Instructables: exploring - technology - Steampunk http://www.instructables.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:16:39 PDT BLOX v1.01 Steampunk Case for My FiiO X1 Mp3 Player http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Case-for-My-FiiO-X1-Mp3-Player/
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Sat, 11 Mar 2017 03:30:26 PST
How to Laser Cut and Light a Steampunk Leather Collar http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Laser-Cut-and-Light-a-Steampunk-Leather-Col/
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Mon, 6 Mar 2017 06:26:28 PST
Steampunk voltmeter clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Voltmeter-Clock/
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Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:40:35 PST
Dieselpunk Insulator Light with Arduino-Controlled LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-Insulator-Light-With-Arduino-Controlled/
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Sat, 4 Feb 2017 18:17:41 PST
Azurophone - A marvelous Steampunk Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/Azurophone-a-Marvelous-Steampunk-Bluetooth-Speaker/
Azurophone - A marvelous Steampunk Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/5ZS2/IYAMREP2/F1L5ZS2IYAMREP2.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/5ZS2/IYAMREP2/F1L5ZS2IYAMREP2.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F1L/5ZS2/IYAMREP2/F1L5ZS2IYAMREP2.SMALL.jpg NizzyAmps Good day gentle reader. This is Professor Thaddeus Westfield, the world traveller and explorer. Many of you know me from my recent adventures in Ceylon where I was able to procure several marvelous specimens and devices that made me the toast of the Crown Heads of Europe. I am here today to relate t...
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Tue, 24 Jan 2017 10:07:42 PST
Nixie Watch Prototype_C http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Watch-PrototypeC/
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Sun, 15 Jan 2017 02:33:36 PST
Steam Punk Style Clock With a Night Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Punk-Style-Clock-With-a-Night-Light/
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Mon, 9 Jan 2017 20:09:22 PST
DIY Color Changing Raw Wood LED Shelf http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Color-Changing-Raw-Wood-LED-Shelf/
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Sun, 8 Jan 2017 20:45:25 PST
A Steampunk Disk Drive USB Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Steampunk-Disk-Drive-USB-Meter/
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Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:59:54 PST
Steampunk Entertainment System with moving candles and parts. http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Entertainment-System/
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 01:54:47 PST
"The Time Cup" - A Steampunk Timer/Clock with Westminster Sound http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Time-Cup-a-Steampunk-Timer-Clock-With-Westmins/
"The Time Cup" - A Steampunk Timer/Clock with Westminster Sound - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/T8C8/IVO51VD5/FLDT8C8IVO51VD5.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/T8C8/IVO51VD5/FLDT8C8IVO51VD5.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FLD/T8C8/IVO51VD5/FLDT8C8IVO51VD5.SMALL.jpg Leander Lavendel We begin ;) The Time-Cup - A Steampunk Timer / Clock Hi all,the Time-Cup is a new Invention from me. A Steampunk Timer/Clock completely without a pointer or display. The time is indicated by Soundsticks from an old Wall Clock with Westminster Sound.We need:Soundsticks from a Wall ClockHolder from...
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Sun, 27 Nov 2016 03:44:49 PST
A Steampunk Orrery-Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Steampunk-Orrery-Clock/
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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 03:39:16 PST
Homunculus - The Mechanical Mystical Oracle http://www.instructables.com/id/Homunculus-the-Mechanical-Mystical-Oracle/
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 08:44:40 PST
A Wheeled Steampunk Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Wheeled-Steampunk-Mouse/
A Wheeled Steampunk Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/LOTO/IVO3BZBZ/FXQLOTOIVO3BZBZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/LOTO/IVO3BZBZ/FXQLOTOIVO3BZBZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FXQ/LOTO/IVO3BZBZ/FXQLOTOIVO3BZBZ.SMALL.jpg Peter Balch How would a Victorian engineer make a mouse? You can't build an optical mouse with a mechanical difference engine. So you need wheels and mechanics.This Instructable shows how to dissect a (computer) mouse and how to mechanically connect to the encoders of a mouse. I'm sure you can think of l...
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Sat, 19 Nov 2016 03:41:58 PST
Multi-Mode Table Clock With Graphics LCD Screen http://www.instructables.com/id/Multi-Mode-Table-Clock-With-Graphics-LCD-Screen/
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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 06:19:16 PST
The Ironclad Apple Watch Cover http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Ironclad-Apple-Watch-Cover/
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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 09:15:08 PST
Vintage Radio to Bluetooth Speaker Simple Electronics Project http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Radio-to-Bluetooth-Speaker-Simple-Electron/
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Thu, 3 Nov 2016 14:33:18 PDT
Steampunk Dice http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Dice/
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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 17:49:07 PDT
Simple Multi Color LED Remote Control Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Simple-Multi-Color-LED-Remote-Control-Light/
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Fri, 14 Oct 2016 10:22:53 PDT
LED "Vacuum" Tubes http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Vacuum-Tubes/
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Wed, 12 Oct 2016 07:26:37 PDT
A Steampunk Screen: "Carbon Filament Crystal Cinematograph http://www.instructables.com/id/A-Steampunk-Screen-Carbon-Filament-Crystal-Cinemat/
A Steampunk Screen: "Carbon Filament Crystal Cinematograph - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/KAHI/IU2GV2RL/FRAKAHIIU2GV2RL.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/KAHI/IU2GV2RL/FRAKAHIIU2GV2RL.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FRA/KAHI/IU2GV2RL/FRAKAHIIU2GV2RL.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist My dear friends and followersLong time ago since I wrote my last Instructables here. Sorry for that! In the meantime a lot happened - I wrote my first Steampunk book, I built a Steampunk car and for sure I invented some really sick Mad Science Machines.One of them I would like to present you today. ...
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Sun, 9 Oct 2016 05:43:35 PDT
Steampunk Industrial Light Fixture LED http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Industrial-Light-Fixture-LED/
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Sat, 8 Oct 2016 19:47:04 PDT
Fiber Optic Steampunk Squid Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Fiber-Optic-Steampunk-Squid-Lamp/
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Mon, 26 Sep 2016 07:52:29 PDT
The Pillars of Time - A Steampunk Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Pillars-of-Time-a-Steampunk-Nixie-Clock/
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Sun, 28 Aug 2016 13:00:43 PDT
August Maker Giving Back Event http://www.instructables.com/id/August-Maker-Giving-Back-Event/
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Sun, 31 Jul 2016 00:38:49 PDT
Steampunk Charging Station http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Charging-Station/
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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:58:30 PDT
Steam Punk Ammo Tin Nixie Clock http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Punk-Ammo-Tin-Nixie-Clock/
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Sat, 2 Jul 2016 19:55:50 PDT
Fierce Anglepoise Rgb + Strobe Desk Lamp Shiny Silver Future Retro Punk Party http://www.instructables.com/id/Fierce-Anglepoise-Rgb-Strobe-Desk-Lamp-Shiny-Silve/
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Sun, 19 Jun 2016 08:37:08 PDT
DIY LED Pocket Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-LED-Pocket-Watch/
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Sat, 18 Jun 2016 07:01:23 PDT
Steampunked lightning detector"Jupiter" http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunked-Lightning-DetectorJupiter/
Steampunked lightning detector"Jupiter" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/VASE/IPH4QBCI/FSEVASEIPH4QBCI.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/VASE/IPH4QBCI/FSEVASEIPH4QBCI.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSE/VASE/IPH4QBCI/FSEVASEIPH4QBCI.SMALL.jpg Junophor Hi everybody!This is my latest instructable named the Steampunked lightning detector "Jupiter"**Jupiter was a flash throwing god of the ancient romansA thunderstorm with lightnings an deep rolling thunder is always thrilling to mankind. So it is very good to be informed in time when such a weather-s...
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Wed, 15 Jun 2016 12:57:12 PDT
Steampunk Airship http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Airship-1/
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Sat, 11 Jun 2016 16:07:21 PDT
Steampunk Goggles for Couples http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Goggles-for-Couples/
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Wed, 25 May 2016 06:41:22 PDT
F-104 Starfighter Steampunk Lamp and Outlet http://www.instructables.com/id/F-104-Starfighter-Steampunk-Lamp-and-Outlet/
F-104 Starfighter Steampunk Lamp and Outlet - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/7T91/IOCE8U6U/FQJ7T91IOCE8U6U.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/7T91/IOCE8U6U/FQJ7T91IOCE8U6U.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FQJ/7T91/IOCE8U6U/FQJ7T91IOCE8U6U.SMALL.jpg badjer1 A buddy of mine found a F-104 starfighter bomb control panel at a Motorcycle swap in Germany. Look at the cockpit picture at the far bottom center... and you will see it in the plane. Knowing I made weird lamps, he bought it and gave it to me for my next project. Purchases of some aircraft wing ti...
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Wed, 18 May 2016 19:39:48 PDT
Make Handcuffs from a Suitcase http://www.instructables.com/id/Handcuffs-Made-From-a-Suitcase/
Make Handcuffs from a Suitcase - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/VBP0/IO25DA41/F63VBP0IO25DA41.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/VBP0/IO25DA41/F63VBP0IO25DA41.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F63/VBP0/IO25DA41/F63VBP0IO25DA41.SMALL.jpg Dreamchronic If you have that leather suitcase which has buckles, great! I can't think of anything better than making handcuffs out of it. Sure you can use it as a suitcase, but.. Why?? These i find quite often in trashbins, people seem to not use them anymore. Are they carrying stuff in plastic bags or somethi...
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Thu, 12 May 2016 09:19:42 PDT
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting http://www.instructables.com/id/HV-Insulator-Pendant-Lamps-and-Other-Unique-Accent/
HV Insulator Pendant Lamps and Other Unique Accent Lighting - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FSA/THB4/IO1R3HOQ/FSATHB4IO1R3HOQ.SMALL.jpg rjkorn I went off on a tangent one day and started making different lamps. I 3D printed some parts and got most of the rest from Lowes and the dollar store.Best find was when I saw a bucket of power pole insulators at a barn sale. They were $3 each. Then $2 then $1. After a few trips I finally grabbed the...
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Wed, 11 May 2016 11:01:23 PDT
Led Pocket Watch, A Geeky One http://www.instructables.com/id/Led-Pocket-Watch-a-Geeky-One/
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Fri, 29 Apr 2016 02:43:56 PDT
The amazing tube internet radio http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Amazing-Tube-Internet-Radio/
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Sat, 23 Apr 2016 08:03:11 PDT
Cryptex type_c. Flash drive with secret mechanical lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Cryptex-Typec-Flash-Drive-With-Secret-Mechanical-L/
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By: prototype_mechanic

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Sat, 16 Apr 2016 19:27:16 PDT
Plywood Math Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Plywood-Math-Machine/
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Sun, 3 Apr 2016 18:09:10 PDT
Coffee ... Plain & Simple http://www.instructables.com/id/Small-Simple-Copper-Pipe-Coffee-Maker/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 12:08:24 PDT
Cheap Steampunk Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Cheap-Steampunk-Keyboard/
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Mon, 28 Mar 2016 06:27:16 PDT
Coffee Machine From 18xx Known As Siphon or Gabeth http://www.instructables.com/id/Coffee-Machine-From-18xx-Known-As-Siphon-or-Gabeth/
Coffee Machine From 18xx Known As Siphon or Gabeth - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/TZMB/ILSB1D3P/F9BTZMBILSB1D3P.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/TZMB/ILSB1D3P/F9BTZMBILSB1D3P.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9B/TZMB/ILSB1D3P/F9BTZMBILSB1D3P.SMALL.jpg prototype_mechanic Vacuum coffee maker from wikiHello. In this instructable i'll show you how to build your own Siphon coffee machine.I'm really like coffee and i make it in different ways... And it is real Steampunk. With this machine i like to visit different festivals and convents. Wiki did not mentioned that this ...
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 10:38:44 PDT
Nixie Watch Prototype_A http://www.instructables.com/id/Nixie-Watch-PrototypeA/
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Tue, 15 Mar 2016 05:11:08 PDT
Steampunk "Bundy Clock" http://www.instructables.com/id/Deanpunk-Bundy-Clock/
Steampunk "Bundy Clock" - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/6513/ILFI4FOR/F9O6513ILFI4FOR.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/6513/ILFI4FOR/F9O6513ILFI4FOR.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/6513/ILFI4FOR/F9O6513ILFI4FOR.SMALL.jpg Dean Rienecker Hello allFirstly, I love this site.Secondly, this is my first time taking (poor) pictures and publishing my very first Steam Punk project.A little history, I have good skills with metal and tools. I currently work in the Powder Coating industry . I have spent 15 years making jewellery which include ...
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Sat, 5 Mar 2016 06:37:06 PST
How to Steampunk Decorate an Electrical Wall Plate http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Steampunk-Decorate-an-Electrical-Wall-Plate/
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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 10:05:39 PST
Steampunk Direct Drive Rotary Buffing Machine Powered by Dyson With Retro 80s Secret http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Direct-Drive-Rotary-Buffing-Machine-Powe/
Steampunk Direct Drive Rotary Buffing Machine Powered by Dyson With Retro 80s Secret - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/CP15/IKMXC0NX/FULCP15IKMXC0NX.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/CP15/IKMXC0NX/FULCP15IKMXC0NX.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/FUL/CP15/IKMXC0NX/FULCP15IKMXC0NX.SMALL.jpg crazyg While attempting to make a 10 inch razor i needed to do some substantial buffing.iv had the buffing disk for years, iv used it attached via nut bolt to hand drill, i can make better use of it if it goes faster and is attached to something stationary. that's where making this little beauty comes into...
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Sun, 14 Feb 2016 15:13:27 PST
Steampunk Running Shoe Dryer: The Rauthbauer Pedo-Dessicator http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Running-Shoe-Dryer-the-Rauthbauer-Pedo-D/
Steampunk Running Shoe Dryer: The Rauthbauer Pedo-Dessicator - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/1QJ9/IKIMZPIC/F3V1QJ9IKIMZPIC.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/1QJ9/IKIMZPIC/F3V1QJ9IKIMZPIC.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/1QJ9/IKIMZPIC/F3V1QJ9IKIMZPIC.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax This device dries running shoes by gently blowing warmed air through them. Air is pumped into a vintage makeup box and warmed by a 60 Watt bulb. It then enters a bifurcated iron pipe and is expelled through the shoes. There are LED lights under marbles for visual interest. The pipes have been aged u...
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Tue, 9 Feb 2016 06:25:22 PST
Extra Compact Slit Scan Camera Mk2 http://www.instructables.com/id/Extra-Compact-Slit-Scan-Camera-Mk2/
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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 16:32:18 PST
Steampunk(ish) USB Drive http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunkish-USB-Drive/
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Tue, 19 Jan 2016 14:13:52 PST
The Stephanotis Steampunk Nixie Tube Bedside Companion. http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Stephanotis-Steampunk-Nixie-Tube-Bedside-Compa/
The Stephanotis Steampunk Nixie Tube Bedside Companion. - More DIY How To Projects]]> https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SQUARE2.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SQUARE.jpg https://cdn.instructables.com/F12/6M3W/IJ7FAQRZ/F126M3WIJ7FAQRZ.SMALL.jpg Roddy Scott I wanted to give my daughter something totally different for her birthday in April 2015 and eventually decided on making something in a Steampunk theme. It started out as just the lamp unit but looked a little bare in the middle so I added a Nixie Tube clock to it and this was the end result. The ...
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Sat, 9 Jan 2016 13:57:35 PST