Instructables: exploring - workshop - pallets - pallet Sat, 19 Apr 2014 13:21:32 PDT BLOX v1.01 Ping Pong ball gun from a pallet
Ping Pong ball gun from a pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> dalegribble I have been in awe of some of the pallet ibles, so here is a project I've had in the works. I was wanting to impress my nephew and use a pallet.  parts and tools The pallet!!!!jigsaw, a keyhole or hand saw will do.knifedrill two screwssand paperping pong ballsclothes pinthree rubber bandsvice or ...
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Sat, 12 Apr 2014 06:21:58 PDT
Vertical planter from old casserole pan and pallet
Vertical planter from old casserole pan and pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> RuudvandeLooij Don't throw away old broken stuff. Instead, use is for something decorative or a project of some kind. In my case the lid of my casserole pan was broken, it was rusted. Since I didn't use the pan much anyway, it was time to get rid of it. The first idea was to put a plant in it and put it on the ba...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 12:09:27 PDT
Side Table - Pallet Wood
Side Table - Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> ankit0621 Tools and Materials Needed:Sand paperScrew driver and drillPallet woodMeasuring tapeSaw (table/circular/jig-either)Hot glue gunBradsScrewsStainPolyurethanePaint brush Sort, select and cut to size I sorted out all my pallet wood and selected 6 pieces that were similar in appearance (color/type), ...
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Mon, 24 Mar 2014 17:29:02 PDT
Wine/Whiskey Rack - Pallet Wood
Wine/Whiskey Rack - Pallet Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> ankit0621 How to make a simple Wine/ Whiskey Rack using Pallet Wood. Tools needed: Hammer Crowbar Hand saw Drill Screw driver Sandpaper Hand plane Magnet Screws/Nails Stain Clear gloss Selected, broke apart and sorted the pallet wood Selected and broke apart a couple of pallets and sorted out the piec...
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Sat, 1 Mar 2014 10:56:23 PST
Industrial Style Pallet Coffee Table
Industrial Style Pallet Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> chrismo I was mulling over some ideas for a pallet table. While walking around a large hardware shop, the idea finally came to full formulation. It was only last weekend over beers that a friend told me of this website. Unfortunately, this website now has me mulling over building a bench seat and table for ...
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Thu, 20 Feb 2014 07:06:36 PST
Simple Prybar for pallets
Simple Prybar for pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> darren8306 This is a simple prybar made to break pallets, while saving more of the wood. This project will require one length of 1" square tubing, 1/8" wall, approximately 6' in length. Welding machine. Hacksaw or other tool to cut tubing. Wire brush or other tool to prep surfaces for welding. Plan an...
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Wed, 19 Feb 2014 17:31:40 PST
DIY Smokehouse
DIY Smokehouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> stephhicks Yes, with a pile of old pallets, less than $100 and a bit of work, we built this really cool smokehouse. 3' x 3', it is big enough to smoke a whole animal, or at least a few big trays of meat plus some links of sausage. I love this project - It still amazes me what you can build with repurposed...
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Tue, 4 Feb 2014 15:14:46 PST
TV stand ​​from a pallet.
TV stand ​​from a pallet. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Akdil A TV stand can be quite expensive for such a little furniture. While looking in a shop after a nice one to put in my house, I was thinking about all these people who did such wonderful and cheap furnitures based on pallets. But I never seen a TV stand before so I needed to try. This is my first ins...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 06:53:33 PST
Pallet Recycling: Plant Bookcase
Pallet Recycling: Plant Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> physics guy Here's an easy project to recycle a pallet into a small vertical garden. Hopefully after my plants grow it will look greener. Remove boards to make space Drill out the nails with a power drill, then pull up the boards with a hammer. Keep them intact, you'll need them later. Punch in the nails ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 05:22:45 PST
Simple Chalkboard Sign From Reclaimed Wood (Pallets)
Simple Chalkboard Sign From Reclaimed Wood (Pallets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour A friend of mine wanted a chalkboard sign for her booth at a local farmer's market and after searching the internet and not finding a whole lot of instructions on how to build one, I naturally decided to make an Instructable out of my build. Tools Used: Power Drill Circular Saw Tape Measure Materi...
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Wed, 15 Jan 2014 19:05:27 PST
Man Crate (gift crate)
Man Crate (gift crate) - More DIY How To Projects]]> 110_Design This Christmas I wanted to give gifts to the men in my family in a more unique and fun way. Of course this is not limited to gifts for men. I came up with a solid wooden crate that utilized a mini prybar in order to get to the goods within (they also got to keep the prybar afterwards). The gift was ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:54:18 PST
False Bottom Trunk from Reclaimed Wood (Pallets)
False Bottom Trunk from Reclaimed Wood (Pallets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour Over the summer I decided to make a trunk from used pallet wood and in trying to find a way to make it unique I ended  up making a false bottom for it.  The false bottom runs the length and width of the trunk and is about two inches high which I found was just enough to be unnoticeable at first glan...
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Wed, 8 Jan 2014 18:55:37 PST
Pallet Bird House
Pallet Bird House - More DIY How To Projects]]> imthegrt1 This is a simple Free build From one wood pallet Tools needed 1.drill 2.hammer 3.sawsaw 4.tape measure 5.table saw Items needed 1.pallet 2.screws and nails This is my first build on this site Pallet is 3ft x 4ft Even tho pallet was free it took my 4 hours to build Bird house is 1ft x 1ft Big enough ...
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Sun, 5 Jan 2014 21:28:32 PST
Pallet Chair
Pallet Chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lindermann95 In this instructable, I'm going to teach you step by step how to make a recycle wooden chair, with the Pallets. You can use it like decoration for the inside or outside of your house, if you want to use it outside, you'll need to cover the chair with some protection like varnish. Get The Pallets...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 19:01:12 PST
Pallet Chest
Pallet Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> cmatthews13 Basically a box with a lid.:) Frame I used the original pallet base to give the appearance of feet on the bottom of the trunk Walls I ran out of long thin boards, so I ran 2 wider boards across to make the wood cover more area. Top I built the frame for the top and filled it in with the thi...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 19:15:46 PST
Simple bedside table with pallet
Simple bedside table with pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> sinzu For my first instructable, I give you some information about how to build simple bedside table made from wooden pallet. Draw the plan Draw your plan according to the size and dimension you want. Get wooden pallets Get some nice pallets. You can find it on the street for free. For one bedside ...
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 03:43:52 PST
"Keys invasion" pallet table GEEK design After a while I'm back with new pallet table :D This one is inspired with keyboard (and recycling of course) as a tool we easily take for granted. I continued good practices collected over last few months and added some new ideas - some of those came directly from you as a feedback to Union Jack tab...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 14:16:32 PST
Pallet Headboard bigduke6uk Not much by way of an instructable but I'm afraid but I wanted to publish something being a newbie and all that.This is my first attempt at recycling used pallets. I recently moved house and wanted the bedroom layout to make most of the floor space available but there was are large radiators taking ...
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Thu, 5 Dec 2013 06:22:34 PST
No Tools, Easy DIY Wood Pallet Couch. hawkabee What you will need: -Wood Pallets (as many as you need/find) -Fine and Course Sand Paper -Futon Mattress -Pillows! The hardest part of this project is locating safe and reusable pallets, especially if your couch is going to be used indoors. You need to be very careful that the pallets you choose a...
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Sun, 24 Nov 2013 09:06:00 PST
Easy Shoe Rack made from pallets for my attic
Easy Shoe Rack made from pallets for my attic - More DIY How To Projects]]> D0itYourself Hello one more time :) So it has been a while that I wanted to buy a shoe rack. But I didn't want the normal ones that have two shelves and fits around 6 pair of shoes. Plus I wanted to buy something CHEAP. One night when I went to bed DING; why not to build out one from a pallet for free which ca...
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 17:00:06 PST
Rustic Pallet Bench Seat
Rustic Pallet Bench Seat - More DIY How To Projects]]> doncra How to make a simple, attractive and (deliberately) rustic bench seat for your back yard. The aim here is not to disguise where the timber came from - pick a pallet with a strong colour scheme and make it shine Find An Old Pallet Find a used shipping pallet - I wanted to leave my bench unrefined...
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Tue, 5 Nov 2013 17:44:11 PST
Pallet Table DIY lanaredstudio Here's a fun project that my boyfriend did, that I would like to share with you. He really wanted to make a dining table by only using 'leftover' materials. I really liked this idea and decided to document the project and turn it into a DIY for you :) The table turned out great, and I really love ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 09:41:06 PDT
TV Stand Pallet
TV Stand Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> jhazell Easy rustic tv stand that you can make almost for free :) perfect for someone who has a 32 inch tv. Getting The Idea Of It So I decided to take the pallet home and make it into a tv stand, so when I put the pallet down and stuck my tv on top of it, and guess what? It fitted bang on :) ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 14:18:05 PDT
Coat Rack
Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> simon4480lamkin Tools Jig sawDrillBelt sander Materials 1 pallet boardStainVarnish6 coat hooksPicture fixings Assemble Pretty simple project.Using the jig saw, cut the board to create an old wooden board shape. Then using a belt sander with a 40grit. Take back and round off the edges.Now sand the whole t...
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Tue, 8 Oct 2013 23:00:45 PDT
Headboard from Wooden Pallets
Headboard from Wooden Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour A few things the reader should know: This is my first Instructable. I am pretty much learning as I go with wood working which is why, along with the pleasing aesthetics, I began using reclaimed wood from old pallets. I will welcome any constructive comments that will help me better my skills. Pa...
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 10:20:50 PDT
Inspirational Wall Hanging
Inspirational Wall Hanging - More DIY How To Projects]]> techshop_android This idea stemmed from something I found in an industrial design catalog.  It wasn't the furniture for sale that caught my eye, but rather the wall treatment in the background.  They had used rough hewn lumber mounted over a concrete wall.  Since I didn't want to redo the entire wall in my rental, I...
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Thu, 29 Aug 2013 16:47:17 PDT
Aquarium pallet table - with wheels
Aquarium pallet table - with wheels - More DIY How To Projects]]> wrongname Inspired by pallet tables, I decided to make one for my turtle's aquarium. Cost: around 80 Euros (wheels, primer, lacquer) Prepare pallet Cut the pallet to desired dimensions. Aquarium is 60x 60 cm. Table is 67x67. Sand sand sand, depending on how smooth you want it to be. I didn't spend too mu...
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Tue, 27 Aug 2013 09:08:04 PDT
Firewood storage rack from a pallets... super simple
Firewood storage rack from a pallets... super simple - More DIY How To Projects]]> pencilneck Long and short of it, I heat mostly with fire wood.  So I'm always trying to gather firewood and want to stack it.   I've purchased 2 metal racks and they are costly and work OK, but I don't think they will last many more seasons.  So I kind of was looking for a cheap way to keep wood stacked up... ...
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Tue, 13 Aug 2013 14:32:38 PDT
Pallet Coat Rack RuudvandeLooij A new apartment means new furniture as cheap as possible, this story is one of a coat rack. My brother in law had some nice slabs of wood from which I could have one. The first idea about the looks was born. That was until a friend of mine sent me a picture of a pallet shelf for his special beers. ...
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Tue, 6 Aug 2013 11:18:08 PDT
Home Made Hen Dust Bath From Pallets
Home Made Hen Dust Bath From Pallets - More DIY How To Projects]]> joey24dirt I've kept a group of hens for a few years now and have found that if I keep my girls happy, they will keep me happy by producing tasty eggs. So as well as keeping them fed and watered they also like the opportunity to take a bath, a dust bath! This instructable gives you an idea of how to turn unwan...
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Thu, 1 Aug 2013 12:59:59 PDT
A simple pallet gate Technohippy My Most recent make was a gate made from parts of a pallet. The crucial thing here is to find the right pallet for the job. I had a couple lying around so ended up using one that appeared fairly lightweight with small narrow slats and fairly minimal fixings (believe me the heavy duty ringshank fixin...
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Tue, 18 Jun 2013 03:31:00 PDT
DIY Pallet photobooth. crazyascarl I'm getting married in a month or so and my fiancee and I want a photobooth, but renting them costs many hundreds of dollars for a few hours of service, when you add in travel time... it was just downright obscene (note- we live in San Francisco where life is just ridiculously expensive to begin wit...
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Thu, 13 Jun 2013 17:12:26 PDT
Bicycle Display hook made from Pallet wood
Bicycle Display hook made from Pallet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> flameunitech My task for myself was to make something to display my bicycle in my living room in a way that looked awesome! And the key part was on the cheep! (pretty much free!!)  Materials- A scrap piece of wood from a broken down pallet, screws, wood glue and clear coat paint or stain of your choice.. Tools...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:07:36 PDT
Window planter made from old pallet. window sill herb garden
Window planter made from old pallet. window sill herb garden - More DIY How To Projects]]> tthomas10 This is my first instructable, I designed these (well not really designed), more cobbled together, when i was looking for uses for the off cuts of pallets that i didn't reuse for the climbing frame ive made.  So yeah it took like 30 mins per one. cost about 50p.  Tools and ting. Tools: I us...
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Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:59:31 PDT
Pallet wood chalkboard
Pallet wood chalkboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> azipper Hey my name is AIex and this is my first instructable. English is not my native language so please forgive if i made some mistakes ;) I found an old pallet at home and i didn´t want to throw it away so I thought: Hey I could turn it into a nice looking frame for a chalkboard to manage things! The ...
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Wed, 5 Jun 2013 02:51:23 PDT
Pallet Breaker walkthewalk If you have more than a couple of pallets to break up, this tool will save a lot of time. I welded it up from scrap I had in the shop (bed frame angle iron, black pipe, square tubing, shovel handle).  Lots of different scrap will work.  Make sure to make your forks wide enough so you can get around...
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Sun, 5 May 2013 11:10:31 PDT
Restore an old wooden box/crate
Restore an old wooden box/crate - More DIY How To Projects]]> D0itYourself As we got plenty of wooden boxes we have start thinking what should we do with them. We decided to restore one to put it next to the living room. I've used: a sanding machine woodworm and oil varnish Sanding I've start with sanding! Woodworm Killer Woodworm killer as it is goi...
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Tue, 30 Apr 2013 13:17:56 PDT
Recycled Potted Plant Table
Recycled Potted Plant Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> MidnightMaker After completing a largish rain barrel project, I had a number of decking planks left over from a 5'x4' wood pallet that I had rescued from a dumpster. I decided to turn them into something useful, rather than figure out where to store them for future use. Since I had already dragged all my tools ou...
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Sun, 28 Apr 2013 11:14:23 PDT
NEW LIVING ROOM PALLET TABLE FOR LETTING HOUSE - More DIY How To Projects]]> D0itYourself Hello all, Well as the title says I had to build a better looking table for my letting house living room. The house it's just 20m by the sea and the idea was to build a table which when you see it to give you a sense/remembrance of the sea. Materials Used The materials used are as follows: ...
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Sat, 27 Apr 2013 13:31:55 PDT
Pallet End Table from Reused Wood
Pallet End Table from Reused Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> SirPhobos15 This Instructable is for a neat looking little end table. The plus side about this end table is that it is made from reused lumber from a shipping pallet and I also reused the nails I pulled out of the pallet as well. So in the long run it would save a tree from potentially being cut down to replace...
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Sun, 21 Apr 2013 21:27:52 PDT
Pallet Double Flower Bed
Pallet Double Flower Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> eyethforce Today was beautiful day with briskly chilled air with warm sunlight. I decided to go ahead do my second project of pallets that I have on hand. Actually, I have no idea what to do with that kind pallets because I had hard time pry the nails out of them. The original idea was build some wooden boxes ...
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Sat, 13 Apr 2013 20:14:26 PDT
Pallet Planter
Pallet Planter - More DIY How To Projects]]> sladek Use pallets to make planters or plant pots. Basic Frame The worst bit is first. Take apart a few pallets and de-nail them. I used a Pallet Reclamation Bar. Cut 4 legs the same length. Cut 8 side bars to the length you'd like the width of your planter. Frame Assembly 1 Build two matching sides...
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Sun, 7 Apr 2013 10:45:38 PDT
Pallet wood desk
Pallet wood desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> Orinico Howdy everyone Long time fan and user of the site, inspired by so many others here I thought I ought to start sharing too. This is my first ible and covers my turning most of a large pallet into a sizable and solid computer desk with minimal tools and minimal expense. I had varnish and fixings suf...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 12:49:57 PDT
Rustic table made out of a wooden shipping pallet
Rustic table made out of a wooden shipping pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> sternsam000 This is an instruction guide for making your own burnished pallet table.  I made this table as a school project that required using recycled materials to create something entirely new.   I may have gone a little overboard on this project, but because of that, I received a 39/35 on it! What did you ...
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Wed, 27 Mar 2013 10:12:58 PDT
Reclaimed Pallet Side Table with Drawer Space
Reclaimed Pallet Side Table with Drawer Space - More DIY How To Projects]]> SirPhobos15 I have recently taken to reusing pallets to make tables and other what nots. This is my attempt at an instructable showing how I made a side table out of one of these pallets. Figured why not reuse this lumber and maybe keep another tree from getting cut down. All criticism and comments are welcomed...
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Sun, 17 Mar 2013 20:58:08 PDT
My Coffe Pallet Table !!
My Coffe Pallet Table !! - More DIY How To Projects]]> kostantakis My Coffe Pallet Table !! video step by step ---  wait 5 sec & skip add :)  My web site I youse 2 pallet !!  I needed 2 clean pallets !!!   Having spent with the Velatouri cleaned well, I starte...
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Sat, 9 Mar 2013 09:48:27 PST
Pallet Table- nice and slow dan440ss Here is one of my first attempts at crafting a table out of re-purposed pallets. It's simple, but I actually like it more than I do the more complicated ones. I didn't take the time to photograph each step, but here is how it went. (The picture of the upside down table is actually another project, b...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 19:23:32 PST
Stellar-X Pallet Table
Stellar-X Pallet Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> dan440ss Check out this table. I'll apologize in advance for the stock photos and the ms paint drawings. I didn't take the time to capture the build step by step like I should have. Also, I'm quite the amateur when it comes to wood working. I have a hard time putting my actions into words. I just do it--like...
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Tue, 26 Feb 2013 11:05:52 PST
Pallet Coffee Table With Storage Cubby bmciver2 This coffee table was born out of a need to furnish a living room with an industrial-chic look.  We wanted something functional and beautiful, and budget friendly that we could get also get our hands dirty making. To make the coffee table, we used: - 2 pallets - Sand paper - Stain - Finishing nail...
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Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:41:31 PST
Reused wooden Table (pallets)
Reused wooden Table (pallets) - More DIY How To Projects]]> hack818 I have always wanted a patio table for the back yard . It was a pain to find one that was big enoff also afforable to get this a brife intructable that shows you that you can take old pallets and reuse them to what you desire.   Scrap wood here is the table 90% built . I used old pallets . I...
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 18:19:04 PST