Introduction: My First Steampunk Project...ever. the Roanoke V.1

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This is the first Steampunk item I've ever made. Mostly made of plasic with a few metal part found from lots of random items. It's kinda like a pocket watch without a chain... or arms, sorry I broke The list of objects used will be on the last slide.

Re: Here is the Roanoke

Step 1:

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This  is just a frontward view. Check out the captions for more information.

Step 2:

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Again just feel free to check out the captions.

Step 3:

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This is the back side of the watch.

Supplies used-
- Broken Headphones
    -Used for the back and front piece, and the wrap around wire.
-A small wall clock
    -Used for all the metal on the outside, except the pump screw on the side.
-A broken keyboard
    -Used for the screws
-A broken wrist watch
    -Used the guts for the face of the watch
-A large washer
    -Used on the inside (for weight) 

Thanks for viewing please tell me what you think but


Win Guy (author)2011-05-16

I recognize those cogs - They're probably off of an old clock that swings out of it's case into a triangle. (I can't describe it very well.)
Win Guy

sonofstone (author)2010-07-22

could you explain to me how you made this, it looks really cool?

knuffe (author)2010-04-27

This looks like a good larp prop.
I have no idea what that gizmo is, but thinking about what it could be is much fun!


TheCheese9921 (author)2010-01-24

This looks really cool, good job. The only thing I would change is to tarnish the copper some so it matches the rest of the piece.

The Chive (author)TheCheese99212010-01-24

sorry but how would yo do that. I'm new to all this metal work so yeah.

Aztof (author)The Chive2010-03-02

hand it over an ammonia bath, cover it 4 a day, and let the fumes do the work, than, to get a really nice look, polish or sand it and repeat

lemonie (author)2010-01-24

Good photos, nice looking thing. It would work better as a slideshow as this is a made item rather than a how-to.


gmjhowe (author)2010-01-24

This is a nice little project, plastic gears and pieces can look great given the right paint job. I like the overall feel.

Perhaps adding some hands, or a little read out display might give it a kind of focal point.

Also, next time, when you have a project where you are showing what you have completed, it tends to work nicer if you use the slideshow feature, which is designed to show off the project in a much suited way.

Otherwise, keep it up! your well on the track to becoming a steampunk pro!

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