scissor Star - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/M3SJ/I9LZHI51/FMEM3SJI9LZHI51.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/M3SJ/I9LZHI51/FMEM3SJI9LZHI51.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FME/M3SJ/I9LZHI51/FMEM3SJI9LZHI51.SMALL.jpg pensa For this rotating scissor linkage we used heat shrink tubing to join repeated S shape bends. Modifying the S to have one shorter segment allowed for the rotation, which gave us the star shape. We clearly just love stars!Download the SVG below and try it out for yourself - it's a quick one. Maybe st...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 14:20:59 PDT
DIWire Kaleidocycle http://www.instructables.com/id/DIWire-Kaleidocycle/
DIWire Kaleidocycle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/76VG/I9JRG6Y9/FJQ76VGI9JRG6Y9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/76VG/I9JRG6Y9/FJQ76VGI9JRG6Y9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/76VG/I9JRG6Y9/FJQ76VGI9JRG6Y9.SMALL.jpg pensa What do you get when you cross a kaleidoscope with a unicycle?Probably a trip to the hospital. Anyway, this here's a kaleidocycle ! Turn it inwards, turn it outwards, flip it upside down and turn it some more. It's the stress ball of Bendables. And this one's made of six repeated 3D bends. These go...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 15:28:01 PDT
Rhombus Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Rhombus-Lights/
Rhombus Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/3MWG/I9JRFYLR/FHZ3MWGI9JRFYLR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/3MWG/I9JRFYLR/FHZ3MWGI9JRFYLR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHZ/3MWG/I9JRFYLR/FHZ3MWGI9JRFYLR.SMALL.jpg pensa Follow this simple tutorial to make your own geometric light fixtures. Gather the Necessary Materials and Tools Material: 7 lengths 1/8" Galvanized Steel Wire, Bulb (we used a 40W vintage Edison Bulb), Fabric-Covered Light CordTools: Wire Cutters, Soldering Iron, Torch, Solder, Clips, Spray Pai...
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Tue, 12 May 2015 14:52:44 PDT
Turn a $3 childs toy into a work of art http://www.instructables.com/id/Turn-a-3-childs-toy-into-a-work-of-art/
Turn a $3 childs toy into a work of art - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EDX5/I9JR4RG3/FV6EDX5I9JR4RG3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EDX5/I9JR4RG3/FV6EDX5I9JR4RG3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV6/EDX5/I9JR4RG3/FV6EDX5I9JR4RG3.SMALL.jpg Dust City Designs Introduction:I've always been fascinated by 3D modeling. It is such a new and fascinating area of new age art. One of the most fascinating things about 3d modeling is switching to, and working in a wire frame model. This view shows all the little facets that make up our models. It is such a fascinat...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 14:57:49 PDT
Revolved Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Revolved-Lamp/
Revolved Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/9ZM7/I9JR6NJ9/FN49ZM7I9JR6NJ9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/9ZM7/I9JR6NJ9/FN49ZM7I9JR6NJ9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/9ZM7/I9JR6NJ9/FN49ZM7I9JR6NJ9.SMALL.jpg pensa Here's an update on a classic: One of the first revolved volumes ever made with the DIWire!What we love about this Bendable is its simple joinery . The entire assembly is held together with three laser cut acrylic pieces: Identical top and bottom pieces radially locate each of the twelve bent prof...
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Mon, 11 May 2015 14:49:52 PDT
3D printed Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-printed-Laser-Engraver/
3D printed Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/76BV/I9GWDMOA/FEI76BVI9GWDMOA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/76BV/I9GWDMOA/FEI76BVI9GWDMOA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/76BV/I9GWDMOA/FEI76BVI9GWDMOA.SMALL.jpg tobias.sobkowiak Hi folks!I built my own laser engraver and want to share it with you in this 'ible'! I made it with the help of my 3D printer. I saw this one http://www.banggood.com/500mW-Desktop-DIY-Violet-L... and thought i could print the acrylic parts. This is why i made it.My working area is:X 265mmY 345mmBut ...
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Sun, 10 May 2015 06:19:27 PDT
DIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Wood-Mini-Lathe-Metal-Axis-Homemade-Tailstock-/
DIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JF7G/I9FGVOOJ/FBFJF7GI9FGVOOJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JF7G/I9FGVOOJ/FBFJF7GI9FGVOOJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBF/JF7G/I9FGVOOJ/FBFJF7GI9FGVOOJ.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Wood Mini Lathe Metal Axis Homemade Tailstock with Motor Drill very cheap and easy:Parts and Tools:2 SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2 x 400 mm 20 mm Linear Rails Aluminium Alloy Profile 1200 mm x 40 mm x 20 mm Aluminium Alloy 6061 120 mm x 80 mm x 40 mm. Lathe Chuck 80 mm2...
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Sat, 9 May 2015 01:30:15 PDT
MANIKIN HEAD http://www.instructables.com/id/MANIKIN-HEAD/
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Fri, 8 May 2015 13:42:51 PDT
Star Wars Chocolate Mould with X Carve CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Star-Wars-Chocolate-Mold-with-X-Carve-CNC/
Star Wars Chocolate Mould with X Carve CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5LUB/I9EOU5KS/FLN5LUBI9EOU5KS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5LUB/I9EOU5KS/FLN5LUBI9EOU5KS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLN/5LUB/I9EOU5KS/FLN5LUBI9EOU5KS.SMALL.jpg Warren Downes - One Wood Make Stars Wars Chocolate Silicone Moulds with X-Carve CNCWoodworking project video of making a silicone mould for chocolate using X Carve CNC from Inventables. Star Wars collaboration project in honor of Star Wars Day 2015Using multiple techniques including Inventables X-Carve CNC, Silicone Moulds ...
By: Warren Downes - One Wood

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Thu, 7 May 2015 16:19:36 PDT
CNC Vinyl Spray Painted Chairs http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Vinyl-Spray-Painted-Chairs/
CNC Vinyl Spray Painted Chairs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/ON1Q/I9E1DK98/FPUON1QI9E1DK98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/ON1Q/I9E1DK98/FPUON1QI9E1DK98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPU/ON1Q/I9E1DK98/FPUON1QI9E1DK98.SMALL.jpg wackymacster How to use custom vinyl stickers to transform a commonplace chair into a showstopperThis instructable will use:- CNC vinyl cutter- vinyl- x-acto knife or scalpel- spray paint- spray booth (suggested)You can check out the other stuff I make at www.sienabaldi.com Create a Vinyl Sticker I have acces...
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Thu, 7 May 2015 11:03:40 PDT
Importing JPEG Into DesignEdge http://www.instructables.com/id/Importing-JPEG-Into-DesignEdge/
Importing JPEG Into DesignEdge - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/14JP/I9B6GGZ7/FUZ14JPI9B6GGZ7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/14JP/I9B6GGZ7/FUZ14JPI9B6GGZ7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUZ/14JP/I9B6GGZ7/FUZ14JPI9B6GGZ7.SMALL.jpg king_of_harts302 This is how you import a JPEG image file into the Design edge software to be cut with the CNC plasma cutter. More skills are outlined in my other instructable (Using A CNC Plasma Cutter). Put File On The Computer You want to have the file on the computer, not on an external storage device becaus...
By: king_of_harts302

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Tue, 5 May 2015 08:38:41 PDT
X and O side table http://www.instructables.com/id/X-and-O-side-table/
X and O side table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL8/VGBH/I9C876IL/FL8VGBHI9C876IL.SMALL.jpg cndjian An appealing side table assembled from flat parts. Design. I began by drawing by sketching the table on paper. I then started exploring the geometries in Rhinoceros, a versatile 3D modeling software for industrial design. I compared dimensions of standard bedside tables and came up with a 18" r...
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Mon, 4 May 2015 19:47:51 PDT
DIY Mini Mill Router Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Aluminium Alloy Profile http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Mini-Mill-Router-Machine-by-Slide-Axis-CNC-and/
DIY Mini Mill Router Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Aluminium Alloy Profile - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7BPR/I99R88X7/FUR7BPRI99R88X7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7BPR/I99R88X7/FUR7BPRI99R88X7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUR/7BPR/I99R88X7/FUR7BPRI99R88X7.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 DIY Mini Mill Router Machine by Slide Axis CNC and Aluminium Alloy Profile very cheapParts and Tools:4 or 6 or 8 SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC 2 x 300 mm 20 mm Linear Rails2 x 400 mm 20 mm Linear Rails2 pcs Aluminium Alloy Profile 400 mm x 80 mm 2 pcs Aluminium Alloy Profile 3...
By: joulethief669

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Sun, 3 May 2015 08:04:14 PDT
Homemade Mini Milling Mill Router Machine with Slide Axis CNC http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Mini-Milling-Mill-Router-Machine-with-Sli/
Homemade Mini Milling Mill Router Machine with Slide Axis CNC - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/CCE5/I96WDZFY/FOZCCE5I96WDZFY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/CCE5/I96WDZFY/FOZCCE5I96WDZFY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOZ/CCE5/I96WDZFY/FOZCCE5I96WDZFY.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Mini Milling Mill Router Machine with Slide Axis CNCParts and Tools:4 or 6 or 8 SCS10UU 20 mm Linear Ball Bearing Motion Bearing CNC2 x 300 mm 20 mm Linear Rails2 x 400 mm 20 mm Linear RailsAluminium Alloy 6061 400 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm. Aluminium Alloy 6061 62 mm x 250 mm x 12 mm Linear sh...
By: joulethief669

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Sat, 2 May 2015 08:03:02 PDT
ZelosLaser-Open Source Laser Engraver http://www.instructables.com/id/ZelosLaser-Engraver/
ZelosLaser-Open Source Laser Engraver - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/72JE/I9GW73PS/F1L72JEI9GW73PS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/72JE/I9GW73PS/F1L72JEI9GW73PS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/72JE/I9GW73PS/F1L72JEI9GW73PS.SMALL.jpg zelos11 I start to plan the ZelosLaser Engraver with the goal of a well-built, Open Soft and Hardware Machine.The ZelosLaser Engraver is affordable, with a compact design and the perfect entry for the Daily Hobbyist. It is easy to build. even for the non Hobbyist.Please never forget that the laser can cause...
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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 18:47:23 PDT
CNC Plasma Table http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Plasma-Table/
CNC Plasma Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHN/PT97/I93FAB23/FHNPT97I93FAB23.SMALL.jpg simonrafferty So, you've bought a plasma cutter and you wish you could accurately cut your designs in metal. Tracing lines by hand gives disappointing results and CNC Plasma tables are way out of your budget. Sound familiar? Well, that's what I thought anyway!If you have not bought your plasma cutter yet - the...
By: simonrafferty

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Thu, 30 Apr 2015 14:30:44 PDT
Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Press-Drill-Mini-Milling-Mill-Router-DIY-/
Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZD/EHT0/I95GPGBV/FZDEHT0I95GPGBV.SMALL.jpg joulethief669 Homemade Press Drill Mini Milling Mill Router DIY Spindle Slide MachineParts and Tools:Aluminium Alloy 6061 400 mm x 160 mm x 12 mm.Aluminium Alloy 6061 62 mm x 250 mm x 12 mm1 Linear shaft 25 mm x 600 mm aixs1 Linear shaft 11 mm x 300 mm aixs1 pcs SHF25 25mm Linear Rail Shaft Support XYZ Table1 p...
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Wed, 29 Apr 2015 11:26:48 PDT
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Shopbot-Birch-Ply-End-Table/
Shopbot + Birch Ply = End Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQG/W2NC/I916F511/FQGW2NCI916F511.SMALL.jpg abertoni As a primer for a larger project I decided to take on a small laminated end table. The project came together from start to finish in an afternoon, the design was focused on creating a simple form using efficient nesting of sheet goods on a shopbot CNC router. Design The concept behind this small...
By: abertoni

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Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:27:59 PDT
CNC Sculpture with Neopixel http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Sculpture-with-Neopixel/
CNC Sculpture with Neopixel - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ILMX/I8YBNYS9/FEHILMXI8YBNYS9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ILMX/I8YBNYS9/FEHILMXI8YBNYS9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEH/ILMX/I8YBNYS9/FEHILMXI8YBNYS9.SMALL.jpg Drowre This is a project that I like to call the "Adobe Cloud" because I programmed my lights to CMY colors. It required knowledge of SketchUp 3D software, Breadboarding, Soldering, and general painting and crafting. The "Adobe Cloud" I created is a aesthetically pleasing hexagonal sculpture that responds ...
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Mon, 27 Apr 2015 13:13:38 PDT
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Z-AXIS-for-ARDUINO-projects-or-small-router-pr/
PRINTED CNC Z AXIS for ARDUINO projects or small router, printer. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/6R4T/I8UV0M0A/FZ26R4TI8UV0M0A.SMALL.jpg Jbcrd A small Z axis slider for small your small projects.It use a nema 14 stepper and simple components.You can buy the mechanical parts kit from this website: http://cnc4newbie.comOr you can buy from your local hardware store.Download the STL files from my thingiverse: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing...
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Sun, 26 Apr 2015 08:07:42 PDT
CNC - Backlit LED Sign http://www.instructables.com/id/CNC-Backlit-LED-Sign/
CNC - Backlit LED Sign - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FCN/BAWP/I8WW1GE5/FCNBAWPI8WW1GE5.SMALL.jpg stangtime This was a fun project. Using a relatively inexpensive CNC, some scrap wood, and some LED lights it's possible to make some really cool back lit signs. Back lit signs are also possible with nothing more than a rotary tool and some time. Thanks for taking a look.To manipulate the graphics I used a...
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Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:42:45 PDT
Perpetua Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/Perpetua-Stool/
Perpetua Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA9/V5X4/I8VGNN3Q/FA9V5X4I8VGNN3Q.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Perpetua Stool combines traditional woodworking tools with 3D modeling software and 5-axis CNC machining to create forms through a digital workflow that are as repeatable as they are sensual. This project matches the sensitivity to detail hand-carving techniques with the efficiency and geometric...
By: xbremer

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Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:12:59 PDT
Divisadero Chair http://www.instructables.com/id/Divisadero-Chair/
Divisadero Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/PNVG/I8UHGVJ6/FOJPNVGI8UHGVJ6.SMALL.jpg xbremer The Divisadero Chair is piece exploring how 3D modeling software, 3D capturing, and 5-axis CNC milling can be combined to allow for a more sensitive use of materials. Traditional tools make squares and circles very well, and digital fabrication has made a huge mark in it's ability to make more dynam...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 13:51:59 PDT
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) http://www.instructables.com/id/PC-Controlled-Wireless-Bluetooth-Robot-With-a-GUI/
PC Controlled Bluetooth Robot (With a GUI !) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMI/JQR3/I8UO5SB6/FMIJQR3I8UO5SB6.SMALL.jpg RoyPeer In this Instructable I will show you how to build a robot that is controlled via Bluetooth using a keyboard, has a graphical user interface built with processing that displays the input from the keyboard and actually turns the whole bushiness into a great fun, and It's also economical to build. I've...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:16:20 PDT
Using A Cnc Plasma Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Using-A-Cnc-Plasma-Cutter/
Using A Cnc Plasma Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPY/XVIL/I8U15TK2/FPYXVILI8U15TK2.SMALL.jpg king_of_harts302 How to set up the Plasma Cam Cnc plasma cutter for basic operation Turn On The Compressor Flip the small black switch on the side of the compressor Power On The Machine Check the plasma cutter breaker in the breaker box, then flip the switch on the plasma cam control board after that move t...
By: king_of_harts302

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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 09:39:31 PDT
Wooden Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Dice/
Wooden Dice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH4/IBB3/I8U15E1J/FH4IBB3I8U15E1J.SMALL.jpg andrewclarksportfolio900 To make this wooden Dice you will need the software AutoCAD, the software SpectraCAM, a CNC machine, a block of wood, and safety glasses. Drawing First open up AutoCAD and draw the face of each side of the dice like so. On this step you will decide how big you want the cube to be, I chose 1.5 in...
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Thu, 23 Apr 2015 05:28:55 PDT
How to make a Connect Four game http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-Connect-Four-game/
How to make a Connect Four game - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/UOUY/I8PQYL0T/F3QUOUYI8PQYL0T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/UOUY/I8PQYL0T/F3QUOUYI8PQYL0T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3Q/UOUY/I8PQYL0T/F3QUOUYI8PQYL0T.SMALL.jpg i_like_to_make_stuff Four-in-a-row is one of those games that you play with just about any age child, and they can play competitively. My kids really enjoy it, and since we play it on occasion, I got to thinking about what it would take to make the game myself. I didn't want to have to deal with the normal moving slide ...
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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 11:19:25 PDT
Zeroing a CNC with a USB Microscope http://www.instructables.com/id/Zeroing-a-CNC-with-a-USB-Microscope/
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Mon, 20 Apr 2015 23:29:09 PDT