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G.I.Z.M.O Duck sculpture

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This sculpture by Deviantart user Timbone is insane and wonderful. I love how much detail, effort,  and care went into a character who's tagline was 'blathering blatherskite'. ​    

Guest Post: The Ferris Hybrid

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By Brandon Boyer In 1901, Queen Victoria of The United Kingdom passed away. The same year Ferdinand Porsche developed the first ever hybrid vehicle, the Löhner-Porsche Mixte Hybrid. Today the spirit of Victorian ingenuity and know-how lives on. In Chilly Big Rapids Michigan, a small group of international engineering

Writing for The Steampunk Workshop

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UPDATE Nov. 2013 – SPWS is no longer seeking new writers, thank you for your interest!  – Jake.   Steampunk Workshop is looking for articles and writers. We are looking to move away from a short-form blog format and wish to publish more substantive articles relevant to steampunk and

Babbington Burner upgrade to the Foundry Furnace

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The Ohio River project: BIGFOOT! The musical!

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"Anyone wanna go down Ohio Rivr [sic] on a junk boat?" Asks Chicken John. He continues: "C'mon, u haven't made a mistake this big in a while". And I think: No, actually. I haven't. And the adventures I love to live (and tell) seem to be consisting of hanging

Bad-ass photo of the day

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Shannon O'hare of the Neverawas Haul and Zachary Rukstela of Kinetic Steamworks share a scotch.  

Just Look at this Blimp Lamp!

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I love this blimp lamp from Flaminio Bovino ! At first I thought this was a render–and we don't publish those here–but on closer examination it appears that the trusses are actually water-jet cut from steel and the brass bit are hand turned. It's real! Not only real, they are

Fixing a musty smell in my 2007 Toyota Yaris

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Towards the end of last summer my 2007 Toyota Yaris developed a musty smell in the cabin whenever I ran the A/C. This is a common problem in many cars but the Yaris seems particularly susceptible, probably because it lacks a mesh screen behind the air intake vents below

Give this girl some cake: Steampunk Portal Gun

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DeviantArt user ~Batman_and_Bananas created this beautifuly detailed full scale Portal gun . She didn't just stop there, however- she also made a pair of Portal Boots, Bunson Battery, and some wallets to complete her Chell cosplay. Excellent job! 

Bridgeport Series II CNC Gecko/Mach3 Conversion

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    Last summer I bought a Bridgeport Series II milling machine. It was being sold by a local machine shop for a song because it had problems with the BOSS 6 controller. I found it on Craigslist and after confirming that the seller could load it on to