Instructables: exploring - technology - Steampunk http://www.instructables.com Thu, 24 Apr 2014 04:16:11 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
Deadmau5 | Steampunk Version http://www.instructables.com/id/3D-Deadmau5-Steampunk-Helmet-Google-Sketchup-In-Pr/
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Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:55:39 PDT
Steampunk style demi-droid EZ-Robot controlled http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-style-demi-droid-EZ-Robot-controlled/
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Fri, 4 Apr 2014 22:37:16 PDT
Custom Headphones http://www.instructables.com/id/Custom-Headphones-1/
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Fri, 28 Mar 2014 06:44:32 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
Really Easy Steampunk Laptop http://www.instructables.com/id/Really-Easy-Steampunk-Laptop/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 16:22:31 PST
Steampunk Lightbox http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Lightbox/
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Sat, 22 Feb 2014 02:26:35 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
The THEATRUM MAGICUS - A Steampunk Media Player for Music, Photos and Movies http://www.instructables.com/id/The-THEATRUM-MAGICUS-A-Steampunk-Media-Player-for-/
The THEATRUM MAGICUS - A Steampunk Media Player for Music, Photos and Movies - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/N9UH/HQJTHHRJ/FF7N9UHHQJTHHRJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/N9UH/HQJTHHRJ/FF7N9UHHQJTHHRJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF7/N9UH/HQJTHHRJ/FF7N9UHHQJTHHRJ.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear Friends I few months ago I was cleaning up my Steampunk Lab and I discovered a lot of old stuff and remains from other projects. There was a beautiful wooden body housing from an old SABA radio, a lot of brass fittings, screws and so on. A few days later I was called from a ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:59:22 PST
Steampunk LED Color mixer lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-LED-Color-mixer-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/II3F/HQMN460Z/FRYII3FHQMN460Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/II3F/HQMN460Z/FRYII3FHQMN460Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRY/II3F/HQMN460Z/FRYII3FHQMN460Z.SMALL.jpg badjer1 I decided to make an artist friend of mine a LED lamp that can mix colors and have USB charging port for their phone.  Basically it is a steampunk insulator night light that uses RGB LEDs.  The top and bottom halves can be independently lit up with RGB or white light, or turned off. I made the base...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 18:53:09 PST
Steampunk / Civil Defense - LED Iphone docking station http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Civil-Defense-LED-Iphone-docking-station/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/6CQL/HQMKX11V/F4E6CQLHQMKX11V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/6CQL/HQMKX11V/F4E6CQLHQMKX11V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4E/6CQL/HQMKX11V/F4E6CQLHQMKX11V.SMALL.jpg badjer1 Just a quick post of two iPhone docking station I built for my sons.  I didn't take picture through the build but I was told to post it anyway.  If you read my other projects, you can get a feel for how to get into the details. I bought a small external speaker system for an iPhone at Radio shack f...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:50:45 PST
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
Steampunk VU Meter http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-VU-Meter/
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:16:51 PST
DIY Steampunk Gun Prop http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Steampunk-Gun-Prop/
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Sat, 18 Jan 2014 21:36:39 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
Magical LED Hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Magical-LED-Hat/
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 20:38:25 PST
Make Steampunk skull Terminator - glowing eye, smoking http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Animal-Terminator-Steampunk-skull-decoration/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/ETRK/HQ440UYA/FIJETRKHQ440UYA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/ETRK/HQ440UYA/FIJETRKHQ440UYA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIJ/ETRK/HQ440UYA/FIJETRKHQ440UYA.SMALL.jpg Dreamchronic no need to comment i think :D my youtube channel (new): http://www.youtube.com/user/SteamTek
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:47:21 PST
Steampunk Bluetooth Speakers http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Bluetooth-Speakers/
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Tue, 31 Dec 2013 15:07:06 PST
The Brassberry (Raspberry Pi) http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Brassberry-Raspberry-Pi/
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:25:21 PST
My Laser-cut Ray-Gun assembling Instructions http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Laser-cut-Ray-Gun-assembling-Instructions/
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 14:52:51 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
Elegant LED desk lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Elegant-LED-desk-lamp/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/Y5CS/HOUFYQP6/FW5Y5CSHOUFYQP6.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/Y5CS/HOUFYQP6/FW5Y5CSHOUFYQP6.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FW5/Y5CS/HOUFYQP6/FW5Y5CSHOUFYQP6.SMALL.jpg Grasshopper1221 I am not doing a step by step on this one I just don't have the time. Instead try to think of this as a puzzle to solve. I will provide a parts & tool list should anyone wish to make this. Vintage Kmart Bike head lamp. Big brass pulley taken from a weightlifting machine. Flexible snake lamp. 2 ...
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Fri, 6 Dec 2013 10:31:19 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
Steampunk Droid http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Droid/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/FLWN/HO7XQDMD/F3LFLWNHO7XQDMD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/FLWN/HO7XQDMD/F3LFLWNHO7XQDMD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3L/FLWN/HO7XQDMD/F3LFLWNHO7XQDMD.SMALL.jpg podpadstudios Ok here we go, my latest Droid. I absolutely love the Steampunk style so making a Steampunk Droid was bound to happen eventually. This is certainly the most fun Droid I have ever created. 90 % of the parts are taken from other things which is the essence of Steampunk. The Droid is full size, radio c...
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Sat, 23 Nov 2013 13:58:10 PST
Steampunk Chiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Chiller/
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 17:05:29 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
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
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
Steampunk Gentleman's Cane http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Gentlemans-Cane/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 20:20:47 PDT
My Steampunk Time Traveler and I http://www.instructables.com/id/My-Steampunk-Time-Traveler-and-I/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/9OZT/HMVJB54B/FIK9OZTHMVJB54B.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/9OZT/HMVJB54B/FIK9OZTHMVJB54B.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIK/9OZT/HMVJB54B/FIK9OZTHMVJB54B.SMALL.jpg stephannielynn ok so nothing real fancy here, the clothes we found and bought at thrifts store and value village, the olny thing i made were the hats. i bought the hats at the dollarama for $2 each, found an old broken watch, took it apart, sown the face plate to the hat, bought some chain from the craft store and...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 05:52:04 PDT
Steam Punk Rainbow RayGun http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Punk-Rainbow-RayGun/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/I57V/HMMF7CEM/FWZI57VHMMF7CEM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/I57V/HMMF7CEM/FWZI57VHMMF7CEM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWZ/I57V/HMMF7CEM/FWZI57VHMMF7CEM.SMALL.jpg spacepirate04 Today i bring you the rainbow ray gun I wanted to make something that wasn't necessarily a weapon it only has the power to change an objects color .Made from trash and parts I had lying around. The wood is stained with coffee and ash mixture buffed to a shine with wax .All held together wit...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 22:29:15 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
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
The Steampunk Pendulum Clock of the Airship Pirate http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Pendulum-Clock-of-the-Airship-Pirate/
The Steampunk Pendulum Clock of the Airship Pirate - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/8E85/HLSH8SP9/FI58E85HLSH8SP9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/8E85/HLSH8SP9/FI58E85HLSH8SP9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI5/8E85/HLSH8SP9/FI58E85HLSH8SP9.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear followers and friends This time I present you a small project without any electronics... everything is running mechanically! The Steampunk Pendulum Clock of the Airship Pirate: The old Junghans clockwork from 1912 The old watch is a Junghans from 1912 from Germany. I f...
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Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:36:14 PDT
Steampunk Monitor http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Monitor-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/18O8/HLO2GCC5/FA618O8HLO2GCC5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/18O8/HLO2GCC5/FA618O8HLO2GCC5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA6/18O8/HLO2GCC5/FA618O8HLO2GCC5.SMALL.jpg Grunambulax In this project, I encased an Envision EN7750 LCD monitor in a wooden frame made of red oak with a feather wood inlay.  The base is routed out to fit the base of the monitor.  The sides have slots cut into them to fit the sides of the monitor and I have Velcro to hold it fast.  The top can be remove...
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Mon, 16 Sep 2013 13:32:20 PDT
Steampunk Retro Remote Control (aka 'The Brick') http://www.instructables.com/id/SteampunkRetro-Remote-Control-aka-The-Brick/
Steampunk Retro Remote Control (aka 'The Brick') - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/PB48/HKVL84YB/F4PPB48HKVL84YB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/PB48/HKVL84YB/F4PPB48HKVL84YB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4P/PB48/HKVL84YB/F4PPB48HKVL84YB.SMALL.jpg bricabracwizard Most remote controls look pretty much the same, they serve a purpose.....they could look good too.  This is for my Steampunk sound system.  I haven't seen any steampunk remote controls on the web (googling 'steampunk remote control' - virtual ones exist though) so I thought I would create this one....
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 21:11:00 PDT
ЪДСК ТФ ЧЯЮИТ КДМЕГД ЭЦРЕГ СЮЭЕ ЦР http://www.instructables.com/id/BACK-TO-FRONT-KAMERA/
ЪДСК ТФ ЧЯЮИТ КДМЕГД ЭЦРЕГ СЮЭЕ ЦР - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/5VHI/HK6XBAVH/FB15VHIHK6XBAVH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/5VHI/HK6XBAVH/FB15VHIHK6XBAVH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB1/5VHI/HK6XBAVH/FB15VHIHK6XBAVH.SMALL.jpg crazyg ТН\З ТНIИБ ЩАЭ F\БНТ\ИБ АГГ ТНЕ ШДЧ . I СФЦLD GФ IЙTФ THE DETДILS ФF ЩHЧ I WДS PЯEFФRMING EДCH ДCTIФИ BUT I EИDED UP CHAИGIИG MФST THINGS THДT WEЯE PLДИИED , SФ TФ SДVE US ДLL A ЬIT ФF TIME I ШILL JUST STICК TФ WHДT I ШAS DФING AT THДT MФMEИT , ДND ДS MФЯE AND MФЯE SEEMS UЙЙESSДSAЯЧ ЧФUL UNDEЯSTAN...
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Sat, 17 Aug 2013 15:05:17 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
Steampunk Piggy Bank http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Piggy-Bank-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/4OCJ/HJKBSVOC/F1Y4OCJHJKBSVOC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/4OCJ/HJKBSVOC/F1Y4OCJHJKBSVOC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1Y/4OCJ/HJKBSVOC/F1Y4OCJHJKBSVOC.SMALL.jpg CadeW Hello everyone. This is my first shot at Steampunk. I am planning to create an instructable on how to make at a later date. If you have any comments or suggestions please feel free to express them! Enjoy!
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Fri, 2 Aug 2013 13:54:57 PDT
The Steampunk Data Storage "METROPOLIS I" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Data-Storage-METROPOLIS-I/
The Steampunk Data Storage "METROPOLIS I" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/2RRN/HJKC4RIT/FTQ2RRNHJKC4RIT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/2RRN/HJKC4RIT/FTQ2RRNHJKC4RIT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FTQ/2RRN/HJKC4RIT/FTQ2RRNHJKC4RIT.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear friends and followers This time an instructable which you can finish in just one hour or while you drink a beer. It's not always so difficult to build something unique and special. May you will discover some tricks to speed up your building. After I finished the Steampunk "W...
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Mon, 29 Jul 2013 11:54:22 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
Steampunk Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Goggles-9/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/7LC8/HJKBY1DU/FK47LC8HJKBY1DU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/7LC8/HJKBY1DU/FK47LC8HJKBY1DU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK4/7LC8/HJKBY1DU/FK47LC8HJKBY1DU.SMALL.jpg TheSteamer71 A simple pair of Steampunk goggles made out of recycled leather, brass tubing and plexiglass for the lens. The leather was sown with floral wire. The clip to adjust the goggles was taken from an old watch and the lens were made out of some old plexiglass I had laying around. I drilled them with a ho...
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Thu, 25 Jul 2013 17:42:01 PDT
steampunk clock http://www.instructables.com/id/steampunk-clock-1/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/VSME/HIUXBB66/FY3VSMEHIUXBB66.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/VSME/HIUXBB66/FY3VSMEHIUXBB66.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FY3/VSME/HIUXBB66/FY3VSMEHIUXBB66.SMALL.jpg spunkman Hello,  my first attempt at steampunk design. This is a clock I found at a flea market and juiced up with various bits of metal and fixtures that were laying around my shop.  For the light I used a 12 volt transformer and 12 v lightbulbs which are turned on by a pull switch on top.  
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Mon, 8 Jul 2013 10:59:26 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....
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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
Steampunk USB Memory Stick (Flash Drive) http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-USB-Memory-Stick-Flash-Drive/
Steampunk USB Memory Stick (Flash Drive) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/DW9W/HHGEHG8A/F6HDW9WHHGEHG8A.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/DW9W/HHGEHG8A/F6HDW9WHHGEHG8A.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6H/DW9W/HHGEHG8A/F6HDW9WHHGEHG8A.SMALL.jpg ajarb I wanted to create a steampunk styled USB drive that would be robust enough to be carried in a pocket and used every day. Many steampunk USB drives look beautiful but have exposed gears or use vacuum tubes which are hardly practical to carry around.   Tools and Materials You Will need: Materials...
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Mon, 3 Jun 2013 12:36:02 PDT
Diy Steampunk Stylus http://www.instructables.com/id/Diy-Steampunk-Stylus/
Diy Steampunk Stylus - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/9LI6/HH2VWB9M/FZ59LI6HH2VWB9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/9LI6/HH2VWB9M/FZ59LI6HH2VWB9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FZ5/9LI6/HH2VWB9M/FZ59LI6HH2VWB9M.SMALL.jpg johnathankoh New Step null What You Need aluminium foilcandy wrapper(metalic feeling)stringkey chain(chain)strawbroken earphonethick copper wire The Design 1. cut the end of the headset2. attach the string to the end of the headset3. attach the other end of the string to the straw4. wrap the straw with...
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Wed, 29 May 2013 18:18:32 PDT