This DOES NOT WORK. If you have a broken watch and 30-45 minutes you can steampunk it, and give it as a gift. This is meant for a shelf, because it does not tell time. Also, I made this with rck_mtn_climber.
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Step 1: Parts

pliers / wire cutters
broken watch
hot glue gun
silver and gold paint

Step 7: Add screw for dial

Picture of add screw for dial
 if you were paying attention earlier and read the notes then this is the random screw. Just screw it in, but leave some hanging out.

Step 8: Fixing up, and adding the section on the front

 The clock's hands should have been removed. On the back of the watch, there will be this battery section. Use the pliers and more strength to remove the odd shape in the center. Cut the dial where the threads end. Then place the battery section and the dial over the center of the clock face. Add hot glue. Let sit.

Step 10: Putting the wires on

 Cut off some wire and wrap it around the two screws we put on in step 9. Coil some more wire and hot glue it around the watch. Look at the pictures for more detailed instructions.

Step 13: Finishing touches

 FIx up the paint, and whatever else if you need to. If you don't need to then you're done.
lemonie5 years ago
Someone once said "you can't just stick screws on something and call it Steampunk". That aside, what aspects of this make it "steam-" as opposed to "cyber-" (which it looks more like)?

not only that, but most(steam or cyber) have some amount of functionality....
Now looky here -273c, art doesnt need to do anything but evoke an emotional response.
Very clever.
But this is not labeled as art, at least nowhere my mortal eyes can see.
Even if the emotional response is anger at the author using words wrong?
l8nite5 years ago
 Im not sure how many on this side of the pond understand the steampunk style or its rules, I know I don't. I do however enjoy the creations. While this construction may not qualify as steampunk I think the "ible" itself is well done with lots of clear pics showing each step (ok some not so clear but what the heck..) I DO consider this a form of recycle sculpture and while it stands on its own it would be really cool incorporated into a larger project
casemaster5 (author)  l8nite5 years ago
thank you
casemaster5 (author) 5 years ago
ok... i was bored, had some time and a broken watch soooo i dont really care