Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - steampunk - popular http://www.instructables.com Thu, 31 Jul 2014 03:36:45 PDT BLOX v1.01 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
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
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
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
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
Steampunk outdoor lamp special edition http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-outdor-lamp-special-edition/
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Sun, 14 Aug 2011 07:35:45 PDT
Steampunk Chiller http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Chiller/
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Thu, 7 Nov 2013 17:05:29 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
How to Build a Time Machine (Vortex Distortion Space and Time Dilating Device) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Build-a-Time-Machine-Vortex-Distortion-Spa/
How to Build a Time Machine (Vortex Distortion Space and Time Dilating Device) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/H7DG/FGF7REBT/F3UH7DGFGF7REBT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/H7DG/FGF7REBT/F3UH7DGFGF7REBT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3U/H7DG/FGF7REBT/F3UH7DGFGF7REBT.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe Well lets put it this way, ive always had this thing about traveling through time, and having a time machine. So i set about making one, i decided that instead of being a vessel to travel in, i would rather have something portable. Many hours thinking i came to a conclusion. If im going to be trave...
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Mon, 19 May 2008 10:49:17 PDT
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
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
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
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
Steampunked-Talking-Book http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunked-Talking-Book/
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Mon, 30 Sep 2013 01:56:33 PDT
Steampunk Retro Remote Control (aka 'The Brick') http://www.instructables.com/id/SteampunkRetro-Remote-Control-aka-The-Brick/
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Mon, 2 Sep 2013 21:11:00 PDT
Steampunk Decision Making Machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Decision-Making-Machine/
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Mon, 13 May 2013 21:27:52 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
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
Hemisphere Keyboard http://www.instructables.com/id/Hemisphere-Keyboard/
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Sun, 14 Jul 2013 07:42:36 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
The Steampunk "Wildbad 7" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Wildbad-7/
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Sun, 26 May 2013 10:05:37 PDT
STEAM PUNK STORM GLASS http://www.instructables.com/id/STEAM-PUNK-STORM-GLASS/
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Wed, 10 Apr 2013 08:30:06 PDT
The SteamPad - The Tablet Computer of a past Future http://www.instructables.com/id/The-SteamPad-The-Tablet-Computer-of-a-past-Futur/
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Sat, 23 Feb 2013 06:58:25 PST
Steampunk Lamp: The Eye of Ra http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Lamp-The-Eye-of-Ra/
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Wed, 13 Feb 2013 13:28:07 PST
Building a Steampunk NAS - System http://www.instructables.com/id/Building-a-Steampunk-NAS-System/
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Tue, 16 Aug 2011 13:39:39 PDT
The secret server http://www.instructables.com/id/The-secret-server/
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Wed, 6 Feb 2013 09:46:21 PST
Steampunk Picaxe protected Sketchbook http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Picaxe-protected-Sketchbook/
Steampunk Picaxe protected Sketchbook - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GUKF/HAQ39LMH/F12GUKFHAQ39LMH.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GUKF/HAQ39LMH/F12GUKFHAQ39LMH.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F12/GUKF/HAQ39LMH/F12GUKFHAQ39LMH.SMALL.jpg Admiral Aaron Ravensdale A new artifact has left the Steampunk Design workshop and got a new place on my desk. Everyone knows that Steampunker have countless ideas and projects which must be stored safely until all the parts are available or the last problems are solved. From my experience, some ideas needs a few months o...
By: Admiral Aaron Ravensdale

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Mon, 14 Jan 2013 04:52:58 PST
Brass Steampunk Pouch How-To http://www.instructables.com/id/Brass-steampunk-pouch-How-to/
Brass Steampunk Pouch How-To - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BEXP/HAQ333NO/FN4BEXPHAQ333NO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BEXP/HAQ333NO/FN4BEXPHAQ333NO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FN4/BEXP/HAQ333NO/FN4BEXPHAQ333NO.SMALL.jpg Delireus Recently I uploaded just a few photos of  this pouch with out instructions, but after some work, I've been able to explain it in better detail. I've been into steampunk for a few years now and it has pushed me to try out different skills such as leather working and metalsmithing. I wanted to add a ...
By: Delireus

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Sun, 13 Jan 2013 02:56:00 PST
Steampunk solar night light http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-solar-night-light/
Steampunk solar night light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/T51F/HBNXUN0E/FFHT51FHBNXUN0E.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/T51F/HBNXUN0E/FFHT51FHBNXUN0E.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFH/T51F/HBNXUN0E/FFHT51FHBNXUN0E.SMALL.jpg Winged Fist I recently got a great deal on two boxes of solar garden/path lamps on eBay - 8 lamps for US$15 bucks, including shipping! These lamps are great for a variety of reasons, not the least of which is they use rechargeable batteries, replenished daily by the sun, and require no expensive electricity!  ...
By: Winged Fist

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Mon, 7 Jan 2013 17:52:08 PST
How to build a Metal Arm http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-build-a-metal-arm/
How to build a Metal Arm - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VNLI/HAQ32SOP/FKXVNLIHAQ32SOP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VNLI/HAQ32SOP/FKXVNLIHAQ32SOP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FKX/VNLI/HAQ32SOP/FKXVNLIHAQ32SOP.SMALL.jpg Prototyp 81 I´m a fan of armors, weather they come from the middle ages or other epoches. I also like these futuristic ones, belonging to fictional heros from the marvel and dc comics/films. So why not building my own, at least a part of it. In some kind inspired by iron man, the iron fist or the automail from ...
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Sun, 6 Jan 2013 13:21:29 PST
The Steam Radio http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steam-Radio/
The Steam Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI2/H5IZ/HAVGJWX8/FI2H5IZHAVGJWX8.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Hello Steampunkers, dear friends This time I explain you how to build in some easy steps a unique Steampunk Radio with a glowing "Vacuum Tube" on the top. All the parts I used, exept the broken radio, are from the junk yard. The broken radio I bought from a friend for 1 buck. It was demounted and t...
By: thechocolatist

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Fri, 4 Jan 2013 01:35:43 PST
Working Night-vision Periscope. (Steampunked) http://www.instructables.com/id/Working-Night-vision-Periscope-Steampunked/
Working Night-vision Periscope. (Steampunked) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ABUA/HAUNN0H7/FISABUAHAUNN0H7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ABUA/HAUNN0H7/FISABUAHAUNN0H7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FIS/ABUA/HAUNN0H7/FISABUAHAUNN0H7.SMALL.jpg longwinters This is a project I made while on Holiday for Christmas, it took about 20 hours and was cheep if you can find the supplies at a second hand store. It is fully functional and works with infra-red quite well, the iris lens cover was a left over from a pair of goggles that were never finished their con...
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Thu, 27 Dec 2012 13:40:21 PST
The Steampunk Data Burner http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunk-Data-Burner/
The Steampunk Data Burner - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/T418/HAQ2TDPC/FPAT418HAQ2TDPC.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/T418/HAQ2TDPC/FPAT418HAQ2TDPC.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPA/T418/HAQ2TDPC/FPAT418HAQ2TDPC.SMALL.jpg thechocolatist Dear friends, hello Steampunkers This time I show you how to upcycle a small USB memory stick to a huge Steampunk Artifact. May you will say  why he is doing something like that? The USB stick was such a handy thing... yesss, it's handy, but is it eyecatching? After the upcycling it will be eyecatc...
By: thechocolatist

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Sun, 16 Dec 2012 05:09:26 PST
Steampunk Lamp Globe http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Lamp-Globe/
Steampunk Lamp Globe - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6ZG0/HABDH6EE/FF86ZG0HABDH6EE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6ZG0/HABDH6EE/FF86ZG0HABDH6EE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FF8/6ZG0/HABDH6EE/FF86ZG0HABDH6EE.SMALL.jpg Winged Fist A few months ago, I found this really cool steampunk themed lamp in the heavily discounted clearance section of my local Bed, Bath & Beyond. For US$10, I couldn't resist!  One great feature about this retro style illuminating device is the dual lamp feature: a standard bulb socket on top, and a sepa...
By: Winged Fist

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Tue, 11 Dec 2012 19:56:29 PST
Produce a Rich Rust Patina on Iron and Steel, Safely and Quickly, Using Common Household Chemicals http://www.instructables.com/id/Produce-a-Rich-Rust-Patina-on-Iron-and-Steel-Safe/
Produce a Rich Rust Patina on Iron and Steel, Safely and Quickly, Using Common Household Chemicals - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/T0I9/FX557FP4/F5LT0I9FX557FP4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/T0I9/FX557FP4/F5LT0I9FX557FP4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F5L/T0I9/FX557FP4/F5LT0I9FX557FP4.SMALL.jpg Laral   This instructable will show you a fast, safe method, using common household chemicals that you probably already have, to produce a rich rust patina on iron and steel to give it a weathered, aged appearance. Background I've had this Maine 'buoy bell' wind chime for about eight years now. I real...
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Fri, 17 Jul 2009 15:08:49 PDT
The Steampunked torch of progress http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Steampunked-torch-of-progress/
The Steampunked torch of progress - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/GMQY/H9T4QUFF/F39GMQYH9T4QUFF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/GMQY/H9T4QUFF/F39GMQYH9T4QUFF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F39/GMQY/H9T4QUFF/F39GMQYH9T4QUFF.SMALL.jpg Junophor Hi everybody Here is my latest project „The steampunked torch of progress“.  The idea to create this steampunked torch as a scepter of victorian progress came to my mind as I looked at some old pictures showing some allegoric statues (see next step). All parts can be easily build together with onl...
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Wed, 28 Nov 2012 04:05:17 PST
Steampunked time traveling machine http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunked-time-traveling-machine/
Steampunked time traveling machine - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1CD/H94ZAXLU/FX1J1CDH94ZAXLU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1CD/H94ZAXLU/FX1J1CDH94ZAXLU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FX1/J1CD/H94ZAXLU/FX1J1CDH94ZAXLU.SMALL.jpg Junophor Hi everybody it took a long time of about some weeks to build this new project  but now I am proud to present the "Steampunked time traveling machine" to you. Since I was  a young boy I am fascinated of the idea to create a time-machine like it was described by H.G. Wells. Now as an old  Steampunk ...
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Wed, 7 Nov 2012 05:40:40 PST
The Dalek, a steampunk desk lamp for the mad doctor http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Dalek-a-steampunk-desk-lamp-for-the-mad-docto/
The Dalek, a steampunk desk lamp for the mad doctor - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/1HI9/H8TTO1Y5/FS81HI9H8TTO1Y5.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/1HI9/H8TTO1Y5/FS81HI9H8TTO1Y5.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FS8/1HI9/H8TTO1Y5/FS81HI9H8TTO1Y5.SMALL.jpg Horatius.Steam A couple of weeks ago, I found four vintage bulbs and the idea was to build a special lamp. As I finished my work my daughter said to me, Hey dad this looks like a Dalek from Dr. Who.  :-) Materials Waht do you need? A wooden case, like this on the picture. (I obtained it from a tools store) A vi...
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Mon, 29 Oct 2012 15:45:41 PDT
Make a steampunk pumpkin. A SteamPunkin. http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-steampunk-pumpkin-A-SteamPunkin/
Make a steampunk pumpkin. A SteamPunkin. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/09QS/H8CVL01O/FI109QSH8CVL01O.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/09QS/H8CVL01O/FI109QSH8CVL01O.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI1/09QS/H8CVL01O/FI109QSH8CVL01O.SMALL.jpg Windsbro The pun was too good to pass up.  I was going to do a painting of something like this, but with Halloween around the corner I thought I'd take a shot at the real thing.  It was pretty easy and only took a couple hours and a few bucks.  Endless possibilities here if you want to do something a little ...
By: Windsbro

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Sat, 20 Oct 2012 18:05:36 PDT
Steampunk gas mask http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-gas-mask-3/
Steampunk gas mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/5ENB/H82UEW30/F8G5ENBH82UEW30.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/5ENB/H82UEW30/F8G5ENBH82UEW30.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F8G/5ENB/H82UEW30/F8G5ENBH82UEW30.SMALL.jpg chris.totzke This is my first instructable, and it's how I took a Optimus prime mask from walmart, some super glue, spray paint,  acrylic paint, and time into my sexy gas mask. Hope you guys like it! It Begins So First, I saw a lot of potential in the mask, and took it home to see what I could do with it. M...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 17:55:54 PDT
Steampunk Flashlight http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Flashlight/
Steampunk Flashlight - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/QD1F/H7430URE/F2XQD1FH7430URE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/QD1F/H7430URE/F2XQD1FH7430URE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2X/QD1F/H7430URE/F2XQD1FH7430URE.SMALL.jpg Mrballeng I just got my steamship back from the shop. To my surprise this hand torch was sitting on the boiler cask. A mechanic must have left it behind. I’ll return it after my daughter uses it Trick-or-Treating. Good thing the intake tubing doubles as a lanyard. Materials: Poplar wood                 D...
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Wed, 26 Sep 2012 08:59:18 PDT
Radiometer Demostration Lamp http://www.instructables.com/id/Radiometer-Demostration-Lamp/
Radiometer Demostration Lamp - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/3Q25/H7ANT07V/FPN3Q25H7ANT07V.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/3Q25/H7ANT07V/FPN3Q25H7ANT07V.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPN/3Q25/H7ANT07V/FPN3Q25H7ANT07V.SMALL.jpg badjer1 Another idea purged from my head an into reality...  I had a radiometer for the longest time on a shelf never really doing anything as it was no where near a light source to make it spin.  That and a few extra meters I had laying around gave me an idea to combine them into a demo box.  I decided to ...
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Sun, 23 Sep 2012 10:39:05 PDT
Steampunk Violin Beetle http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Violin-Beetle/
Steampunk Violin Beetle - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XGM0/H742YRZ3/F7WXGM0H742YRZ3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XGM0/H742YRZ3/F7WXGM0H742YRZ3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F7W/XGM0/H742YRZ3/F7WXGM0H742YRZ3.SMALL.jpg gmjhowe (Updated) What do you get if you take one broken violin, a little free time, some steampunk and a gmjhowe? Well you get the Steampunk Violin Beetle. It has fully articulate legs and wings, with a carapace that opens and closes. You can even use the legs to wear the Violin Beetle on your back. Upd...
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Fri, 14 Sep 2012 14:33:19 PDT
Vintage Toothbrush Timer http://www.instructables.com/id/Toothbrush-Timer/
Vintage Toothbrush Timer - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X16B/H461X4SP/F0SX16BH461X4SP.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X16B/H461X4SP/F0SX16BH461X4SP.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0S/X16B/H461X4SP/F0SX16BH461X4SP.SMALL.jpg basil.shikin My last visit to the dentist convinced me that I should really brush my teeth at least two minutes. I decided to build a special toothbrush timer: it would detect when a brush is taken out, measure two minutes and notify when the time is up. I chose to use Atmega328p, a weight sensor, brass cup...
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Mon, 13 Aug 2012 22:24:12 PDT
The amazing steampunked "Ticker Machine" http://www.instructables.com/id/The-amazing-steampunked-Ticker-Machine/
The amazing steampunked "Ticker Machine" - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/FQ7J/H51ASH1R/FYJFQ7JH51ASH1R.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/FQ7J/H51ASH1R/FYJFQ7JH51ASH1R.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYJ/FQ7J/H51ASH1R/FYJFQ7JH51ASH1R.SMALL.jpg Horatius.Steam Hi everybody! A couple of month ago I build Dr. Brain . Dr. Brain is able to listen, to see and to talk. But he is not bale to write. So I build the amazing "Ticker Machine" for Dr. Brain and other calculating devices with a seriell interface. It is easy to build the parts are easy to get. Parts...
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Wed, 1 Aug 2012 00:52:57 PDT
How to Use The DaVinci Code Cryptex (Steampunk USB Drive Hardware Encryption): a Fun Improvement to Your USB Dead Drop (or Geocache) http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-The-DaVinci-Code-Cryptex-a-Fun-Improve/
How to Use The DaVinci Code Cryptex (Steampunk USB Drive Hardware Encryption): a Fun Improvement to Your USB Dead Drop (or Geocache) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/QIJL/H58PJY9M/F9OQIJLH58PJY9M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/QIJL/H58PJY9M/F9OQIJLH58PJY9M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F9O/QIJL/H58PJY9M/F9OQIJLH58PJY9M.SMALL.jpg KRA5H In this instructable I will show you how to use a DaVinci Code cryptex. It can be used as a ready-made beautiful Steampunk-like hardware encryption for your USB drive and/or a fun container to impove your USB Dead Drop ("anonymous, offline, peer-to-peer file sharing network in public space using a U...
By: KRA5H

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Mon, 30 Jul 2012 15:20:11 PDT
Steampunk Prosthetic Hand for a Wounded Warrior Pt. 1 [Now More Pics] http://www.instructables.com/id/Steampunk-Prosthetic-Hand-for-a-Wounded-Warrior-P/
Steampunk Prosthetic Hand for a Wounded Warrior Pt. 1 [Now More Pics] - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/6YX3/H4AGIUSB/FAK6YX3H4AGIUSB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/6YX3/H4AGIUSB/FAK6YX3H4AGIUSB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAK/6YX3/H4AGIUSB/FAK6YX3H4AGIUSB.SMALL.jpg ArtificerMade *** Disclaimer: The following has been edited to preserve the delicate flower sensibilities held by potential readers. Where the narrative seems disjointed please mentally insert your most depraved and disgusting epithet. It's not quite the same thing, but it's as close as you'll get. *** So I want...
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Fri, 13 Jul 2012 19:21:26 PDT