Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodworking - box - featured Mon, 5 Oct 2015 10:42:21 PDT BLOX v1.01 Phi Box
Phi Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> HTMF Metal Pizza The attached file is a scalable vector graphic made from Corel Draw.I made this to be cut on the UNIVERSAL 60 Watt CO2 Lasers in the Chandler, Az TECHSHOP.This is a laser cut pattern that assembles into a box with a wooden hinge. Its about (approximately, almost, nearly) the size of a cigar box with...
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Sat, 19 Sep 2015 19:06:14 PDT
Sliding ring box
Sliding ring box - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock My last ring box I made I posted on Instructables and I got a lot of views and likes (ring box), also someone saw the wooden hinge I'd used and decided to put it on an engagement ring box he was making so when I decided to make another one I thought I'd put it on here too and hopefully it too could ...
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Fri, 4 Sep 2015 09:10:32 PDT
"Flaming" Bandsaw Box
"Flaming" Bandsaw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> isaylor In this instructable, I will show you how to make a "flaming" bandsaw box. I am making this box for my dad. The reason I chose a flame is that he is a firefighter. WARNING, if you don't like sanding small cracks and crevices, do not make this box.Tools Needed:BandsawBelt/disc sanderDrill and drum sa...
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Tue, 1 Sep 2015 17:34:12 PDT
"Broken" Bandsaw Box
"Broken" Bandsaw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> isaylor In this instructable I will show you how to make a bandsaw box. A bandsaw box is an ornate jewelry or trinket box made mostly on a bandsaw. They are fun to make and don't take many materials.Tools Needed:Bandsaw (with a rip fence)Belt Sander Drill press with a drum sander Materials Needed:woodFelt ...
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:28:59 PDT
Mars Attacks Martian Saucer Candy Dish
Mars Attacks Martian Saucer Candy Dish - More DIY How To Projects]]> antagonizer Let me start by saying that, as a fan of sci-fi movies, none is more iconic than the classic, 'Mars Attacks'. There are so many props for die hard enthusiasts to recreate, but none is more beautifully designed than the Martian saucer. Based on the 50's 'B' movie model, it is both simple, and elegan...
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 20:23:32 PDT
Wood box
Wood box - More DIY How To Projects]]> yehong Make a wood box Preparation Select a suitable wood for box, I used walnut wood. Remove the wood for box Use proper tool to remove wood. Make the box cover Use proper tools to make the box cover Clean and make detail Use sand paper to process the box surface.
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Mon, 20 Jul 2015 07:59:33 PDT
Cedar Planter Box
Cedar Planter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> LaneBrosWoodShop I always enjoy building outdoor projects anyways. I wanted to build something a little different from the usual planter boxes and decided that a sort of Greene and Greene style would be cool.This is really a simple project to build especially if you have a Kreg Jig. I started out with 4 1x4x8 cedar ...
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Sat, 18 Jul 2015 10:55:25 PDT
How To Make Apple Boxes
How To Make Apple Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> nick ferry Apple boxes get tons of use in all sorts of fields relating to camera work. These are great for having talent sit on, stand on, setting props on or secure lighting fixtures or tri-pods. They also work really well around the home workshop for a place to sit or as a nice little step stool! My photo...
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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 22:41:38 PDT
Log card box
Log card box - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Collect all the cards for your birthday, wedding, or other event in a rustic card box that's made from an old section of log. This card box is made from real wood, and is sure to capture the imagination of your guests. The log section was trimmed up and hollowed on a bandsaw. A swivel lid allows acc...
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Thu, 18 Jun 2015 12:41:18 PDT
Bandsaw Box- Whale
Bandsaw Box- Whale - More DIY How To Projects]]> HaroldPenner How to make your very own Bandsaw box Whale. Thanks to Angeli Frondoso who made this in our Woodworking class. (:Thanks Angie for the instructable directions! Whale Pattern Length- 25cm (10")Width- 8.5cm (3 3/8")Height- 8.5cm (3 3/8") Draw top and side view of the whale This pattern can easily...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 18:23:48 PDT
Small Van Modifications
Small Van Modifications - More DIY How To Projects]]> bill.rose.31392 Ok so I have a small van. A Citreon Berlingo its a common size of van and has a lot of space inside. However a lot of that space is wasted. Its just a lot of air being driven around and the loading area is limited. But if you build a parcel / crate shelf then the van becomes much more user friendly....
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Fri, 15 May 2015 04:25:04 PDT
Custom Project Enclosure
Custom Project Enclosure - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos So you have just finished building an awesome electronics project. Now you need to find a housing for it. You could just stick it in a plain plastic box. But project enclosures that you buy from a store are expensive and are rarely the right size. So why not build your own custom project enclosure. ...
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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:37:09 PDT
CNC Hammer Joint Box
CNC Hammer Joint Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> mydarndest I am building some skills with my Shapeoko 2 and decided to cut a box that uses joinery and assembles without glue. Using a joinery technique called “Hammer Tenon”, I did some studies to translate it for CNC and did test cuts to make sure I had my file match the tolerance of the machine. Then, I d...
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Mon, 9 Mar 2015 12:24:27 PDT
wine box into rustic wood box
wine box into rustic wood box - More DIY How To Projects]]> briciius Hello everybody !Today i will teach you how to get an authentic, vintage and rustic wood box from a classical wine box.It's a project i've made during my studies a long time ago. so i've take new pics to show you the differents step. Preparing our magic potion. We need : A bottle - Vinaigre ( use...
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 04:43:17 PST
Ring box with wooden hinge
Ring box with wooden hinge - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I really like making wooden boxes and always use wooden hinges, I think they look so much better than any hinge you can buy. Plus they cost so much less (in money terms that is, not time!). As a lot of people who do woodwork I often have loads of offcuts that a generally too small to do anything wit...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 14:23:20 PST
Secret Compartment Box with Silver Inlay
Secret Compartment Box with Silver Inlay - More DIY How To Projects]]> rybitski This box was constructed as a gift from cherry and walnut. The cherry was cut, dried, sawed, and planed in my hometown in Virginia then moved out west with me. The walnut was purchased locally in California. The only fasteners used in the construction of the box are the screws attaching the hinge, e...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 17:12:01 PST
Wooden Apple iPad Protective Box
Wooden Apple iPad Protective Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> AverageJoesJoinery I made this wooden box/case to enable me to take my iPad with me when I go into hospital. It will offer a lot of protection if I did drop it because the iPad is secured with padded foam inside the wooden box. Just because it was designed to offer protection doesnt mean it shouldnt look nice, so I in...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:41:04 PST
Laser Cut Wooden Jewelry Box
Laser Cut Wooden Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Regax This Instructable will guide you through all of the steps required to make a fully customizable laser cut wooden jewelry box! This jewelry box contains two fold-out wings complete with satin foam pads, three racks designed to hold a total of twelve rings/necklaces and two fold-out panels designed to...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 00:12:16 PST
Hardwood watch box
Hardwood watch box - More DIY How To Projects]]> plkap74 I made this wooden box as a present for my brother over the holidays. The box is made of two pieces of Padauk hardwood (love the red color). Box pieces of wood have had pockets CNC milled into them to fit a 2 watches, and the top of the box has been CNC milled with a v-shaped bit to make his initial...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 21:48:20 PST
Frozen Checker Board Box
Frozen Checker Board Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> sporty667 I wanted to build something for my cousins two little girls for Christmas and my dad said make checker board that's what I used to make for family and my mom said do something from frozen. These two little girls love frozen and were even them for Halloween so I started working, first time attempting...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 16:54:20 PST
Secret Compartment Box
Secret Compartment Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> dhpenner1 I've had this idea for a jewelry box with a secret compartment rolling around in my head for a few months. There are no metal mechanisms, all movement is caused by wooden springs activated by an unassuming key. Selecting Your Wood I used a Walnut for the sides and Curly Maple for the back, front...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 21:51:51 PST
Make A Cordless Lightbox
Make A Cordless Lightbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> imwilly Recently designed and constructed this light-box which requires no 'mains' power supply. Just insert a 9V DC battery.Have just finished my upload file and wanted to share.Now everyone can make their on light-boxes. Wanted to get it out there before someone tried making everyone pay for it.Cheapest A...
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Mon, 17 Nov 2014 03:34:10 PST
dogwood burl and walnut freehand pick box
dogwood burl and walnut freehand pick box - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickysp8 Well it said "In this Wood Contest, we want you to show us what magic you can create with a hunk of wood" so I did just that. A couple of years ago while wondering out in the woods I found a dog wood tree with a small burl near its base and since the tree was nearly dead I got my saw and cut the bur...
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Wed, 12 Nov 2014 17:18:59 PST
Pirate Chest Cooler Box
Pirate Chest Cooler Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> joshwelch9 I recently saw an instructable about turning a cooler into a treasure chest and had to give it a go. I'll walk you through the steps I took to turn my cooler into a treasure chest. All of my materials used were recycled wood from pallets and t...
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Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:14:03 PDT
Log box/case
Log box/case - More DIY How To Projects]]> SuperPollo My first Instructable, I hope you enjoy it:DFirst of all, I want to mention that English is not my mother or father tongue, so I apologize in advance for any grammar mistake, or if it’s hard to understand/follow. Therefore I’ll be writing in English and Spanish (mother tongue) for any bilingual make...
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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 19:12:42 PDT
Wooden iPhone Case
Wooden iPhone Case - More DIY How To Projects]]> deluges Hello everyone,So my dad got a brand new iPhone 5s (already outdated now) and I know that he would never buy a case for it so I decided to take the matter in my own hands and craft one for him, so that he would feel guilty if he said he didn't want it.Although he has a 5s, you can make this case for...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:51:19 PDT
Marvelous money boxes
Marvelous money boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I wanted to make a couple of money boxes for my kids and had a marvel poster spare so decided I'd make a comic clad money box for them each. They will get £1 a week and 20 pence a day, with the day one being an incentive to behave......well I'm hoping anyway (they are 5 and 7 by the way and not grow...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 14:00:58 PDT
Puzzle Box (Unabox)
Puzzle Box (Unabox) - More DIY How To Projects]]> mtairymd This is a modified version of the Unabox which was built by TXTCLA55 as shown here: simplified version can be built with limited tools and a basic skill level. The drawing is included in the video description. Note that the drawing units are...
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Sat, 23 Aug 2014 08:51:11 PDT
Tenon Style Knob
Tenon Style Knob - More DIY How To Projects]]> dwestphal1 A while back I made this box to practice hand-cut dovetails. And then I wanted to make a tenon style knob. I've never made one before, so I figured 'back to the practice box!' Cut To Size The Knob I wanted a rectangular knob to match the rectangular box. Also, I've been wanting to work with th...
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Wed, 21 May 2014 12:01:57 PDT
Three finger box joint using a tenon jig
Three finger box joint using a tenon jig - More DIY How To Projects]]> golond Never be embarrassed by ugly screws and butt joints again! A simple finger joint is strong enough for most projects, and with a jig doing the heavy lifting it couldn't be easier.I made mine at TechShopTools needed:Table sawTenon jig (shop fox)Materials needed:LumberWood Glue Cut Lumber To Size ...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 00:40:39 PDT
Selesnya Deck Box
Selesnya Deck Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> brandonelms This a short, forgot to take pictures during the build, instructable. I wanted to make a cool box for my MTG cards. It could be used for other things as well. Please comment if you have any suggestions. Hope you enjoy. Most the pictures are on the last step. The Build For this project I used the ...
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Tue, 20 May 2014 08:37:23 PDT
Wooden Crate with Lid
Wooden Crate with Lid - More DIY How To Projects]]> lighteningdrake Before I truly figured out Kickstarter, I didn't realize that "add-ons" were something you could get by just adding more money to the pledge. So when I kicked (? can we make that official?) a project for a Kubb set, I didn't get the carry tote bag. But that's ok! It gave me the chance to build ...
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Thu, 8 May 2014 07:14:47 PDT
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter
Sonic Screwdriver Wand: Doctor Who meets Harry Potter - More DIY How To Projects]]> CabbitCastle Backgrund: About a year ago a friend of mine saw a very nice Sonic Screwdriver Wand made by Maranda Li aka Praeclarus Wands. Due to those being sold out she asked me if it would be possible for me to make her one, which is what I'll be attempting to do. Having talked to her about possible manufa...
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Sat, 5 Apr 2014 10:38:25 PDT
woodburned Legend of Zelda box
woodburned Legend of Zelda box - More DIY How To Projects]]> jessyratfink The boy and I are proud owners of a wonky Ikea coffee table that we found on the side of the road. The major problem with this table is that it has a handy-dandy shelf, which likes to collect just about every small object in the apartment. It looks bad, our cats sometimes steal things, and I'm con...
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Sun, 16 Mar 2014 19:16:52 PDT
Mario Bros. Box
Mario Bros. Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheAbandonedWarlord This is my first Instructable and I thought of it one evening whilst browsing through the competitions on this site and had the idea. I hope you enjoy building it as much as I have. What You Will Need Parts MDF (Medium Density Fibreboard) Glue or nails 2.5mm x 10 wood sc...
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Sat, 8 Mar 2014 09:11:36 PST
Jewelry Box
Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> PaleoPunk Organize necklaces, bracelets, rings, and earrings in one convenient box. NO POWER TOOLS NEEDED. Materials Materials: A sketch or diagram of compartments (it makes things easier later if this drawing is to scale). Wood I used about 90 sq. inches of 3/8 inch thick clear pine for the bo...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:38:01 PST
Cheap treasure chest box (REAL wood LOOK)
Cheap treasure chest box (REAL wood LOOK) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ishan udyoga ok let's get start . What do we need to make this. 01.Binder gum02.Dry banana leaf03.Bristol Board (brown color is great) Cut your bristol board like this. Gluing your dry banana leaf. Cut out unwanted leaf pieces .(use paper cutter) Shutter. Bristol board hinge. Paint paint...
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Mon, 17 Feb 2014 08:13:00 PST
Jewelry box with a screw on lid.
Jewelry box with a screw on lid. - More DIY How To Projects]]> jlepack A round box with a screw on lid. This is my first instructable and I hope people find it useful. Design the box I drew a template using a coffee can for the circle. Divided the circle into 4 parts for separate storage in the finished box.take note of the circle in the middle. this will hold the b...
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Tue, 11 Feb 2014 09:05:06 PST
Wooden Storage Box
Wooden Storage Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> SuzukiDHP This instructable will show you the basic concept behind the construction of this box. These boxes can be different sizes but this one is roughly 32in×17in×18in Materials Needed Materials Needed2 boxes of 1 1/4in wood screws 503 hinges (what ever you decide)4 18in×4in panel board2 1in×2in×6ft 1 ...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:16:25 PST
Codex Puzzle Box
Codex Puzzle Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> LMO Please take a minute to vote for my project in the hidden compartments contest if you like it! Thanks!This instructable will show you how to make a puzzle box that is opened by aligning inner rings that rotate and align into unique designs. This design lets you choose whether you want the box to o...

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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 11:52:22 PST
How to make a blanket chest.
How to make a blanket chest. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mrballeng A friend of ours is expecting a child. I made this chest for her to have a place to store diapers, wipes, and toys for her little muchkin. Any parent in a two story house will tell you how convenient it is to have a diaper stash both upstairs and downstairs. The size of the box was determined by t...
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Thu, 23 Jan 2014 20:55:26 PST
Puzzle Box Safe
Puzzle Box Safe - More DIY How To Projects]]> marsjer000 This is my first instructable so bare with me. Feedback is greatly appreciated both positive and negative. The puzzle box is a mystery box that can only be opened once you pull out the lock key and then both adjacent corners have to be grabbed in order to open. It will take them awhile even if they...
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Sat, 11 Jan 2014 19:07:53 PST
Build a Billy Cart
Build a Billy Cart - More DIY How To Projects]]> ScitechWA There is a lot of building going on at Scitech at the moment with the opening of our new feature exhibition Ingenious. All that hammering and gluing took us back to our childhood and we just couldn't resist the temptation to build a billy cart. A billy cart (or gravity racer) is a fantastic way to ...
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Tue, 17 Dec 2013 18:27:47 PST
SmokeBox, Handmade Wooden Cigarette Case by lanceverde
SmokeBox, Handmade Wooden Cigarette Case by lanceverde - More DIY How To Projects]]> lanceverde Create your very own SmokeBox using the fully detailed and illustrated instructable below! For those who would rather own than make—purchase the non-electric version of SmokeBox in my personal Etsy shop, ready made and fully functional.  Also, feel free to see my other work at   ...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 14:06:58 PST
Homemade Chest
Homemade Chest - More DIY How To Projects]]> srcruls Welcome to my first instructable. Having some free time and a desire to start making things from wood I decided to make a chest. I wanted the ability to lock this chest with a padlock and didn't want to spend more than £40. I also wanted this box to fit underneath my bed, but still have a good capac...
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Sat, 7 Dec 2013 02:41:32 PST
Make a Simple Wood Box at Techshop
Make a Simple Wood Box at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> Adam ANT Hello! I'm going to show you how to build this simple wood box on a laser cutter. I designed this box for a specific purpose but it would work great as a jewelry box, a pencil box (without the divider) or to hold any other small knick-knacks. If you build more than one they will lock together as the...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:53:08 PST
Laser cut a custom drawer caddy
Laser cut a custom drawer caddy - More DIY How To Projects]]> golond Sometimes a drawer is too small to fit a store-bought silverware drawer organizer. Sometimes you need specifically sized cubbies in your drawer. Achieve your organizational needs with a sleek, custom caddy of your own design. I made mine at TechShop. Design your box layout First you need to deter...
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Sun, 17 Nov 2013 23:58:31 PST
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox
Build a Woodworker's Toolbox - More DIY How To Projects]]> Popular Mechanics If you're a mechanic, finding a toolbox is no problem - there are dozens on the market, from huge roll-around shop cases to small metal boxes. Framers, plumbers and electricians are well served, too, with everything from pickup-truck storage to toolbags and belts. However, if you're a shop-bound woo...
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Fri, 27 Sep 2013 13:49:03 PDT
Box on a Budget
Box on a Budget - More DIY How To Projects]]> tessalene One overcast morning I was perusing the yard of my summer residence and I came across this small wood pile comprised of what looked like old fence boards, or at least portions of old fence boards. The boards were in pretty great condition considering they had been sitting unprotected in the yard for...
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Wed, 21 Aug 2013 19:24:57 PDT
Guitar Amp From Jewelry Box
Guitar Amp From Jewelry Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> purpletheory I picked up a cheap, wooden jewelry box from a local craft store for around $5 a while back, and it's been collecting dust on my desk ever since. Lately I've grown tired of looking at it and have decided that it's time to do something with it. One of my hobbies is building guitar effects pedals and ...
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 20:17:51 PDT