Instructables: exploring - technology - steampunk http://www.instructables.com Mon, 22 Dec 2014 09:01:50 PST BLOX v1.01 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/
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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
Leather Respirator Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Leather-Respirator-Mask/
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Thu, 27 Nov 2014 12:23:48 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/
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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
3-in-1 Leather Dr. Whoo Owl Mask with Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-3-in-1-Leather-Dr-Whoo-Owl-Mask-with/
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:33:14 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
Steam-Punk Mouse http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Punk-Mouse/
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Thu, 16 Oct 2014 20:38:26 PDT
A 1921 Bluetooth Speaker http://www.instructables.com/id/An-1921-Bluetooth-Speaker/
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Sun, 12 Oct 2014 21:27:29 PDT
Steampunk Candle http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Candle/
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Wed, 8 Oct 2014 01:26:00 PDT
Dainty Death Dealer Steampunk Watch http://www.instructables.com/id/Dainty-Death-Dealer-Steampunk-Watch/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 20:56:27 PDT
SteamPunk Lego LED Octopus http://www.instructables.com/id/SteamPunk-Lego-LED-Octopus/
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 08:19:52 PDT
Dieselpunk Bomber Mask! http://www.instructables.com/id/Dieselpunk-Bomber-Mask/
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Sun, 5 Oct 2014 20:34:42 PDT
Hand Tooled Leather Bracer http://www.instructables.com/id/Hand-Tooled-Bracer/
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 22:40:08 PDT
Nebula Bottle necklace http://www.instructables.com/id/Nebula-Bottle-necklace/
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Tue, 30 Sep 2014 16:27:16 PDT
Bechain. The Necklace. http://www.instructables.com/id/Bechain-The-Necklace/
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Mon, 22 Sep 2014 06:52:47 PDT
Steampunk Goggles http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Goggles-11/ http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F63/OGZ5/HZS8X6S3/F63OGZ5HZS8X6S3.SQUARE2.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F63/OGZ5/HZS8X6S3/F63OGZ5HZS8X6S3.SQUARE.jpg http://www.instructables.com/files/deriv/F63/OGZ5/HZS8X6S3/F63OGZ5HZS8X6S3.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Steam-Turret-Tank/
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Sat, 30 Aug 2014 00:04:55 PDT
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/
Making RetroTech: A Steampunk / Clock / Gear Font - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/EO0G/HXWOU4GY/FLTEO0GHXWOU4GY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/EO0G/HXWOU4GY/FLTEO0GHXWOU4GY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLT/EO0G/HXWOU4GY/FLTEO0GHXWOU4GY.SMALL.jpg 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 http://www.instructables.com/id/Quill/
Quill - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/7Z36/HXTZPKTM/F1O7Z36HXTZPKTM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/7Z36/HXTZPKTM/F1O7Z36HXTZPKTM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1O/7Z36/HXTZPKTM/F1O7Z36HXTZPKTM.SMALL.jpg 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
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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By: The Rambler

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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/
Iris Diaphragm Mechanism - Solidworks Kinematics Trial using Sketch Blocks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/I9RC/HVM5E8CU/F6EI9RCHVM5E8CU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/I9RC/HVM5E8CU/F6EI9RCHVM5E8CU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6E/I9RC/HVM5E8CU/F6EI9RCHVM5E8CU.SMALL.jpg c0ffeepowder **work in progress, not sure if it works...**created in solidworks using blocks in sketch mode**for more projects, please visit: http://retardokiddo.blogspot.sg/ Basic Components The iris mechanism is made up of 3 basic components:1) The stationary base ring (ID=75mm, OD=122mm)2) The rotating top...
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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/
Flower power clock or one dirty time peice - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/OQKC/HUIS81OO/FNBOQKCHUIS81OO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/OQKC/HUIS81OO/FNBOQKCHUIS81OO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/OQKC/HUIS81OO/FNBOQKCHUIS81OO.SMALL.jpg Triclaw This is my second instructable  and for this one I will be hacking into a pocket watch and replacing the need for batteries and turning it into a desk clock or wall clock with its own solar powered night light  and also  it doubles as a planter materials Bunch of junk watch hot glu...
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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/
A Mechanical Iris Window With Porthole - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/4TVL/HU3TNOQV/FXZ4TVLHU3TNOQV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/4TVL/HU3TNOQV/FXZ4TVLHU3TNOQV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FXZ/4TVL/HU3TNOQV/FXZ4TVLHU3TNOQV.SMALL.jpg bmoore17 In this Instructable I will describe the process of building a mechanical iris diaphragm window with a porthole into an existing wall opening. I've always appreciated old fashioned ingenuity where the mechanics were as much art as function and a mechanical iris is a great example of this. Irises h...
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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/
Steampunk style demi-droid EZ-Robot controlled - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/3PJN/HTM2NPNQ/FA83PJNHTM2NPNQ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/3PJN/HTM2NPNQ/FA83PJNHTM2NPNQ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FA8/3PJN/HTM2NPNQ/FA83PJNHTM2NPNQ.SMALL.jpg Irobot58 FRED (Friendly Robotic Entertainment Droid ) is an Instructable inspired "Steampunk" style demi-droid made of recycled metals and woods . Its head is an inspiration from various YT examples. The eyes are handmade from epoxy resin and are interchangeable with spares. Looking carefully on the head t...
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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