Instructables: exploring - workshop - woodwork Sat, 25 Oct 2014 21:31:33 PDT BLOX v1.01 Miniature gun Model
Miniature gun Model - More DIY How To Projects]]> gidder Mini Gun Model made out of pine and a spent .22 magnum Brass.Supplies needed -.22 Magnum Brass Cartridge- .5in x 1in x 4in Piece of White pine- carving knive(s)- various grits of sand paper-some sort of glue, epoxy, cement Gettin Started Draw out your stock shape on the pine and begin carving it...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 15:15:55 PDT
The Ultimate Desk.
The Ultimate Desk. - More DIY How To Projects]]> littlemattyp The desk i have in my room is particularly average. its incredibly weak and rocky, looks cheap and nasty and is too short for me to sit comfortably at! (I'm 6,3") to remedy the problem i decided to with the help of my dad make a far better one to match the my bed which we made not that long ago. the...
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Wed, 15 Oct 2014 00:10:11 PDT
Turned Mallet
Turned Mallet - More DIY How To Projects]]> jakh Evening everyone. This is my first 'ible and second mallet, but I think I've got it fairly covered. At this moment I've had my lathe for two weeks and loving it, so there might be more turning 'ibles coming, but no promises. A note on safety I know everyone else covers this and you've probably re...
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Fri, 10 Oct 2014 02:35:38 PDT
Restoring a damaged table edge
Restoring a damaged table edge - More DIY How To Projects]]> gregorio626 The top is subject to more general wear and tear than other areas of a table, especially if they are used for meals or children draw at them. Scratches, dents, and stains are commonplace, and other problems can frequently occur with table tops warping, , splitting, and damaged decorative edges. Fret...
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Sun, 28 Sep 2014 14:19:48 PDT
Wheelbarrow refurbished,
Wheelbarrow refurbished, - More DIY How To Projects]]> AmateurBuilder A totally wooden wheelbarrow helped me in carrying items in thegarden, but afrter some years became a decorative part in my yard. I put on it white marble stones adding a special note in a corner. Strength and grip The wheel, a wooden "sandwich" of three layers wooden pieces arranged in cross ord...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 14:06:09 PDT
Hand Made Solid Oak Jewellery Box
Hand Made Solid Oak Jewellery Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> aavekian Hello my fellow ible' readers!!Finally I am writing up my first Instructable :D So sit back, grab your tea/coffee and I hope you enjoy!I love working with wood especially with hand tools so when the opportunity came up where I needed a gift for my girlfriend I thought to myself that something made m...
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Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:48:36 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
Pallet Coffee Table 2
Pallet Coffee Table 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> sbrenner 1.Made this coffee table out of 2 pallets2. Sanded with 120 grit3. Stained with a Dark Cherry Stain4. Polyurethaned it5. Resanded/scuffed up to give it a glossy and rough look.
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Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:11:49 PDT
wooden pen
wooden pen - More DIY How To Projects]]> Unboxingexperience7 Do you want a unique pen? A wooden pen is very simple to make. All you need isa branch of about 4 inch length; it is important that the wood has a large enough pith in the centre (e.g. elder wood)a pen minea knifea rod of the diameter of the pen mine Cut the branch in 2 pieces Take an about 4 in...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 08:15:22 PDT
The Pallet Playhouse
The Pallet Playhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> nemesis5500 I made a Playhouse from Pallets and stud work battens.i decided to make something with all these pallets i had in my work yard that were unusable to us, they were almost brand new and quite decent thick strong timber with good size boards. i started to bring them home bit by bit and after 2 weeks i ...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 11:53:32 PDT
Table-top Mini-bar
Table-top Mini-bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> msparker In a few days i'll be going back for my final year at uni. So far its been great, but with the wisdom of 3 year behind me what could i do to improve the experience? a mini-bar of course!!!For my mini-bar i was going to build upon the experience of making a bar for my girlfriend: http://www.instructa...
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Mon, 1 Sep 2014 08:39:09 PDT
Bridge Bookshelf
Bridge Bookshelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> HareenK Materials1) Driller, Drill bids, Sand Papers, washers2) Wood - Softwood from Home Depot3) Metal Bookshelf holders (EKBY BJÄRNUM Bracket - 11)4) Parachute cordFor a more elaborate detail of the entire build process please read the following blog- Cu...
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Sun, 24 Aug 2014 21:19:59 PDT
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw
Crosscut Sled for your Table Saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> Marsh A crosscut sled is a very handy attachment for your table saw. This is the first of a series of table saw attachments. The reason this is the first is because it will be the basis from which you start on the rest. This sled can be made into a circle cutter; a taper cutting sled, a miter sled, a box ...
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Tue, 12 Aug 2014 19:55:37 PDT
wooden vintage box
wooden vintage box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Robot Cop hey everyone! this is how you can make a really nice wooden box to store small items in! If you make one please put a picture and comment so i can see how it worked out:D What you will need. 2 small hinges,a small latch,plastic wood,wood finish (optional),wood varnish,a piece of wood at least ...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 17:28:30 PDT
DIY Baby Bed
DIY Baby Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> russian_desman Once upon the time I decided to make the bed for my newborn son. At first I bought the mattress in local baby store (the part I am unable to make myself). The mattress size is 40 x 90 cm. (All sizes will be given in centimeters, you can always divide them by 2.54 to convert them into inches). Also I...
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Sat, 2 Aug 2014 12:48:18 PDT
DIY tiny wooden Sickle and Flail a.k.a. Kusarigama for martial arts practice
DIY tiny wooden Sickle and Flail a.k.a. Kusarigama for martial arts practice - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dr Froggy Hi, today we will learn how to make a tiny kusarigama training weapon from scratch.Kusarigama is a contraction of two words: kusari for chain and Kama for sickle, in fact it is nothing more than a sickle connected to a flail. The kama becomes gama...This is a fake weapon which is dedicated to prac...
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Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:03:21 PDT
DIY Wooden Rose Gift
DIY Wooden Rose Gift - More DIY How To Projects]]> mclark53 A lovely rose given to your partner or friend to show that you care or just for plain decoration.Remember you can use any color to symbolize different things. In my case, I used yellow for friendship and red for care but you can use anything you want. Shaping the Rose Bud Find a good solid branc...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 16:41:28 PDT
How to build a catapult -TJ & Menelik
How to build a catapult -TJ & Menelik - More DIY How To Projects]]> tnakano Materials4x8 (2 catapults/sheets) SketchUp Illustrator (optional)V-carveShop bot CNCDrill, String's, Screws, Staple gun, Wood glue, Cups, Saw, and Elastic bands,We wanted our catapult to have an adjustable stopping bar to control how much distance we got from the projectile. Also, we built a strong...
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Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:25:12 PDT
Pocket Hole Plugs
Pocket Hole Plugs - More DIY How To Projects]]> KellyCraig Pocket hole plugs allow you to hide holes and screws made using jigs like the Kregg Pocket Hole Jig. There are commercial plugs available, but only in certain woods.There are several well designed pocket hole plug cutting jigs for use on the table saw. Instead, this jig is for use with a band saw...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:42:30 PDT
Fish lure pendant
Fish lure pendant - More DIY How To Projects]]> agis68 hallo hallo!!!! Long time to hear of me, i was quite busy.....The summer started the sun shines all day and its a nice moment for fishing.....but before go alone or with your buddy to fish remember to keep calm your bound....Every June since 1997 i fist met my beloved soulmate, we share gifts when o...
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Sat, 21 Jun 2014 20:48:59 PDT
An Awesome Wooden Lamp
An Awesome Wooden Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> zayec Hello Everyone! In this Instructable I'm going to show you how to build your own rough wooden chandelier for a country house. When I faced a problem of room lightning in my new house, I spent weeks trying to find both functional and stylish solution. However, there was none that could work...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 14:40:53 PDT
Adjustable height formica desk with folding legs (made from crutches).
Adjustable height formica desk with folding legs (made from crutches). - More DIY How To Projects]]> Todd Gehris This was another one of my re-purpose and reuse projects. A worn out top of an old computer desk and a bunch of crutches I'd collected were just screaming to be made into a desk. Instead of purchasing metal hardware to attach the legs I came up with a way to attach the crutches using a few pieces of...
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Sat, 31 May 2014 10:13:24 PDT
Sanding Block from scrap wood
Sanding Block from scrap wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> heavy11 Since my bandsaw motor is getting an overhaul I decided to make something useful for my shop. Here is a simple yet effective sanding block which I made only from scrap laying in my shop.
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Tue, 27 May 2014 13:24:08 PDT
cutting board
cutting board - More DIY How To Projects]]> shawn23 these cutting boards are wonderful. you can use most of the scrap wood you have. this is my first post so bear with me materials sorry about the mess I just cleaned out my dust collector because the filter went badfirst off you needall of the pieces of wood of any kind you can get. they need to b...
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Mon, 26 May 2014 20:21:30 PDT
Indoor Vertical Garden with recycled bottles
Indoor Vertical Garden with recycled bottles - More DIY How To Projects]]> dmoonen This is my first instructable. Enjoy it and I am always open for feedback. I saw this great Instructable and since I don't have acces to the outside I wanted to make one that fitted on my windowsill. It turned out to be quite easy and fun. Please read everything before you start. Otherwise you m...
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Fri, 23 May 2014 04:33:31 PDT
arts and crafts pallet clock
arts and crafts pallet clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> rickysp8 "Time for a pallet contest clock " get it When I first saw there was a pallet contest coming up I got busy gathering pallet wood my favorite thing to build with.THE STUFFplenty of pallet boards glue (tite bond 2 )1/2" hinges "4"battery clock works clock dialpendulum 2" clock hands6x6 piece of glasss...
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Thu, 22 May 2014 21:12:49 PDT
Woodworking With Children How To: Fox and Sheep playing board
Woodworking With Children How To: Fox and Sheep playing board - More DIY How To Projects]]> FlorisBooks Small speedy projects are perfect when you want to get started and practise your woodworking skills; they're also excellent if you're working with a very young carpenter. That's why we've chosen this fun game to start with - it's quick and simple to make. No special carpentry skills are needed to ma...
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Mon, 12 May 2014 04:15:17 PDT
Furnish your entire house for free !
Furnish your entire house for free ! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Akin Yildiz couple days ago I came across with the pallets section on instructables. I was blown away. before I knew this site existed, when I lived somewhere else.... I actually had made bunch of wooden pallet designs, not taking many pictures during the process :( again, i didn't know.. so we will all have to...
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Sat, 10 May 2014 16:35:58 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
Single Bed
Single Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> pudtiny This instructable shows to build a single bed using standard structural timber. The bed is designed to fit a UK mattress 900mm x 190mm. The size timber used for this is 38mm x 63mm and comes in 2.4m lengths ( benefit of structural timber is it should be straight and fau...
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Wed, 30 Apr 2014 05:28:41 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
New toolbox from pallet wood
New toolbox from pallet wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> wrongname It is not a difficult project so I don't have too many pictures during the process. It is big enough to keep all my tools and other miscellaneous stuff out of my wife's sight. Win win! Pallet dismantled Using all the tool you have or you can imagine, dismantle the pallet carefully. Try not t...
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Tue, 22 Apr 2014 04:41:49 PDT
Pallet Table
Pallet Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> stee7 Beginning I just took 2 full pallet and attach them together in the center with 4x4 post wood Stain After attaching them together I stain it with dark brown and treated it with Thompson water seal Final Final I added 4x5 post for legs....I made 6 leg so it can be stable with the weight
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 19:23:29 PDT
Pallet Sliding Door
Pallet Sliding Door - More DIY How To Projects]]> stee7 Pallet Disassemble the pile of pallet Framing I brought 4 strip of 4x10 and nail each piece if pallet wood into it After Framing After framing I stain it with dark brown stain and install the wheeling for the track Final Install metal rail for the door to hang on
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Thu, 3 Apr 2014 10:17:48 PDT
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop
Hardwood hair combs on the scroll saw - Made at Techshop - More DIY How To Projects]]> workislove In this instructable I'll show you how I made a hardwood hair pick on the scroll saw at Techshop's wood shop. I had a few reasons for wanting to make this. First, they look cool, and I've always just wanted to have one in my pocket. Second, I've heard that wood combs are supposed to be better for o...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 21:54:44 PDT
Electronic-Lab in a Box
Electronic-Lab in a Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> McLovinGyver Since I work in a small flat with no separate space for handcrafts i struggle always with building before and cleaning up afterwards just for simple electronic work. There were always the same tools to search in boxes and cases, plug them in, find wires and solderin tin and so on. So for only 5 mi...
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Sun, 2 Mar 2014 14:37:17 PST
Log Box/bandsaw Box
Log Box/bandsaw Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitchbar1 The stuff you will need for this project is a log, bandsaw or chop saw this can be done on a chop saw but easier with bandsaw, drill press, dowel or something like dowel, sandpaper Getting The Piece Of Wood You will want to find a piece of wood that is not to big so you can use it on the bandsaw....
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Tue, 25 Feb 2014 15:32:07 PST
Refinishing Old Furniture
Refinishing Old Furniture - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo This example shows how to refinish a cedar chest, but the technique is the same for any wooden furniture. I've also included a lot of information about other techniques, and their pros and cons, as well as some tips I've found for making the job easier. My grandpa found this old cedar chest (I thin...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 15:04:51 PST
Pallet Cleaning
Pallet Cleaning - More DIY How To Projects]]> ddickson3 Very little information is out there on preparing your pallets to start making your projects. This was my attempt at preparing the wood.Pallets are supposedly dangerous depending on what they were used for carrying E.g chemicals, poisons, etc. Pallets can also harbour mould, wood rot, and insects. S...
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Mon, 24 Feb 2014 06:52:53 PST
Ballbearing Crossbow
Ballbearing Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jonnis shed stuff My cheap crossbow broke, so I decided to make a wooden one using the left over parts (limb, trigger mechanism and foot stirrup) that could fire marbles or ball bearings by having a top barrel so the bearing doesn't jump out.this is my first instructable and im also writing this in hindsight; meaning...
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Wed, 12 Feb 2014 12:23:22 PST
Boomerang - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo With one hour of work, you can have a boomerang that actually comes back. It's like magic. This design was inspired by a book I used to check out from the library, read and re-read when I was a kid. It's called Boomerangs: How to Make and Throw Them , and it was pretty great. The author would appar...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 20:58:02 PST
Dust extraction for cross cut sled
Dust extraction for cross cut sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> petachock I have been using a crosscut sled for a while now and the one thing that's not too good about it is the difficulty of dust extraction. Having thought about it for a while I decided that a box that ran the length of the sled with a hole in it for the hose would be a good solution. I initially thoug...
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Mon, 10 Feb 2014 00:05:52 PST
Using a bandsaw blade in a scroll saw
Using a bandsaw blade in a scroll saw - More DIY How To Projects]]> Uffe If you own both a scroll saw and a bandsaw here is an idea to recycle broken bandsaw blades by using them in your scroll saw. You wont be able to cut tight corners and fine detail with these blades, they'er just too wide. But when you need to cut some rougher shapes in thicker wood these blades w...
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Wed, 29 Jan 2014 09:15:30 PST
Robot Blade Holder V2.0
Robot Blade Holder V2.0 - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kris82 This Robot will be able to hold your saw blades, router bits as well as your scroll saw blades. This way you don't have to sit them down some where and ruin your blades. Also this is a good way to have storage while having a piece that everyone will like and talk about. Materials Needed: 1) ...
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Tue, 28 Jan 2014 19:24:23 PST
Make Your Own Try Plane
Make Your Own Try Plane - More DIY How To Projects]]> MyHobbyStore Phil Edwards talks us through how to make your own try plane. I made my try plane from bubinga (also called African rosewood), although any durable hardwood will fit the bill. I could only source 50mm thick planks, so I had to laminate stock together to get thick enough material. You will need a pi...
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 07:32:36 PST
Easy Toy Sword
Easy Toy Sword - More DIY How To Projects]]> solobo This is a fun, quick, and easy way to make a toy sword for your kid (or for yourself). It's roughly the size and shape of a gladius. I gave one to my toddler for Christmas, and he loves it*. All you need is: A piece of wood about one inch thick (a fence board, for example) A band saw A ...
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Thu, 2 Jan 2014 20:57:07 PST
Making a Photoshop longboard cutout
Making a Photoshop longboard cutout - More DIY How To Projects]]> jlongmuir This instructable is part of my comprehensive longboard design instructable. This article relates to making a simple printed scaled longboard cut out. For this instructable you will need photoshop which can be downloaded as a trial for free and a printer. Choose longboard design. If you would li...
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Wed, 1 Jan 2014 18:55:42 PST
Super Obvious Speaker Stash
Super Obvious Speaker Stash - More DIY How To Projects]]> muddog15 Ever wanted a super obvious, but super secret stash? How bout that speaker on your old stereo system that gets used every day, but never gets moved? Check! " I apologize for the photos ahead of time. I don't have a steady hand while taking pictures. I will get a tripod one of these days" "IF YOU...
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 19:10:50 PST
The Sewingmachine Scrollsaw
The Sewingmachine Scrollsaw - More DIY How To Projects]]> SDX42 This project aims to design and build a scrollsaw based on a sewing machine. For months I had an old sewing machine standing in the corner of my workshop, not really knowing what to do with it. It had been thrown out by the previous owner because it didn't really work anymore. The most important co...
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Sat, 28 Dec 2013 17:16:55 PST
Log Reindeer
Log Reindeer - More DIY How To Projects]]> stav242 Utilising the spare windfall from recent storm, create a Christmas reindeer sculpture to surpass any shop bought mass produced ones. logs... find a log to suit the 'body' size diameter of your chosen reindeer.The log should be 2ft long.Baby reindeer would need an bout 3" diameter.Adult reindeer w...
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Sat, 21 Dec 2013 09:46:20 PST