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-One of the easiest ways to make a CrowBox of your own is to order the laser-cut CrowBox housing parts from the CrowBox showroom at Ponoko, a popular online laser-cutting service. To do so you need to:+====== Ponoko Guide ======
  
-  Make your own account at [[https://ponoko.com|Ponoko]] +One of the easiest ways to make a CrowBox of your own is to order the laser-cut CrowBox housing parts from  Ponoko, a popular online laser-cutting service. To do so you need to make your own account at [[https://ponoko.com|Ponoko]] and upload the {{ :kit:ponoko_crowbox_files.zip |Ponoko crowbox files}}. (Ponoko has size limits on file uploads so this package is split into six files you need to open the .zip file first and upload the six files packaged within.
-  - Visit our [[https://www.ponoko.com/showroom/jC3mi8b9|CrowBox Showroom]] at Ponoko and choose either the brown or green color scheme +
-  Scroll down to below the image of the CrowBox and click the green button labeled //Add to Personal Factory// +
-  - You will be asked to agree to the terms of the Creative Commons Share Alike license +
-  - Click the //Add// button +
-  - The CrowBox housing design and materials will be copied into the //My Designs// section of your own Ponoko accountThis process can take a little while.  +
-  - When the copy has finished, click the black folder labeled //My Designs// +
-  - Click the CrowBox design that was just added to your designs +
-  - Scroll all the way to the bottom of the CrowBox design page, then click the //Make It// button +
-  - Follow the Ponoko website instructions to finalize and submit your order+
  
 Once the parts arrive, check out our [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpfDKGsrnBESVeekIrV1mNA?view_as=subscriber|YouTube Channel]] for step-by-step assembly videos.  Once the parts arrive, check out our [[https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpfDKGsrnBESVeekIrV1mNA?view_as=subscriber|YouTube Channel]] for step-by-step assembly videos. 
  
-Note that Ponoko shipping charges make up a big chunk of the final cost of a single set of parts - it's much more price-effective if you and a friend order your sets of parts together.+Note that Ponoko shipping charges make up a big chunk of the final cost of a single set of parts - it's much more price-effective if you and a friend order your sets of parts together. Huge thanks to Danita Craft for pulling these together; see [[https://groups.google.com/g/crowboxkit/c/9xb9-OHnaKQ/m/a6WmhurxAQAJ?pli=1|this thread]] for more info.
  
-**Disclaimer:** //We have bought several sets of CrowBox parts from Ponoko in order to verify their quality and accuracy. We have had good customer service experiences with them, as well. For these reasons, we're happy to recommend Ponoko as a place for you to buy your parts. Ponoko charges fees for materials, manufacturing services, and shipping but we have no financial interest or affiliation with them. We receive **no** money when parts are bought at Ponoko - We're just making a service recommendation.+**Disclaimer:** //We have bought several sets of CrowBox parts from Ponoko in order to verify their quality and accuracy. We have had good customer service experiences with them, as well. For these reasons, we're happy to recommend Ponoko as a place for you to buy your parts. Ponoko charges fees for materials, manufacturing services, and shipping but we have no financial interest or affiliation with them. We receive **no** money when parts are bought at Ponoko - we're just making a service recommendation.
 // //
  
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