Introduction: Steampunk Ring

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Edit: I was young and nerdy, laugh all you want heh.

This is a steampunk ring that I made from a flashlight bulb, copper tape, an old key chain, and a strap from an old lunchbox. The light does not work, just letting you know. I'm making a steampunk-themed Halloween costume and this is the first thing that I worked on. I might post updates on this Instructable to show you how far i've gone on it :D I personally think that it would look better with a leather glove on.


cart562 (author)2012-10-14

I would break that soooo fast.....

Alderin (author)2012-05-31

I wouldn't say ugly, but perhaps it lacks polish? Very nice idea and a good prototype. Keep working at the idea and make it beautiful and functional!

agis68 (author)2011-11-18

its ugly and dangerous....what if broke the glass of the lamp?

build52 (author)agis682012-05-17

Wow that was nice.


Derek Vigil (author)agis682012-03-29

And it's steampunk, that's the point.

phapboy (author)agis682011-11-20

Oh come on, it's not that bad.

phapboy (author)phapboy2011-11-20

*or Dangerous.

ezarate (author)2011-11-25

a better idea would be to get a cheap 20$ metal ring and sand it down to the copper. then you can mod a little bulb so it lights with a led and attach it to the ring, that way it will light up.

Derek Vigil (author)ezarate2011-11-25

That is a good idea, I might try that next. Or just hook the bulb up to a mini cell 3volt battery and a switch. Also you could cover it up with electrical tape so it doesn't short out on your hand.

protonrules (author)Derek Vigil2012-03-12

dude, do you know anything about electricity?

Derek Vigil (author)protonrules2012-03-29

Haha, now I do. I didn't then but I started reading books about computers and everything about electricity around mid-December. Now I see what you mean and I know how terrible that would be.

agis68 (author)2011-11-21

ok....but its ugly....does it lights?

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