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Married to the Sea

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The always interesting and oft times quirky Married to the Sea does Steampunk. I’m telling ya, getting made fun of is one of the important milestones on the path to world domination.  

Artifacts for Steampunk Seditionists and Soldiers

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Ben is making these wonderful wartime posters from a different now and selling them on Etsy.  There are five in the series and they vary from the menacing one you see here to the inspirational and slightly Orwellian; "When We Mesh, We Succeed." See the rest at Attempted Artistry's

Dump Finds

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This weeks visit to the town's transfer station netted some nice brass bits that I think will find their way onto the car project and another old typewriter.  

Jules Vernian Analog Synthesizer

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It makes me happy when people write me about things they’ve made, and when they’ve been inspired or have adopted techniques they’ve learned from the Steampunk Workshop it makes me very happy indeed! Peter wrote me a while back with some pictures of his latest project, a Jules Verne

The Telectroscope

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Everyone has been sending me Telectroscope links! It’s been well covered in the blogosphere so I wasn’t going to mention it here but Datamancer just sent me a link to a Wall Street Journal video by Andy Jordan, the fellow who profiled Doc a while back. Enjoy!  

The Brass Lion – Steampunk Recumbent

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You'll recall I posted a picture of my recumbent bike last week and that one of things I wondered aloud was how one would go about steampunkifying a bike?  Well Eric and Alan – a.k.a. Steuben's Wheelmen – sent me a whole passel of new photos that show exactly

Sequential Glass – Steampunk Resource

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I am often asked where I acquire the materials I use in my work. The answer isn’t really simple as they come from a multitude of sources like our town dump, dumpster diving, craigslist, roadside trash pick-up, as well as gifts from friends and family. But there is one

Gentleman’s Emporium

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I never expected that I would get into the ‘dress-up’ side of Steampunk. Really, never.  But when I was asked to intro Abney Park on the main stage at Maker Faire this year I knew that I was not going to stand up in front of those folk wearing

The California Steampunk Convention

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I’ve been booked for the first ever California Steampunk Convention in Sunnyvale, California – October 31 through November 2!  I’m not sure exactly what I’ll be doing but there is sufficient time to put together a really bitch’n presentation and/or demo!  I’ll also be participating in a discussion panel

USS Salem Steampunk Command Phone

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  My friend David dropped me a note a couple of days ago along with this photo of a telephone aboard a WW II era warship.  The phone is absolutely gorgeous! I particularly like the the anchor and rope motif in the brass escutcheon. David goes on to write: