Instructables: exploring - technology - Steampunk http://www.instructables.com Tue, 1 Sep 2015 03:09:52 PDT BLOX v1.01 Steampunk Wedding Place Cards http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Wedding-Place-Cards/
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By: SNLouise

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Mon, 31 Aug 2015 09:59:34 PDT
Steampunk Save the Dates http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Save-the-Dates/
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Fri, 21 Aug 2015 12:25:01 PDT
Steampunk Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Speakers/
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By: Mark W Chase

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Tue, 11 Aug 2015 16:55:15 PDT
STEAMPUNK R2-D2 Astromech http://www.instructables.com/id/STEAMPUNK-R2-D2-Astromech/
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Thu, 6 Aug 2015 05:18:08 PDT
Homemade Steampunk Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Steampunk-Keyboard/
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Sun, 2 Aug 2015 22:12:40 PDT
A Steampunk Brass Tube Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Steampunk-Brass-Tube-Radio/
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By: Leander Lavendel

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Tue, 14 Jul 2015 13:59:47 PDT
Lawn Mower Fuel Tank Speaker Box http://www.instructables.com/id/Lawn-Mower-Fuel-Tank-Speaker-Box/
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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 13:57:13 PDT
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
Making Steam Punk parts in Blender for ART, or 3D Printing http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-Steam-Punk-parts-in-Blender-for-ART-or-3D-P/
Making Steam Punk parts in Blender for ART, or 3D Printing - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/L8UH/I9NE4HJS/FR1L8UHI9NE4HJS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/L8UH/I9NE4HJS/FR1L8UHI9NE4HJS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FR1/L8UH/I9NE4HJS/FR1L8UHI9NE4HJS.SMALL.jpg Londonleistone OK I like making steampunk stuff in 3D then printing them out for cool parts later. In this tutorial I am going to cover how to make simple gears and propeller blades to make steampunk decoration for one of my hats.I will show how to make the model for this idea. NOTE: I'm only going to go in to mak...
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Wed, 13 May 2015 18:22:28 PDT
LED Steampunk lamp using old light bulbs http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Steampunk-lamp-using-old-light-bulbs/
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By: Electrospark

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Tue, 14 Apr 2015 18:20:22 PDT
Room Temperature Gauge with a servo http://www.instructables.com/id/Room-Temperature-Gauge-with-a-servo/
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By: indestructable

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Mon, 13 Apr 2015 19:20:26 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...
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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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By: Electrospark

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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 21:05:47 PDT
steampunk submarine egg http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-submarine-egg/
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Fri, 10 Apr 2015 05:53:42 PDT
Steampunk Electronics LED Experimenter's Board http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Electronics-LED-Experimenters-Board/
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Mon, 6 Apr 2015 10:13:08 PDT
The Victorian Sound-Tube...A Steampunk Mp3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Victorian-Sound-TubeA-Steampunk-Mp3-Player/
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By: Leander Lavendel

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:10:11 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/FKJ/PELL/ICBRZ7FS/FKJPELLICBRZ7FS.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/PELL/ICBRZ7FS/FKJPELLICBRZ7FS.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKJ/PELL/ICBRZ7FS/FKJPELLICBRZ7FS.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
Steampunk in Wonderland, The interactive necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-in-Wonderland-The-interactive-necklace/
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:42:34 PDT
Flash Drive Steampunk style! http://www.instructables.com/id/Flash-Drive-Steampunk-style/
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:25:12 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
Ways to a Unique stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Ways-to-a-Unique-stylus/
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:37:07 PST
Dr. Steam’s STEAMPUNK Clockwork Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Dr-Steams-STEAMPUNK-Clockwork-Machine/
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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:39:19 PST
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 lamp. http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-lamp-4/
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:05:34 PST
Gearing up in TinkerCad http://www.instructables.com/id/Gearing-up-in-TinkerCad/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:17:52 PST
steampunk telephone stand. http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-telephone-stand/
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:34 PST
MakeyMakey Record Maze Game http://www.instructables.com/id/MakeyMakey-Record-Maze-Game/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:46:55 PST
steampunk radio tube http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-radio-tube/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:40:23 PST
Pesky Fairy Catching Kit http://www.instructables.com/id/Pesky-Fairy-Catching-Kit/
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:44:38 PST
The STEAMPUNK Biosphere Model 1876 http://www.instructables.com/id/The-STEAMPUNK-Biosphere-Model-1876/
The STEAMPUNK Biosphere Model 1876 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/AVNP/I4IXGK9E/FUKAVNPI4IXGK9E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/AVNP/I4IXGK9E/FUKAVNPI4IXGK9E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUK/AVNP/I4IXGK9E/FUKAVNPI4IXGK9E.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Makers out thereHere is the proof, that Steampunkers are not only happy with copper and brass! We have a "Green Thumb" too - but some brass, glass, wood and steel has to be in for sure!The "Biosphere Model 1876" is a unique wonder of nature and hosts a living small beech tree. This small oeko s...
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 13:25:47 PST
A desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/A-desk-lamp/
A desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/QXKC/I4E6BLKM/F13QXKCI4E6BLKM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/QXKC/I4E6BLKM/F13QXKCI4E6BLKM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F13/QXKC/I4E6BLKM/F13QXKCI4E6BLKM.SMALL.jpg Horatius.Steam A couple of mont ago I was able to get my hands on two of this very nice bulbs.I like to operate them with lower voltage because on normal 230V the bulbs are too bright.Operating these bulb on lower voltage will extend the lifetime enormous. First choice... The first choice was to connect the bul...
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Sat, 3 Jan 2015 03:03:37 PST
Steampunk LED Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-LED-Clock/
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:55:08 PST
The electric winter fire http://www.instructables.com/id/The-electric-winter-fire/
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:08:46 PST
Steampunk data medium http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-data-medium/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:24:48 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
Steampunk Network Center http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Network-Center/
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:06:44 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 DodoCase VR Goggles build night http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-DodoCase-VR-Goggles/
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 21:16:54 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/
Folding brass fan with etched designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/J9LC/I36LIH4V/FP6J9LCI36LIH4V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/J9LC/I36LIH4V/FP6J9LCI36LIH4V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FP6/J9LC/I36LIH4V/FP6J9LCI36LIH4V.SMALL.jpg gfish I was asked by my wife to make a credible steampunk fan. We decided to make it out of brass sheet with a gear train pattern etched onto the front side. Now, I must admit, these gears are purely decorative, which is a bit against my core values. But at least they mesh properly, have a reasonable toot...
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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
Steampunk Grandmother clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Grandmother-clock/
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:23:39 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/
The Giant Edison - A Big Size Steampunk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/54I2/I1XENM16/FD054I2I1XENM16.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/54I2/I1XENM16/FD054I2I1XENM16.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FD0/54I2/I1XENM16/FD054I2I1XENM16.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear friendsThis time a very short Instructable about a simple idea how to build a nice Steampunk lamp. I found the bulb at a flea market for a few bucks. It was used for industry lights and works with 220 Volts / 750 Watts.Note: If you are not used to work with 110V/220V please a...
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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 10:25:14 PDT
steampunk T96 airsoft rifle http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-T96-airsoft-rifle/
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:47:32 PDT
Victrola Style Passive Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Victrola-Style-Passive-Amplifier/
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:00:26 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