Mods Archive

Retro Cellphone Handset

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Here’s a project of mine from a few years ago, it’s an LG mobile ’embedded’ into an old Western Electric model 500 handset. The Bell Model 500 desk phone manufactured for decades by Western Electric is an icon of Twentieth Century product design.  The evolution of the Model 500’s

The Art of Ivan Mavrovic

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Click through to Mental Design to see an amazing collection of artwork by Ivan Mavrovic including this skull mouse!  I particularly like the cellphones he's done and the his Steampunk keyboard the "Crystal Deluxe" is one of the best ever! I so want a pair of the Steampunk Matrix spectacles

Steampunk Keyboard Mod

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My goal with this project was to build a retro keyboard that was fully functional and of a sufficient quality that it could be used everyday by a touch typist.  In order to achieve this I chose a high quality (though widely available) keyboard as my starting point.  This

Dieselpunk Casemod

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  So I've been thinking of doing some Art Deco inspired mods and it seems like the internet is reading my mind again! I love this Dieselpunk casemod from Germany! Follow that link for a few more pics but what really caught my eye was some shots of a

Damnation Hildebrandt!

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Things have been far too quiet, I have heard nothing from the labs of my arch nemesis Jake-of-all-Trades Hildebrandt – and now I know why.  Not since Kirk bellowed "KHAAA….AAN!!" has the interwebs heard such exasperation!  So THIS is what you've been up to?  My god man, what have

Classy Mini Mod

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Isn’t this a classy iPod mod!  Neil Writes: Hi! I’ve created a steampunk ipod mod, and thought you might be of interest for the steampunk workshop. Well, it’s copper and wood, so it’s sort of steampunk at any rate (I’d put some valves on it, but it’s already the heaviest

Steampunk Snowboard!

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Flickr is both wonderful for the amazing images it brings you and frustrating for the all too common lack of story to go with those pictures! I want to know the whole tale behind the creation of this snowboard!  Be sure to click through to see it in action

The Antediluvian Keyboard

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Oh this one is extra awesome! It's got horns as well as brass feet! The Antediluvian Keyboard is a representation of an interest in civilization and technology from a time that has been forgotten, twisted, or even denied. A time in which only biblical stories, crypto-histories, and ancient artifacts

The fragment of Empire – by Filimon

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Bohema writes: I’ve been followin’ your site for quite long time. Always enjoyed it. Keyboard mods are awesome. Speaking about mods. Don’t know if your know about Filimon. That’s a Russian modder producing steampunk various mods. They are insanely jaw dropping mods that leave me every time speachless .

Wooden Steampunk Keyboard Mod

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Markus, who wrote in earlier with an alternative to typewriter keys, has finished his keyboard mod.  He writes: . . . I decided to use a wooden frame – but not any wood molding from the DIY shop would do. I found old furniture ‘spare parts’ – this wood