Instructables: exploring - technology - Steampunk - featured http://www.instructables.com Thu, 2 Oct 2014 03:32:16 PDT BLOX v1.01 Bechain. The Necklace. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bechain-The-Necklace/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:52:47 PDT
Steampunk Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Goggles-11/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F63/OGZ5/HZS8X6S3/F63OGZ5HZS8X6S3.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F63/OGZ5/HZS8X6S3/F63OGZ5HZS8X6S3.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F63/OGZ5/HZS8X6S3/F63OGZ5HZS8X6S3.SMALL.jpg MsSweetSatisfaction In the world of steampunk hardly anything is as consistent as the presence of goggles. They just look good on everyone, and they elevate a costume from weird victorian to undeniably steampunk. In this collection you will find 10 steampunk goggle instructables. Enjoy and hey if you make some of th...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:12:46 PDT
Steam Turret Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Turret-Tank/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
Water Valve Light Switch for a Pipe Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Water-Valve-Light-Switch-for-a-Pipe-Lamp/
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:38:14 PDT
Necronomicon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Necronomicon-Lamp/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:16:28 PDT
Large Distressed Gear for Steampunk Costumes http://www.instructables.com/id/Large-Distressed-Gear-for-Steampunk-Costumes/
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:20:27 PDT
Making RetroTech: A Steampunk / Clock / Gear Font http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-RetroTech-Font-A-SteamPunkClockGear-Fon/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:20:16 PDT
Quill http://www.instructables.com/id/Quill/
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:25:35 PDT
The Model 1882 Wireless Telephone http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Model-1882-Wireless-Telephone/
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Fri, 27 Jun 2014 08:12:37 PDT
Viking Era, (800-1050) Padlock http://www.instructables.com/id/Viking-Era-800-1050-Padlock/
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Fri, 13 Jun 2014 19:11:59 PDT
A Steampunk high quality MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Steampunk-high-quality-MPR-3-Player/
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 03:11:46 PDT
How to make a steampunk USB flash drive http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-a-steampunk-USB-flash-drive/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:03:27 PDT
Steampunk Mood Machine II http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Mood-Machine-II/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:24:14 PST
A Mechanical Iris Window With Porthole http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Mechanical-Iris-Window-With-Porthole/
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Thu, 17 Apr 2014 11:42:51 PDT
My Steampunk Keyboard version http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Steampunk-Keyboard-version/
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:19:07 PDT
Steampunk outdoor lamp special edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-outdor-lamp-special-edition/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 07:35:45 PDT
vintage style nixie wall clock http://www.instructables.com/id/vintage-style-nixie-wall-clock/
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:36:13 PST
Steampunk Chiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Chiller/
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 17:05:29 PST
Single digit numitron clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Single-digit-numitron-clock/
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Sat, 8 Feb 2014 07:24:17 PST
YASUS: Yet Another Steampunk USB Stick http://www.instructables.com/id/YASUS-Yet-Another-Steampunk-USB-Stick/
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 07:03:09 PST
Steampunk Bluetooth Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Bluetooth-Speakers/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:07:06 PST
A Raspberry Pi or Mr. Clock-workers server http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Raspberry-Pi-or-Mr-Clock-workers-server/
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 02:51:47 PST
Steampunk Menorah: The Grunambulorah http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Menorah-The-Grunambulorah/
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:46:08 PST
STEAMPUNK STEAM GAUGE, POWERED BY ARDUINO http://www.instructables.com/id/STEAMPUNK-STEAM-GAUGE-POWERED-BY-ARDUINO/
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Tue, 26 Nov 2013 12:29:23 PST
BRONZE Steampunk SOLAR light, http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-punk-BRONZE-light/
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 10:11:50 PDT
High Quality (and Safe) Nickel Plating http://www.instructables.com/id/High-Quality-and-safe-Nickel-Plating/
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Sat, 2 Nov 2013 12:22:54 PDT
Produce a Rich Rust Patina on Iron and Steel, Safely and Quickly, Using Common Household Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Produce-a-Rich-Rust-Patina-on-Iron-and-Steel-Safe/
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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 15:08:49 PDT
Steampunk Retro Remote Control (aka 'The Brick') http://www.instructables.com/id/SteampunkRetro-Remote-Control-aka-The-Brick/
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 21:11:00 PDT
Steampunk Decision Making Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Decision-Making-Machine/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 21:27:52 PDT
Steampunk Reverse Peltier Machine (aka The electro-mechanical room freshener) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Reverse-Peltier-Machine-aka-The-electro/
Steampunk Reverse Peltier Machine (aka The electro-mechanical room freshener) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/SQ9P/HJKC212Q/FJGSQ9PHJKC212Q.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/SQ9P/HJKC212Q/FJGSQ9PHJKC212Q.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJG/SQ9P/HJKC212Q/FJGSQ9PHJKC212Q.SMALL.jpg cutshopguy Some months ago, while browsing Instructables I came across a post  by Joohansson  (http://www.instructables.com/member/Joohansson/) showing how he had used the thermo-electric Peltier effect to power a fan with a small candle. Subsequently he has also shown how to use a similar device to make a pho...
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Sun, 28 Jul 2013 03:55:38 PDT
Goggles for DeathRays (steampunk) http://www.instructables.com/id/Goggles-for-DeathRays-steampunked/
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Sat, 3 Aug 2013 16:52:25 PDT
The Steampunkers Pocket Machine - or a victorian MP3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunkers-Pocket-Machine-or-a-victorian-M/
The Steampunkers Pocket Machine - or a victorian MP3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/MBA8/HIGF1F0Z/FWUMBA8HIGF1F0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/MBA8/HIGF1F0Z/FWUMBA8HIGF1F0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWU/MBA8/HIGF1F0Z/FWUMBA8HIGF1F0Z.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers out there, dear followers I would like to present you this time something steampunky which is based on a small machine we used some years ago, before we got our Smart Phones. During one of my expeditions thrue the junk yards in my town I found three old DELL AXIM Pocket Computers....
By: thechocolatist

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Fri, 5 Jul 2013 07:57:00 PDT
Steampunk Box Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Box-Lamp/
Steampunk Box Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/Z1QK/HI3TS4BF/FDVZ1QKHI3TS4BF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/Z1QK/HI3TS4BF/FDVZ1QKHI3TS4BF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDV/Z1QK/HI3TS4BF/FDVZ1QKHI3TS4BF.SMALL.jpg CalenMaethor This is my first Instructable, so I apologize in advance for any omissions, typos, etc, etc, etc.* I actually found Instructables when I started looking into various steampunk projects to cobble together. One of the first projects I took a shine to (punny) was Admiral Ravensdale's Expedition Light. ...
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Thu, 20 Jun 2013 21:39:13 PDT
The amazing Plasma Binary Clock, Steampunk style. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-amazing-Plasma-Binary-Clock-Steampunk-style/
The amazing Plasma Binary Clock, Steampunk style. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/J0F3/HH2VN8J3/FX9J0F3HH2VN8J3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/J0F3/HH2VN8J3/FX9J0F3HH2VN8J3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX9/J0F3/HH2VN8J3/FX9J0F3HH2VN8J3.SMALL.jpg Horatius.Steam A couple of month ago Mr. Longwinters  send me some plasma (NEON) bulbs wit European E-27 windings. Mr Junophor offered me a big peace of mahagony wood. So I had the basic material for a steampunked binary clock. The clock is driven by a CControl micro controller and some solid state relais. A small...
By: Horatius.Steam

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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 02:16:38 PDT
The Steampunk "Wildbad 7" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Wildbad-7/
The Steampunk "Wildbad 7" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LLRK/HH2VJ8ZW/F0ULLRKHH2VJ8ZW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LLRK/HH2VJ8ZW/F0ULLRKHH2VJ8ZW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0U/LLRK/HH2VJ8ZW/F0ULLRKHH2VJ8ZW.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear Followers and DIY Fans out there Today I would like to share a new Steampunk project with you. May I can give you some inspiration to build your own unique music machine. The "Wildbad 7" is based on an old tube radio from SABA made in 1957 which was completely destroyed by a...
By: thechocolatist

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Sun, 26 May 2013 10:05:37 PDT
simple compact slit camera http://www.instructables.com/id/simple-compact-slit-camera/
simple compact slit camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/ER6H/HFPTGIBJ/FSHER6HHFPTGIBJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/ER6H/HFPTGIBJ/FSHER6HHFPTGIBJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSH/ER6H/HFPTGIBJ/FSHER6HHFPTGIBJ.SMALL.jpg crazyg here is my cut and shut camera,it has a slit shutter,and will accept any m42 mount lens,uses 35mm film ,as its wound on, something has to move to get a picture either the subject or the camera.this took a little over a day to make.and wieghs just under 12oz without lens or film.this is a cross betwe...
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Mon, 15 Apr 2013 13:31:53 PDT
The SteamPad - The Tablet Computer of a past Future http://www.instructables.com/id/The-SteamPad-The-Tablet-Computer-of-a-past-Futur/
The SteamPad - The Tablet Computer of a past Future - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/6FV0/HD4VGPSA/FXG6FV0HD4VGPSA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/6FV0/HD4VGPSA/FXG6FV0HD4VGPSA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXG/6FV0/HD4VGPSA/FXG6FV0HD4VGPSA.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Welcome Steampunkers, dear friends and followers Finally I finishes it! It was a lot of work, but the finished Steampunk Tablet was worth the dirty hands! Let's have a look back to the beginning of this project. You all know the small simple plastic thing which people call the "iPad". It's a great...
By: thechocolatist

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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 06:58:25 PST
Steampunk Lamp: The Eye of Ra http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Lamp-The-Eye-of-Ra/
Steampunk Lamp: The Eye of Ra - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/RAD6/HD4VLICN/F5CRAD6HD4VLICN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/RAD6/HD4VLICN/F5CRAD6HD4VLICN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5C/RAD6/HD4VLICN/F5CRAD6HD4VLICN.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear friends After two relaxing evenings in my laboratory I'm very happy to present you a very special lamp: The Eye of Ra This very powerful lamp is dedicated to the ancient Egyptian Sun God Ra. It's so powerful, that it's recommended to wear your goggles to protect your eyes....
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:28:07 PST
The secret server http://www.instructables.com/id/The-secret-server/
The secret server - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/QQA9/HCRVRG0Z/FZQQQA9HCRVRG0Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/QQA9/HCRVRG0Z/FZQQQA9HCRVRG0Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZQ/QQA9/HCRVRG0Z/FZQQQA9HCRVRG0Z.SMALL.jpg Horatius.Steam This is a very easy instructable. It shows how to build, install and configure your own and secret Server - System. It is cheap It is easy It is secret It is steampunk The idea behind this server was to hide it in a bokk or something similar. The basic system is a thin client wich...
By: Horatius.Steam

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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 09:46:21 PST
Steampunk http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Steampunk/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/J3F4/GHDSJFLV/F85J3F4GHDSJFLV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/J3F4/GHDSJFLV/F85J3F4GHDSJFLV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F85/J3F4/GHDSJFLV/F85J3F4GHDSJFLV.SMALL.jpg zazenergy Welcome to the Steampunk ebook, a collection of awesome do-it-yourself steampunk projects from Instructables.com! The Instructables editors have chosen some of our best do-it-yourself steampunk technology projects to help you prepare for the retro-Victorian future.  Don your goggles, fire up your s...
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Mon, 6 Dec 2010 21:24:43 PST
Steampunk Picaxe protected Sketchbook http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Picaxe-protected-Sketchbook/
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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 04:52:58 PST
Brass Steampunk Pouch How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-steampunk-pouch-How-to/
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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 02:56:00 PST
1950's Leica Slide Projector LCD conversion for under $30 http://www.instructables.com/id/1950s-Leica-Slide-Projector-LCD-conversion-for-un/
1950's Leica Slide Projector LCD conversion for under $30 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/9S03/HAQ3CB33/FM19S03HAQ3CB33.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/9S03/HAQ3CB33/FM19S03HAQ3CB33.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM1/9S03/HAQ3CB33/FM19S03HAQ3CB33.SMALL.jpg vanweb In this Instructable I will show the steps to turn a vintage slide projector into a modern LCD projector without damaging the original projector so that it still can be used for slides. All that is needed is a "keychain" LCD player and a vintage projector (and some bits and pieces from your junk dra...
By: vanweb

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Sat, 12 Jan 2013 19:22:25 PST
Steampunk solar night light http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-solar-night-light/
Steampunk solar night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/T51F/HBNXUN0E/FFHT51FHBNXUN0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/T51F/HBNXUN0E/FFHT51FHBNXUN0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/T51F/HBNXUN0E/FFHT51FHBNXUN0E.SMALL.jpg Winged Fist I recently got a great deal on two boxes of solar garden/path lamps on eBay - 8 lamps for US$15 bucks, including shipping! These lamps are great for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is they use rechargeable batteries, replenished daily by the sun, and require no expensive electricity!  ...
By: Winged Fist

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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 17:52:08 PST
The Light Fountain: a Bioluminescent Hourglass http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Light-Fountain-a-Bioluminescent-Hourglass/
The Light Fountain: a Bioluminescent Hourglass - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6XUK/HBNXUZFW/F5N6XUKHBNXUZFW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6XUK/HBNXUZFW/F5N6XUKHBNXUZFW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5N/6XUK/HBNXUZFW/F5N6XUKHBNXUZFW.SMALL.jpg Patrik Imagine having a lamp that requires no energy and turns off on its own. Also imagine having a pet that won't die without your constant supervision. These come together in the bioluminescent hourglass! Bioluminescence is the ability of organisms to emit light, and has independently evolved in severa...
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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 23:59:53 PST
How to build a Metal Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-metal-arm/
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 13:21:29 PST
The Steam Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steam-Radio/
The Steam Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Hello Steampunkers, dear friends This time I explain you how to build in some easy steps a unique Steampunk Radio with a glowing "Vacuum Tube" on the top. All the parts I used, exept the broken radio, are from the junk yard. The broken radio I bought from a friend for 1 buck. It was demounted and t...
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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 01:35:43 PST
Working Night-vision Periscope. (Steampunked) http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Night-vision-Periscope-Steampunked/
Working Night-vision Periscope. (Steampunked) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ABUA/HAUNN0H7/FISABUAHAUNN0H7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ABUA/HAUNN0H7/FISABUAHAUNN0H7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ABUA/HAUNN0H7/FISABUAHAUNN0H7.SMALL.jpg longwinters This is a project I made while on Holiday for Christmas, it took about 20 hours and was cheep if you can find the supplies at a second hand store. It is fully functional and works with infra-red quite well, the iris lens cover was a left over from a pair of goggles that were never finished their con...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:40:21 PST
The Steampunk Data Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Data-Burner/
The Steampunk Data Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/T418/HAQ2TDPC/FPAT418HAQ2TDPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/T418/HAQ2TDPC/FPAT418HAQ2TDPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/T418/HAQ2TDPC/FPAT418HAQ2TDPC.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear friends, hello Steampunkers This time I show you how to upcycle a small USB memory stick to a huge Steampunk Artifact. May you will say  why he is doing something like that? The USB stick was such a handy thing... yesss, it's handy, but is it eyecatching? After the upcycling it will be eyecatc...
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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:09:26 PST
Steampunk Lamp Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Lamp-Globe/
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By: Winged Fist

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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 19:56:29 PST