Instructables: exploring - technology - steampunk - led - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 02:41:44 PDT BLOX v1.01 Steampunk Mood Machine II http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Mood-Machine-II/
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By: badjer1

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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:24:14 PST
Steampunk Menorah: The Grunambulorah http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Menorah-The-Grunambulorah/
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By: Grunambulax

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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:46:08 PST
Steampunk Box Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Box-Lamp/
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:39:13 PDT
STEAM PUNK STORM GLASS http://www.instructables.com/id/STEAM-PUNK-STORM-GLASS/
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 08:30:06 PDT
Steampunk Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Flashlight/
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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 08:59:18 PDT
Radiometer Demostration Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Radiometer-Demostration-Lamp/
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 10:39:05 PDT
Miss Betsy's Rechargable Steampunk Solar Nightlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Miss-Betsys-Rechargable-Steampunk-Solar-Nightligh/
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By: MissBetsy

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Sat, 31 Mar 2012 07:04:19 PDT
Miss Betsy's Dragonfly Pin http://www.instructables.com/id/Miss-Betsys-Dragonfly-Pin/
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Sat, 25 Feb 2012 10:34:43 PST
Dieselpunk USB Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-USB-Lamp/
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 12:13:47 PDT
"The Steampunk Garden" in a bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Garden-in-a-bulb/
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By: Horatius.Steam

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Wed, 21 Sep 2011 10:49:15 PDT
The magic bulb http://www.instructables.com/id/The-magic-bulb/
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Sat, 17 Sep 2011 08:55:50 PDT
Gas pipe flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Gas-pipe-flash-light/
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Sat, 31 Jul 2010 14:00:05 PDT
SteamTorch (a steampunk flashlight) http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamTorch-a-steampunk-flashlight/
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Thu, 29 Jul 2010 21:12:25 PDT
Miss Betsy's Steampunk Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Miss-Betsys-Steampunk-Keyboard/
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Fri, 23 Apr 2010 10:55:56 PDT
Light Up Goggle Mod http://www.instructables.com/id/Light-Up-Goggles/
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:08:30 PDT
Electrified Monopoly - Steampunk Inspired http://www.instructables.com/id/Electrified-Monopoly-Steampunk-Inspired/
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