Instructables: exploring - technology - steampunk Sat, 28 Mar 2015 04:34:18 PDT BLOX v1.01 The Victorian Sound-Tube...A Steampunk Mp3 Player
The Victorian Sound-Tube...A Steampunk Mp3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> Leander Lavendel The Victorian Sound-Tube is a Steampunk Mp3 Player with motorized holding Arms and Sound to Light Control. The Tube lies on a Holder and two Arms of Brass are holding the Tube from both Sides. Put a Switch and the Arms separate the Tube. Lets go.. First we need a Musicman Ma Mp3 Player. On Ebay f...
By: Leander Lavendel

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Tue, 24 Mar 2015 07:10:11 PDT
Aetheria Circumducitur- A Steampunk High Voltage Lamp
Aetheria Circumducitur- A Steampunk High Voltage Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: Leander Lavendel

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 14:46:36 PDT
Steampunk in Wonderland, The interactive necklace
Steampunk in Wonderland, The interactive necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> Izrail I had some spare parts laying around and I thought this would be a good idea. Me and my kids made this as a family project so be nice :)This is interactive for the reason that the glass are interchangeable. Meaning that you can have them on or not.The smile looked like the Cheshire cat and the diffe...
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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:42:34 PDT
Flash Drive Steampunk style!
Flash Drive Steampunk style! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Izrail This is my Steampunk/Vintage flash drive!With flash drives becoming bigger and bigger, I was trying to find a way to still love my 2G - 8G drivesI decided to make them into something I would enjoy again and carry with me to various places as a conversation piece.This is pretty simple. If you want to...
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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:25:12 PDT
Pocket Watch Pinhole Camera
Pocket Watch Pinhole Camera - More DIY How To Projects]]> Brooklyntonia I'm not exactly sure what stream of thoughts lead to this idea. I had been looking for an interesting way to use optics or lenses on a ring or necklace. Days of searching early thoughts lead me to other ideas and still other ideas. I tested various lenses I had lying around trying to make something ...
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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 20:50:10 PDT
Ways to a Unique stylus
Ways to a Unique stylus - More DIY How To Projects]]> Nadja Steinmann With the tips of a cheap stylus you can create your own unique stylus.Wath you need:- A stylus with removable soft caps on the tip (you can get packs of them for little money for example on ebay)- Super glue- Utility knife- bit of electric cable (or more precisely the single fine copper wire in it)y...
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Wed, 4 Mar 2015 04:37:07 PST
Dr. Steam’s STEAMPUNK Clockwork Machine
Dr. Steam’s STEAMPUNK Clockwork Machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> thechocolatist Dear Steampunkers around the GlobeThis time I would like to give you some inspiration what you can do with not much money and a few old metal parts from the junk yard.For me STEAMPUNK means to build fantastic machines and gadgets for almost no money and out from the things which our modern society t...
By: thechocolatist

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Tue, 24 Feb 2015 03:39:19 PST
Copper iPad Stand
Copper iPad Stand - More DIY How To Projects]]> ToHate-59 I have seen other iPad/tablet stands made from copper tubing, but didn't like the finished look. This is a very simple project and fits the iPad mini and larger iPads. The actual design, like so many of the things I do, evolved, hence no drawings or proper plans. Parts List All parts based on 15...
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Mon, 16 Feb 2015 13:50:51 PST
Faraday Cage Phone Pouch
Faraday Cage Phone Pouch - More DIY How To Projects]]> jenfoxbot This Faraday Cage phone pouch blocks all radio signals coming in or out of your cellphone. Material costs are about $10, it takes ~ 30 minutes to build, and it can fit in your pocket! The purpose of this pouch is to prevent access to your phone and its data (e.g. location) if and when you so choose....
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Thu, 5 Feb 2015 09:11:33 PST
Steampunk lamp.
Steampunk lamp. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sleutel13 So this weekend i made this lamp. It is replacing an ikea reading light. It is made from copper,brass an old 40watt Philips light buld and a 1watt led and some scrap wood. The base. For this you need:2x 35cm long woodwood glue3x dowels6mm drillAnd a hammer just to make sure its all nice and tigh...
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Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:05:34 PST
Gearing up in TinkerCad
Gearing up in TinkerCad - More DIY How To Projects]]> Ladycartoonist I like machines. I like how they work together, how they move, their ability to move and drive and push. I love them. So I wind up using them quite a bit in my art- both actual machines, and decorative machines. What says 'the glory of mankind's achievement in machinery' better than a gear?Not. Much...
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 17:17:52 PST
steampunk telephone stand.
steampunk telephone stand. - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sleutel13 steampunkish cell phonestand. the base As i am cheap i didnt want to pay for the little bit of wood i am using. So i drove around the industrial estate here in my town. And found a nice piece of wood just on the ground somewhere. After a quick clean and polish it looked like this. i like the used...
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Wed, 21 Jan 2015 23:47:34 PST
MakeyMakey Record Maze Game
MakeyMakey Record Maze Game - More DIY How To Projects]]> TheEliza This Instructable will show you how to build a fun game using a record player, some copper tape and a MakeyMakey kit. Follow the copper maze on the record as the record turns. If the music stops, go back to the beginning! This project was created at the Yukonstruct MakeyMakey Build Night. Start Wi...
By: TheEliza

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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 21:46:55 PST
steampunk radio tube
steampunk radio tube - More DIY How To Projects]]> Sleutel13 small and simple guide for steampunking your radio tube. tools needed and safety. safety:safety glasses gloves when working with glass you cant do with cutting discplastic bagsuper gluehot glue small hammer.pliers.soldering iron materialssmall radio tube. i used a Philips 1€...
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:40:23 PST
Pesky Fairy Catching Kit
Pesky Fairy Catching Kit - More DIY How To Projects]]> MayB Are you tired of those pesky fae flitting about your garden knocking things over and hiding your car keys? Ever wanted to catch one and give it a good telling off? Well now you can! Protect your stuff by following these simple steps to put together your very own fairy catching kit. Find a Jar You...
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Mon, 12 Jan 2015 06:44:38 PST
The STEAMPUNK Biosphere Model 1876
The STEAMPUNK Biosphere Model 1876 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
A desk lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Steampunk LED Clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> Caesera I was inspired to create a steampunk clock a while ago after browsing through a lot of Instructables on various clocks. It started out with a somewhat vague idea of what I wanted to accomplish and it really evolved as I made it. I tried to document it as I went through the process but this is my fir...
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Wed, 31 Dec 2014 13:55:08 PST
The electric winter fire
The electric winter fire - More DIY How To Projects]]> Horatius.Steam Ever wished to have an open fireplace in your living room?Here it is. This is a very simple instructable I like to share with you. Maybe it is a last minute X-MAS gift.You need only few things:A bowl with golden inner surface. Can be found in some stores around christmas. Mostly they are made from w...
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Tue, 23 Dec 2014 00:08:46 PST
Steampunk data medium
Steampunk data medium - More DIY How To Projects]]> GoNuc Originally, the plan was to design a simple (and portable) steampunk flash drive. But then this beautiful clock unit crossed my way.The materials I used:- clock unit- flash drive- male to female USB cable- copper wireThe tools I used:- different tongs- soldering iron, solder and a "third hand"- forc...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 05:24:48 PST
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED
iPad typing steampunk robot - ROBOLED - More DIY How To Projects]]> SciFi-Prop-Freak OFFICIAL VIDEO - Making OfThe IdeaAs a student assistant at FabLab Aachen (Germany) it was - for the last 3-4 month - part of my job to create an exciting and challenging exhibit which demonstrates the “maker-way” of opening a closed product to be used for not intended purposes (and in this case eve...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 09:38:08 PST
Steampunk Network Center
Steampunk Network Center - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raltel Hi everybodyI am so glad to present you my newest steampunk object after such a long time of absence.I got the idea for this project after seeing the bird’s nest of cables behind my networking equipment.Organizing the mess of cables under (and on top of) my desk is a never-ending battle, but I came ...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 14:06:44 PST
Classic LED Cube (sort of :-)
Classic LED Cube (sort of :-) - More DIY How To Projects]]> janth Ok, that's not the classic 3*3*3 one-color-LED cube but a 4*4*4 RGB cube, but at least in a kind of classic design ^^.I used all mayor tools in our fablab for these object: pcb mill, laser cutter and 3D printer - the latter at the end of it's resolution (which means winning a better one for the lab/...
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Mon, 8 Dec 2014 11:37:19 PST
SteamPunk DodoCase VR Goggles build night
SteamPunk DodoCase VR Goggles build night - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tanju-B Our local makerspace theMakerStation recently participated in an Instructables build night for the DODOcase Smartphone Virtual Reality Viewer.We spent most of the initial meetup just doing the assembly and taking the goggles for a test drive.You can find pics of the event on our meetup page: http://...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 21:16:54 PST
Steampunked mp3-player "Junophon"
Steampunked mp3-player "Junophon" - More DIY How To Projects]]> Junophor Hi everybodyThis Steampunked-mp3-player "Junophon" is my latest instructables project which I´d like to present to you. And it is the first project where I "upcycled " lots of parts of a former projcet of mine too. Everything started with an new small window frame which was thrown to the firewoo...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 11:35:43 PST
Folding brass fan with etched designs
Folding brass fan with etched designs - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
High voltage steampunk plasma night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> LoneGinger Based on the very detailed instructables by Junophor and Admiral Aaron Ravensdale I have built a steampunk inspired night light. Using a simple jewelry box, some scrap brass and copper bits and pieces, a High Voltage circuit built up from a single use camera and a little bit of imagination . Because...
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Fri, 28 Nov 2014 13:15:57 PST
Steampunking a Dodocase VR
Steampunking a Dodocase VR - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jmaille Today we're going to Steampunk up the Dodocase VR! We'll be going from a piece of cardboard to a fully finished piece of Steampunk art that will function as a full VR helmet! This piece will vary from person to person and making a unique piece is highly encouraged. Tools, Materials and Errata. 1...
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Mon, 24 Nov 2014 13:44:55 PST
Steampunk Grandmother clock
Steampunk Grandmother clock - More DIY How To Projects]]> tobychan When I found this imitation pendulum clock at the local tip, I instantly had big ideas for steampunking it. It would also go perfectly alongside my steampunk Grandfather clock! Components I had an LCD picture frame/ photo viewer laying around so I had an idea of how I could incorporate it into m...
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Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:23:39 PST
Raspbmc Mediabox Steampunk style
Raspbmc Mediabox Steampunk style - More DIY How To Projects]]> MrLeeh I wanted to have my personlal, nice looking Mediabox with a big display and remote control. I' ve been playing around with the Raspberry for a while so I decided this would be the platform of choice for this project. I' m actually a fan of Steampunk so I decided to use a Steampunkish style for the b...
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Sat, 8 Nov 2014 02:37:35 PST
The Giant Edison - A Big Size Steampunk Lamp
The Giant Edison - A Big Size Steampunk Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: thechocolatist

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Sat, 1 Nov 2014 10:25:14 PDT
steampunk T96 airsoft rifle
steampunk T96 airsoft rifle - More DIY How To Projects]]> jori.haka Here is my steampunk modified aps t96 airsoft rifle, or as i like to call it, SP96. Next i will show you how to make it, and what you need for it. For base i used my old aps type 96.Parts:Variety of plumbers connectors, i used chromed ones that i painted later.Wooden "pipes" or anything else that's ...
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Wed, 29 Oct 2014 12:47:32 PDT
Victrola Style Passive Speaker
Victrola Style Passive Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> TabLeft Surprisingly effective passive amplifier. 11db increase in volume from across the room, better bass, and a bit of reverb. Cone is made from 2 file folders joined with CA glue, and coated with truck bed liner Tube is a 2" p-trap with a 2" thread adapter and a 3in flush fit cap, painted with ha...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:00:26 PDT
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive
Glowing Steampunk Flash Drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> Moonlight Maker I got the idea for this project after seeing these cool flash drives made from old vacuum tubes. I really liked how they lit up, but I didn't want to shell out $70 for one. Instead, I decided to create my own with inexpensive materials. The total cost for the project is about $20 if you buy all of t...
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Sat, 18 Oct 2014 15:02:51 PDT
Steam-Punk Mouse
Steam-Punk Mouse - More DIY How To Projects]]> DanielH4 This is my first post and I have not read that many on here so I am not sure of the criteria but I will try. I am building a steam-punk computer and needed a mouse or I built the mouse and needed a pc for it, sorry I don't remember which was first. You can look at the picture to see how it was made ...
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:38:26 PDT
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker - More DIY How To Projects]]> bricabracwizard This is really how to make a cheap bluetooth speaker sound great, any cabinet will do. It just so happened that one day while trolling through a flea market I came across this rusted out 1921 Radiola speaker cabinet, the insides long gone. I thought to myself I don't have a bluetooth speaker and thi...
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:27:29 PDT
Steampunk Candle
Steampunk Candle - More DIY How To Projects]]> CalenMaethor Finally, I'm posting another instructable! Life has a funny way of keeping us from doing things.This instructable details how to make a "Steampunk Candle" similar to the one I have made here. When sitting on your desk, nightstand, or dashboard of your airship, it will remain off. As soon as you pick...
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:26:00 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus - More DIY How To Projects]]> Tater Zoid After creating my LED Lego Octopus, I decided to put a SteamPunk theme on my next one. This Lego Octopus is similar to my last one but I was able to streamline the wiring process a bit. I also added Lego Technic gears and 18k gold paint to give it the SteamPunk aesthetic. I used orange LED lights th...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Dieselpunk Bomber Mask!
Dieselpunk Bomber Mask! - More DIY How To Projects]]> starboardsky Here's a guide to make your own bomber mask! I am posting this instructable long after actually constructing this mask, so some progress pictures are retakes or not available. However, I have attempted to take detail shots of relevant areas on it to make it more understandable.To see more projects I...
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 20:34:42 PDT
Nebula Bottle necklace
Nebula Bottle necklace - More DIY How To Projects]]> sellwood MATERIALSGlass bottle charm with cork (this one has a ring in the cork)Cotton ballGlitterStirring thingy (I used a paper clip because I couldn't find anything else on hand)Food coloringHot glue gunLeather cord STEP 1- prep the cotton Take the cotton ball and carefully pull pieces off, you should ...
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:27:16 PDT
Bechain. The Necklace.
Bechain. The Necklace. - More DIY How To Projects]]> S3rj Made of:- small old lightbulb- stator from a CD-ROM motor- few links from a bike chain- small gears from a quartz watch Collect the needed materials Stator+lightbulb+small gears+bike chain+thin metal board.The stator is taken from a CD-ROM motor and disassembled by hand from the green board.The g...
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:52:47 PDT
Steampunk Goggles MsSweetSatisfaction In the world of steampunk hardly anything is as consistent as the presence of goggles. They just look good on everyone, and they elevate a costume from weird victorian to undeniably steampunk. In this collection you will find 10 steampunk goggle instructables. Enjoy and hey if you make some of th...
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Sun, 7 Sep 2014 16:12:46 PDT
Steam Turret Tank
Steam Turret Tank - More DIY How To Projects]]> steamhobby Fire, Water, Steam, Motion. A fun build of a r/c live steam powered tank with turret & gun. I've always enjoyed live steam powered machines, but Crabfu's steamtoys inspired my imagination.This is my spin, with dual engines for independent track control, a working turret, and simulated cannon fir...
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
Necronomicon Lamp
Necronomicon Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> BigCthulhu Well, a Necronomicon-lamp? This lamp must be in the study of mad scientists, Necronomicon-readers, and other alchemists. If you know the PC-game, or have some Steampunk-experience, you perhaps know what it is: some dim, blinking bulbs in an antique-style, varnished wooden box, red glowing or fl...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:16:28 PDT
Steampunk Goggle Lights
Steampunk Goggle Lights - More DIY How To Projects]]> wmusser The kind you can wear and see through no problem. The supplies The supplies you will need for this project are:Black craft foam (or whatever color you want)Dry erase marker, whatever colorSteampunk goggles of your choosing50mm Angel eye led lights (bought off eBay for cheap and they have many c...
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Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:23:48 PDT
Water Valve Light Switch for a Pipe Lamp
Water Valve Light Switch for a Pipe Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> walter.warren1 I'd seen some steampunk style desk lamps made using pipe with water valves as the switch, and wanted to do something similar for a set of lighted bookshelves made with pipe. Desk lamps using valves as switches are a dime a dozen on Etsy, but finding a source with a good explanation of what componen...
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Wed, 13 Aug 2014 07:38:14 PDT
Large Distressed Gear for Steampunk Costumes
Large Distressed Gear for Steampunk Costumes - More DIY How To Projects]]> MsSweetSatisfaction I love steampunk, and I love the motif of gears. However the gears from the craft store are often to small in my opinion, also they look very new. If we go with actual antiques they can be very heavy and expensive, or if you harvest from an old watch they can be down right microscopic. So today I...
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Tue, 5 Aug 2014 13:20:27 PDT
Easy DIY Steampunk USB
Easy DIY Steampunk USB - More DIY How To Projects]]> Dioda88 This is my first instructable so dont be so rought whit me :)) , And sorry for my bad english. Gather materials I used gears from an old mechanical watch a copper pipe,hot glue,a bright led, and quick glue . Cut cupper pipe Cut the copper pipe to the lenght of the usb stick. Make the body...
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Sat, 26 Jul 2014 08:36:57 PDT
Making RetroTech: A Steampunk / Clock / Gear Font
Making RetroTech: A Steampunk / Clock / Gear Font - More DIY How To Projects]]> tcolson Want to add a RetroTech feel to your laser engraving or graphic work? Read on!I do a lot of laser engraving on the Epilog laser engraver/cutters at TechShop SJ (three 60W lasers!) and I like to use display fonts that aren't boring on one hand but aren't too fussy to engrave well on the other. I also...
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Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:20:16 PDT
Quill - More DIY How To Projects]]> Triclaw Today we write with computer keyboards and stylus. Some people still with a pen. Long before the pen and pencil there was the quill and ink and before that chisels and stylus (hummmm). Lets make history To make a quill you need a feather one from a larger bird. I used a turkey feather but any la...
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Sat, 19 Jul 2014 20:25:35 PDT