I don't think there's actually an assembly file anywhere. I know someone wrote one for the Sparkfun model.
Re the shorting issue I though that should be fixed too. try these files
, although I would leave out the breadboard-style pin connections on the bottom layer, as they turned out to be a pain for point-to-point wiring.
yah i was thinking of making something like that ill probably fork off that design and make a couple to try out.
i had an old PCB design that looks like thishttp://www.ladyada.net/techproj/Atmex/quarter.jpg
are you suggesting that only the bottom has the 5-strip and the top has just circles? im not sure...