Instructables: exploring - workshop - shelving Wed, 29 Jul 2015 15:16:38 PDT BLOX v1.01 Rubbermaid Shelving Retrofit
Rubbermaid Shelving Retrofit - More DIY How To Projects]]> NexGen FS I'm sure that you are fed up with Rubbermaid not selling an item that worked really well. Case in point. The shelves that I show above. They came ventilated for your garage or sold mostly in black for your home with gray uprights.. The shelves can be found in thrift stores, etc. case in point I foun...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 16:45:52 PDT
SIMPLE PALLET SHELVES - More DIY How To Projects]]> abeaule I am living in my first flat and since I immigrated to another country I didn't have much house stuff or contacts to get things cheap. So I am using this as an opportunity to start my adult life on the eco friendly side! I am trying to get most of my things second hand or building them myself using ...
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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 03:42:33 PDT
Closet Shelf: Old Meets New
Closet Shelf: Old Meets New - More DIY How To Projects]]> TorrieLeis Upcycled Shelving unit Step 1: Intro To begin our projects we were given a $20 store credit at Habitat for Humanity ReStore and were told to give new use to the products that we had bought from the store. After looking around the store i decided on making a shelving unit. I chose to buy a set of ...
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Sun, 3 May 2015 22:30:17 PDT
Bringing Order to Chaos!
Bringing Order to Chaos! - More DIY How To Projects]]> kevinskarpentry.baxterbuilt First of all, I'd like to say that this taking pictures, posting online, and having to write about it is a FIRST for me. These pictures were also taken with a new camera that I'm not yet used to, so sorry for the blurry pictures. I think I have Parkinson's Disease. ANYWAYS... So I recently moved m...
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Fri, 3 Apr 2015 10:54:52 PDT
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase
"Steel Pipe" Bookcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> zymurgeneticist Anyone who attempts to buy bookcases usually encounters the following string of questions, "Why do these cost so much money?", "Why are they all ugly?", "Who ever thought laminated plywood looked good?", and "What are these archaic things you call books?".It took over a year of looking at bookcases ...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 22:05:42 PDT
Vegetable Bins - Build Wire Mesh Vegetable Bins in Cold room or Root celar
Vegetable Bins - Build Wire Mesh Vegetable Bins in Cold room or Root celar - More DIY How To Projects]]> jardinier Hello gardeners or homesteaders,I built this vegetable bins into my positive cold storage room in my basement. Vegetable bins idea It's an idea to store and preserve vegetable and flower bulbs during fall and winter.The ends of the wire mesh panels are trapped between two pieces of wood. ...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 12:09:16 PST
Floating Shelf
Floating Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> alienldr1 This time I decided to make a floating shelf as a display shelf. I wanted to make this because that way, we don't need brackets to support the shelf underneath. All the support we need is inside the shelf. Now we don't have to worry about the brackets getting in the way of everything, bumping int...
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Sat, 21 Feb 2015 09:39:13 PST
Feature shelving unit for the lounge
Feature shelving unit for the lounge - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY_DAVE Hi all,My second instructable. This goes with my first (the rustic table). This shelving unit matches the style of the table design i did a few months back. It looks great with a few quirky ornaments on. It cost me nothing other than a box of 100 timber coloured screws. The wood was reclaimed from 4...

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Wed, 11 Feb 2015 03:11:15 PST
Small Wasted Space Idea Above Basement Stairs in Garage
Small Wasted Space Idea Above Basement Stairs in Garage - More DIY How To Projects]]> kckace I built this because my garage was to short to put shelving in front of where the cars are parked at.Here's how I did it.If you like this idea vote for me in the Small Spaces Contest. Thanks. Storage above basement garage stairs. Wasted Space Made Useful. Start with building the lower shelf. ...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 17:09:37 PST
Storage Shelf
Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> tlp801 I found some parts for a metal storage shelf at a local surplus warehouse and figured this would be a perfect project. I've seen similar shelving sold at Costco for around $150 - 200. But this costed much less!! Cost: Metal Shelf $20Plywood $10 x 2Total: $40Time to Complete ...
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 09:54:55 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...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:35:14 PST
DIY Rolling Shelves
DIY Rolling Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> GardenFork Rolling Shelving Units make life much easier, especially when you have too much stuff. Watch How I Made My Shelves Easier to Deal With: Light Duty and Heavy Duty The Video shows the light duty version of the rolling shelves, I also made a heavy duty version for my shelf of overflowing tools....
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:06:33 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
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 Art Shelf
DIY Art Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> darbinorvar Learn how to easily build a shallow shelf for art or books or candles, in just a few steps. Method I started with measuring and cutting up the wood for the shelves on my table saw and miter saw. I used a 1x6 that I ripped down to 3 1/2 inches for my top shelf, and the underneath bracket I ripped ...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 11:44:16 PDT
Super Hero Medal Hanger
Super Hero Medal Hanger - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bannockburn Clang! Bang! Kapow!No, it's not the sound of another Avengers battle but rather the sound of the scores of medals my son has hanging from his closet door. They're constantly falling off the door knob, getting stuck in the door when it closes and generally making a mess and racket. He also loves ...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:35:18 PDT
Art Collectors Cabinet
Art Collectors Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ruud van Koningsbrugge Whenever you collect or create art, there soon comes a point where there is no more place in the house to display the collection. With many decorative items its good advise to cluster in groups, but with many pieces of art that doesn't work. Each piece needs a place of its own. To accommodate a few ...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 03:48:46 PDT
Industrial Modern Shelving and Gaming Cabinet eliteMET My wife and I recently purchased a home together and we are slowly making it "ours". I will provide you with a quick history of the wood used in our Shelving before we built it: 1. Purchase of home. 2. Remove wood paneling and wood beams 3. Notice header across doorway needs to be replaced/reinforce...
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Mon, 27 Jan 2014 20:46:48 PST
Architectural Shelving
Architectural Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> johnwhitmarsh This shelving unit was commissioned for the gallery at Autodesk Pier 9 in San Francisco. It was created to showcase a diverse range of maker-style projects made in house by artists, Instructables staff, and Autodesk employees alike. (And the shelving itself had to look cool too.) I've always liked ...
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Mon, 13 Jan 2014 10:18:43 PST
Juggling Ball Storage Rack
Juggling Ball Storage Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> thegnome54 This is a pretty niche project, but anyone who enjoys juggling will soon end up with some storage issues. I have many different types of balls, and I wanted a way to store them in an aesthetically pleasing, easily accessible and secure way. I came up with several designs, and this is what I ended up...
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Thu, 12 Sep 2013 20:44:46 PDT
Easy Shelves from Old Wooden Crates
Easy Shelves from Old Wooden Crates - More DIY How To Projects]]> audreyobscura A friend of mine lives across the street from a wine distributor, and recently found a heap of wooden wine-boxes on the sidewalk. Knowing that his clever DIY friends would probably want them, he dragged them in to his garage, then called his friends. I grabbed as many as I could, and dragged them t...
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Mon, 20 May 2013 17:10:18 PDT
Building a Piano Bookcase for free!
Building a Piano Bookcase for free! - More DIY How To Projects]]> monkeywork Ok, I blame this one on my mother. She saw somewhere online this idea of taking an old piano and creating a bookshelf. She sent that idea to my wife, who forwarded the idea onto me. My wife then jumps onto CraigsList to find a free piano. And of course, she finds one. Now, before the Piano Police ...
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Sat, 30 Mar 2013 10:52:55 PDT
Adjustable bookshelf for angled walls simonvp Since angled walls/roofs are hard to make shelving systems for, I have made a bookshelf to utilize this mostly lost space. You can adjust the bookshelf to every angle, by adapting the bolts en setting the angle right.  If you want to, you can also put it on a regular wall, wherever you want, or on a...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 12:21:37 PST
Pallet wood shelves,shelf Brillidea These wre built from pallet wood and the only reason I build anything from pallet wood is My friend makes a pallet dismanteling bar which turns what would be a pain in the behind job, into a dream chuckle that was easy kinda job or to put in quantifiable terms a normal pallet usually takes about 20 ...
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Thu, 6 Dec 2012 07:38:12 PST
Kee Klamp Shelving
Kee Klamp Shelving - More DIY How To Projects]]> duncanwilkinson After moving to a new apartment in a Georgian house, we needed some bigger than normal shelving units to be the right scale for the higher ceilings. I've always loved the old school retro/warehouse look of the Ralph Lauren shops, so after a bit of Googling I found an awesome company who have actuall...
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Tue, 30 Oct 2012 16:28:21 PDT
Modular Wood Crate Playroom Storage
Modular Wood Crate Playroom Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> CDHenson Several years ago my wife and I redecorated our youngest son’s room to look like a barn yard complete with a barn, split rail fence, and mural walls. Last year we moved out youngest son in with his older brother so that they would be able to have a playroom. As anyone can imagine a two year old and ...
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Sun, 9 Sep 2012 20:25:35 PDT
Old Door + Fallen Branches = Shelves! laxcatcreations To go with our forest theme, as well as to be consistent with our habit of upcycling materials for our nursery, we decided to make wall shelves from an old door and some pine branches we found. Check out the step-by-step process at our blog!
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Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:10:54 PDT
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves
Hanging / Moving Book Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> kickice82003 A dynamic moving / adjustable set of shelves that can be repositioned at will and respond to differences in weight, or the amount of books held on each shelf.  While this project is specific to my house, it can easily be adapted to meet the specific conditions of your house or apartment, provided y...
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Sun, 26 Feb 2012 19:55:16 PST
Pressure Fit Screwless Shelves noahw These shelves are held firmly in place by pressure created from the shelf itself, there are no screws, mounting hardware, or levitation tricks - all they need is two opposing walls, and they're good to go.  This simple shelving unit fits between any two walls.  In my case, a tiny closet in my room t...
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Mon, 30 Jan 2012 15:21:37 PST
Closet Shelving jdfnola I ripped out the cheap wire shelving and replaced it with  nice built in wood shelves and closet rods. Looks much better and gives us much more storage capacity.
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Sun, 1 Jan 2012 15:03:42 PST
The Garage NathanaelScheffler Our garage is a functional workshop and a storage space.  It is a 2 car garage, but we only ever keep one car in it, leaving the rest of the space for storage and working space.  The shelves and the two benches are built from 2x4's.  They are bolted to the walls, which is especially great for the sh...
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Mon, 28 Feb 2011 13:39:27 PST
Easy (no power tools) mobile workspace with storage for large paper
Easy (no power tools) mobile workspace with storage for large paper - More DIY How To Projects]]> mole1 This is a work space set up in a small rental apartment's fully carpeted  'living / dining' area.  (The plush carpet was brand new. ..and I work with oils, acrylics, inks and other bad things for carpets. EeK!) What you need HOLLOW DOORS - hopefully second hand and free 2x4's - the same width...
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Fri, 18 Feb 2011 20:27:29 PST
Installing Bookshelves on the Cheap
Installing Bookshelves on the Cheap - More DIY How To Projects]]> Vultura99 This is a guide to installing bookshelves with standards and brackets. This type of shelving provides an inexpensive (cheap!) way to gain useful storage space for books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and anything else you might need ready access to. Whether in a study, living room, bedroom, or any other roo...
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Sat, 22 Jan 2011 08:30:02 PST
12 Storage Tote Shelving System $50.00
12 Storage Tote Shelving System $50.00 - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabbyDeAnne Hello all! Today I wanted to share with you how I made my storage bin shelving system for my garage. It holds 12 totes! Here is a short story why I made this instead of purchasing one. I have over 40 totes in my garage. I needed a sturdy shelving system to organize them so I could still get to one ...
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Tue, 14 Dec 2010 12:57:59 PST
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans
Cheap, easy, low-waste bookshelf plans - More DIY How To Projects]]> aeray Build an easy, portable 3' x 8' wooden bookshelf in about 20 minutes, with a minimum of tools and less than 1% waste, for about $60. The basic concept can be modified to create any size shelf system needed. For a similar bed see: Fo...
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Tue, 12 Oct 2010 17:15:19 PDT
Pallet shelves
Pallet shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobelon A trip to our local DIY store left us depressed at the high cost of frankly flimsy shelving products.  Out in the parking lot we spotted some "apparently abandoned" pallets and we helped ourselves to a few hoping to at least get the boxes off the floor and deal with building proper shelves later.  M...
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Sat, 11 Sep 2010 13:15:49 PDT
Hybrid bookshelves
Hybrid bookshelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> Computothought We had some book shelves fall apart and I did not just want to throw it all away. I has some spare pvc lying arournd and decided to merge the two into working bookshelves. The self on the right is just like what the old shelf looked like. The new shelf holds just as many books. One thing I knew but ...
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Sun, 6 Jun 2010 23:28:05 PDT
Build your own compactus
Build your own compactus - More DIY How To Projects]]> Scozza I was looking for a good storage solution for my new workshop. A compactus seemed to be the ideal space saving solution but they are very expensive. So I decided to build my own. Keep in mind you will need a VERY level floor to house one of these puppies (-: What you will need I wanted to use som...
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Tue, 1 Jun 2010 04:46:57 PDT
Stolmen and Ekby compression bookshelf system
Stolmen and Ekby compression bookshelf system - More DIY How To Projects]]> tiffehr [Better project-complete photos added.] An absurd set of requirements leads to a hacked compression shelving system for easy maneuverability and expansion. Goals Recently I 'earned' some upgraded bookshelves.  Having casually shopped shelving for a while, I knew I had some rather absurd requiremen...
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Thu, 11 Mar 2010 18:09:37 PST
Desk, Shelves and SketchUp StumpChunkman I learned SketchUp last semester, and have been using it to mock things up that I'm making.  I initially was going to post an instructable on building a desk, but there's already several published which are very good. I sketched out my desk on graph paper first (to scale).  Then I built the desk (m...
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Fri, 29 Jan 2010 14:06:43 PST
IKEA Hack - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo The nice thing about IKEA furniture is that it is cheap and easy to hack. In other words, lets say that you were to buy two cheap $30 Gorm shelving units and assembled them to discover that one was crooked. Well then, it would be really easy to spend an afternoon converting the crooked one into a so...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 09:42:23 PST
DIY Shelves
DIY Shelves - More DIY How To Projects]]> randofo I created myself a little challenge. My goal was to make simple and elegant shelves for my office using only a minimal amount of materials readily found around my workplace. I strove to use a minimum amount of tools and to complete this task as quickly as possible. From start to finish this took pre...
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Tue, 13 Jan 2009 11:48:52 PST
Simple Book Shelf
Simple Book Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> schnaars A book shelf is about the most useful, yet simple thing in the whole world to build. It is essentially a box without a side and a shelf slapped in the middle for literature. If you can cut a right angle (yes, you can), you can build a book shelf.More importantly, this is a great project to get you...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2008 19:56:15 PDT
Ten Green Wee Shelving: small shelving unit using beer bottles
Ten Green Wee Shelving: small shelving unit using beer bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> royshearer A shelving unit constructed from found timber and used beer bottles. This shelf unit is designed to sit upon a kitchen counter or desk, or built up from the floor. It is a compact system that is easily assembled, adapted and disassembled - ideal for those who move residence often. All you need once ...
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Wed, 15 Aug 2007 10:24:25 PDT
Making a Work Bench from a Recycled Pepsi/Coke Barrel
Making a Work Bench from a Recycled Pepsi/Coke Barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> Eye Poker Since I live in an apartment and I have a finished basement, I need a place to do my project work. That means I have to work in my tiny 10x10 backyard. Since Ohio isn't known for being the sunniest state in the Union, I have to have a place where I can store my spray painted projects and let them ...
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Sat, 11 Aug 2007 16:19:52 PDT
GARAGE MOBILE STORAGE RACK - More DIY How To Projects]]> Bighead BUILT FROM SCRAPS OF TIMBER LEFT AFTER GARAGE RE-BUILD. THE BEGINNING Started with basic storage shelving rack made from odd scraps of sawn 2"X3" and ply shelving. To this added a few draws made from old plastic storage containers slung below shelf. Mounted unit on wheels as space is tight and he...
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Fri, 3 Nov 2006 04:24:42 PST
Custom Shelving for Garage
Custom Shelving for Garage - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChipUser I have a one car garage. It had some wall mounted shelves in place when I bought the house. When I bought a Honda Pilot, I had to take down some shelves to get more clearance on the sides. I wanted to reclaim some storage space but when I looked at ready-made shelving, I found them to be too deep...
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Wed, 27 Sep 2006 13:13:14 PDT
Ten Green Modular Shelving: shelving and tables using glass bottles
Ten Green Modular Shelving: shelving and tables using glass bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> royshearer Ten Green is a modular shelving system, constructed simply from local recyclates. This prototype was built with the Coach House Trust in Glasgow, using bottles from their recycling centre, and wood from the maintenance of their own sites. You can use any found timber, and adapt the dimensions to su...
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Mon, 18 Sep 2006 11:49:49 PDT
How to Build a Workbench/Storage Shelf
How to Build a Workbench/Storage Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> simplifiedbuilding We have been busy brainstorming ideas of how people can use Kee Klamp fittings to build a whole bunch of cool things for their homes. Tricia has started to come up with a whole line of items that can be used in the basement/garage. She has also been thinking about a whole bunch of kitchen ideas.. ...
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Fri, 11 Aug 2006 20:54:05 PDT