I just returned from my steam-powered-laboratory (Dampfkraftlabor, in german) to present you my latest invention:
The Steampunked plasma-beam generator:
To get an first impression please watch this short movie
Notice: Don´t wreck your health and please obay the following advices:
***Disclaimers***This instructable works with voltages in excess of 250V. This is more than enough to give you a potentially fatal electric shock if handled incorrectly. If you are unfamiliar with how to work with high voltage, please refrain from performing this instructable. Exercise caution throughout the following steps to avoid electrical dangers and also use insulated tools like pliers and screwdrivers and so on.
If you choose to undertake this instructable, you do so at your own risk.
And here ist the instructable
Step 1: Construction of the chassis
So I chose an old antique handlamp chassis and modified it as you can see in the following pictures