Instructables: exploring - workshop - shelf Sun, 21 Dec 2014 05:04:05 PST BLOX v1.01 Knick Knack Shelf
Knick Knack Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robert_winkler This is a Knick Knack shelf that you can put almost anything that you want on it. Its original purpose is to hang on the wall and put video game cases, and accessories on. Materials needed:2, 6" x 36" x 3/4" pieces of poplar (a type of wood) 1, 2" x 36" x 3/4" piece of poplar Carpenters glue (wood g...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:16:58 PST
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf
Easy And Awesome Pallet Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClenseYourPallet I love working with pallets. The wood is hard to work with, it's hard to get, and it takes way more work to finish. But even with all of that I love them. I don't know if it is the unique way the projects turn out or if it's that you are using wood that would get burned or chipped if you didn't use ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 13:57:08 PST
Magnetic Key Ring Holder
Magnetic Key Ring Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> bubal How to make a magnetic keyring holder with a piece of wood and five neodymium disc magnets. It is very easy to build and very convenient.
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Sat, 13 Dec 2014 12:37:16 PST
DIY Super Easy Steel Rod Shelf
DIY Super Easy Steel Rod Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar To get that industrial vibe in your home would be easy with this DIY steel rod shelf, where you're mostly assembling, not building! Steel rods, end caps and flanges are easy to pick up in the plumbing department of your home improvement store. You can even have the home improvement store cut a piece...
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Mon, 1 Dec 2014 20:46:26 PST
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves
DIY Standing Lamp w/ Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar If you want to try you hand at making a lamp this is a really great and simple project that combines a lamp with a piece of furniture. Storage shelves are always in demand and pairing that with a lamp makes a lot of sense. This written tutorial is a companion to the video to make the whole process e...
By: darbinorvar

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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:35:14 PST
Pallet Lumber Sorting Rack
Pallet Lumber Sorting Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> nhampto9 As I mentioned in a previous 'Ible, I have disassembled & recycled over 100 pallets this summer. I have numerous projects completed, but that's a LOT of lumber to use! Needless to say, it was stacking & piling up w no rhyme or reason. This weekend, I got the problem in hand. Design A lot of the l...
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Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:19:26 PST
Compression Shelf Room Divider
Compression Shelf Room Divider - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Storing your stuff doesn't have to mean boxing it and putting it out of eyesight. You can balance your storage needs in your place by partitioning your space with a smart storage solution like the compression shelf room divider. Using compression poles as the structure, rustic shelves were added t...
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Thu, 20 Nov 2014 15:19:01 PST
Useful bookholder
Useful bookholder - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eiqua2808 You don't want that all your books are always lying on the table??? Then you need my bookholder. It's easy and fast to make. I can promise you, you will need it. Size First you have to know how big your bookholder must be. Here is the size which I used.1 plate 34,5 cm , 20 cm ,2 cm1 plate 5 cm , ...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 05:58:45 PST
Hidden Compartment Shelf
Hidden Compartment Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> showmewoodworks In this project I make a shelf that has a nice little hidden compartment perfect for hiding valuables from thieves or children!Some mobile applications won't allow the video to be played so here is the link
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Fri, 14 Nov 2014 18:26:15 PST
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf
Reclaimed Wood Wall Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> azükiBEAN Put some character onto your blank wall by filling up space and displaying your knickknacks! Find Your Materials I used 6 bed slats that I had laying around. Make The Frame By nailing the corners as seen. I used nails from a random box I found in my kitchen shelves. BTW: All the slats are th...
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 22:54:15 PST
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf
DIY Copper Metal Wire Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar It doesn't take too much to create your own cool shelves with metal. Copper is inexpensive when used carefully and this easy copper wire shelf uses less than 3 feet of wire and a small oak board.Using copper pipes is really easy, just get yourself a cheap hacksaw or heavy wire cutters to cut the wir...
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Fri, 7 Nov 2014 10:57:28 PST
Wooden Candle Holder
Wooden Candle Holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> michiel12312377 A couple of days ago, I made a wooden tablet stand and in my opinion, it looks really good! So my mother said: "Why don't you make a candle holder for tea lights based on the same design?". And I thought: "Why not?". What Do You Need? ✤ MATERIALS☞ 3/5" plank✤ TOOLS☞ wood glue☞ jigsaw☞ milling mac...
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Tue, 4 Nov 2014 13:32:33 PST
Rolling Drawer Desk/Craft Station
Rolling Drawer Desk/Craft Station - More DIY How To Projects]]> ckeirce A wooden rolling cart with 15 sliding drawers, versatile and perfect for home or office! Materials I used Birch 1/2 inch plywood, but you can use pine plywood for a cheaper buy.-3 4'x8' 1/2" plywood sheets-4 swivel casters (I recommend metal, not plastic)-1 box of 1" deck screws-1 box of 1" finis...
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Thu, 30 Oct 2014 21:52:26 PDT
Fix Fridge Shelves w/ Sugru
Fix Fridge Shelves w/ Sugru - More DIY How To Projects]]> AngelaClaraManna Fridge shelves tend to break over time. It can be quite expensive to buy new shelves from the right brand. Sugru is perfect for the job as it is cheaper than buying new shelves. Sugru will withstand very cold degrees, bond to the plastic/glass, and stay flexible which should prevent the shelves from...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 07:10:58 PDT
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit
Saw Workbench Area Retrofit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Laserbird This is an Instructable on how to turn a crabby empty space in to a productive shop work area! This workbench will be a central part in the new makerspace in Portland, OR located at 7600 N. Interstate Ave for makers of all types to come and work on projects!Here is a list of the materials, tools, an...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:38:22 PDT
Spray Paint Rack Improvements
Spray Paint Rack Improvements - More DIY How To Projects]]> awillybilly I had built a spray paint rack a few weeks back to try and do some tidying up but I wasn't satisfied with the end result. So in this Instructable I'll show you how I fixed the two things I wasn't happy with.1. The rack needs a back to prevent spray paint cans from beating the wall to death when the...
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Sun, 26 Oct 2014 20:35:30 PDT
DIY paint shelves
DIY paint shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> NicoShanks Hello Lovely people, (I appologize, the head crab is on its way, but I made this today really quick and easy likes so I thought I'd post it)this is a very inexpensive and relatively quick project. I play war hammer 40K and I paint models etc, I was getting annoyed at my paints just kicking about and...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 23:33:53 PDT
Console Gaming Shelf
Console Gaming Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeyfids For all of us gamers we understand that organization and display can be a bit of a handful at times. Achieving the ultimate display/collection is an ongoing battle.My goal was to create a console gaming shelf that displays my favourite and most used consoles, with LED lights!To begin, you must draw ...
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Sat, 11 Oct 2014 10:59:40 PDT
Easy Hexagon Shelf
Easy Hexagon Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sk8ty this instructable was inspired by the user Andrew Cleverlands beehive shelf here is the link. is a quick and easy project, great for beginners. Remember always a wear safety glasses when using power tools.Be careful be safe and have fun. Material...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:15:38 PDT
skateboard shelf
skateboard shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Oliorn Awesome idea that will make your room with a cool look, and with space to store stuff Drill drill the ceilingTighten the rods Cleaning Clean old skateboards Put nuts on the rods and add skateboards you will need about 32 nuts Nice and pretty fill your shelf with stuff you wantthis will...
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Mon, 15 Sep 2014 03:50:14 PDT
Liquor rack
Liquor rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> Badger4700 I have seen a few similar racks and decided to make one suited to my needs. Find a suitable pallet Just about any pallet that is in good condition will do. Disassemble the pallet and stain the pieces. I used a sawsall to cut through the nails and to cut the pallet down. I cut mine at the firs...
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:38:22 PDT
Simple Garage Shelf
Simple Garage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> motos I recently got a garage that I started moving tools into. I now need a shelving unit on the cheap. This is made completely from 12 2x4x8s (31 dollars home depot). I already had the other hand tools I needed from other projects:-miter saw box/saw (if you have a sliding compound miter saw more power ...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 15:17:43 PDT
Adjustable under garagedoor shelf/projector mount
Adjustable under garagedoor shelf/projector mount - More DIY How To Projects]]> blogsdo if you use your garage as a hangout area as well as a workshop sometimes you have to be creative with your use of space. The perfect position for a projector in my space is directly under the open garage door. Hanging a mount from the ceiling would not be possible. This under garage door shelf can o...
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Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:19:06 PDT
Beehive shelves
Beehive shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Andrew Cleveland This technique uses masking tape to "clamp" when glueing mitred joints. Its a very useful technique if you need to join anything with more than 4 sides where clamps won't work. Ratchet straps also work but are more expencive. I'd like to thank Starck Joinery cc in Salt River, Cape Town for teaching ...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 14:04:51 PDT
Shelf making, the easy way?? mistakes included
Shelf making, the easy way?? mistakes included - More DIY How To Projects]]> macglobalus It was supposed to be easy and it is but I wasn't using the proper tools and the nails I used are actually shafts from used pop rivets they don't have a head thus it was easy to miss and hurt myself. The shelf goes on a very dusty busted shack I have at the end of my house lot.
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 22:05:55 PDT
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf
The Manhattan Industrial Pipe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alesandrome This certainly isn't the first Industrial Pipe Shelf Instructables, but it's a good primer for someone working in a smaller urban space sans workshop. Read on for a how-to on Manhattan making.. Spray paint the pipes Before anything, you need to head to Home Depot (23rd Street worked well for me h...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:46:57 PDT
Shoe Shelf
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. admired the original idea and wanted to build one myself because my family has a large pile of shoes at the front ...
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Wed, 16 Jul 2014 23:56:38 PDT
Reclaimed Red Oak Shelf
Reclaimed Red Oak Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpine522 I use the pieces reclaimed from a bunk bed that was on its last legs. Fairly simple and strait forward project. Thanks for watching! Chris
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Fri, 4 Jul 2014 18:25:32 PDT
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack
Pallet Wood Shelf/Coat Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurHour The boards from pallets can be used in a multitude of projects but the side and center beams (also called "stringers") that are sandwiched between the top and bottom boards are a bit more difficult to use. When I decided to build a shelf/coat rack I looked at my supply of pallet wood and seeing the...
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Sun, 8 Jun 2014 18:40:44 PDT
USB Plant Shelf, the perfect office companion
USB Plant Shelf, the perfect office companion - More DIY How To Projects]]> Akin Yildiz original post; The Plant Shelf, a form of live art.Why? because plants make anywhere a lovely place to live, clean the air and give off positive energy. we can have walls covered with these shelves with different sizes and shapes. what if paintings weren't the only form of art to hang on a wall ?! p...
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Mon, 2 Jun 2014 16:46:40 PDT
Wood Storage Shelves via Recyclable Pallet
Wood Storage Shelves via Recyclable Pallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> CantCacheMe I have been reading the many different creative ways that people have come up with for reusing pallets via Instructables. I started to collect my own pallets, but because of the lack of time to be as creative as others, I found that I was collecting a lot of pallets with no creative outcomes. I wa...
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Fri, 30 May 2014 15:44:15 PDT
8 ft Room Organizer
8 ft Room Organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> MidnightMaker Life takes it's twists and turns. I recently became self employed. Seeing your job being exported is no fun, but it created an opportunity to work at creating a life without the corporate safety net. One of the problems I encountered was that my home work environment was not ideally configured for w...
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Sun, 4 May 2014 10:44:55 PDT
Simple Book Shelf asifshiraz This is a simple Ikea style bookshelf. I made it at TechShop ( Here are the instructions. 1. Take some flat pine boards, available at homedepot and lowes 1' x 8'. 2. Take a ruler and mark the lengths at which we will cut them. I cut it into four 1' x 2.5' and and two 1' x 3.75'...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 22:44:04 PDT
Retro Shadow Box with Splined Mitres
Retro Shadow Box with Splined Mitres - More DIY How To Projects]]> s_scotti I have always wanted to make a 50s / 60s inspired shadow box wall shelf to display various items I have collected from my travels. I decided to add some more complexity to the frame by using a spline joint, which adds strength but also gives it some visual appeal. I have used local hardwoods for the...
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Sat, 26 Apr 2014 07:01:36 PDT
Tiny Wooden Shelf
Tiny Wooden Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> razic We'll cover how to make a tiny wooden shelf. I put this together at the TechShop in San Francisco. Grab Some Wood Since the shelf I'll be building is so tiny, I'll grab some wood out of the scrap pile. The dimensions don't really matter; any old plank will do. Cut To Length Cut the wood to ...
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Thu, 10 Apr 2014 17:07:21 PDT
Simple Birch Limb Wall Shelf phemy I recently redid my bedroom in a nature theme and wanted to incorporate birch somehow.  I went and cut down some small birch trees on a friends property and used the limbs to make this shelf.  I bought cheap pine board at Home Depot and had them cut the boards to length for me because I only have a ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 20:39:29 PDT
Build a Hanging Shelf System
Build a Hanging Shelf System - More DIY How To Projects]]> Greg Pless This modular, attractive and easily configurable shelf system can be built nearly entirely using readily available parts and materials from any big box hardware store. The locking collars can be found online. Follow these, simplified steps and you can build something similar, of your own design, i...
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Sun, 30 Mar 2014 18:06:08 PDT
The Bat-shelf
The Bat-shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lord_Pruitt Ok, so I have a lonely, boring corner on my desk at work.  It just NEEDS something to make it, and me, happy.  Plus, I spend way more time riding a desk now that I'd like.  And I could always use a little more storage space for my stuff. Thus, the idea for the bat-shelf was born. Resources & Mate...
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Tue, 25 Mar 2014 15:46:15 PDT
cedar shelving
cedar shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> JosephAllenByrd Today we're going to be going over how easy it is to make some small shelving out of rescued (free) cedar siding. Good for spice racks, knick knacks, bathrooms, or by a front door. Materials You will need: -Some wood (using cedar siding)-Screws/nails (using sheetrock screws)-abrasive material (sa...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 14:24:57 PDT
Floating Cat Shelves
Floating Cat Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> vreinkymov My wife wanted floating cat shelves. We checked at retail stores, but such shelves were too small. The biggest entry level shelves would barely fit a kitten's bottom and were $30. We had a shoe rack made out of spare plywood that we were going to donate, so I turned the materials into a floating cat...
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Fri, 14 Mar 2014 23:47:38 PDT
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover
Making a fitted, fabric lined book safe from a hardback book dust cover - More DIY How To Projects]]> fluzwup This tutorial demonstrates how to make a book safe that is custom fitted to the contents, and is lined with fabric to provide a soft, attractive interior.  The exterior, or course, is intended to look like a book when sitting on the shelf, to provide some degree of security through obscurity.  This ...
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Wed, 5 Mar 2014 11:47:32 PST
12 Piece Entertainment Center
12 Piece Entertainment Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mike V 12 Piece Entertainment Center Designed and Built by: Mike V. The 12 piece entertainment center can keep things organized and out of the way while still easily accessible. It takes a bit of an investment of both time and money but serves a great purpose. A few of the shelves can be removed giving yo...
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Fri, 28 Feb 2014 02:14:48 PST
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf
Fibonacci plug-in bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> katekat You need a bookshelf with mixed wood and harmonic light design? This bookshelf has no visible screws and you can staple or organize books as you like, because of different shelves. It is light and beautiful. The hard part is the construction afterwards you will need one day work. This bookshelf c...
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 07:21:37 PST
Simple and Cheap Locker Shelf
Simple and Cheap Locker Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chimera Dragonfang My locker at the local hackerspace was a mess. I made a shelf to fix that. It cost me nothing but 10-15 minutes of my time. Here's what I did. Time: Barely any Skill: Not much Cost: None Materials Required Corrugated cardboard; the thicker the better Knife Optional, But Will Make Thin...
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Sat, 15 Feb 2014 15:58:30 PST
Framed picture that turns into a shelf
Framed picture that turns into a shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ryan271828 It's a picture when you want it, a shelf when you need it. I've got a projector that's pretty bad-ass, but it's a drag to have the projector and accompanying computer hogging space in the living room when there are people over. Moreover, it's a pain to set up a table or stand or something when ...
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Fri, 14 Feb 2014 20:24:53 PST
Rustic Shelf
Rustic Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> dqgates After jointing tech shop you will be required to take a safety class to use the basic woodworking equipment.  During the class we created the components to make a shelf.  However at the end of the class we were just left with 4 simple plain looking pieces of wood.  This instructable will teach you h...
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 10:19:05 PST
Floating shelf with lights, powesockets and glass holders
Floating shelf with lights, powesockets and glass holders - More DIY How To Projects]]> naopak_lik This is floating shelf with reading lights, power sockets and glass holders. Upper shelf Shelf console Lower shelf
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Wed, 5 Feb 2014 02:23:09 PST
DIY Cardboard Shelves
DIY Cardboard Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> CommanderCookie Materials You'll needCardboardDucttape And scissors Cut The Cardboard Cut the cardboard into the shelf size you would like to make. Make at least 3 layers Tape Em Tape them together. Wall Tape it to the wall Done! Done!
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Fri, 31 Jan 2014 14:05:32 PST
Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair
Hidden bookcase doors to secret lair - More DIY How To Projects]]> SPECTREcat Every super villains evil lair need a secret entrance. That was the motivation for this project. The design and construction was based on my own design. It wanted the doors to be fully functioning bookcases with a unique opening mechanism. They hinge inward and then slide outward. This way they d...

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Thu, 30 Jan 2014 10:28:25 PST
Coat rack with shelf
Coat rack with shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> jbedgood This is my first project on here. I seen a picture of a of a coat rack with a shelf above it and decided I wanted to make one. I made this out of mixed soft wood lumber 1) 1x8x8' 1) 1x6x8' 1) 1x4x8' Tools I used Chop saw Scroll saw Orbital sander 18ga nail gun square clamps sandpaper wood glue scr...
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Mon, 20 Jan 2014 18:18:21 PST