Instructables: exploring - technology - cut http://www.instructables.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:59:25 PDT BLOX v1.01 Game of Thrones Beer Coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Game-of-Thrones-Beer-Coasters/
Game of Thrones Beer Coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC2/VGPZ/HTGFCTJ0/FC2VGPZHTGFCTJ0.SMALL.jpg JeppeMikkelsen To celebrate the new season of Game of Thrones coming out on monday the 7th of april(airs the 6th in the US, but I live in Denmark), me and some friends are going to have a Game of Thrones night, with beer, food and of course Game of Thrones, therefor I made these Game of Thrones coasters! In t...
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Tue, 1 Apr 2014 10:09:38 PDT
FUN & usefull keychains http://www.instructables.com/id/FUN-usefull-keychains/
FUN & usefull keychains - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Z5T2/HT5YM21Z/F40Z5T2HT5YM21Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Z5T2/HT5YM21Z/F40Z5T2HT5YM21Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F40/Z5T2/HT5YM21Z/F40Z5T2HT5YM21Z.SMALL.jpg skievit These special keychains are perfect to attach to your keys! You can choose between serious (mailbox, key) and FUN (Twitter, fighter-jet) keychains. All this is easy to do in a FAB-lab when you use the next items: Basic information: Created with Adobe Illustrator CC Plastic, Acryl Sheet 3mm Laster...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 07:32:55 PDT
Laser Cut Wood Wallet http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Wood-Wallet/
Laser Cut Wood Wallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOJ/5GM3/HOHYG0BG/FOJ5GM3HOHYG0BG.SMALL.jpg jbagnol I made it at Techshop http://techshop.ws/ I needed a wallet that was minimalistic, sleek, and inexpensive. This let me to create my own LaserCut wood wallet. This wallet holds my essentials with a personalized touch, and can be customized to however you like. The best part about this wallet is the...
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Tue, 11 Mar 2014 02:15:05 PDT
Mechanical iris v2.0 http://www.instructables.com/id/Mechanical-iris-v20/
Mechanical iris v2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/2CWF/HSICZYVH/FP92CWFHSICZYVH.SMALL.jpg NTT Before anything else, I would like to say that this Instructable is based on and inspired by carlbass and his Mechanical iris. Author: http://www.instructables.com/member/carlbass/ Instructable: http://www.instructables.com/id/mechanical-iris-1/ Inspired by his work I quickly put a piece of...
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Sun, 9 Mar 2014 07:43:49 PDT
Breadboard Friendly Switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Breadboard-Friendly-Switch/
Breadboard Friendly Switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/VH7R/HQOAHZ3A/F7PVH7RHQOAHZ3A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/VH7R/HQOAHZ3A/F7PVH7RHQOAHZ3A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7P/VH7R/HQOAHZ3A/F7PVH7RHQOAHZ3A.SMALL.jpg sammydogjj A cheap and easy to build breadboard friendly switch. Gather Materials -A switch-Breadboard jumper wire Prepare Wiring -Cut and strip wire to desired length Solder! -Solder each wire to each terminal on your switch
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 14:20:31 PST
Laser Etched Leather Bracelets - Valentines Gifts http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Leather-Bracelets-Love-Poems/
Laser Etched Leather Bracelets - Valentines Gifts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/D3FR/HPT69DMH/FA8D3FRHPT69DMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/D3FR/HPT69DMH/FA8D3FRHPT69DMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/D3FR/HPT69DMH/FA8D3FRHPT69DMH.SMALL.jpg Alyssa Ravenwood Masks Create lovely leather bracelets etched with your favorite sayings/poems. This project uses a laser cutter. You can make it at the Tech Shop http://www.techshop.ws/ I made these bracelets at the Mid-Peninsula Tech Shop on the 45 watt Epilog laser. I teach these and other leather craft workshops at ...
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Sun, 29 Dec 2013 23:56:37 PST
Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? http://www.instructables.com/id/Why-buy-a-festive-card-for-a-friend-or-your-family/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWX/6W4V/HPDB2ARG/FWX6W4VHPDB2ARG.SMALL.jpg techwillsaveus Why buy a festive card for a friend or your family when you can make one? What if you could make one full of LEDs, batteries and the art work itself was conductive? This DIY kit comes with Bare Conductive paint - a multipurpose electrically conductive material, 6 LED's, 3 button cell betteries, a se...
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Thu, 19 Dec 2013 07:48:42 PST
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-radio-control-sailboat-from-laser-cut-p/
Building a radio control sailboat from laser cut parts. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMZ/562L/HQV6H8QM/FMZ562LHQV6H8QM.SMALL.jpg misailor28 This is a part 2, to the instructable I wrote about creating a radio control sailboat on Autodesk Inventor.  This will go through the steps of putting it together.   Part 1: http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/ We will be using a carbon fiber kite ro...
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Thu, 21 Nov 2013 19:10:36 PST
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-draw-a-radio-control-sailboat-hull-to-make-/
How to draw a radio control sailboat hull to make with laser cut wood on Autodesk Inventor. I made it at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/0K0P/HO22ZCJN/F7I0K0PHO22ZCJN.SMALL.jpg misailor28 The purpose of this instructable is to go through the process of how to create a 3D model of a boat hull that will be used to create a radio control sailboat.  This part will go through the process of creating the model in CAD so that the parts can be laser cut and assembled easily.   This was creat...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 16:33:40 PST
[CuttingBoxTool] -How to make a box of various sizes- http://www.instructables.com/id/CuttingBoxTool-How-to-make-a-box-of-various-sizes-/
[CuttingBoxTool] -How to make a box of various sizes- - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/4IOC/HO239DJR/F1I4IOCHO239DJR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/4IOC/HO239DJR/F1I4IOCHO239DJR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1I/4IOC/HO239DJR/F1I4IOCHO239DJR.SMALL.jpg ykimpara CuttingBoxToolは、レーザーカッターを使用して箱を作る際に使用するツールです。 画面上でBoxの幅、奥行き、高さ、R の掛かり具合などをシミュレートし、図面を生成することが出来きます。図面はsvgデータとして書き出されillustratorなどのドーイングツール上で編集する事が出来ます。通常のBox を作るための『NormalBox』と角にR がついたBox を作るための『RoundBox』があります。 ツールはそれぞれ以下からダウンロード出来ます。(※Mac OS 10.6 以降) [NormalBox] http://goo.gl/Vl9E8I [RoundBox] ht...
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Tue, 19 Nov 2013 06:42:20 PST
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project http://www.instructables.com/id/snap-fit-plexiglas-case-for-your-project/
snap-fit plexiglas case for your project - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS9/GWHT/HNRLM131/FS9GWHTHNRLM131.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi Months ago I've built a thermostat to control my electric oven temperature (and cook meringues). You can read the related instructable here. Meringues are still waiting, but now my device has a new plexiglas case, with snap-fit joints and hexagonal grill for the ventilation. I designed the box in Au...
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 14:34:08 PST
Glowing laser cut pendant with magnetic battery holder http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-laser-cut-pendant-with-magnetic-battery-ho/
Glowing laser cut pendant with magnetic battery holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/VYOX/HMMFB6D9/FP9VYOXHMMFB6D9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/VYOX/HMMFB6D9/FP9VYOXHMMFB6D9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP9/VYOX/HMMFB6D9/FP9VYOXHMMFB6D9.SMALL.jpg OrenLederman After trying out various designs over the last couple of months (check out my other Instructables), I finally came up with this one. Inspired by the Led Earring instructable, I ended up using magnets to hold a coin cell battery and act as contacts for the LED. The cool part is that the battery actua...
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Mon, 14 Oct 2013 21:04:50 PDT
Creating a case for a CNC controller http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-a-case-for-a-CNC-controller/
Creating a case for a CNC controller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/XMRT/HM8D91O7/F03XMRTHM8D91O7.SMALL.jpg rborsuk If your building your own CNC mill or upgrading one you have you'll have to deal with some sort of CNC controller.  This instructable is on the CNC controller I ordered and the case I needed for it.  I designed this case and laser cut it ( I made it at TechShop - Check them out at http://www.techsho...
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Thu, 10 Oct 2013 13:24:57 PDT
lasercut acrylic business cards http://www.instructables.com/id/lasercut-acrylic-business-cards/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UJIO/HM8CXWEA/FLQUJIOHM8CXWEA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UJIO/HM8CXWEA/FLQUJIOHM8CXWEA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLQ/UJIO/HM8CXWEA/FLQUJIOHM8CXWEA.SMALL.jpg JZ411 the good thing about vector cutting on acrylic is that it is soft and it melts easily, which makes it good for vectors or rasters on high speeds. the trial runs I did melted the acrylic pretty quickly. so for my final vector cut I used high speeds, super low power, and around 600 hz frequency on the...
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Mon, 7 Oct 2013 15:47:48 PDT
Caja de madera con cortadora láser http://www.instructables.com/id/Caja-de-madera-con-cortadora-láser/
Caja de madera con cortadora láser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/BENX/HKZAWGU8/F5OBENXHKZAWGU8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/BENX/HKZAWGU8/F5OBENXHKZAWGU8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5O/BENX/HKZAWGU8/F5OBENXHKZAWGU8.SMALL.jpg aalvaf03 - This instructable shows how to make a wooden box with male-female unions, using a laser cutting machine (Epilog Laser MIni).- - Este instructable muestra cómo construir una caja de madera con uniones macho-hembra, empleando para ello una cortadora láser (Epilog Laser Mini).- Step 1: Dimens...
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Wed, 4 Sep 2013 15:18:00 PDT
Multi-axis Phone Stand (completed Version) http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-axis-Phone-Stand-completed-Version/
Multi-axis Phone Stand (completed Version) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/1QMT/HJKBJL11/FQ21QMTHJKBJL11.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/1QMT/HJKBJL11/FQ21QMTHJKBJL11.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQ2/1QMT/HJKBJL11/FQ21QMTHJKBJL11.SMALL.jpg RickiDuff842 Some of you may have seen my prototype of this multi axis phone stand which will show you how to make this but out of polystyrene pizza trays which after my phone being it it for a night, one ring had snapped an the other 2 had become deformed so I made this new one out of a piece of old floor board...
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Fri, 26 Jul 2013 08:38:30 PDT
Laser-cut Speaker with Amplifier http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-cut-Speaker-with-Amplifier/
Laser-cut Speaker with Amplifier - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/BT86/HJAHP68S/FAMBT86HJAHP68S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/BT86/HJAHP68S/FAMBT86HJAHP68S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAM/BT86/HJAHP68S/FAMBT86HJAHP68S.SMALL.jpg dimovi If you have access to a laser you can make laser-cut own speakers out of 1/4" plywood. If not, you can use online laser cutting service such as Outfab and cut it out for under a hundred bucks. You can use old speakers for the components like I did, or purchase the speakers and amplifier from your lo...
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Sun, 21 Jul 2013 21:07:33 PDT
lasercut photo cut out! http://www.instructables.com/id/lasercut-photo-cut-out/
lasercut photo cut out! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/VH87/HJAI6CMU/F6SVH87HJAI6CMU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/VH87/HJAI6CMU/F6SVH87HJAI6CMU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6S/VH87/HJAI6CMU/F6SVH87HJAI6CMU.SMALL.jpg Norahbelle A fun way to have a photo of your favorite friend with you... Choose photo Pick a good photo with clean profile. I adjusted the color balance and rotated the image in Photoshop. Next I cropped and sized the image to 8 x 10 inches. This is the size photo print I chose to make. I made one version r...
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Sat, 20 Jul 2013 16:47:25 PDT
How to make an entire drone/Multirotor and camera gimbal using laser cut parts http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-an-entire-drone-and-camera-gimbal-usin/
How to make an entire drone/Multirotor and camera gimbal using laser cut parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/B115/HIYWOEM3/FSDB115HIYWOEM3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/B115/HIYWOEM3/FSDB115HIYWOEM3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/B115/HIYWOEM3/FSDB115HIYWOEM3.SMALL.jpg Jared_Reabow the photo you see was taken from my first ever copter which i built in 2 hours, what i had not mentioned was my first copter used a laser cut frame i designed and produced whilst in school. This difference between this post and my other about building multirotors is this is mainly to do with design...
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Sun, 23 Jun 2013 12:06:42 PDT
Making a box for your 16x24 HT1632C LED Matrix- I made it at TechShop http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-a-box-for-your-16x24-HT1632C-LED-Matrix-I-/
Making a box for your 16x24 HT1632C LED Matrix- I made it at TechShop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MP61/HH11NZTA/F1DMP61HH11NZTA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MP61/HH11NZTA/F1DMP61HH11NZTA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1D/MP61/HH11NZTA/F1DMP61HH11NZTA.SMALL.jpg khietman About a year ago I found myself in possession of this LED Matrix from Adafruit. It's a cool toy to play with, if difficult, but it isn't very pretty just sitting on a surface with the circuit board and wires exposed. For that reason I decided to make myself a little box made especially to fit this p...
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Wed, 22 May 2013 18:00:04 PDT
World's First Acrylic Pyramids Were Built in USA! Made in TechShop USA. http://www.instructables.com/id/Worlds-First-Acrylic-Pyramids-Were-Built-in-USA-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ5/NP2E/HGH6PX4I/FJ5NP2EHGH6PX4I.SMALL.jpg John_TS_DTW Headline, Headline, Read all about it!          World's First Acrylic Pyramids Were Built in USA!  Made in TechShop USA. Background:          Why are most things cut on the Laser cutter are only 2D?  We make 3D objects by layering 2D laser cut objects.  The other popular 3D items are round bottle o...
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Fri, 10 May 2013 19:02:05 PDT
How to make your own custom wood lettering http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-your-own-custom-wood-lettering/
How to make your own custom wood lettering - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/QLH8/HFWSTDZE/FZ2QLH8HFWSTDZE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/QLH8/HFWSTDZE/FZ2QLH8HFWSTDZE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ2/QLH8/HFWSTDZE/FZ2QLH8HFWSTDZE.SMALL.jpg alexisliu Instructions on how to laser cut your own letters for a menu board, or anything else that might need letters. I made these at Techshop (www.techshop.ws) and used wood, but other materials like acrylic, MDF, paper, and chipboard can also be used. Measure and cut your material 1. Cut wood (or whate...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 11:50:22 PDT
USB Powered LED Articulating Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-Powered-LED-Articulating-Lamp/
USB Powered LED Articulating Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/65PQ/HDGQMUCT/FB465PQHDGQMUCT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/65PQ/HDGQMUCT/FB465PQHDGQMUCT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB4/65PQ/HDGQMUCT/FB465PQHDGQMUCT.SMALL.jpg mattpshaw I designed this lamp as part of my senior thesis exhibition in college. It is a small-scale version of a classic articulating desk lamp that is powered by a standard USB port.  The lamp can be plugged directly into a laptop to act as a keyboard light or it can be placed in a base and powered via a U...
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Sat, 16 Feb 2013 21:35:50 PST
Laser Cutting a 3D Pyramid Puzzle ... http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutting-a-3D-Pyramid-Puzzle-/
Laser Cutting a 3D Pyramid Puzzle ... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/DZQP/HBHGL6D7/FKFDZQPHBHGL6D7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/DZQP/HBHGL6D7/FKFDZQPHBHGL6D7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKF/DZQP/HBHGL6D7/FKFDZQPHBHGL6D7.SMALL.jpg SolidWorksMagi Hi, Okay, first we need to describe the puzzle;  It's about a 4,000 years old design.  It's very simple ... two exact halves of a 3-sided pyramid.  Sounds easy?  Well it's a brain teaser for your friends to assemble the two pieces into a pyramid.  This Instructable is my challenge for you to see wh...
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Thu, 3 Jan 2013 10:49:15 PST
Laser Cut Air Force Emblem http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Air-Force-Emblem/
Laser Cut Air Force Emblem - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/9MPA/HAWBWIYY/FXF9MPAHAWBWIYY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/9MPA/HAWBWIYY/FXF9MPAHAWBWIYY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXF/9MPA/HAWBWIYY/FXF9MPAHAWBWIYY.SMALL.jpg tincherf As a veteran of the Air Force, I remember looking for items that were of good quality to display in my home and office and I still do. And now that I have the ability to make such items I want to share in this instruct able how to make one. They make great gifts for those that are or were ever in th...
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Sat, 29 Dec 2012 13:56:58 PST
How to Dove-Tail Joint a Laser Cut Enclosure + Lipo Charger http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Dove-Tail-Joint-a-Laser-Cut-Enclosure-Lip/
How to Dove-Tail Joint a Laser Cut Enclosure + Lipo Charger - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FT1/KE4S/HA4MNAK4/FT1KE4SHA4MNAK4.SMALL.jpg Tomdf Laser cut boxes for project boxes are all over the place lately, but I've found that they often need a fair amount of hardware and complex designs to make them solid. This Instructable will show you how to make attractive and structurally sound project enclosures held together with dove-tail style j...
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Mon, 10 Dec 2012 08:46:29 PST
Make a custom speaker housing http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-custom-speaker-housing/
Make a custom speaker housing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/XC8S/H9T44PSG/FAXXC8SH9T44PSG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/XC8S/H9T44PSG/FAXXC8SH9T44PSG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAX/XC8S/H9T44PSG/FAXXC8SH9T44PSG.SMALL.jpg alexw2150 Background info This is a project that I produced for my Product Design GCSE, I then adapted it so that it would be easier to explain as an Instructable The Project The speaker has a custom housing that suits a certain theme, for my GCSE I chose the theme of the 4 seasons, but the main style I chos...
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Sun, 25 Nov 2012 05:47:35 PST
Laser Cut Analog Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Analog-Clock/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJI/06E1/H91LFVPN/FJI06E1H91LFVPN.SMALL.jpg scoochmaroo Inspired by the giant clock in the Crocker Galleria in San Francisco, I set out to create an 18" version for hanging at home.  I loved the look of the Roman numerals, and the idea of combining an analog clock with the technology of lasers!  I cut the all pieces on an Epilog laser cutter, but you can...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 16:14:32 PDT
LEGO NXT 2.0 Chainsaw tank http://www.instructables.com/id/LEGO-NXT-20-Chainsaw-tank/
LEGO NXT 2.0 Chainsaw tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9QK0/H5EDU6F1/FSL9QK0H5EDU6F1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9QK0/H5EDU6F1/FSL9QK0H5EDU6F1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSL/9QK0/H5EDU6F1/FSL9QK0H5EDU6F1.SMALL.jpg NXTHacker I will show you how to make a cool nxt mindstorms 2.0 chainsaw tank! You will need: Lego mindstorms nxt 2.0 time pair of hands brain computer usb cable from your nxt kit the nxt software on your pc internet Step 1 First build the multi bot from this website nxtprograms.com/NXT2/multi-bot/v...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 10:11:49 PDT
Toy Cruiser http://www.instructables.com/id/Toy-Cruiser/
Toy Cruiser - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/NH10/H337JS8D/FAVNH10H337JS8D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/NH10/H337JS8D/FAVNH10H337JS8D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAV/NH10/H337JS8D/FAVNH10H337JS8D.SMALL.jpg randofo This is an easy to assemble toy car made using lots of high-tech tools. Once you 3D print, and laser cut your parts, the rest can be zip tied and bolted together in minutes. I was initially planning on making more of a hot rod. However, thanks to the slow speed of the servos, it turned out to be mor...
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Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:28:12 PDT
Creating Plexiglass Mounts for Robot Design http://www.instructables.com/id/Creating-Plexiglass-Mounts-for-Robot-Design/
Creating Plexiglass Mounts for Robot Design - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/4664/H2WESCNS/F7I4664H2WESCNS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/4664/H2WESCNS/F7I4664H2WESCNS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7I/4664/H2WESCNS/F7I4664H2WESCNS.SMALL.jpg adamnorton This Instructable details how to create laser-cut plexiglass plates for mounting electronic components to augment a robot. The methods described here can be applied to any robot, but I will be using a VGo Communications (http://www.vgocom.com/) telepresence robot. A telepresence robot is the equival...
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Sun, 3 Jun 2012 12:37:02 PDT
Laser Cut Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-Clock/
Laser Cut Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PY4O/H2TJ4PJV/F10PY4OH2TJ4PJV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PY4O/H2TJ4PJV/F10PY4OH2TJ4PJV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/PY4O/H2TJ4PJV/F10PY4OH2TJ4PJV.SMALL.jpg randofo I recently made a bunch of laser cut clocks inspired by the clocks I saw being made by Flat Clock. While I liked the style of their clocks, the $100 price tag was far more than I wanted to spend. Fortunately I have a lot of free time and access to a laser cutter. After spending an afternoon fiddling...
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Thu, 31 May 2012 19:01:18 PDT
Scanning Film Negatives with a DSLR http://www.instructables.com/id/Introduction-30/
Scanning Film Negatives with a DSLR - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UBLA/H2MYIPUB/FU8UBLAH2MYIPUB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UBLA/H2MYIPUB/FU8UBLAH2MYIPUB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU8/UBLA/H2MYIPUB/FU8UBLAH2MYIPUB.SMALL.jpg pauloricca Well, lets just say I've gotten better at this over the last couple of years. The left image was one of the first I've "scanned" with my DSLR, and the one on the right I've just rescanned using the techniques described below (higher resolution available here). Right now I can get higher resolution a...
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Sun, 27 May 2012 18:04:35 PDT
USB-(sick-stick) Finger http://www.instructables.com/id/USB-stick-vinger/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/0Y71/H1YOJ6LG/FHI0Y71H1YOJ6LG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/0Y71/H1YOJ6LG/FHI0Y71H1YOJ6LG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHI/0Y71/H1YOJ6LG/FHI0Y71H1YOJ6LG.SMALL.jpg Evinfire Hi, Last week I've found a little finger made from Poly that I bought on a fantasy-fair. I spaced out the inside to fit a usb-stick into it and fixed up the paint-job and this is the result... :)
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Tue, 22 May 2012 14:01:02 PDT
Las Lajas Sanctuary Laser Cut Model http://www.instructables.com/id/Las-Lajas-Sanctuary-Laser-Cut-Model/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/T7L5/H21CGJKL/FEJT7L5H21CGJKL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/T7L5/H21CGJKL/FEJT7L5H21CGJKL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEJ/T7L5/H21CGJKL/FEJT7L5H21CGJKL.SMALL.jpg damianhuh This is a laser cut matte board assembly of Las Lajas Sanctuary located in Southern Colombia. All the line work was done in Illustrator, later cut using a laser cutter, and finally assembles using adhesives.   
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Tue, 15 May 2012 17:53:09 PDT
Advanced Color Correcting Using the 3-Way Color Corrector in FCP http://www.instructables.com/id/Advnaced-Color-Correcting-Using-the-3-Way-Color-Co/
Advanced Color Correcting Using the 3-Way Color Corrector in FCP - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOD/RRHM/H05NKKNO/FODRRHMH05NKKNO.SMALL.jpg RoryWard The 3-Way Color Corrector in Final Cut Pro is an amazing tool to add that final touch to your movie project. In the following steps I will show you a simple way to add versatility to your color correcting and how to achieve that desired cinematic look. Bring Clip Into Timeline Let's get started!...
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Fri, 23 Mar 2012 22:59:59 PDT
INDEXER Rotary table DIY gearbox, stepper motor, and PLC controller. http://www.instructables.com/id/INDEXER-Rotary-table-DIY-gearbox-stepper-motor-/
INDEXER Rotary table DIY gearbox, stepper motor, and PLC controller. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA3/GL65/GZ0BVUT6/FA3GL65GZ0BVUT6.SMALL.jpg Constructer http://youtu.be/lIQm55aLXsI INDEXER Rotary table  One of difficult things in constructing things is cutting or making circles. Hopefully this will help some of you to invent some new ways of doing things. Adding circles, arcs, or curves to your next project may make it a winner. This in...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 20:51:50 PST
Wooden Laser Cut Jenga Pistol http://www.instructables.com/id/Wooden-Laser-Cut-Jenga-Pistol/
Wooden Laser Cut Jenga Pistol - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/JSLN/GYQESYMP/F76JSLNGYQESYMP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/JSLN/GYQESYMP/F76JSLNGYQESYMP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F76/JSLN/GYQESYMP/F76JSLNGYQESYMP.SMALL.jpg Jayefuu Jenga, the classic wooden game of skill, luck and balance, where players take turns to prod, poke and pull a block from the stack without toppling it. Now, what could be more fun than Jenga? Jenga with guns! This laser cut Jenga pistol contains a rubber band powered captive bolt which allows you t...
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Thu, 23 Feb 2012 17:05:11 PST
How to do a Sin City Style Effect with Final Cut Pro X http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-do-a-Sin-City-Style-Effect-with-Final-Cut-P/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/VOZD/GY4RAEOH/FUTVOZDGY4RAEOH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/VOZD/GY4RAEOH/FUTVOZDGY4RAEOH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/VOZD/GY4RAEOH/FUTVOZDGY4RAEOH.SMALL.jpg hackitbuildit A video on how to create a sin city effect using Final Cut Pro X.
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Fri, 3 Feb 2012 11:36:14 PST
Laser engraved cork coasters http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-engraved-cork-coasters/
Laser engraved cork coasters - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/7Y1F/GW88UDFG/FH37Y1FGW88UDFG.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/7Y1F/GW88UDFG/FH37Y1FGW88UDFG.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH3/7Y1F/GW88UDFG/FH37Y1FGW88UDFG.SMALL.jpg pegassus I made it at TechShop (http://techshop.ws). This project was done on Epilog Helix 45W CO2 laser. The laser is capable of cutting and engraving designs up to 24"x18". Since this was my first experience with this laser, I started with a small project. I took a set of cork coasters (you can find them o...
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Tue, 20 Dec 2011 13:17:00 PST
Make custom sized solar panels http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-custom-solar-panels/
Make custom sized solar panels - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YO42/GTXK87WM/FNWYO42GTXK87WM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YO42/GTXK87WM/FNWYO42GTXK87WM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNW/YO42/GTXK87WM/FNWYO42GTXK87WM.SMALL.jpg FetterChiller I only have 10x10cm sized 0.5Volts solar cells in my cellar. But I often need other Voltages and/or solar panels in other sizes, so I had to find a way how to cut them and put them into some nice waterproof housing. I think I found a nice way how to do both, and wanted to share it. What you'll need...
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Tue, 18 Oct 2011 14:03:25 PDT
Photoshop Basics: Infinite Photo http://www.instructables.com/id/Photoshop-Basics-Infinite-Photo/
Photoshop Basics: Infinite Photo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UW4X/GR9VORCQ/F5EUW4XGR9VORCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UW4X/GR9VORCQ/F5EUW4XGR9VORCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5E/UW4X/GR9VORCQ/F5EUW4XGR9VORCQ.SMALL.jpg JamesRPatrick Here's how to make a photo within itself. It's easy to get started. This is what you'll need: -Camera -Picture Frame -Image-Editing Software(Photoshop, GIMP ) This tutorial is mirrored on my blog. Shoot Frame Take a shot of your subject holding the picture frame. Create New File In Photo...
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 18:01:50 PDT
JabberBot! The Arduino robot with an ATMega brain and bluetooth braun! :-) http://www.instructables.com/id/JabberBot-The-Arduino-robot-with-an-ATMega-brain-/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/SMRB/GO14IBF1/F6ISMRBGO14IBF1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/SMRB/GO14IBF1/F6ISMRBGO14IBF1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6I/SMRB/GO14IBF1/F6ISMRBGO14IBF1.SMALL.jpg declanshanaghy JabberBot is controlled via an Android application over a bluetooth serial connection. The guts of it are based on an I2C adaptation of the Adafruit WaveShield and MotorShield. The bluetooth module is a Bluetooth Mate Silver from Sparkfun. What does this thing do? The android app running on the pho...
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Tue, 24 May 2011 00:30:04 PDT
Pentominoes in a Case http://www.instructables.com/id/Pentominoes-in-a-Case/
Pentominoes in a Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/X1YL/GH8AAZSS/F6OX1YLGH8AAZSS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/X1YL/GH8AAZSS/F6OX1YLGH8AAZSS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6O/X1YL/GH8AAZSS/F6OX1YLGH8AAZSS.SMALL.jpg Smoutech Description This is a set of Pentomino pieces in a handy carry case with swivel top. I designed it a few years ago after reading 'Chasing Vermeer' by Blue Balliett in which the main character solves a crime with the help of pentominoes. It's Nintendo DS size and a clear cover prevents the pieces fr...
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Sun, 5 Dec 2010 09:34:52 PST
Clean an Epilog Legend 36EXT I-Beam Belt http://www.instructables.com/id/Clean-an-Epilog-Legend-36EXT-I-Beam-Belt/
Clean an Epilog Legend 36EXT I-Beam Belt - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/X13T/GGMMM2CN/FR6X13TGGMMM2CN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/X13T/GGMMM2CN/FR6X13TGGMMM2CN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR6/X13T/GGMMM2CN/FR6X13TGGMMM2CN.SMALL.jpg randofo Our awesome Epilog Legend 36EXT laser cutter started to malfunction. The image was cutting correctly, but the optical cut head started drifting to the left side of the bed until it crashed and stopped working. I called Epilog tech support and they informed me that the reason the optical cut head was...
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Thu, 18 Nov 2010 14:48:12 PST
How to build a Computer. A rundown on computer parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-Computer-A-rundown-on-computer-par/
How to build a Computer. A rundown on computer parts. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NNVE/GFRWR3U6/FF0NNVEGFRWR3U6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NNVE/GFRWR3U6/FF0NNVEGFRWR3U6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF0/NNVE/GFRWR3U6/FF0NNVEGFRWR3U6.SMALL.jpg Captin69 In this instructable I am going to attempt to show you how to build your own computer. I built this computer for about 700 with monitor. But you can build a computer for as little as 200-300 if you do it right. The lights, lighted fans and wire sleeves are not necessary but i think they look good.  ...
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Mon, 1 Nov 2010 20:04:32 PDT
Laser Cutter http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cutter/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RQDR/GE39IJRT/FEIRQDRGE39IJRT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RQDR/GE39IJRT/FEIRQDRGE39IJRT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEI/RQDR/GE39IJRT/FEIRQDRGE39IJRT.SMALL.jpg Carleyy Once again Instructables is teaming up with Epilog for our 2nd Annual Epilog Challenge to give away a Zing laser cutter! All you have to do for this contest is post the most awesome Instructable between November 8th, 2010, and January 2nd, 2011.  Runners-up will win a gift certificate for Ponoko's ...
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Thu, 16 Sep 2010 16:17:59 PDT
Laser Etched / Laser Cut Business Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Etched-Laser-Cut-Business-Cards/
Laser Etched / Laser Cut Business Cards - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/4MMK/G7DYK3XH/F3G4MMKG7DYK3XH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/4MMK/G7DYK3XH/F3G4MMKG7DYK3XH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3G/4MMK/G7DYK3XH/F3G4MMKG7DYK3XH.SMALL.jpg velogirl Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 /* Style Definitions */ table.MsoNormalTabl...
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Sun, 4 Apr 2010 12:17:01 PDT
Movie Flipbook you can make at the office (No drill or workshop tools needed) http://www.instructables.com/id/Movie-Flipbook-you-can-make-at-the-office-No-dril/
Movie Flipbook you can make at the office (No drill or workshop tools needed) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/4REY/G3TE0XZ3/F904REYG3TE0XZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/4REY/G3TE0XZ3/F904REYG3TE0XZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F90/4REY/G3TE0XZ3/F904REYG3TE0XZ3.SMALL.jpg SwitchGirl Make a Flip Book from iHeartSwitch on Vimeo. (REFERENCES: http://www.instructables.com/id/Handmade_Flipbook_2/ AND http://thecurio.us/blog/?p=14) We had to make something for the Christmas exchange this year that was $10 and under. I looked to the cinema for inspiration, and found the flipbook...
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Sat, 2 Jan 2010 14:10:06 PST
Laser Cut iPod Dock http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-Cut-iPod-Dock-1/
Laser Cut iPod Dock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VZRH/G0IPLTE5/FHHVZRHG0IPLTE5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VZRH/G0IPLTE5/FHHVZRHG0IPLTE5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHH/VZRH/G0IPLTE5/FHHVZRHG0IPLTE5.SMALL.jpg hitechantics This Instructable covers the design and construction process used to create a neat laser cut dock for your iPod Nano.  The dock made in this Instructable is constructed from 3mm MDF, however other 3mm materials can be used (Clear Acrylic etc).The design was created in Corel Draw X4, the design can b...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2009 20:37:38 PDT