Instructables: exploring - technology - steampunk - steam Mon, 21 Apr 2014 01:34:53 PDT BLOX v1.01 Steam Punk Rainbow RayGun spacepirate04 Today i bring you the rainbow ray gun I wanted to make something that wasn't necessarily a weapon it only has the power to change an objects color .Made from trash and parts I had lying around. The wood is stained with coffee and ash mixture buffed to a shine with wax .All held together wit...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:29:15 PDT
Steampunk Retro Remote Control (aka 'The Brick')
Steampunk Retro Remote Control (aka 'The Brick') - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricabracwizard Most remote controls look pretty much the same, they serve a purpose.....they could look good too.  This is for my Steampunk sound system.  I haven't seen any steampunk remote controls on the web (googling 'steampunk remote control' - virtual ones exist though) so I thought I would create this one....
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 21:11:00 PDT
Leather SteamPunk Top Hat
Leather SteamPunk Top Hat - More DIY How To Projects]]> KMSCoring Greetings fellow airship traveler! as your captain i require the proper attire of my crew whilst aboard my ship. It can get below freezing in these altitudes so your going to need a hat, but not just any hat. This ship is well known throughout the world as the best dressed ship in the air and if you...
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Fri, 30 Nov 2012 15:14:13 PST
STEAMPUNK TIME MACHINE - More DIY How To Projects]]> w.bartlett This is my second Steam Punk / Diesel  project. my Steam Punk Shrink Ray, which was my first project.   Will end up on top of this on display. Steampunk Time Machine The basic box to start this was a wooden bread box from the local good will for $5 The cooper wire was a home depot $6 The screws...
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Mon, 5 Nov 2012 22:55:35 PST
Steampunk Costume dancord05 My girlfriend and I decided to go in the style of Steampunk. What is Steampunk? Steampunk is a sub-genre of science fiction therefore, steampunk works are often set in an alternate history of the 19th century's British Victorian era or American "Wild West", in a post-apocalyptic future during which...
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Thu, 1 Nov 2012 17:56:30 PDT
Steampunk Pistol Gun "Shrink Ray" w.bartlett This is my firststeam punk build, not sure if it's a steam punk but it was fun. Just used an old toy plastic pellet gun bought for $4 bucks last year for Halloween, so figured I'd use some old parts laying around and I kinda got carried away.. Hope I didn't add to much.
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Wed, 31 Oct 2012 01:07:07 PDT
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
Steampunk Engine Works jeanluc83 My name is Josef Ulrich. I have a love of anything mechanical but above all, a love of steam.  There is something amazing and almost magical about how fire and water can combine to produce something so powerful.  Steam engines have a form that driven by function.  The result is both beautiful and m...
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Tue, 7 Aug 2012 15:17:45 PDT
Raygun Cyclone1764 Hi, just want to show you all my (steampunk-ish) raygun! I got the idea of one of kipkays videos but I didn't follow all the steps. tell me if you think i should do a tutoria or not and why.  
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Sun, 22 Apr 2012 06:04:24 PDT
Steampunk steampipe-lamp Evinfire Hi there, I've got an new project and, it's an steampipe (tube) light in steampunk style. It's made from a PVC drainage pipe wich i gave a bronze look and with MDF some rings attached. And glued some big nuts on it. For the light; a tubelight that you use for working under your car. And a long glas...
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Sun, 11 Mar 2012 15:52:35 PDT
Miss Betsy's Quintessential Steampunk Gadget
Miss Betsy's Quintessential Steampunk Gadget - More DIY How To Projects]]> MissBetsy This instructable involves working with electricity (120V) and fluids in close vicinity! You should be aware of the dangers and not attempt this if you don't know what you are doing! All pipe/hose connections have to be absolutely watertight and I recommend a test with the reservoir filled but the c...
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Thu, 8 Mar 2012 09:14:14 PST
Traveling Steampunk DJ Cabinet
Traveling Steampunk DJ Cabinet - More DIY How To Projects]]> tobiasmaximus Halloween of 2011 sparked an idea for a Steampunk-based project. My friend works freelance as a DJ for various events. He wanted the build a new DJ cabinet for some older amps that would replace his beat up box and go with his costume. We were determined on building this cabinet with the ultimate go...
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Mon, 27 Feb 2012 00:35:40 PST
Steampunk Cellphone
Steampunk Cellphone - More DIY How To Projects]]> chicopluma This instructable will show you how to modify your cellphone to make a perfectly functional steampunk cellphone. Materials -Pliers and wire cutter -Liquid silicone glue -Pure talc -Hanger -Golden nails -Stick to mix the silicone -Fixative spray -Disposable cup -Black nail polish -2 pens -Bronze p...
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Sat, 18 Feb 2012 15:57:44 PST
Steampunk a Bottle and Jar into Something Extraordinary!
Steampunk a Bottle and Jar into Something Extraordinary! - More DIY How To Projects]]> justjimAZ Steampunk!  Is anything safe?  Apparently not. There were a couple local challenges - one to steampunk a bottle and another to 'punk a jar.  Why?  Because you can, of course!  So I set about winning the contests. I thought about various things I could do, like incorporating them into a ray gun or s...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2011 05:26:57 PST
Steam-punk Coleman lantern longwinters This is my first attemp at steampunk art, I thought coleman lanterns are painfully boring, so I converted an old gas torch, not sure if I would call this project done, but it was relatively quick and fun.
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Thu, 17 Nov 2011 17:51:48 PST
Steampunk Bonsai
Steampunk Bonsai - More DIY How To Projects]]> ZachFejes Hey everyone! My brother is coming to university this year, and I felt that I should get him a gift. He has recently developed an interest in steampunk, which is awesome, and so I thought that I'd have a go at building something wicked for him. I originally got this idea by reading an instructable ...
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Wed, 16 Nov 2011 01:19:57 PST
Steampunk Airship Mechanic heatherfeather113 The corset was made using Simplicity 2966 and the bloomer were drafted by me. Steampunk gun was moded from a old water gun.
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Sun, 6 Nov 2011 18:41:35 PST
Steampunk Ring Derek Vigil 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 Ins...
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Mon, 10 Oct 2011 16:13:05 PDT
Steam Punk Skull Desk Clock
Steam Punk Skull Desk Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrDic I decided to make a clock that involved two of my favorite things, skulls and steam punk.  I started out by getting a basic painted Styrofoam skull that was intended for Halloween decoration and some items from the craft and hardware store.  So here is the run down of everything that I collected to ...
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Mon, 29 Aug 2011 00:01:40 PDT
Steampunk Pen (warning it weighs around 2lbs haha) quixotic5891 Messing around with some pipe fittings and some random metal pieces and wah-la a Steampunk pen! I used some hot glue and solder a few pieces. Its not balanced very well I might end up adding a spring or gear somewhere later.
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Sun, 28 Aug 2011 14:17:27 PDT
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
Steam Punk Set spacepirate04 My Steam Punk set I made all from found materials my favorites are the knife and pocket watch. please rate if you like and if you leave comments please be nice :)
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Wed, 27 Jul 2011 12:28:05 PDT
Steampunk Sky Raider Jetpack With MP3, LEDs & Fog Machine
Steampunk Sky Raider Jetpack With MP3, LEDs & Fog Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> aeshem Please Note:  Due to the heat of the Fog Machine, I have added three new items;   1 3-Way "T' Heater Hose Connector (3/4") 19mm Auto Zone ( Spray Paint Gold) 1 Heater Hose Connector (3/4") 19mm Auto Zone 3 Feet - Heater Hose (3/4") 19mm Auto Zone  This cost $15.00 Bucks and works way better. You ...
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Sat, 16 Jul 2011 11:05:49 PDT
Steam Powered Potato Pistol Zippo(tm) Mod
Steam Powered Potato Pistol Zippo(tm) Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> wiggins8472 I would like to start by giving credit to robbtoberfest and his Steam Powered Potato Pistol 1.0 design which can be found here: I also want to start by re-iterating his safety warnings as this device has risks related to fire, steam, ...
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Mon, 4 Jul 2011 15:51:48 PDT
Steampunk Light Bulb Piggy Bank
Steampunk Light Bulb Piggy Bank - More DIY How To Projects]]> LucasOchoa After thinking about this idea for a while i decided to take the time out of my busy end of school schedule to make it. This entire structure is a removable light bulb holder  which coins can fall into such as a regular piggy bank. It is more on the decorative side but serves a practical purpose. ...
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Sat, 4 Jun 2011 11:31:56 PDT
Steampunk Outfit
Steampunk Outfit - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mage and the machine For Elf Fantasy Fair 2011 I decided to go steampunk. It's much more fun going dressed than in plain clothes, and steampunk has the added advantage of playing with mechanical type things in making one's outfit. My first attempt was published earlier, see the next steps. For Elf Fantasy Fair 2012 I d...
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Sun, 24 Apr 2011 04:03:43 PDT
Steam Thrower
Steam Thrower - More DIY How To Projects]]> Mage and the machine I have had a breakthrough! I have managed to contain fire and ice in canisters for prolonged periods.  As a Steam Sapper I have put this to good use by inventing the Steam Thrower. The steam thrower combines the fire and the ice from the 2 canisters and makes steam, quite logical but not as simple a...
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Thu, 21 Apr 2011 11:45:12 PDT
Steambook bryanwithaytx    These are pictures of a notebook I made. It's wood that I painted and finished to have a steam punk look. It cost less than $30 and only took a few hours, not counting the dry time for glue and paint. You can use any kind of paper you want you just have to drill holes in it, I do a lot of writing...
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Fri, 15 Apr 2011 22:51:03 PDT
DeskTop Steam Boiler
DeskTop Steam Boiler - More DIY How To Projects]]> Confounded Machine This is an instructable for my small sized steam boiler.  I wanted a solid boiler that I could use to run small steam engines, turbines or in this case a "steamfuser" which is a heated aluminum container that lets a scented liquid vaporize and be carried into the air with the rising steam...there ar...
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Thu, 7 Apr 2011 11:35:32 PDT
Steam Punk DS stylus rlb96 Well this is my first attempt at trying to steampunk anything and i got the idea from robbtoberfest.  I tried to make it unique. P.s. The paint will get sticky to prevent this buy water proofer (from a shoe store) and apply two layers and PRESTO! no more sticky glue :D
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Sun, 20 Feb 2011 20:43:34 PST
Steampunk Lamp prosper58 This is a small steampunk lamp that i finished a while back but i never got to posting it. I actually finished making the lamp itself about 5 months ago, and i just now decided to steampunk it about a month ago.  Anyway, here it is. Tell me what you think. (I will not be posting an actual instructa...
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Fri, 11 Feb 2011 22:10:47 PST
Steampunk Pen prosper58 My first steampunk creation. (i'm not very sure i can call it steampunk, though) It's just made of some parts that i found lying around the house and some aluminum tape. Technique for aging the aluminum- I colored it with a normal black sharpie, waited for it to dry, then used fine sandpaper on it....
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Sun, 16 Jan 2011 00:13:48 PST
Dieselpunk Headphones zatek These are some probably war-time headphones, Omega "Typ 5T" brand, with Koss PortaPro speakers modded into them. I do have great respect for old stuff, so all the old parts were unharmed and put into bags respectively for left and right headphone. The only thing that were damaged were the portapros....
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Thu, 2 Dec 2010 08:07:51 PST
How to build a painting Hero Steam Engine
How to build a painting Hero Steam Engine - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lignumvital Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 ...
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Fri, 5 Nov 2010 07:19:52 PDT
Steam punk Dragon Fly spacepirate04 Just a little dragon fly bug made of bits and pieces
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Wed, 4 Aug 2010 06:46:58 PDT
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
Quicksilver: A steampunk Aethersaber Instructable
Quicksilver: A steampunk Aethersaber Instructable - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElusiveGreen After the popularity and praise the Broken Butterfly brought me I have finally gotten around to the bountiful requests to create an instructable, not merely a slideshow, on how I made the thing. Without further ado, I give you the Quicksilver: Aligned Particle Non-Newtonian Mercury Blade; another, s...
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Wed, 28 Jul 2010 14:10:58 PDT
Steampunk Wall Clock
Steampunk Wall Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> AllenB94 This project turned out to be one of my more successful projects (after an ugly incounter with a laptop) the price for the entire project came out to about $5 USD. This instructable will go over the most important parts of the build but will leave the end up to your own creativity! Have fun creati...
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Sun, 18 Jul 2010 21:55:49 PDT
The Broken Butterfly: A steampunk aethersaber ElusiveGreen  Not much to say on this. I'm into steampunk, my friend is into sci-fi. Loves Star Wars and Firefly. Well one time she brought me a nice brassy headpiece of a blowtorch. I have yet to make something interesting out of that but I wanted to do something for her to say thanks. Saw some of the sprinkler...
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Tue, 11 May 2010 09:44:47 PDT
Quasi-Dimensional Air Displacing Revolver
Quasi-Dimensional Air Displacing Revolver - More DIY How To Projects]]> gmjhowe For a long time my good friends bumpus, and Nova Hawk have been insisting that I work on making a proper revolver.I also want to give a big thank you to all my new friends over at Brass Goggles for giving me advice as I went along.I had taking my inspiration from the PPC Wesson, and from the hit ser...
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Fri, 25 Sep 2009 16:00:03 PDT
Cenobia, the Destruction Luster: A steampunk prop revolver
Cenobia, the Destruction Luster: A steampunk prop revolver - More DIY How To Projects]]> ElusiveGreen Well, there's a convention coming up that my friends and I have been planning to go since the last one we managed to hit. I have a rifle in the works but with classes starting I didn't have time to devote to a larger project. At the same time I didn't want to be caught with something that looked lik...
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Mon, 24 Aug 2009 06:15:43 PDT
Steampunk Terrarium monkeykungfu Just a quick dirty and fast tutorial on building a prop for the Steampunk Household.
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Fri, 21 Aug 2009 01:28:11 PDT
steampunk consolar spectacles necropolian being a steampunk fan, and having 'sensitive eyes', i tried to make sunglasses with stuff lying around, which resulted in this.the consolar spectacles use an anormal method to deflect the sun rays... instead of using tinted glass, like normal sunglasses, the consolar spectacles use a metal part tha...
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Thu, 20 Aug 2009 04:46:23 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
Light Up Goggle Mod
Light Up Goggle Mod - More DIY How To Projects]]> slickshughes So, as any good steampunk devote, I started out by purchasing some goggles. I got a pair I love (thanks eBay!), but something occurred to me: being basically blind without my glasses, I could never wear them on my eyes. If they're just going to be hanging out on my forehead, why not spice them up ...
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Tue, 23 Jun 2009 00:08:30 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
Steampunkish Mobile st.paul In my high school art class, I had a project with which you can pick the medium, unlike the others. Since I enjoy creating things much better than failing at trying to shade and put in value, I eventually settled on a making a mobile. After that I decided to give it a steam punk vibe, with the gea...
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Wed, 27 May 2009 18:07:24 PDT
my steampunk monocle dark clerick my first steampunk monocle
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Wed, 27 May 2009 09:18:23 PDT
my steampunk watch dark clerick a really cool watch i made it doesnt actually work
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Mon, 25 May 2009 07:58:49 PDT
my first steampunk gun! dark clerick made out of a laser tag gun mostly.
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Sat, 23 May 2009 16:51:49 PDT