Instructables: exploring - steampunk Sat, 25 Oct 2014 04:35:04 PDT BLOX v1.01 3-in-1 Leather Dr. Whoo Owl Mask with Goggles
3-in-1 Leather Dr. Whoo Owl Mask with Goggles - More DIY How To Projects]]> tamara.clammer Named by my friend Christine during a 'Name This Mask' poll on Facebook, Dr. Whoo is a fun, versatile mask/goggles combo that you can wear several ways and display as art when not otherwise in use. Let's Get Started! What you'll need:5-6 oz. vegetable tanned leather Russian GP-5 gas mask from mil...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:33:14 PDT
Steampunked triangle water-level
Steampunked triangle water-level - More DIY How To Projects]]> Junophor Hi everybodyI am so glad to present you my newest steampunk object after such a long time of absence. Because of being very busy in my steampunk laboratory I have had no time writing about it.But now I want to show you one of my favourite projects of the last months. It is called the "Steampunked...
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Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:02:46 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
Solar powered generator Bike combo (Off the grid Bug out BIke)
Solar powered generator Bike combo (Off the grid Bug out BIke) - More DIY How To Projects]]> todd.serra.7 This is what a call my Heavy prototype of a Bug out bike. It can take care of most of your power needs while camping, bugging out, or my favorite just going to the lake and taking out the kayak. It can hold 150 lbs + of gear, and will be able to hold more once I lighten the trailer up. Trailer T...
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Fri, 17 Oct 2014 21:00:20 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
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
Dainty Death Dealer Steampunk Watch
Dainty Death Dealer Steampunk Watch - More DIY How To Projects]]> starboardsky Here's another instructable for one of my most popular watch builds. This is fresh from tonight so all steps and pics are included.I have these for sale if you don't want to mess about building your Make the blank Take your donor watch from whatever tacky watch you want t...
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Mon, 6 Oct 2014 20:56:27 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
Hand Tooled Leather Bracer
Hand Tooled Leather Bracer - More DIY How To Projects]]> starboardsky This is my first instructable, so my apologies if something is poorly worded or unclear. If you need something cleared up, just ask in the comments and i will help.This bracer is part of the handmade leather steampunk HEV suit I am making, but the basic principles apply. If you want to see progress ...
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Sat, 4 Oct 2014 22:40:08 PDT
Steampunk Guns & Weapons NicoleE1 My personal A-list of weapon steampunkery fit for any classy 18th century airship pirate, or even a stuffy noble. Roughly half of these still work after being modded. Most are affordable and easy to make, but none am I fortunate enough to call my own. Steampunked Nerf Gun Simple, inexpensive, and...
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Wed, 1 Oct 2014 13:03:56 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
RotoGPU - More DIY How To Projects]]> S3rj Necklace made of:- nVidia GPU- rotor Shaping and drawing guiding lines Shaping the GPU leaving a native board hole for the neck chain.drawing the guiding lines for cutting the interior. Interior cutting Drilled the corners by a diamond bit and cut the interior from hole to hole. Preparing fo...
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Sun, 21 Sep 2014 03:18:15 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
HOMEMADE DC MOTOR/generator - More DIY How To Projects]]> dalegribble This was just a little science experiment I always wanted to try. Hope you find it helpful and enjoyable Materials And Tools Materials1/2" aluminum rod3/4" copper couplerElectrical tape6"-1/2" pex(optional)#12 wire2 rubberbands2 3/4-2" bearings2-2" nipples2' unistrutBattery or power supply2'-2x6G...
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Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:34:48 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
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
Fantastic Steampunkery The Rambler There are so many fantastic Steampunk creations floating around the aether. In this collection I've focused on the wearables. This is about costumes and the accessories that make them epic. Some of the builds here might not be specifically Steampunk but fit well into the genre. Steampunk Costume ...
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Thu, 3 Jul 2014 06:49:00 PDT
How to: Make a Leather Vambrace 2
How to: Make a Leather Vambrace 2 - More DIY How To Projects]]> The Rambler This is my second attempt at making a leather vambrace (see the first one here). This one is a bit more complicated than the first and a very different style. The idea for this one was conceived when my wife and I decided to dress up in steampunk outfits to go to a faire. I had the thought that it w...
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Mon, 23 Jun 2014 18:21:29 PDT
Steampunk RebelLotus Steampunk themed items that I find really awesome and would really like to make when I have the chance. How to make a steampunk USB flash drive Steampunk dragon-styled NERF Jolt Doughnut Safe Steampunked-Talking-Book Steampunk mirror / light / clock The Airship Pirate's Steamp...
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Fri, 6 Jun 2014 18:30:22 PDT
Leather Shoulder Armor
Leather Shoulder Armor - More DIY How To Projects]]> bamm216 This instructable is for the making of Leather Shoulder ArmorIt can be altered and modified to any desired design of your choosing. Print and Trace Step 1. Print out and trace all pieces onto poster board or card stock for future use. Choose Your Leather Step 2. When you have all your pieces ...
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Wed, 4 Jun 2014 16:06:06 PDT
A Steampunk high quality MP3 Player
A Steampunk high quality MP3 Player - More DIY How To Projects]]> Horatius.Steam Hello and greetings from The North of Germany again.As you mentioned I really love glas domes and the RaspBerry Pi is one of my newest toys. And yes, I love indicator tubes as well. So the idea was to put all these stuff together and build a high quality MPR 3 player.Unfortunately the sound output o...
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Sun, 1 Jun 2014 03:11:46 PDT
How to make a steampunk USB flash drive
How to make a steampunk USB flash drive - More DIY How To Projects]]> silvertinkerer Have you ever wanted a USB flash drive that was a little bit more than just a regular plastic one? Are you a fan of the steampunk genre? In this instructable I will show you how to make my kind of steampunk flash drive. This is not a project for the beginner. You will need to know how to solder usin...
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Sun, 27 Apr 2014 14:03:27 PDT
A Mechanical Iris Window With Porthole
A Mechanical Iris Window With Porthole - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
My Steampunk Keyboard version - More DIY How To Projects]]> Raltel Hi everybody! Welcome to my first instructable! I apologize in advance if you find the pictures a bit poor. I hope I make a good first impression... here goes: After looking at some of the fancy retro keyboards at this site, I really wanted to make one myself. Unfortunately, I lack the tools/space a...
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Sun, 13 Apr 2014 13:19:07 PDT
Steampunked detector for fluorescent seals and hallmarks
Steampunked detector for fluorescent seals and hallmarks - More DIY How To Projects]]> Junophor Hi everybody Once again I want to present you a new invention of a steampunk object from the „dampfkraftlabor“. The story is about a vintage styled detector working with an UV light diode to show a hidden fluorescent stamp marking as a hallmark at my objects. The idea came to my mind when I got ...
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Tue, 8 Apr 2014 04:06:05 PDT
Laser cut wood cell phone holder. "I made it at Techshop"
Laser cut wood cell phone holder. "I made it at Techshop" - More DIY How To Projects]]> PettyOfficerB We needed a better themed cellphone case to fit the Steampunk look of our costumes so we came up with this quick and simple cellphone case using the Trotec laser at Tecshop and 1/4" plywood. Design in Corel Draw We first took the measurements of the iPhone 4S  from the Apple website and applied...
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Mon, 7 Apr 2014 12:00:06 PDT
"Stirling" pan
"Stirling" pan - More DIY How To Projects]]> codestealer A Stirling engine is a heat engine operating by cyclic compression and expansion of air or other gas, the working fluid, at different temperature levels such that there is a net conversion of heat energy to mechanical work. Or more specifically, a closed-cycle regenerative heat engine with a permane...
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Sun, 6 Apr 2014 12:10:38 PDT
The THEATRUM MAGICUS - A Steampunk Media Player for Music, Photos and Movies
The THEATRUM MAGICUS - A Steampunk Media Player for Music, Photos and Movies - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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 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 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
Steampunk Mood Machine II - More DIY How To Projects]]> badjer1 I had some old glass door knobs that I thought would look really great lit up by an LED.  So after a few tests, I came up with this idea.  Kind of like a Wizard of Oz thing... The knobs light up with a variable changing color based on your body  resistance.  The circuit that drives the RGB changing ...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 17:24:14 PST
Steampunk VU Meter
Steampunk VU Meter - More DIY How To Projects]]> badjer1 I wanted a Nixie Tube based VU meter as a visual toy for my home theater so I took the easy way out and basically parted it all out. The box is a reconditioned telephone ringer box - I love the finger splices at the joints and the patina of years of aged finish. The tubes and driver are from the int...
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Sun, 19 Jan 2014 15:16:51 PST
DIY Steampunk Gun Prop
DIY Steampunk Gun Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
YASUS: Yet Another Steampunk USB Stick - More DIY How To Projects]]> danimath Materials for the corpus: • Copper tube, 18mm, • Two copper end caps, 18 mm, • And of course a USB flash drive. Materials for the decoration, e.g.: • Nuts M4, brass, • Cap nuts, M4, brass, • Earth cable (ground cable), 10 mm^2 • Brass wire and „spacers“ from jewelry supplies store. Further decorat...
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Sun, 12 Jan 2014 07:03:09 PST
Steampunk Cup of Drinking
Steampunk Cup of Drinking - More DIY How To Projects]]> instructable person 9 My dad is a photographer so he got the capital one media kit and I thought I could steampunk it. Materials You will need:A Capital One Bowl 2014 coffee mug2-3 feet of copper wireA gearGlue Wire Put some glue around the top of the cup about a centimeter down.Then you need to wrap the wire aroun...
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Fri, 10 Jan 2014 03:04:28 PST
Make Steampunk skull Terminator - glowing eye, smoking Dreamchronic no need to comment i think :D my youtube channel (new):
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Mon, 6 Jan 2014 15:47:21 PST
The Brassberry (Raspberry Pi)
The Brassberry (Raspberry Pi) - More DIY How To Projects]]> von Heddernheim Hello, I'm from Germany and this is my first posting on instructables. (Sorry for my curious english) Some weeks ago I found an old and empty watch case on a scrap yard. The brass case weighs more than 5 kg. Battery acid had nibbled (eaten away) at the case and it was green in many parts (acid & cop...
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Mon, 23 Dec 2013 15:25:21 PST
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Sun, 22 Dec 2013 05:03:40 PST
Steampunk Gun
Steampunk Gun - More DIY How To Projects]]> therianthrope12 Okay! First instructable! YAAY! For my first instructable I will be making a steampunk gun. This will (hopefully) be very simple and produce a decent product. DISCLAIMER! I will be removing the orange cap common on play guns. This is THE ONLY THING that tells people it is fake! If you choose to d...
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Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:35:52 PST
A Raspberry Pi or Mr. Clock-workers server
A Raspberry Pi or Mr. Clock-workers server - More DIY How To Projects]]> Horatius.Steam A couple of month ago I bought a R-PI computer board in a kit that includes the board, the PI camera and a 16 GByte SD card. I tried around and found that it is a very nice peace of technology. But I was not able to find a use case for that board. Last week I have had the idea to build a NAS system...
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Sat, 14 Dec 2013 02:51:47 PST
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Fri, 13 Dec 2013 12:39:52 PST
The "Imperial Destiny" razrose86 As you may be aware I have been following the life of Captain Eightpanthers of Her Majesties Dirigible Dragoons for some time. I was recently fortunate enough to find the plans for his personal aerostat the Imperial Destiny. As it would be impossible to make a replica I have contented myself with a ...
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Tue, 10 Dec 2013 05:48:12 PST
"Lumi Lock" Messenger Bag molivares13  The "Lumi Lock" is a light/lock messenger bag, that highlights safety and convenience.  This tutorial is divided into two parts: A) Cutting and sewing the pattern for the chain strap. Wiring the electronic components into the existing bag. 1. First you will need some materials in order to make t...
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Sun, 8 Dec 2013 11:27:30 PST
Steampunk Menorah: The Grunambulorah
Steampunk Menorah: The Grunambulorah - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grunambulax This is not your father's Menorah.  The Grunambulorah is made from old radio tubes, LED's, plumbing fittings, knife switches and it's all powered by 2 AAA batteries.  I love the warm glow and it's got that funky Steampunk vibe.  Here is how I did it.   Materials and tools Tools: Dre...
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Wed, 27 Nov 2013 12:46:08 PST
Tesla's Angelpunk Desk Lamp Night Light
Tesla's Angelpunk Desk Lamp Night Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> Grasshopper1221 I found this Unique Angel base Not really sure what it did come off of, I Paid 1 dollar for it at my local Flea market.  I thought maybe it was silver and took a chance for a buck. It was not Silver, but it was in fact pot metal.  A nice piece to try to make something really nice I understand this i...
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Tue, 12 Nov 2013 19:36:01 PST
Steampunk Chiller
Steampunk Chiller - More DIY How To Projects]]> longwinters A friend saw the Chillanator on face book and asked me to make a steampunk version.I was happy to because there were some improvements I wanted to incorporate in a new design. One major upgrade was the use of the microprocessor cooling towers, they are far more efficient than the brass ones on the C...
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 17:05:29 PST