Instructables: exploring - offbeat Wed, 4 Mar 2015 05:15:11 PST BLOX v1.01 Aromatherapy Fart: Laughter is the Best Medicine
Aromatherapy Fart: Laughter is the Best Medicine - More DIY How To Projects]]> ashleyjlong Recently an animation colleague of mine was diagnosed with lymphoma and began receiving chemo treatments. When he revealed the news to all of us via Facebook, he requested that we joke about it; that we keep him laughing through the pain with silly drawings, made up names for his cancer, wig recomme...
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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:35:25 PST
Ikea Chair Sled
Ikea Chair Sled - More DIY How To Projects]]> JON-A-TRON It's not easy to bend wood, so I decided to let Ikea to the hard work for me. The POÄNG chair has all the curved wood you need to make a sturdy sled!The Scandinavians are well known for their exceptional modernist design skills, both in furniture and architecture, and it seems fitting that Ikea's fa...

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 10:11:50 PST
How To Surprise Your Dog
How To Surprise Your Dog - More DIY How To Projects]]> julianblair23 Approach Your Dog Make sure you do it carefully and quietly so he/she does not see you coming Sneak Up You are going to want to approach your dog from the side so he can hear you when you talk Speak The three words that work the best for my dog are wanna go outside?
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Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:42:59 PST
DIY SkyMall Zines
DIY SkyMall Zines - More DIY How To Projects]]> snag hazzard In response to the recent news that the SkyMall catalogue, the single greatest consolation for flying budget airlines in the United States, may soon be no more, I decided to revisit the premise of an art project proposal I wrote a few years ago that never really took off.The basic idea is that the p...
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Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:23:38 PST
How to make a metal grappling hook without welding
How to make a metal grappling hook without welding - More DIY How To Projects]]> cah el Hello all you kids, ninjas ,superheroes or even adults that are young at heart or any body. have you ever wanted a grappling hook, But you don't have a lot money, credit card and or not really handy with a welder and want a fairly solid product ,then this is for you.let's begin shall we Wh...
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Wed, 18 Feb 2015 15:19:47 PST
DIY Pepper Spray
DIY Pepper Spray - More DIY How To Projects]]> Constructed Have you always wanted to make pepper spray?I dont know about you, but I have. After convincing myself it would be too expensive, I figured out how to make pepper spray for FREE. Thats right, this projects is absolutely free to make using household materials.THIS PEPPER SPRAY WORKSMy eyes were burni...
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Sun, 15 Feb 2015 09:40:44 PST
Paper Wolvie!
Paper Wolvie! - More DIY How To Projects]]> bbaca2 Paper Wolverine using graph cards. Graph line card I had these graph line cards from Diaso that I saved for future projects and thought I'd mess around with some. Folding Pretending I knew anything about origami, I folded a piece up and instantly recognized some features of one of my fav comic...
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Fri, 13 Feb 2015 14:26:10 PST
Homemade Paddle, or, How to Make an Impression
Homemade Paddle, or, How to Make an Impression - More DIY How To Projects]]> theskashow So here it is, the night before Valentine's Day, and I've realized I have yet to actually buy my wife anything. Thank goodness for a well-stocked workshop. Plus, she's used to me spending all evening in the garage, so she probably won't notice if I sneak away to cobble something together. Fair warni...
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Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:56:51 PST
unusual uses for condoms
unusual uses for condoms - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus Since February is Condom Awareness Month, now is a great time to drop the taboo and become acquainted with this stretchy sexual intercourse protector.Did you know that there's plenty of uses for this popular prophylactic outside the bedroom? These small, stretchy, impervious sheaths are perfect for ...
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Tue, 10 Feb 2015 10:14:35 PST
POLYSTYRENE CUTTER - More DIY How To Projects]]> abhyudaya14 You must be wondering what is a polystyrene its nothing but a thermocol sheet (look like second picture).I will show how to make a thermocol cutter which is very cheap and the thermocol can be cut very easily and it also gives a good finishing.You will need only few things1. An old cutter.2. A candl...
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Sun, 8 Feb 2015 08:10:21 PST
MakeyMakey Build Night -- Target Practice
MakeyMakey Build Night -- Target Practice - More DIY How To Projects]]> docdavies We were lucky enough to snag a January Instructables MakeyMakey Build Kit. We got 5 MakeyMakey kitsand thought we were in fat city. Then our weather became a reality. Our first two scheduled MakeyMakey Build nights, were cancelled by the county due to "black ice" and 4 inches of snow. The third...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 09:23:08 PST
Cubicle Wars Crossbow
Cubicle Wars Crossbow - More DIY How To Projects]]> mitchellguyon Deep down we all know that we all still love playing with our friends. The question becomes "How? We don't want to get caught at work?" Materials You Will Need:1x chopstick 8x rubber bands4x pencils 1x straw2x adhesive file tabs Wrap the pencils Take two pencils and put them end to end. Use o...
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Tue, 3 Feb 2015 07:56:41 PST
Pirate Ship Playhouse
Pirate Ship Playhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> JimWesthoff Motivated by a recent poster of his awesome Pirate Ship playhouse, I'm posting photos and drawings of my crazy adventure from last summer. My children and I built a ship in our backyard. You know, for the kids. For you professionals out there, a word of warning - you may see some details that will c...
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Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:30:31 PST
Bottle Vault
Bottle Vault - More DIY How To Projects]]> Random_Canadian Previously I created a Cryptex style vault from paper. These are great but have limited applications. I wanted to secure something more substantial. This lock turned out vastly different from the initial concept that I was working on. All materials and tools should be readily available without speci...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 17:08:52 PST
Throws darts using rubber bands
Throws darts using rubber bands - More DIY How To Projects]]> Adeladuino In this instructables learn to make darts in a simple way and very cheap, maybe now you've got everything you need to do. Actually is a gift from my brother in law for my kids, they love this kind of stuff.Note: This fun throws darts requires your caution, if you do not take preventive measures, can...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:31:53 PST
Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!)
Shaving Can Safe (that still shoots foam!) - More DIY How To Projects]]> seamster This is something I've wanted to make ever since I saw Jurassic Park way back in 1993. I mean, who doesn't need a place to hide their ill-gotten dinosaur embryos? I know I do, that's for sure.So I finally got around to making my own shaving can safe. And here it is!On the basic level this isn't real...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 15:30:16 PST
Potted Plant Secret Compartment
Potted Plant Secret Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> M3G I've got a weird obsession with secret compartments. I love trying to think of new ways to hide things in plain site and re-purposing random objects. This instructable was born from a trip to IKEA to pick up a desk lamp. One of the clocks they had for sale opened up to reveal shelving behind it. Of ...
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Tue, 27 Jan 2015 09:31:26 PST
Foolproof Matchstick Rocket!
Foolproof Matchstick Rocket! - More DIY How To Projects]]> JM1999 When I saw my first matchstick rocket on Instructables I had a million ideas on how to make it better.Most of those have already been compiled it other 'ibles but the thing that stumped me most was that these weapons could not be mass produced!I (using lego) have found out a way you can get a produc...
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Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:20:39 PST
CalvinTag - More DIY How To Projects]]> keokg2 This game was inspired by Calvinball, from the comic "Calvin and Hobbes".And yes, we're crawling around in the mud on our hands and knees. It was the first rule called.CalvinTag Equipment: A bunch of people and any equipment you think will work.Setup: There is one simple rule. (1) A rul...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 11:15:57 PST
Mini Fire Extinguisher
Mini Fire Extinguisher - More DIY How To Projects]]> hacker-cycle This is a beginner project where you can make a Mini fire extinguisher.All you will need is a small tin with a lid, a metal hole punch, a small plastic bag, baking soda, vinegar, masking tape and scissors! Creating the baking soda pouch To make the pouch: Take the small plastic bag and cut a squa...
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Fri, 23 Jan 2015 22:27:55 PST
Hot Wire Ice Cutter
Hot Wire Ice Cutter - More DIY How To Projects]]> DIY Hacks and How Tos Have you ever wanted to sculpt something out of ice? Well here is an easy way to do it that doesn't require a chainsaw. In this project, I am going to show you how to make a "hot wire ice cutter." The design for this project is very similar to other types of hot wire cutters. Electricity is sent thr...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 11:18:12 PST
Trihexaflexagons and Hexahexaflexagons
Trihexaflexagons and Hexahexaflexagons - More DIY How To Projects]]> blinkyblinky After over a year of inactivity on Instructables, I am happy to say I will be making more in the future. Today's topic will be regarding a very intriguing paper novelty, the hexaflexagon. A standard flexagon is a folded piece of paper in which the shape can be contorted by folding and flexing the sh...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 19:24:10 PST
Origami Paper People
Origami Paper People - More DIY How To Projects]]> singerboy41 This is my first Instructable, and it is for the papercraft contest. These are two origami people of my own creation. You can even draw on it whatever you want. Folding the Smaller Person This one is a lot simpler and easier. This is actually Origami Yoda flipped upside down1. Start with a squar...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 18:31:10 PST
For Fun TroyRedStone Luminous Mushroom Night Light reclaimed wood headphone holder Homemade Indiana Jones Pinball Machine RockChair Alternative Tabletop Christmas Tree Carpenter themed fathers day coat rack Beautility: An eco, easy and elegant beer bottle shelf. Organic Birdhouse Homem...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:52:39 PST
DIY Cthulhu xxlauraxx Feeling crafty and fond of Cthulhu? Here is some DIY Cthulhu inspiration."If I say that my somewhat extravagant imagination yielded simultaneous pictures of an octopus, a dragon, and a human caricature, I shall not be unfaithful to the spirit of the thing. A pulpy, tentacled head surmounted a grotes...
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:16:59 PST
Coconut Mouse Trap
Coconut Mouse Trap - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricobart Did you ever try to catch a mouse with a coconut? Let me guess. 'NO', probably - set aside why the hell someone would even think about doing such a thing.Well, actually, I do. And let me tell you, there are even many ways to catch mice with a coconut!There's the brutal method, for example - which al...
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 07:44:04 PST
Squat rack for a pull up bar
Squat rack for a pull up bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> Daggs I have a crossfit gym in my garage. I had no way of doing back squats though, other than cleaning the weight and then jerking it over my head until it rested on my shoulders. I decided to build a squat rack 'hook' that fit over my pull up bar. The concept is placing a U-channel to fit over the pu...
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Fri, 2 Jan 2015 06:51:16 PST
Tattoo Stuff deeandrews I love anything tattoo related - I'm not recommending you try anything in this collection, but I can't help but be fascinated by them all the same :-) 3D PRINTER X TATTOO MACHINE Slightly insane but I love it anyway. Laser Tattoo This is insane, and not to be tried at home... DIY Tattoos (St...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 20:03:51 PST
Useless Machine - Complete Plans and Hardware Sources
Useless Machine - Complete Plans and Hardware Sources - More DIY How To Projects]]> OrangeKat Waste hours having fun and accomplishing nothing with this mesmerizing and addictive toy! The Useless Machine quickly becomes the center of attention at any gathering.This little gem is sure to garner a laugh, a quizzical look and more. You turn it on, it turns itself off. That's it. What does it...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:54:13 PST
Instructables Robot Simulator For Less Than $5
Instructables Robot Simulator For Less Than $5 - More DIY How To Projects]]> JM1999 Well hello to all the people that are reading this!If you read the full instructable, you will learn how to make your very own robot simulator :)This is a cheap way to make a robot simulator and it can easily be converted into a dodocase.All you will need is some cardboard boxes, the one in the phot...
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 14:37:33 PST
How to Make a Disposable Origami Cup
How to Make a Disposable Origami Cup - More DIY How To Projects]]> owlrider This cup will be usable once, and then water will go all over the floor. Gather Your Materials You will need paper and scissors for this project. Fold Your Paper so it Makes 1/2 of a Square Fold your paper like above. Cut Off the Extra Paper Look at the picture above. Fold it Into a Trian...
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Wed, 17 Dec 2014 10:21:03 PST
Dancing Baby Groot
Dancing Baby Groot - More DIY How To Projects]]> kmmonk Here is what my finished dancing baby Groot looks like! Now lets take a look at how we got here. Also worth noting, Groot was hand knit by Lauren Mocilac, she does fabulous work and she also takes requests! The Original This was the original toy I got. I couldn't find the original "movin' and gro...
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Mon, 15 Dec 2014 20:58:00 PST
Emergency Whiskey Kit
Emergency Whiskey Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> lonesoulsurfer “Too much of anything is bad, but too much good whiskey is barely enough.” – Mark TwainWell said Mr Twain. It’s the times that you don’t have any whiskey that you want it the most though! This emergency whisky kit will ensure that there’s always a little whiskey on hand. Included in the kit is ...
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Sun, 14 Dec 2014 14:20:39 PST
Hackey sack from a tshirt!
Hackey sack from a tshirt! - More DIY How To Projects]]> aliasaint I decided to make a four-panel hackey sack from an old tshirt as a gift. took me about an hour. you'll need scrap fabric, a needle, scissors, pins, thread, and filler. draw up a pattern I used a ruler and marked out 2 3/4". then I marked half of that at 1.5". from this halfway point, I made an e...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 09:51:52 PST
MAGLITE NUNCHAKU NUNCHUKS - More DIY How To Projects]]> CHARLESCRANFORD A bunch of my Instructables are starting with here we goDO NOT MAKE THIS!Nunchaku, Nunchuks, Danger Sticks, whatever you call them, are dangerous! In some countries they are illegal to own, use, or even think about.Nunchaku made out of MagLites.....Forget about it.So Why did I make ...

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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 09:34:44 PST
Art SparkySolar Making Good Modern Art Post-It Note Cover Handmade paper - easier way How to Make Paper How to make shell candles How To Recycle HDPE Plastic The Easy Way 52 Things I Love About You Card~ Art Transform A Sweatshirt Into An Appliquéd Cardigan Marble Cloud Platte...
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:55:17 PST
Sci-fi Propane Pop Gun
Sci-fi Propane Pop Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> NightHawkInLight Right from the start let me thank fellow Instructables author Eric Rocher for inspiring this project through his own article that can be seen here.I would not have guessed that this project would work until I saw it myself. It can be really tricky to get just the right amount of fuel into a small vo...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:58:37 PST
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror
DIY Altoids Infinity Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tymkrs I've never made an infinity mirror before, much less owned one, and thought it was much more complex than it actually was. So during the Deconstruction 2014 (a global hackathon-ish sort of thing), one of our projects became this altoids infinity mirror!What you need: Altoids Tin Mirror that can fit...
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Tue, 18 Nov 2014 15:45:43 PST
7 things to keep you busy all week! JM1999 Solve Sudoku (Without even thinking!) A Collection of Easy Office Pranks Paper Wallet How to make an Iron Man Arc Reactor Mouse Mouse! Build A Net Gun IRONMAN 2 suit (mark 4 & 6)
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 12:43:38 PST
Coolest RC stuff JM1999 Coreflute R/C Biplane RC Nerf Tank Solar RC car The Complete Guide to RC Electronics RC truck robot conversion Custom RC Pipe RC Quadrotor Helicopter Turn an RC plane into an RC boat
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Thu, 13 Nov 2014 04:29:30 PST
How to draw a manga girl
How to draw a manga girl - More DIY How To Projects]]> twilightfox Here is how to make an easy manga girl! Step 1: Eyes and part of the face Drawing one eye is pretty easy but the problem is, the other eye is hard to get the same. If you want to, you can draw one eye then just draw the other one as a line, then erase that if you draw bangs over that eye.The hai...
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Fri, 31 Oct 2014 09:58:29 PDT
How to draw Pinkie Pie
How to draw Pinkie Pie - More DIY How To Projects]]> twilightfox An easy way to draw any kind of pony, too. Step 1: Circles, circles, circles. Start by drawing three circles like so, then sketch out the neck, ears, and legs Step 2: Mane and tail Pinkie's tail is hard, so it might take a few tries, but if you get it right, it looks really good!The mane is ha...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:20:30 PDT
Make claws by papers
Make claws by papers - More DIY How To Projects]]> nguyenvu.hoanghiep.5 Use paper 15*20cm Rated like the pic Do like that in order side Rated near angle Fold it Fold around the canter paper Done put excess paper on the hole Tade,you have claws like bear ỏr dracula
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 22:51:38 PDT
Homemade Slingshot
Homemade Slingshot - More DIY How To Projects]]> Master Wasi This slingshot is very easy to make .No Duck tape, no glue. This is very powerful. Don't shoot anyone with this.It is extremely powerful. This is my first instructable,so rate it. Step 1 : Materials 1: 2 spiky things (pictured)2: curtain rod holding thing (pictured) 3: 2 hands (pictured)4:...
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Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:18:36 PDT
Hipster bingo
Hipster bingo - More DIY How To Projects]]> mikeasaurus First of all, the term 'hipster' doesn't apply to you. You, of course, are an independent-minded rugged individualist whose personal sense of style and taste is obviously superior to that of the poseurs who have coopted your fashion over the past several years. You are authentic and are not subject ...
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Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:51:18 PDT
7 Of The Awesomest Authors. JM1999 The top 7 awesome authors around the site. 2 LEGO Journals - Coptic Bookbinding Who would think of using Lego as a book cover!?! How personalized! Vanellope Von Schweetz Hair Candy Now all we need is wreck it Ralph and Fix it Felix. Giant C Clamp Headphones So cool, I wish I had some! Uni...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 22:05:40 PDT
Add LED to your costume
Add LED to your costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> wikkedspindl Very simple LED setup for your costume! Get some junk! I did a "Walk for the Cure" for breast cancer awareness. My mom was winning the fight, so I wanted people to enjoy in the humor and love of life she kept through it all. The costume was just thrown together, but, it wasn't enough. So I added ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 17:50:34 PDT
How to make a Potato Launcher
How to make a Potato Launcher - More DIY How To Projects]]> group13engl314 By the end of this Instructable you will be able to successfully create your own potato launcher. Potato launchers are a fun project to create and can be finished in a couple of hours. Required Materials In order to make a potato launcher you will need all of the required parts. These can be...
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Fri, 3 Oct 2014 14:43:37 PDT
Let's make a Spud Gun
Let's make a Spud Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> ShakeTheFuture For this project, we will need: Garden torch (tiki torch) BBQ/Kitchen Lighter Metal tube (I used 12mm copper tube) 2 x small packets of "Sugru" A small piece of wire 2 x Washers Spray paint Strip down the torch. Cut a piece of tube for the barrel.Slide it onto the tu...
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Thu, 2 Oct 2014 08:34:00 PDT
Rubber Band Pen Gun
Rubber Band Pen Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> koko33099 Shoots pen innards 65 feet!!WARNING: Do NOT aim at any person or animal it could cause serious injuries. Gather Materials Materials needed:PencilPen (only the tube and the part with the ink)Rubber bandsTape ( Duct Tape or Electrical)Utility knife or scissors Build! Lay pen on pencil approx. c...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 15:20:12 PDT