Instructables: exploring - technology - Steampunk - popular http://www.instructables.com Fri, 19 Dec 2014 19:07:55 PST BLOX v1.01 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
Leather Respirator Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Respirator-Mask/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:23:48 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
3-in-1 Leather Dr. Whoo Owl Mask with Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3-in-1-Leather-Dr-Whoo-Owl-Mask-with/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:33:14 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
Dainty Death Dealer Steampunk Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Dainty-Death-Dealer-Steampunk-Watch/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 20:56:27 PDT
Hand Tooled Leather Bracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Tooled-Bracer/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 22:40:08 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/
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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
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...
By: gmjhowe

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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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By: A_Steingrube

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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/
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Sun, 24 Mar 2013 13:55:22 PDT
Captain Eightpanthers http://www.instructables.com/id/Captain-Eightpanthers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FA3P/HLZRVP5A/FIUFA3PHLZRVP5A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FA3P/HLZRVP5A/FIUFA3PHLZRVP5A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIU/FA3P/HLZRVP5A/FIUFA3PHLZRVP5A.SMALL.jpg razrose86 As some of you may be aware I am researching the life of Captain Eightpanthers of Her Majestie's Dirigible Dragoons. Last year I found his "Impirator" cranial protective and recently I unearthed the prosthetic hand he was forced to wear after the unfortunate incident with the Wazzok of Waziristan's ...
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 03:03:51 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/
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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/
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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/
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Tue, 4 Jun 2013 02:16:38 PDT