Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - recycle - box Thu, 30 Jul 2015 18:41:41 PDT BLOX v1.01 How to make a storage box ...using only recycled materials
How to make a storage box ...using only recycled materials - More DIY How To Projects]]> ard6 I needed the storage box to a small bathroom to put on the washing machine.Why buy a box, if I have garage full of materials for recycling.I'll do it myself. Materials wood screwswood glue (like vicol, titenbond, et.c.)some pieces of particle board, plywood (from old furniture) or floorboard(opto...
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Mon, 27 Jul 2015 14:02:18 PDT
Tea box to Tea light
Tea box to Tea light - More DIY How To Projects]]> CraftDee1 This was so fun to make! Prep the Tea box Open the box at the side seam Lay box flat onto work surface and coat with gesso Make the window For the window I used a chipboard window from Gina's Designs. I placed the window on the box where I wanted it to be and traced the inside of the win...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:00:33 PDT
Coca Cola Box (easy)
Coca Cola Box (easy) - More DIY How To Projects]]> VideoBlinks How to make a box out of a 2 Liter Coca Cola bottle.Items required : 2 Liter Coca Cola bottle (also works with 1 Liter Coca Cola bottle).Scissors RulerRubber Band Take a 2 Litter Coca Cola bottle and cut it in half just under the label.We only need the bottom part. Put a rubber band around ...
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Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:35:52 PDT
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *Updated July 28th*
Raised Bed Pallet Planter *Updated July 28th* - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid *Recently Updated, see Step 9 for our "In Progress" Instructable. It's spring time in the Rockies and we are ready to grow. Ms. Zoid asked for a solution for a raised bed that we had to leave at the last house we lived in, so we put our heads together. I see a lot of discarded pallets in the alley n...
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Mon, 1 Jun 2015 06:00:37 PDT
Make a pretty Sardine Can Box
Make a pretty Sardine Can Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> manuelmasc Hi everyone! In this quick ible I'm gonna show you how to reuse empty sardine cans to make an awesome metal box. As you can see in the next step you will need just 2 sardines cans, a couple of hinges, a case catch and some aluminium pop rivets.I entered the "Reuse Contest" so if you like this ible c...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 15:05:57 PDT
Cat-O-Matic Sensory Playhouse
Cat-O-Matic Sensory Playhouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> bagnitsch Create a fun tunnel for your cat to play with different stages of enjoyment. This cat playhouse includes a scratching section, a brushing section and a cat nip/toy sensory section. Thanks to Velcro this playhouse even breaks down for storing. Plan and Gather Plan out your sections that you will ...
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Tue, 7 Apr 2015 07:21:59 PDT
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency!
Updated: DIY toolbox solar: radio+ charger+ light for emergency! - More DIY How To Projects]]> chaparro78 Add 28 march 2015: I did my toolbox for emergencies, and use now that my city was buried in mud. As experience I can say that I served for charging phones and listen to radio.An old toolbox? an old pc speaker? an unused 12 volts battery?You can make a radio (with usb + sd card reader) + usb charger ...
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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 14:32:11 PDT
Decorative Box
Decorative Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> charper14 Rather then throw things out I like to try and revamp them so they can be reused. This wooden box I have had since a child and it had seen better days till I let loose and made it pretty again. Easy project. Clean Up Firstly I cleaned the box and removed all the old stickers. I didn't bother to ...
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Sun, 8 Mar 2015 08:33:54 PDT
How to make a grocery bag holder
How to make a grocery bag holder - More DIY How To Projects]]> cpine522 I make a box with two holes in it! :) This is a very simple project that I have been needing to make for a long time. These grocery bags are like the old Start Trek episode the Trouble with Tribbles. These bags seem to reproduce in the drawer or wherever they are kept. This simple box that hangs o...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 11:46:08 PST
DIY Basketball Game
DIY Basketball Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> kokpat To make this game, u need a cuttera cake-boxpaper cupmarkersome double sided adhesive foam tape or similar things.We have finished a cake and got a pretty hard cake-box, so I cut out the top of the box and get one side to make a basketball court.The basket is using a paper cup and stick it on the pa...
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Sat, 27 Dec 2014 23:58:08 PST
Easy To Make 'Pencil boxes' Recycle Your Pencils
Easy To Make 'Pencil boxes' Recycle Your Pencils - More DIY How To Projects]]> travelandeat This is a great way to use up those little pencils you have laying around, that nobody wants to use!It will give your desk a pop of colour, or bring a smile to someones face if you decide to give it as a gift. Fill it with some goodies, pens or 'new' pencils, or just give it the way it is! What ...
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Fri, 26 Dec 2014 07:49:39 PST
Coroplast Wall Storage for Tools and Toys
Coroplast Wall Storage for Tools and Toys - More DIY How To Projects]]> MattTheMaker I'm always trying to make my shop more orderly so today I made some storage cubbies for my power tools. They are quick, easy, cheap, and strong. I tested one out and was able to hang off it as seen in the picture, I'm just shy of 160 lbs so these things are pretty tough. The materials needed for thi...
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Tue, 28 Oct 2014 21:08:03 PDT
Treasure chest-recycled boxes
Treasure chest-recycled boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Artemis_Wong These unassuming boxes are made from paper boxes usually thrown away! To save the Earth, we must reduce, reuse, recycle as much as possible. This is a very simple "chest" to make, with little items required, mostly which are recyclable. The box can be used in any way you want, from storing treasure ...
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 17:44:27 PDT
File with a Cereal Box
File with a Cereal Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> laurelchan25 This is my first instructable so please feel free to comment on what I can improve. Today I will teach you how to make a magazine file out of a cereal box. It's very simple.What You will need:• A Cereal BoxTools• Scissors • A Sharpie Drawing Your Template First you need to draw a line from the to...
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Mon, 9 Jun 2014 06:54:51 PDT
Old Gift Card Boxes
Old Gift Card Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tait_Clements Take an old gift card and transform it into a crafty little box with endless possibilities!   Gather Materials & Find The Perfect Card Materials:Dig out an old gift card that has little or no sentimental value. You can also use brand new cards if you have a ton of extras, or just want a nice,...
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Wed, 26 Mar 2014 21:11:10 PDT
DIY - Dry erase TO DO LIST out of a CD box! (Recycling project) DIYlover89 Hi!! Today I bring you a really quick and easy DIY!! It's made out of old CD boxes that I'm sure you all have at home, and it's perfect to help you organize: a dry erase "to do list"!!! Thanks for watching!!!
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Thu, 13 Feb 2014 14:10:55 PST
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment
Photo Frame with Hidden Compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> lindarose92 In this Instructable I want to show you how to make a double use photo frame. It looks like a regular frame at the front, but contains a secret compartment in the back. It can be used to hide things or to simply organize little objects or memories that have to do with the front photo. I dedicate th...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 08:23:47 PST
Upcycled tea bag organizer
Upcycled tea bag organizer - More DIY How To Projects]]> bobert610 I have recently gotten into the habit of drinking tea because of its great taste, and health benefits. For Christmas this year, I received a bunch of boxes of tea from my relatives. While i realize that the boxes the tea bags come in are designed to dispense tea bags within a cabinet, etc, I figured...
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Thu, 26 Dec 2013 22:21:31 PST
iPad/tablet stand - portrait and landscape - from recycled fruits crate viepure so i needed an iPad stand like a lot of people... decided to make my own : D and recycle this fruit crate that remained from some oranges. This is how I did it. Basically I just took one side of a the fruit crate and just reinforced it with the other piece of plywood, from the other side of the cr...
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Wed, 24 Jul 2013 01:40:27 PDT
Hidden Litter Box
Hidden Litter Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> user1044 Since we have cats, and we also foster kittens, we needed to add litter boxes around the house. We didn't just want the boxes out in the open so we wanted to hide them in plain sight. We saw enclosures at Petco but they ran about $70 to $200 for just one. So we decided to make some ourselves..   Thi...
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Thu, 4 Jul 2013 18:42:31 PDT
Make an iPad Mini book with storage compartment
Make an iPad Mini book with storage compartment - More DIY How To Projects]]> kentdvm I suppose I'm old enough to simply like the feel of a good book in my hand.  But I also love reading on my iPad mini and decided to make a hollow book to hold it.  This project applies some common bandsaw box techniques to hollowing books.  All the cuts are made using a bandsaw, however a scrollsaw ...
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Fri, 28 Jun 2013 21:01:50 PDT
Coin Pouch with a used Cigarette Box
Coin Pouch with a used Cigarette Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> ewatanabe This Coin Pouch has many uses! This was designed for BikeSurfBerlin a bike sharing system in Berlin! Things you will need to make this coin pouch: A used cigarette box Duct Tape Tools: Pen Scissors Exacto Knife or Box Cutters Step One: Unraveling the Box 1) Co...
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Mon, 24 Jun 2013 09:42:28 PDT
R.P.C.B (Recycled Pallet Compost Box)
R.P.C.B (Recycled Pallet Compost Box) - More DIY How To Projects]]> ancaf33 This is how I made my compost box out of pallets. I even used the nails that held together the pallet. What you'll need: Pallets (obviously) Hammer (helps a lot) Saw (not the movie) Let's get crackin' shall we? Begin by hammering of the wood from the pallets and removing the nails from them. ...
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Fri, 26 Apr 2013 06:50:49 PDT
Cat Cave From Printer Box and Old Carpet
Cat Cave From Printer Box and Old Carpet - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndyGadget We recently went to our local Blue Cross to meet some cats with the intention of adopting one.  Things proceeded rather quickly and we met Ozzy, agreed to adopt him and arranged to collect him the next day.  It's a long time since we've had a cat so a trip to the pet-shop ensued to get carrier, litt...
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Sun, 14 Apr 2013 10:37:25 PDT
Cigar Box iHome picklednerd This is less of an instructable, and more of me just showing my work. I got tired of my iHome's appearance and decided to give it some plastic surgery to better fit my taste. I'd been keeping my Dremel in a pretty nice cigar box for quite some time, and decided the tool could find another home in a ...
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Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:29:15 PDT
Bar Codes for Babies: A Mobile From Boxes calebjc First baby. Need a mobile. They are expensive. We have lots of boxes from online purchases around the house (we think they are also spawning at night.) Boxes have bar codes. Bar codes are high contrast. Babies like high contrast images in the first three months (source and source). The photos a...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 13:19:46 PDT
Photography Soft Box lamp made from reclaimed objects
Photography Soft Box lamp made from reclaimed objects - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Engineer As Hero Photography is about capturing light. Light bounces off your subject, through your lenses, and you freeze it there, so you can show other people your view of the world. Which is beautiful, but it's bloody hard if there's not enough light for your camera to pick up. After my time-lapse photography ...
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Mon, 1 Oct 2012 13:26:57 PDT
Lunch Box From A Pizza Box
Lunch Box From A Pizza Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> sunshiine Several months ago I was reading an article about recycling and decided to try and re-use things that could not be recycled. One thing that really surprised me was to learn that pizza boxes were on the list.  So I decided to cover a pizza box, but I must admit for the past several months I have be...
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Tue, 17 Jul 2012 20:38:17 PDT
Trash Stash kcli Your empty Kleenex box is your car's best friend!  Save your empty box to hold automobile trash and when full, just toss the entire box away.
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Sun, 1 Jul 2012 11:35:18 PDT
mouseold - More DIY How To Projects]]> kvangpedchun if you have many old mouse. you can do it for new model. up to your idea. but i have one choice for you. This is box for put pen or anything that you can put it. Materials Preparation 1.Materials 2.keep out all eletornic 3.cut plastic in side mouse *** but not cut socket. 4.install front ...
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Mon, 18 Jun 2012 23:49:36 PDT
Cereal Box Butterflies supersoftdrink I saw some paper butterflies on Pinterest and decided to make my own.  I figured thin cardboard would be more durable than paper, and I knew we had a nearly empty cheerios box that would be perfect. Materials Needed: thin cardboard (like from cereal or cracker boxes) scissors that will cut thin ca...
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 03:02:49 PDT
Storage System from recycled McMaster-Carr* boxes
Storage System from recycled McMaster-Carr* boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> laernmoer Do you LOVE McMaster Carr* as much as I do?  Do you get millions of these boxes that are perfect sized and have them strewn about the place?  Do you hate recycling such sturdy boxes in your trash? Do you need storage space in your office/garage/home and don't want to spend hundreds on these conta...
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Thu, 1 Mar 2012 13:11:44 PST
DIY- Indoor Seedling Grow Box
DIY- Indoor Seedling Grow Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grasshopper1221 I like to grow my own Herbs and veggies but in Mich its kinda hard to do in the winter, Plants don't care for the cold by the window and I kill more that way, So I wanted to see if we could Turn a old & really cheap junk tool chest into a energy efficient Seedling grow box for under $10.00And spri...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 03:36:21 PST
Recycled Paper Gift Boxes
Recycled Paper Gift Boxes - More DIY How To Projects]]> depotdevoid A couple of years ago, due to circumstances beyond my control, I had to bring my daughter to work with me for a day or two around Christmas.  Needless to say, nine year old India was as bored out of her mind!   One afternoon, the receptionist showed India how to make a gift box using an old Christ...
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Mon, 19 Dec 2011 09:10:07 PST
The Box Chair (Hobo Chair)
The Box Chair (Hobo Chair) - More DIY How To Projects]]> connoboarder  I developed this idea when i saw a box and sat in it.  i thought of how i could make it confortable...then this came!!!! Materials two boxes trash bag Blow up the Bag Blow up the bag and knot it up. Then......tape it Put the bag in the box Put the bag in the box!!!!!!! YOUR DONE!!...
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Thu, 11 Aug 2011 23:07:06 PDT
Coupon Box
Coupon Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> Chillatbc With the trend toward couponing and money saving crafts growing rapidly, I thought now would be a good time to share my very first Instructable.  This Coupon Box is an effective way to reuse old boxes and calendars into a great way to get your coupons organized.  Supplies: 1 Empty Cardboard Box (th...
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Thu, 2 Jun 2011 14:52:56 PDT
Tiffin Box from Tuna Cans
Tiffin Box from Tuna Cans - More DIY How To Projects]]> calischs A tiffin box is a small lunchbox used to carry a tiffin, or light meal.  The lunchbox consists of a stack of steel or ceramic compartments for each food item.  According to wikipedia, the term originated in colonial India, and today in Mumbai there exists a complex network tiffin-boxed lunch deliver...
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Wed, 5 Jan 2011 15:41:25 PST
Fluffy Frosty
Fluffy Frosty - More DIY How To Projects]]> hushy When I ran out of adhesive tape, I got this idea of making use of its cardboard ring instead of throwing it away.   Materials Needed 1. Cardboard ring from adhesive tape 2. Paper glue 3. Double-sided adhesive tape 4. Colored papers (orange, black, red, green) 5. Cellophane (clear, blue) 6. Cotton...
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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 09:45:03 PST
Box made out of slats
Box made out of slats - More DIY How To Projects]]> stico In this instructable i'll show you how to build a box out of slats, found in Paris garbages (linked to my other instructable, as the box purpose is to carry the bonsai around). Here is a list of pretty much all you'll need to achieve this. -slats, from the same bed if possible, to avoid difference...
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Thu, 5 Aug 2010 13:30:39 PDT
The bored engineer's cord organizer box(s)
The bored engineer's cord organizer box(s) - More DIY How To Projects]]> wilwrk4tls  having found myself at home while on leave from work after back surgery, and very much needing projects that didn't entail my lifting any more than ten pounds, I decided to do some drawer organization.  I started with another project altogether and couldn't decide on a direction, so I went this way...
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Mon, 15 Mar 2010 11:52:19 PDT
travel pocket fan
travel pocket fan - More DIY How To Projects]]> blakllll If you decide to follow through with this Instructable you will create a small portable fan that you can take almost anywhere. This fan is made out of recycled computer part and a few store bought pieces. This idea came to me one day when I was piecing out an old computer for usable parts. About thr...
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Tue, 2 Mar 2010 20:28:02 PST
What to do with an old 5.5 inch floppy disk box TheGoodLife I was sorting through old computer equipment and happened across some 3.5 and 5.5 inch floppy disk drive boxes, full of disks. Nobody wanted the disks or the boxes. Everything was left out for the bin men and I returned to my room. I then noticed a pile of CDs and an idea struck me as I never like ...
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Thu, 10 Dec 2009 14:08:12 PST
Kid Size Shirt Box
Kid Size Shirt Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> swissmis76 Looking for a gift box for those tiny baby clothes? Or maybe you just need 1 box and all you can find is 1/2 of a box? No problem, in just two minutes you can take that odd gift box bottom and turn it into 1 half sized gift box. Great for gifting tee shirts, socks, baby and kids outfits.....etcHere ...
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Thu, 12 Nov 2009 06:29:13 PST
Cardboard Tray
Cardboard Tray - More DIY How To Projects]]> origamic12 In this Instructable I will show you how to make a decorative an useful tray that i made out of mainly composed of cardboard. It's great if you have just moved and have lots of cardboard boxes. Materials Large cardboard boxElmers gluesissors rulerpencilscrewdrivermasking tapecardstockwhite paint ...
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Tue, 21 Jul 2009 19:41:07 PDT
Cd box greenhouse Creedon One way to reuse unwanted cd cases. Or simply buy less plastic and download our music from
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Mon, 13 Jul 2009 05:41:00 PDT
HANGING GRAPE BOX PLANTERS - More DIY How To Projects]]> Thinkenstein Styrofoam grape boxes make great nursery planters. They are a convenient size for carrying, are strong for their weight, and they last a long time. They come with ventilation holes, which serve as drainage holes for garden use -- and they are free! The boxes come with lids, so from each box you g...
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Sat, 27 Jun 2009 19:30:08 PDT
BUSINESS CARD STAND FROM RECYCLED MATERIAL - More DIY How To Projects]]> agnivohneb Need something to display your business cards on your desk. How about this eco-friendly Business Card Stand. I am making this from things found around my house. You can use different material than I use as long as you keep within the general design.I will be making two different card holder using di...
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Tue, 12 May 2009 00:21:34 PDT
Earth Box from a Plastic Barrel
Earth Box from a Plastic Barrel - More DIY How To Projects]]> kentdvm What can you do with empty 55 gallon plastic barrels? Why not recycle them into an attractive low maintenance container garden. Earth boxes are self watering containers which take the work out of gardening while providing healthier plants and more vegetables. While there are other earth box desi...
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Mon, 6 Apr 2009 08:47:28 PDT
Flashing Bike Bottle Light
Flashing Bike Bottle Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Radioactive_Legos When you bike in the dark, you know you're supposed to have a light somewhere so others can see you, but sometimes that added bulk is just too much. There's got to be a better way! Now, without further adieu, I present to you....The Flashing Bike Bottle Light! Not only can you produce flashing red...
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Sun, 1 Feb 2009 21:04:56 PST
Gift Box from a Cereal Box
Gift Box from a Cereal Box - More DIY How To Projects]]> blightdesign After watching J.J. Abrams' TED talk, I was fascinated that he was interested in box design. I was inspired and figured I'd give box making a shot.I eat a lot of cereal, and had a lot of almost empty boxes lying around. So after a bowl of Capn' Frosted Life, I had all of the materials I would need...
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Sun, 10 Aug 2008 11:01:59 PDT