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Star Trek-Style Door Swooshes when It Opens

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Marc, an engineer who lives in Miami, built a pneumatic sliding door for his home. It was inspired by the sliding doors on Star Trek: The Next Generation. An air compressor engages two 16-inch pistons to slide the door along a track. At the link, you can view detailed photos showing how Marc built it.

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December 7th, 2010

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Stranger to the World

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