Instructables: exploring - technology - Steampunk http://www.instructables.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 23:20:27 PDT BLOX v1.01 Necronomicon Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Necronomicon-Lamp/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:16:28 PDT
Steampunk Goggle Lights http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Goggle-Lights/
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:23:48 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
Easy DIY Steampunk USB http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-DIY-Steampunk-USB/
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:36:57 PDT
Making RetroTech: A Steampunk / Clock / Gear Font http://www.instructables.com/id/Making-The-RetroTech-Font-A-SteamPunkClockGear-Fon/
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:20:16 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
How to: Make a Leather Vambrace 2 http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-Leather-Vambrace-2/
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:21:29 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
Leather Shoulder Armor http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Shoulder-Armor/
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 16:06:06 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
Iris Diaphragm Mechanism - Solidworks Kinematics Trial using Sketch Blocks http://www.instructables.com/id/Iris-Mechanism-Solidworks-Kinematics-Sketch-Blocks/
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Fri, 30 May 2014 20:45:22 PDT
Do A Dragon Fly ? http://www.instructables.com/id/Do-A-Dragon-Fly-/
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Sun, 4 May 2014 07:56:22 PDT
Flower power clock or one dirty time peice http://www.instructables.com/id/Flower-power-clock-or-one-dirty-time-peice/
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 20:09:10 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
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/
DIY Steampunk Gun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/DXZ6/HQLO4WHC/FX1DXZ6HQLO4WHC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/DXZ6/HQLO4WHC/FX1DXZ6HQLO4WHC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/DXZ6/HQLO4WHC/FX1DXZ6HQLO4WHC.SMALL.jpg GabeSJ15 Do you wanna be awesome?! Then you need an awesome, futuristic, steampunk gun! And here's how to make one! Materials!!! Now as with any DIY you might not have the same parts and you may have extra parts you wanna use. Your prop doesn't need to be the same or even similar to mine. I used:A toy re...
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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/
STEAMPUNK STEAM GAUGE, POWERED BY ARDUINO - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/R2GV/HK483Q73/FKKR2GVHK483Q73.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/R2GV/HK483Q73/FKKR2GVHK483Q73.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKK/R2GV/HK483Q73/FKKR2GVHK483Q73.SMALL.jpg Murphys_Lawyer This was created to be some eye-candy for my kitchen. I wanted something unique for a special blank space on my wall, and adding movement, blinky lights and interesting mechanical “guts” made it even better. Ultimately, this project ended up requiring the following range of skills: 1. Basic mechanic...
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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/
The Steampunk MP3 Music Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/G4U2/HNL5QRID/FECG4U2HNL5QRID.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/G4U2/HNL5QRID/FECG4U2HNL5QRID.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEC/G4U2/HNL5QRID/FECG4U2HNL5QRID.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers, dear followers and friends There is nothing more special than to undertake an expedition in Steampunk style and to sleep in the tents out in the forest. And when you sit together by candle light and a camp fire may you would like to listen to some Steampunk tunes. That's why I bu...
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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/
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
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/
Laser-etched Equipment Nameplates - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/GC8B/HM8D86N1/FFOGC8BHM8D86N1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/GC8B/HM8D86N1/FFOGC8BHM8D86N1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFO/GC8B/HM8D86N1/FFOGC8BHM8D86N1.SMALL.jpg makermike I like the look of old-time equipment nameplates, the most famous of which probably belongs to the Victrola.  This photo shows a real one; this Instructable will show you how to make your own.  Great for decorating your creations, especially if they're in a steampunk vein. Best of all, I made it at...
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Wed, 2 Oct 2013 13:28:49 PDT