Monthly Archive:: October 2008
Cal Lane is quite a lady. Oxy-acetalyne torch in hand, she intracately carves out lace-like patterns out of shovels, wheelbarows, cars, and most impresively- full sized I-beams. Just looking at her work, I wish i was able to experience it first hand- These formidable, unwieldy, solid hunks of steel
The latest SteamPunk Spectacular podcast is out! This transmission brings you an assortment of oddments, including a sartorial and historical lesson from Sir Brandon Fitzroy Hill, Master of Blades and Hats; and, notably, a partial reconstruction of a most educational conversation with Jake Von Slatt himself ( I am
The Romanian publication EgoPhobia has just released it’s Steampunk Experiment. It’s really a wonderful take on the movment and includes a great interview with artist Sean Orlando (© photo by John Curley) I think that there are a lot of people out there who are simply dissatisfied with throwaway
Only a few more days until the Steam Powered – The California Steampunk Convention!! It’s been a big week for me already and it’s only Monday! Yesterday I got the propane torches and sound system working on our primary prop for All Hallows E’en. We’re doing "The Wizard of
I have been tootling around Austin for a couple days now, guided mainly by locals scribbling favored destination on scraps of paper. I’ve visited (and took a dip in) Austin’s famed Barton Springs park ("dude" an old hippie told me "it’s, like, Austin’s spiritual center"), drank Shiner Bock at
make tv preview ii from make magazine on Vimeo. Make:TV is going to be so awesome!
Pin from Democratic Stuf thanks, Aaron!
As you might have noticed, I spent the weekend being continually shocked at Maker Faire: Austin; not to mention 3-d scanned, felted and laser etched. Out of all of this, though, there are a few projects and people who really stood out as being extra-super-special-spice awesome. (note: do to
There are two types of people in this world. Those that will survive the zombie apocalypse and those that won't. Those that will are the type that, upon entering a building, assess its entry and exit points, tend to gravitate towards second story residences, and always seem to
I don’t wear goggles for dress up, I wear them to protect my eyes from fire and metal shrapnel. I also wear eyeglasses so am subject to 3liza’s Rule. But holy crap! you gotta respect these fancy dress goggles from a fellow who goes by the moniker "Anticz." Check