Instructables: exploring - technology - Steampunk - popular http://www.instructables.com Tue, 26 May 2015 20:50:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Mahogany & brass nixie clock (with IR and UART control) http://www.instructables.com/id/Mahogany-brass-nixie-clock-with-IR-and-UART-contro/
Mahogany & brass nixie clock (with IR and UART control) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QR33/I9SMYG4A/FISQR33I9SMYG4A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QR33/I9SMYG4A/FISQR33I9SMYG4A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/QR33/I9SMYG4A/FISQR33I9SMYG4A.SMALL.jpg mopsiok update: My contest entry was accepted. If you like the clock, I will appreciate if you vote for it!Hello there!In this instructable I'll show you the process of making an awesome, steampunk-alike nixie clock. There are lots of nixie projects on the Web, but most of them focus mainly on the hardware/...
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Mon, 18 May 2015 09:13:03 PDT
Floralia Insektans - A Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer http://www.instructables.com/id/Floralia-Insektans-A-Steampunk-Terrarium-Plant-Obs/
Floralia Insektans - A Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BEPX/I8CVYP8Z/FNVBEPXI8CVYP8Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BEPX/I8CVYP8Z/FNVBEPXI8CVYP8Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNV/BEPX/I8CVYP8Z/FNVBEPXI8CVYP8Z.SMALL.jpg Leander Lavendel Hi there,today i would like to show you a Steampunk Terrarium / Plant Observer. Inside is sitting a " Venus Fly Trap "The Glastank is an old Lightbulb 2000 Watt and the small Watertank was a Neonbulb. A Pump pours on push of a Button automatically the System. Nightlight is going on by a Sensor. Wh...
By: Leander Lavendel

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Sun, 12 Apr 2015 02:27:46 PDT
Steampunk Adjustable Tint Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Adjustable-Tint-Goggles/
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Sat, 11 Apr 2015 17:07:08 PDT
How to open a light bulb without breaking it http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-open-a-light-bulb-without-breaking-it/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:05:47 PDT
Steampunk auto-folding wings http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-auto-folding-wings/
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Mon, 4 Jun 2012 13:18:51 PDT
Aetheria Circumducitur- A Steampunk High Voltage Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Aetheria-Circumducitur-A-Steampunk-High-Voltage-La/
Aetheria Circumducitur- A Steampunk High Voltage Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WRZ8/I7IVNWYJ/FJFWRZ8I7IVNWYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WRZ8/I7IVNWYJ/FJFWRZ8I7IVNWYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJF/WRZ8/I7IVNWYJ/FJFWRZ8I7IVNWYJ.SMALL.jpg Leander Lavendel Hi,this is my first Instructable here on this Site. I hope you like my Constructions and Objects. Now, here is my " Aetheria Circumducitur". A high Voltage Lamp with a " Neon Geissler Tube ". Driven with a Tesla Generator and 5000 Volt. A rotating Cage turns around the Geissler Tube. The Beginning...
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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:46:36 PDT
Pocket Watch Pinhole Camera http://www.instructables.com/id/Pocket-Watch-Pinhole-Camera/
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:50:10 PDT
Copper iPad Stand http://www.instructables.com/id/Copper-iPad-Stand/
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:50:51 PST
Faraday Cage Phone Pouch http://www.instructables.com/id/Faraday-Cage-Phone-Pouch/
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:11:33 PST
steampunk telephone stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-telephone-stand/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:34 PST
The STEAMPUNK Biosphere Model 1876 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-STEAMPUNK-Biosphere-Model-1876/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:25:47 PST
Steampunk LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-LED-Clock/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:55:08 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED http://www.instructables.com/id/iPad-typing-steampunk-robot-ROBOLED/
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Classic LED Cube (sort of :-) http://www.instructables.com/id/Classic-LED-Cube-sort-of-/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 11:37:19 PST
Steampunk Network Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Network-Center/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:06:44 PST
Steampunked mp3-player "Junophon" http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunked-mp3-player-Junophon/
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:35:43 PST
Folding brass fan with etched designs http://www.instructables.com/id/Folding-brass-fan-with-etched-designs/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 23:23:06 PST
High voltage steampunk plasma night light http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-plasma-night-light/
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:15:57 PST
Steampunking a Dodocase VR http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunking-a-Dodocase-VR/
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:44:55 PST
Raspbmc Mediabox Steampunk style http://www.instructables.com/id/Raspbmc-Mediabox-Steampunk-style/
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 02:37:35 PST
The Giant Edison - A Big Size Steampunk Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Giant-Edison-A-Big-Size-Steampunk-Lamp/
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 10:25:14 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Glowing-Steampunk-Flash-Drive/
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-1921-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:27:29 PDT
Steampunk Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Candle/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:26:00 PDT
Bechain. The Necklace. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bechain-The-Necklace/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:52:47 PDT
Steam Turret Tank http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Turret-Tank/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
Necronomicon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Necronomicon-Lamp/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:16:28 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
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
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/
Viking Era, (800-1050) Padlock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/I7F7/HWDREXCQ/FV2I7F7HWDREXCQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/I7F7/HWDREXCQ/FV2I7F7HWDREXCQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FV2/I7F7/HWDREXCQ/FV2I7F7HWDREXCQ.SMALL.jpg r570sv While cruising Pinterest looking at Viking related posts I came across some drawings for very old locks/padlocks. I found a couple of designs that looked very straight forward that couple be built with materials and tools I have in my garage. So I figured I would have a go at putting one together....
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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/
How to make a steampunk USB flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/01ZY/HUHT1Y81/F0K01ZYHUHT1Y81.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/01ZY/HUHT1Y81/F0K01ZYHUHT1Y81.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0K/01ZY/HUHT1Y81/F0K01ZYHUHT1Y81.SMALL.jpg 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 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/
A Mechanical Iris Window With Porthole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/4TVL/HU3TNOQV/FXZ4TVLHU3TNOQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/4TVL/HU3TNOQV/FXZ4TVLHU3TNOQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/4TVL/HU3TNOQV/FXZ4TVLHU3TNOQV.SMALL.jpg bmoore17 In this Instructable I will describe the process of building a mechanical iris diaphragm window with a porthole into an existing wall opening. I've always appreciated old fashioned ingenuity where the mechanics were as much art as function and a mechanical iris is a great example of this. Irises h...
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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/
My Steampunk Keyboard version - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/IQNO/HTX6NHOL/FBHIQNOHTX6NHOL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/IQNO/HTX6NHOL/FBHIQNOHTX6NHOL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FBH/IQNO/HTX6NHOL/FBHIQNOHTX6NHOL.SMALL.jpg Raltel Hi everybody! Welcome to my first instructable! I apologize in advance if you find the pictures a bit poor. I hope I make a good first impression... here goes: After looking at some of the fancy retro keyboards at this site, I really wanted to make one myself. Unfortunately, I lack the tools/space a...
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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/
vintage style nixie wall clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8S/PXSK/HS8FUY0S/F8SPXSKHS8FUY0S.SMALL.jpg andrea biffi After the success of my first nixie clock made out from a rosewood block, I decided to lose no time and to carry on with the next one. As some of you guys already know, or imagine, lately I'm indeed a little bit addicted to nixie-mania. I've bought many nixie tubes on eBay, and I experienced in elec...
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Mon, 3 Mar 2014 13:36:13 PST
Steampunk Chiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Chiller/
Steampunk Chiller - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/G8L1/HNP538GS/F6DG8L1HNP538GS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/G8L1/HNP538GS/F6DG8L1HNP538GS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6D/G8L1/HNP538GS/F6DG8L1HNP538GS.SMALL.jpg longwinters A friend saw the Chillanator on face book and asked me to make a steampunk version.I was happy to because there were some improvements I wanted to incorporate in a new design. One major upgrade was the use of the microprocessor cooling towers, they are far more efficient than the brass ones on the C...
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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
How to Build a Time Machine (Vortex Distortion Space and Time Dilating Device) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Time-Machine-Vortex-Distortion-Spa/
How to Build a Time Machine (Vortex Distortion Space and Time Dilating Device) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/H7DG/FGF7REBT/F3UH7DGFGF7REBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/H7DG/FGF7REBT/F3UH7DGFGF7REBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/H7DG/FGF7REBT/F3UH7DGFGF7REBT.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Well lets put it this way, ive always had this thing about traveling through time, and having a time machine. So i set about making one, i decided that instead of being a vessel to travel in, i would rather have something portable. Many hours thinking i came to a conclusion. If im going to be trave...
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Mon, 19 May 2008 10:49:17 PDT
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
The Steampunk MP3 Music Player http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-MP3-Music-Player/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 10:06:07 PST
BRONZE Steampunk SOLAR light, http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-punk-BRONZE-light/
BRONZE Steampunk SOLAR light, - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/SF2N/HMKLN6Q0/FY1SF2NHMKLN6Q0.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/SF2N/HMKLN6Q0/FY1SF2NHMKLN6Q0.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY1/SF2N/HMKLN6Q0/FY1SF2NHMKLN6Q0.SMALL.jpg jimmysymo I found,an old bronze agricultural water tap used for crops in my Kibbutz in ISRAEL.In the 1950's.It was joined to some 2 inch iron pipes all rusted up.It took me a week to get it all cleaned up.Then I saw that I could make some thing (nice) with it. Using  my spare time it took me another couple of...
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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
Laser-etched Equipment Nameplates http://www.instructables.com/id/Laser-etched-Equipment-Nameplates/
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:28:49 PDT
Haunted Doll http://www.instructables.com/id/Now-the-fun-part-create-a-creepy-story-to-go-wit/
Haunted Doll - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVO/P3NR/HELX4B3U/FVOP3NRHELX4B3U.SMALL.jpg ElmarM Background After watching the show “Haunted Collector” on the SiFi Channel, I thought it might be kinda cool to own an a haunted object; however, I needed a safe haunted item – something that won’t freak out the dog or mess with the lights at midnight.  So I choose to make one and I chose as my hau...
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:55:22 PDT