Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - furniture - storage - featured http://www.instructables.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:02:19 PDT BLOX v1.01 Shoe Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Shelf-1/
Shoe Shelf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3E/8Y32/HXLMTERQ/F3E8Y32HXLMTERQ.SMALL.jpg eu4euh This is a short instructable about this shoe shelf I put together. First , let me say I got this idea from another Instructable. http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-...I 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
1940s Radio Bar http://www.instructables.com/id/1940s-Radio-Bar/
1940s Radio Bar - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXA/BERY/HTIWJ3QY/FXABERYHTIWJ3QY.SMALL.jpg vugenti I will show you how to take an antique 1940s radio and turn it into a personal mini bar. This project was a lot of fun. It did take up many weekends but it was well worth the time and effort.   Gutting & Cutting First things first, you need to completely gut out the radio. Luckily all of the ...
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Wed, 2 Apr 2014 16:03:18 PDT
How to Build a Plate Rack http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Plate-Rack/
How to Build a Plate Rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/4V5X/HREI7ZAK/FSR4V5XHREI7ZAK.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/4V5X/HREI7ZAK/FSR4V5XHREI7ZAK.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSR/4V5X/HREI7ZAK/FSR4V5XHREI7ZAK.SMALL.jpg This Old House Build a mounted storage shelf to corral your crockery. If you're looking for a way to dramatically boost the charm and functionality of your kitchen, consider adding an open plate rack. It mounts to the wall, leaving counters uncluttered, and gets your dishes out in the open—easy to grab and hard n...
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Sun, 9 Feb 2014 07:32:40 PST
An entry organizer http://www.instructables.com/id/An-entry-organizer/
An entry organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/DAVF/HOUFY049/FRKDAVFHOUFY049.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/DAVF/HOUFY049/FRKDAVFHOUFY049.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRK/DAVF/HOUFY049/FRKDAVFHOUFY049.SMALL.jpg etlerd [UPDATE: I hope you'll vote for this, as I've entered it into the Workshop Contest.  Thanks!] The dream house for our family of four would include a mud room--a place to collect all the crap we bring home but don't want lying on the floor. The problem: we don't live in our dream house. What we do h...
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Mon, 9 Dec 2013 08:47:01 PST
Box Bed http://www.instructables.com/id/Box-Bed/
Box Bed - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F03/HAI0/HKZ9LEIC/F03HAI0HKZ9LEIC.SMALL.jpg wholman Beds are problem for the nomad: too big to move, and too expensive to leave behind. By default, many of us end up with a box spring on the floor, down in the dust bunnies and lost crumbs. Putting the mattress on the ground also eats up a lot of square footage in a cramped apartment, taking away an o...
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Fri, 6 Sep 2013 19:37:24 PDT
Industrial Armoire http://www.instructables.com/id/Industrial-Armoire/
Industrial Armoire - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/CUNY/HKHOKG0R/F08CUNYHKHOKG0R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/CUNY/HKHOKG0R/F08CUNYHKHOKG0R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F08/CUNY/HKHOKG0R/F08CUNYHKHOKG0R.SMALL.jpg gena2867 I wanted a storage unit near my front door in an industrial style similar to "Restoration Hardware" but couldn't wrap my head around spending $4000.  So this is what I came up with for $75 and a little elbow grease.  It started with a craigslist find with "some cat scratches" for $15, a little stain...
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Sun, 18 Aug 2013 21:23:52 PDT
radioactive chair http://www.instructables.com/id/radioactive-chair/
radioactive chair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/MNM5/HCJOASAQ/FF8MNM5HCJOASAQ.SMALL.jpg bowlen199 so i was tasked with producing a chair for 7-8 year old children for my coursework, but me being me i wanted to be able to use it too so i decided to make it truly versatile and make a chair that could be used by almost anyone from about the age of 7 upwards. After much research and tedious design,...
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Wed, 8 May 2013 12:53:41 PDT
Coffee Table/Storage Box From Reclaimed Wood http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-TableStorage-Box-From-Reclaimed-Wood/
Coffee Table/Storage Box From Reclaimed Wood - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/TK43/HEXSS5UP/F2ITK43HEXSS5UP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/TK43/HEXSS5UP/F2ITK43HEXSS5UP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2I/TK43/HEXSS5UP/F2ITK43HEXSS5UP.SMALL.jpg Silent Ninja Bunny This project was made of 100% reclaimed materials (except the finishing nails) A brief back story.   My sister and brother-in-law moved to a new home recently and had removed the pine wainscoting from their old house before putting it on the market.   I gathered as much of the wood as my little sta...
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Mon, 1 Apr 2013 09:24:35 PDT
DIY CONCRETE:: 5 Gallon Stool http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-CONCRETE-5-Gallon-Stool/
DIY CONCRETE:: 5 Gallon Stool - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/4G97/HDXM93IW/FDS4G97HDXM93IW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/4G97/HDXM93IW/FDS4G97HDXM93IW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDS/4G97/HDXM93IW/FDS4G97HDXM93IW.SMALL.jpg CHENG Concrete This Instructable will show you how to make a versatile two-part stool, side table, or planter using (2) 5-gallon buckets, 80lbs. of sacked concrete and CHENG Outdoor Pro-Formula. Materials + Supplies: (2) 5-Gallon Buckets 3/4" Melamine coated particle board (13"x13") 1-1/4" Drywall Sc...
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Wed, 6 Mar 2013 10:41:37 PST
Build a Window Seat with Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Window-Seat-with-Storage/
Build a Window Seat with Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/SP60/HBXWSCKY/FRLSP60HBXWSCKY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/SP60/HBXWSCKY/FRLSP60HBXWSCKY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/SP60/HBXWSCKY/FRLSP60HBXWSCKY.SMALL.jpg kentdvm What's a bay window without a window seat?  An unfinished and underutilized space waiting to be transformed!  Building a window seat is a basic "build-in" project and here's how you can do it.     Plan It Out Since bay windows are not all created equal, you'll need to measure the angles of the wa...
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Sun, 27 Jan 2013 06:07:07 PST
Cheap Bed Substitute http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Bed-Substitute/
Cheap Bed Substitute - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/B89G/ZEFEV2ZAJKT/F97B89GZEFEV2ZAJKT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/B89G/ZEFEV2ZAJKT/F97B89GZEFEV2ZAJKT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F97/B89G/ZEFEV2ZAJKT/F97B89GZEFEV2ZAJKT.SMALL.jpg forgotpassword A new bed for $10 in 5 minutes. Having blown $300 on a mattress, I wasn't about to blow another $300 on a bed frame or box springs. I had all these archive boxes that I used for moving, so here's a cheap-ass substitute. Its as strong as a regular bed, environmentally-friendly and great for peopl...
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Sat, 16 Dec 2006 09:01:00 PST
easy ski storage stand http://www.instructables.com/id/easy-ski-storage-stand/
easy ski storage stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/KEZG/HA1ELUAO/FY6KEZGHA1ELUAO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/KEZG/HA1ELUAO/FY6KEZGHA1ELUAO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY6/KEZG/HA1ELUAO/FY6KEZGHA1ELUAO.SMALL.jpg dogtooth Here is a ski storage stand that can be broken down and reassembled without tools.  It can be made from a quarter sheet of plywood and half of a dowel.  It has a divider between the skis to minimize rusting edges as the skis dry. I made it at TechShop www.techshop.ws Materials 1/2 inch ply wo...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 00:08:08 PST
Recycled Tire Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Recycled-Tire-Coffee-Table/
Recycled Tire Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE5/KHNG/H7KZ200S/FE5KHNGH7KZ200S.SMALL.jpg bigern00 Repurposing my used truck tire into furniture was a great way to put a durable, used item to work for another lifetime. We haven't had a coffee table for a couple of years.  My need for one and my desire to build one met up one day while I was surfing the Internet.  I read a blurp about someone who...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:45:15 PDT
Stackable Toy Boxes http://www.instructables.com/id/Mini-Stackable-Toy-Boxes-Rainbow-Themed/
Stackable Toy Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/SP03/H5JVX48S/FRFSP03H5JVX48S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/SP03/H5JVX48S/FRFSP03H5JVX48S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRF/SP03/H5JVX48S/FRFSP03H5JVX48S.SMALL.jpg shazni What you need This is what you need if you are doing the bigger box...for my daughter I would be doing the cube...it's the same except there are no wheels. I would continue this instructable with the cube and post pictures of the bigger box later as i couldn't complete it.(my neighbor complained...
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Mon, 6 Aug 2012 22:40:55 PDT
Workbench toolbox drawer with a storage shelf at the bottom http://www.instructables.com/id/Workbench-toolbox-drawer-with-a-storage-shelf-at-t/
Workbench toolbox drawer with a storage shelf at the bottom - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/1KFV/H4AGJLIM/FD71KFVH4AGJLIM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/1KFV/H4AGJLIM/FD71KFVH4AGJLIM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD7/1KFV/H4AGJLIM/FD71KFVH4AGJLIM.SMALL.jpg Kernel770 If you have a workbench but no place for your toolboxes and/or hardware, you can make one of my shelves with as much drawers as you need. In addition, you will always have a storage shelf at the bottom. The idea behind this shelf is that you have fast access to your tools and/or hardware. If you ha...
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Tue, 10 Jul 2012 04:43:38 PDT
Very Cheap, Very Easy Storage Chest (Ottoman) http://www.instructables.com/id/Very-Cheap-Very-Easy-Storage-Chest-Ottoman/
Very Cheap, Very Easy Storage Chest (Ottoman) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/EJ33/H1ZG7FBA/FC6EJ33H1ZG7FBA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/EJ33/H1ZG7FBA/FC6EJ33H1ZG7FBA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FC6/EJ33/H1ZG7FBA/FC6EJ33H1ZG7FBA.SMALL.jpg Mr Chutney I live in a small flat and I needed a place to store my girlfriends ever growing collection of clothes and fabric. The only space left in the flat was at the end of the bed and behind the front door. All the ready made storage chests were a bit to deep and not long enough for this space so I decided...
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Thu, 17 May 2012 14:02:21 PDT
Make A cheap yet luxurious Modern looking Coffee Table w/ tons of storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-cheap-yet-luxurious-Modern-looking-Coffee-T/
Make A cheap yet luxurious Modern looking Coffee Table w/ tons of storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/EI2E/GXDWPLDZ/FZREI2EGXDWPLDZ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/EI2E/GXDWPLDZ/FZREI2EGXDWPLDZ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZR/EI2E/GXDWPLDZ/FZREI2EGXDWPLDZ.SMALL.jpg mstyle183 My wife really hated our old coffee table and really hates my mess.. i have a lot of small containers and hoses that i use when i tabacco pipe aka Hookah.. So i decided to clean up my mess by making a coffee table.. with tons of storage and a great design.. My wife loved her new coffee table and the...
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Mon, 16 Jan 2012 19:51:39 PST
Coat Hooks from Cheap Spoons http://www.instructables.com/id/Coat-Hooks-from-Cheap-Spoons/
Coat Hooks from Cheap Spoons - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/BHA9/GXUZ0C8I/FNTBHA9GXUZ0C8I.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/BHA9/GXUZ0C8I/FNTBHA9GXUZ0C8I.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNT/BHA9/GXUZ0C8I/FNTBHA9GXUZ0C8I.SMALL.jpg cammers Some time ago went shopping to buy some coat hooks. I was appalled by the cost of them so decided to make my own. It occurred to me that cheap stainless steel cutlery might just do the trick. My idea worked quite well I think. And with some more thought and care I believe they could be made to look...
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Thu, 26 Jan 2012 01:07:48 PST
Build a Modular Storage Bed For Cheap In Like, 5 Seconds. And Save The World A Little. http://www.instructables.com/id/Build-a-Modular-Storage-Bed-For-Cheap-In-Like-5-S/
Build a Modular Storage Bed For Cheap In Like, 5 Seconds. And Save The World A Little. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLX/GY5J/GVLRXW6V/FLXGY5JGVLRXW6V.SMALL.jpg Katie Brennan My other half and I are nomads currently living in Boulder, CO, til we figure out our next move. Being nomads means we've been sleeping on a mattress on the floor for a few months. Urban camping is fun for awhile, but we needed a change. When he went away on a business trip recently, I decided to su...
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Wed, 30 Nov 2011 16:30:29 PST
Ikea DJ Console http://www.instructables.com/id/Ikea-DJ-Console/
Ikea DJ Console - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/PG48/FBN9VZDY/FGUPG48FBN9VZDY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/PG48/FBN9VZDY/FGUPG48FBN9VZDY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGU/PG48/FBN9VZDY/FGUPG48FBN9VZDY.SMALL.jpg drwelby I've been looking for a DJ console for a while. But most of the the stuff I saw was either a) ugly or b) too expensive for a cheapskate like me.I had hoped to find something at least close enough at Ikea, since their furniture generally looks pretty good and best of all it's cheap. The Ikea Expedit...
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Sat, 10 Feb 2007 19:28:25 PST
12 Storage Tote Shelving System $50.00 http://www.instructables.com/id/12-Storage-Tote-Shelving-System-5000/
12 Storage Tote Shelving System $50.00 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/HGKL/GHFK80QX/FLFHGKLGHFK80QX.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/HGKL/GHFK80QX/FLFHGKLGHFK80QX.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLF/HGKL/GHFK80QX/FLFHGKLGHFK80QX.SMALL.jpg 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
Raised Bed with Expedit Bookshelves for Storage http://www.instructables.com/id/Raised-Bed-with-Expedit-Bookshelves-for-Storage/
Raised Bed with Expedit Bookshelves for Storage - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/83FY/FMZAIND6/FDB83FYFMZAIND6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/83FY/FMZAIND6/FDB83FYFMZAIND6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDB/83FY/FMZAIND6/FDB83FYFMZAIND6.SMALL.jpg ripflash I created underbed storage using Ikea Expedit Bookshelves. This is a super easy project with no sawing needed. And surprisingly, the bed is completely stable. Since I already had a bed and frame, it cost about $400.Parts needed:3 X Ikea Expedit Bookshelves ($90 each)2 X Ikea Observator Cross Braces ...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 09:04:37 PST
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack http://www.instructables.com/id/Shoe-Tower-a-free-standing-multi-tier-floating-/
Shoe Tower - a free standing, multi-tier floating shoe rack - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSP/RJJJ/G2HE10TF/FSPRJJJG2HE10TF.SMALL.jpg Jayefuu Shoes take up a lot of space. This is a known fact. In a room as small as mine, space is valuable and the shoe pile that I used to maintain in one corner of my room often became unmanageable as the shoes spread out across my room and enveloped what little floor space I had. Not any more! With a co...
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Fri, 4 Dec 2009 08:02:55 PST
Aesthetically Pleasing Gaming Coffee Table http://www.instructables.com/id/Aesthetically-Pleasing-Gaming-Coffee-Table/
Aesthetically Pleasing Gaming Coffee Table - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/KQ0T/G2HDZWU2/FG9KQ0TG2HDZWU2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/KQ0T/G2HDZWU2/FG9KQ0TG2HDZWU2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG9/KQ0T/G2HDZWU2/FG9KQ0TG2HDZWU2.SMALL.jpg craineum After completing my TV Ledge, AV Equipment Shelves, and Media Shelves... I needed one last piece of furniture to complete my living room entertainment extravaganza.  I needed somewhere to store all video game accessories like controller, headsets, etc.We had this pretty cool looking coffee table tha...
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Tue, 1 Dec 2009 06:36:08 PST
great looking, inexpensive computer desk http://www.instructables.com/id/great-looking-inexpensive-computer-desk/
great looking, inexpensive computer desk - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/26IO/FOHU3ADV/FMU26IOFOHU3ADV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/26IO/FOHU3ADV/FMU26IOFOHU3ADV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMU/26IO/FOHU3ADV/FMU26IOFOHU3ADV.SMALL.jpg nickfarnell When looking for a computer desk for my home office, I couldn't find anything that was reasonably priced and met my needs. All of the nicer desks I was looking at were at least $1200 or more and weren't exactly what I was looking for. I also didn't see a lot of instructables for desks, so I decided ...
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Sat, 13 Dec 2008 13:55:29 PST