Instructables: exploring - technology - steampunk - brass Mon, 3 Aug 2015 16:57:26 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Victorian Sound-Tube...A Steampunk Mp3 Player
The Victorian Sound-Tube...A Steampunk Mp3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> Leander Lavendel The Victorian Sound-Tube is a Steampunk Mp3 Player with motorized holding Arms and Sound to Light Control. The Tube lies on a Holder and two Arms of Brass are holding the Tube from both Sides. Put a Switch and the Arms separate the Tube. Lets go.. First we need a Musicman Ma Mp3 Player. On Ebay f...
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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:10:11 PDT
Dr. Steam’s STEAMPUNK Clockwork Machine
Dr. Steam’s STEAMPUNK Clockwork Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers around the GlobeThis time I would like to give you some inspiration what you can do with not much money and a few old metal parts from the junk yard.For me STEAMPUNK means to build fantastic machines and gadgets for almost no money and out from the things which our modern society t...
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:39:19 PST
Steampunk lamp.
Steampunk lamp. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sleutel13 So this weekend i made this lamp. It is replacing an ikea reading light. It is made from copper,brass an old 40watt Philips light buld and a 1watt led and some scrap wood. The base. For this you need:2x 35cm long woodwood glue3x dowels6mm drillAnd a hammer just to make sure its all nice and tigh...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:05:34 PST
Folding brass fan with etched designs
Folding brass fan with etched designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> gfish I was asked by my wife to make a credible steampunk fan. We decided to make it out of brass sheet with a gear train pattern etched onto the front side. Now, I must admit, these gears are purely decorative, which is a bit against my core values. But at least they mesh properly, have a reasonable toot...
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 23:23:06 PST
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Moonlight Maker I got the idea for this project after seeing these cool flash drives made from old vacuum tubes. I really liked how they lit up, but I didn't want to shell out $70 for one. Instead, I decided to create my own with inexpensive materials. The total cost for the project is about $20 if you buy all of t...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
Steampunk Candle
Steampunk Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> CalenMaethor Finally, I'm posting another instructable! Life has a funny way of keeping us from doing things.This instructable details how to make a "Steampunk Candle" similar to the one I have made here. When sitting on your desk, nightstand, or dashboard of your airship, it will remain off. As soon as you pick...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:26:00 PDT
How to make a steampunk USB flash drive
How to make a steampunk USB flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> silvertinkerer Have you ever wanted a USB flash drive that was a little bit more than just a regular plastic one? Are you a fan of the steampunk genre? In this instructable I will show you how to make my kind of steampunk flash drive. This is not a project for the beginner. You will need to know how to solder usin...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:03:27 PDT
Steampunk Goggles TheSteamer71 A simple pair of Steampunk goggles made out of recycled leather, brass tubing and plexiglass for the lens. The leather was sown with floral wire. The clip to adjust the goggles was taken from an old watch and the lens were made out of some old plexiglass I had laying around. I drilled them with a ho...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:42:01 PDT
Hemisphere Keyboard
Hemisphere Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> skyberrys This brass and glass USB keyboard supports 36 essential writing keys, and is perfect for writing stories. It is constructed using several different maker crafts; metal work, lampwork glass, electronics, wire wrapping and even a little bit of wood work. I used different tools from my workshop. A jewe...
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 07:42:36 PDT
Easy Steampunk Top Hat treese1 What you will need: - Costume top hat (available at party city or other costume stores - 2 push button lights - elastic headband - hot glue gun - Gold/copper wire - wire cutter - Gold paint - feathers - brown fabric - lots and lots of gears The idea with this is to just hot glue everything into th...
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Wed, 26 Dec 2012 13:07:15 PST
How to Steampunk bricabracwizard I wanted to create order from the many instructables I have in my favourites list.  So these guides are mainly for my benefit on the topics I want to learn more from.  This one is on steampunk. Creating armatures from a different era to house modern day electronics gives a view into a very different...
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Tue, 18 Dec 2012 19:31:39 PST
Steampunk Safety-Goggles
Steampunk Safety-Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kiteman Years ago, in a school that no longer exists, I found two pairs of old safety goggles at the back of a cupboard.  My younger son claimed one pair, and we have both used them, on and off, ever since. More recently, I came across a piece of scrap brass, already drilled with thousands of holes. After...
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 08:59:22 PDT
The Steampunk Kaleidoscope
The Steampunk Kaleidoscope - More DIY How To Projects]]> thechocolatist Dear Friends, dear Steampunkers Our little son's most beloved toy in the "Kindergarten" is a beautiful Kaleidoscope. He spends a lot of time to observe the changing effects and pictures in this magic tube. Some time ago he came home with a big smile and a present from his Kindergarten teacher: thre...
By: thechocolatist

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Thu, 24 May 2012 01:18:21 PDT
Steampunk shaving box
Steampunk shaving box - More DIY How To Projects]]> zorwick My friend had a birthday, and I wanted to make something special for him. He shaves using the old fashioned or now retro safety razors. He carried everything in one toilet bag because there was no proper travelling case for them. That time I found on the Internet some nice piece of steampunk creatio...
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Sun, 6 May 2012 05:52:31 PDT
hand filed decorative brass gears for steampunkers and????
hand filed decorative brass gears for steampunkers and???? - More DIY How To Projects]]> abstracted this instructable is for the steampunkers out there needing brass gears for projects, not acurate or functioning, purely decorative. My next gear project I will spend more time with the dremel tool instead of files and hopefully fab up a working gear set, using thiner brass stock. find suitable im...
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Sun, 4 Mar 2012 06:27:14 PST
Steampunk Goggles made using my early tutorial ArtificerMade Just thought I would throw up a few pics of the last two goggles I made. I'm hoping to get some vendor space and maybe run some workshops and demos at the World Steam Expo in Dearborn, MI this year so I'm ramping up production of the steampunkery and putting other projects on the back burner. If y...
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Sun, 19 Feb 2012 19:50:08 PST
Steampunk Goggles with Mechanical Iris ArtificerMade If anyone remembers, I posted an instructable here  showing the basic method of constructing goggles out of brass or copper (or whatever). I was encouraged to finish them and thought it would be fun to work in a mechanical shutter. With the exception of ...
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Tue, 7 Feb 2012 13:47:02 PST
Steampunk Brass Goggles 101. The right way done wrong.
Steampunk Brass Goggles 101. The right way done wrong. - More DIY How To Projects]]> ArtificerMade What follows is the 'right way' to make Steampunk goggles. I am showing off the basic method and not walking through the build of a finished set of goggles. When you get to the end of this instructable you will still have a bit of design work and construction to do. But you will have the skills to d...
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Thu, 12 Jan 2012 15:26:47 PST
The incredible Steampunk Radio
The incredible Steampunk Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> Horatius.Steam Based on a USW - Receiver Kit and the idea to have a Radio with a really good sound I decided to make a radio wit a special speaker system. The Radio is incredible because of its sound. The sound fills the whole room. Let´s see how to make it. The green "tube" looks like the old "magic eyes". T...
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Sun, 8 Jan 2012 07:55:48 PST
Steampunk Goggles: Personal Vision Enhancers
Steampunk Goggles: Personal Vision Enhancers - More DIY How To Projects]]> cutshopguy These Steampunk Goggles inspired by, amongst others,  the work of Gogglerman on Instructables and Jake Van Slatt at The Steampunk Workshop, are an attempt to combine the Steampunk aesthetic with production of some functional eye-wear which would produce excellent lighting and variable magnification....
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Fri, 30 Dec 2011 14:51:06 PST
The Dragon, a desktop computer
The Dragon, a desktop computer - More DIY How To Projects]]> Horatius.Steam This is the instructable that guides me to SteamPunk. :-) I found in a Gothic shop a dragon head made of bronze. I bought it (just for further projects), put it elsewhere and forgot it. A couple of month later I planed to build a NAS - System as a central storage for my home. I searched around for ...
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Sun, 13 Nov 2011 03:09:41 PST
Make a Steampunk Keyboard - Win Guy Style!
Make a Steampunk Keyboard - Win Guy Style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Win Guy ~ An entry The Winner in the Steampunk Weekly Challenge! See it here: (Link) ~ Greetings, my kind fellows, and Welcome to my brief (Sarcasm alert!) tutorial on how to construct a Steampunk Keyboard - Without having to completely demolish the board in the process! Even better, you probably have most...
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Sat, 27 Aug 2011 22:31:44 PDT
Buccaneer Keyboard
Buccaneer Keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> rampkins Christened the Buccaneer , this is our take on a Steampunk Keyboard design - essentially a mechanical computer keyboard that has been modified to resemble an old world aesthetic. The project was inspired by the Steampunk Keyboard created by Jake Von Slatt . A few more photos of the completed Bucca...
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 13:11:37 PDT
Steampunk goggles "ZoomEye" gogglerman
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Mon, 27 Jun 2011 07:34:02 PDT
Steampunk Gas Mask
Steampunk Gas Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> ClockCollector Hey there! I'm Michelle, and I'm going to take you though the creation of this mask. If you like, you can make your own or something similar. I don't expect that everyone is going to want something exactly the same, so feel free to use this as a jumping off point, or even make one that is the same i...
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Fri, 24 Jun 2011 11:03:42 PDT
Leather Steampunk Goggles ClockCollector My Steampunk goggles. They've gone through many revisions since they were first made. I got the original idea from this instructable  but it's not quite the same thing any more. 
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Fri, 10 Jun 2011 13:39:40 PDT
Three Rayguns Username_already_taken Here we go, more rayguns... While we're at it, lets get the S word out of the way - Steampunk. There, I said it. Really though, I would like to present what I am tentatively calling the magnum opus of my undergraduate career (barring something really clever coming up in the next two months). Three f...
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Mon, 4 Apr 2011 11:28:25 PDT
4Gb Steampunk USB flash drive ZoDo Unfortunately I don't have pictures of the making process, but I will try to explain the process of creating this USB flash drive. Here it goes: 1. Get a connection like the one in fig. 1 . The one in the picture is bigger than the one I ussed but the principe is the same. You got to have a piece ...
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Wed, 9 Mar 2011 12:41:53 PST
SteamTorch (a steampunk flashlight)
SteamTorch (a steampunk flashlight) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Kaelessin "The velvety darkness pressed in around them and soft, muffled, and yet mysteriously menacing sounds crept towards their ears. The captain reached into his rucksack and took hold of his torch, with a slight whir and then a click, it blazed into life and the creatures shuffled off" Having been a whi...
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 21:12:25 PDT
Bioshock Belt Buckle in Bronze
Bioshock Belt Buckle in Bronze - More DIY How To Projects]]> bofthem Photoshop! This step is pretty simple. I needed to create a nice, clear reference image to trace in 3d. All I had to do here is increase the contrast and clean up an image of the Bioshock logo I found online. I started by resizing the image so the logo filled the canvas. Then I pulled up the ima...
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Thu, 30 Jul 2009 02:00:56 PDT
SteamPunk Pocket Watch spacepirate04 Steam Punk pocket watch I made out of spare parts hope you like it please rate if you do,its the first steam punk piece I`ve ever made thanks for viewing.I am aware that pocket watches are already steam punk but i thought this would be and interesting piece with the gears and copper exposed.
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Sun, 26 Jul 2009 03:30:45 PDT
The Bunny. A Steampunk Garter Pistol.
The Bunny. A Steampunk Garter Pistol. - More DIY How To Projects]]> gingerpete50 Here is another little Steampunk project I've put together to compliment my first Instructable.This is the delicate little sister of the Admiral's Sidearm I posted a couple of weeks ago. Very similar in style, and construction, this is a dainty little prop for the lady in your life. As you'll see fr...
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Mon, 6 Jul 2009 01:44:38 PDT
An Airship Admiral's Sidearm. An elegant steampunk pistol.
An Airship Admiral's Sidearm. An elegant steampunk pistol. - More DIY How To Projects]]> gingerpete50 After a few months of enjoying the many wonderful projects, I felt it was time to add a project of my own to the site. This is my first Instructable and as it happens, my first steampunk project.After a few weeks of visiting Steampunk blogs and sites such as http://steampunkworkshop.comand http://br...
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Mon, 22 Jun 2009 04:45:11 PDT
Steampunk A Motorola RAZR
Steampunk A Motorola RAZR - More DIY How To Projects]]> TechNerd1012 I have been into steampunk for a while now, and I have a ton of things that are steampunk. But I noticed a severe lack of steampunked phones on here, and thought one was needed. So I decided to steampunk my RAZR cover. By the way, this is my first instructable, so please dont come complaining. Ga...
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Fri, 1 May 2009 22:41:46 PDT
Steampunk Treo Smartphone Mark 1 mspark400 I have been on a major stempunking rampage as of late and decided to take one of our old unused smart phones and make it a little more my style. The phone is still 100% functional and if I ever decide to switch to Verizon I can use it( I actually have ATT). This is the Mark 1 version prototype. Mark...
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Sun, 12 Apr 2009 19:24:19 PDT
Steampunk Monocle Master Durham My first (and very crappy) steampunk project. These were constructed out of : -half of some airsoft goggles -a copper nozzle (for hoses and such]) -multiple watch bodies -some bottle caps -multiple watch parts (externals not internals) -soddering wire -electric tape
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Sun, 12 Apr 2009 18:56:17 PDT
Old-World Light Bulb Load
Old-World Light Bulb Load - More DIY How To Projects]]> CaladanJen When working with power electronics, quite often the right piece of test equipment is an old-fashioned incandescent lamp. They make good ballast resistors and dummy loads for a variety of devices. A 100W bulb starts at about 10Ω when cold and works its way up to about 150Ω, so they even adapt well...
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Sun, 29 Mar 2009 00:09:32 PDT
The Transmogrified Victorian Reporter's Notepad
The Transmogrified Victorian Reporter's Notepad - More DIY How To Projects]]> jktechwriter I have a friend who writes for a few magazines and a local newspaper - this is a gift I made for him. Like me, he likes Steampunk/Victorian-era-type items. This is my attempt at creating a reporter's notepad with an archaic look and feel.Tools used:Cordless Drill (not the best choice, but more on ...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2009 17:43:57 PST
steampunk keyboard
steampunk keyboard - More DIY How To Projects]]> phirzcol This is how i built a steampunk keyboard. Tired of the ever present brass frame i wanted a wooden frame with hand made brass keys. select a keyboard Select a keyboard that will allow you to wrap the wood in one axis. More than one axis will complicate the process to an unbelievable level. Remov...
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Sun, 2 Nov 2008 22:36:56 PST