Link: Lion Diskmaker

[Lion Diskmaker]( also works for Mountain Lion: “Lion Disk Maker is an application programmed with AppleScript that you can use with Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and OS X 10.8 to burn a DVD or build a bootable drive from Mac OS X Lion or OS X Mountain Lion Installation program. As soon as you launch the application, it tries to find the OS X Install program with Spotlight. Then, it proposes to build a DVD or create a bootable install disk.”

I’ve heard lots of good things about it and it does make it possible to do a clean install of the OS, something I am considering because of [the rise of kernel_task](