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Mjöllnir Lamps for the Roadster

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Some projects take a long time. Sometimes I start something and then put it aside, in this case for more that two years! When Make:TV came out to the workshop to shoot a profile of me in July of 2008, one of the projects that I worked on for

Brass Scarab Brooch

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In the comments about my CNC mill project over at Hack-A-Day, Jarkman posted a link to this really beautiful CNC'd brass scarab brooch and I can't help thinking that this would make a lovely computer mouse too!

Mystic Radio – Hendrick’s Gin Curate a Box Give Away

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Nearly a year ago the nice folks at Hendrick's Gin contacted me to see if I'd like to do a box for their "Curate a Box" contest give away. Well, I had never tasted their product so I demurred until I had a chance to sample it at last

Seriously Gorgeous Steampunk Guitar

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Phil writes: Hi Jake Just finished a sort of "future steampunk" guitar build here: http://www.tdpri.com/forum/2011-tdpri-tele-build-challenge/263780-kwerks-2011-tdpri-build-challenge-thread.html Lotsa pics on the last pages, thought you might like 🙂 Cheers Phil Oh yes! I like it A LOT!  You should really follow Phil's link for the EPIC construction detail!  – Jake.  

The Steampunk Bible

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The Steampunk Bible is out! I helped connect Jeff and S.J. with people doing cool things in the movement and I wrote what I hope is the definitive candy tin etching how-to for this book. Our fashion editor Libby Bulloff also contirbuted articles and LOTS of shiny photography, including

Michele Lynch Art mixed media

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Dark steampunk goth art just in time for valintines day.  Michele Lynch is a mixed media artist with a touch of steampunk.  Her creations have wonderful anime eyes that play well on the reused bodies of savleged machinery.   Another one of my favorites, the Surgeon piece is just

A Scarf a Day!

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Hey y'all! SPWS' own Meredith Scheff is doing a "Scarf-a-Day" project that you should definitely check-out! Starting january 1, 2011, I will make one scarf a day each day in the month. I'll be using everything from traditional techniques and materials to the experimental, the new, the weird, the

“Une Saison En Enfer” – Ghost Illusion Automaton by Thomas Kuntz

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Thomas Kuntz, who we've featured here before, wrote me a couple of days ago with his latest project and it is breath-taking! I particularly love the way that Thomas includes the whole story of the creation of his pieces in the videos he produces including the reference artwork and

Polmugater

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This is the first of what is likely to be many posts covering the New Zealand's The League of Victorian Imagineer.  They have a great blog and run a yearly exhibition and fashion show.  The next fasion show will be at Oamaru Opera House on the 5th June 2011.

Steampunk Frankenstein Art

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Kevin Mowrer has started a blog to share some of his woderful art.  As you can see the art rocks but what I really like about it is the philosophy behind it: Since I'm in the business of property development, the prevailing dogma says "Don't share anything publicly that