Brass Goggles:The lighter side of Steampunk Posted by proteus on December 23rd,2013 Two things I love in one photo: [via Brian Kesinger’s Tea Girls] Posted by proteus on October 17th,2013 A Steampunk Badminton tournament sounds like a fantastic idea. Posted by proteus on October 11th,2013 Our Forum User “Bolt Face” brings this lovely coverage of a Steampunk Coffee House from The Chive: Image from The Chive Many more images in the original article, and a discussion here on our forums. This clock may not be exactly “steampunk”, but it certainly tickles the dials-and-knobs delight! [Via Boing Boing] Posted by proteus on October 8th,2013 Described as inspired by Steampunk and Warhammer-like games, Diesel Tactics looks like an interesting project that’s still in development. Posted by proteus on February 28th,2013 Hand made from savaged Arbutus, Western Red Cedar, and Black Walnut, these articulated Steamy Icarus wings are a beautiful handmade addition to any dirigible captain’s safety gear: And they’re not just static decoration, either: (more…)
A Visit to a Steampunked Home If you dropped by my house you'd probably be disappointed. Because (with the exception of my office, which is more post-apocalytic than anything else) it's simply not very steampunk. I do have plans, but none have come to fruition. However, a couple of weeks ago I was invited by Bruce Rosenbaum to visit his home in Sharon, Massachusetts and what I found there was just stunning! Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum started ModVic (Modern Victorian) Home Restoration in June 2007 and have now moved onto steampunk Home Design. Bruce's home is a Craftsman style Victorian built in 1901. We'll start the tour in Bruce's kitchen with a lovely Victorian heater restored by David Erickson, a local craftsman and restorer of antique stoves who's workshop is just down the street from my own. Bruce designed and built the fire-back and hearth to compliment the stove and installed the back-lit stained glass windows to brighten the entire kitchen. Next to the stove (below) is a copper water heater tank.
SteamPunk Magazine A N A C H R O N A U T How to Order: View the log of previouly made falls. Single Falls Pigtail Falls Tabbed Falls Wearers Gallery Send an e-mail to email@example.com detailing what you would like. Orders can often take time to get to, I will inform you as soon as I'm able to begin work on your order. Pricing: I now require a deposit of half the amount before I begin work but not before I'm able to begin on your specific order. Example 1 Example 1 is a single fall containing a total of 8 rows [grey and black foam], 2 rows with 1/4" black foam tubing, 2 rows with 1/2" black foam tubing ,1 row with corrugated ½" plastic tubing (metallic). 8 rows times $4.00 + $1.00 +$2.00 +$2.00 This fall = $37.00 Example 2 Example 2 is a slightly more elaborate design. Taking half of the pigtail set, there are 6 rows in this design, with decorative bindings, and silver stripes. In one fall there is one cluster with ½" silver corrugated tubing, and another with ½” foam striped tubing. Example 3 There are 9 clusters in this fall.
What is Steampunk? | Steampunk.com This is a good question that is difficult to answer. To me, Steampunk has always been first and foremost a literary genre, or least a subgenre of science fiction and fantasy that includes social or technological aspects of the 19th century (the steam) usually with some deconstruction of, reimagining of, or rebellion against parts of it (the punk). Unfortunately, it is a poorly defined subgenre, with plenty of disagreement about what is and is not included. For example, steampunk stories may: Take place in the Victorian era but include advanced machines based on 19th century technology (e.g. “It’s sort of Victorian-industrial, but with more whimsy and fewer orphans.”- Caitlin Kittredge There are probably plenty of other combinations I’ve forgotten, but that’s steampunk as a genre in a nutshell. And it isn’t just written fiction anymore. “To me, itâ€™s essentially the intersection of technology and romance.” – Jake von Slatt But steampunk has become a lot more. But wait, there’s more!
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Chronologie de l'histoire des techniques Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre. Enfin pour être universel, il serait nécessaire de prendre en compte les espaces géographiques concernés afin de mesurer les décalages et autres concomitances. Paléolithique[modifier | modifier le code] Néolithique[modifier | modifier le code] XIIe millénaire av. J. Haute-Égypte et Nubie : utilisation des premières meules pour la fabrication de la farine à partir de graines d'herbes sauvages.Iran : Signe de protoagriculture et de protoélevage du mouton à Zawi Chemi Shanidar dans le Zagros. XIe millénaire av. Japon : première et plus ancienne époque de fabrication de la céramique connue dans le monde par les peuples Jomons, autour de 10 500 av. Xe millénaire av.
Miss Betsy's Steampunk Monitor If you visit the google library in these days, the librarian will find plenty of articles and depictions of so called "Steampunk Monitors". In my imagination though, I envisioned the creation of a device that could show static but also moving pictures generated by means of computation and modulation of waves generated by my ingenious new invention.... (Any resemblance to devices used in "City of Lost Children" is purely coincidental). I also wanted to add "loudspeakers" (E. Siemens et al.) to the device to present an even more pleasurable experience. The device will be able to reproduce sound and static/moving pictures and will be powered by another invention of mine , based on the works of my fellow researchers Nikola Tesla, using hyper-condensed steam applied to a turbine by the same name, Count Alessandro Giuseppe Antonio Anastasio Volta and Michail Osipovich Dolivo-Dobrovolsky, able to produce alternating current in the amount of 110 Volts.
The Steampunk Workshop | Technology & Romance - Fashion, Style, & Science Château Falkenstein / Castle Falkenstein Références Thème(s) : Historique Fantastique Ouvrages référencés : 12 Nombre de critiques : 36 Moyenne des critiques : 4.5 Description L'univers de Château Falkenstein, la Nouvelle Europe, est une terre parallèle à la nôtre en 1870, où Bismarck joue le rôle du dictateur agressif, Jules Verne est Ministre des Sciences en France, la Bavière est un état indépendant qui résiste aux armées prussiennes grâce à d'improbables vaisseaux volants, la révolution industrielle bat son plein : c'est "l'Ère de la vapeur", les dragons, les elfes et les lutins existent et participent même parfois à la vie politique, culturelle et sociale du vieux continent. Château Falkenstein est donc un croisement entre Jules Verne pour le côté steam-punk, Tolkien pour le côté fantasy, Victor Hugo pour le côté poétique, et une pointe d'Emile Zola pour le réalisme de l'ensemble. Les joueurs disposent en permanence d'une main de quatre cartes. Les derniers ajouts sur cette gamme Références Thème(s) : Historique Fantastique
Cheap and Easy to make Steampunk Keyboard After looking at some of the fancy retro keyboards at Datamancer's Site and the nice tutorial over at the Steampunk Workshop, I really wanted to make one myself. Unfortunately, I lack the tools/space and money to get and cut brass, and I'm not confidant enough to do so with any other metal. Also, I did not like the idea of spending $60+ for two sets of old typewriter keys. So I went looking for other ways to make one. It was at this point that I found stickers of old typewriter keys and realized another way I could make my keyboard "look" like it had old typewriter keys Thus I present a way to make a steampunk/typewriter looking keyboard for under $50 that the average person can easily make him/herself Tools Used: Screw Driver - both Philips and flat head will most likely be needed Dremel Tool - with plastic cutting blade Pliers - Needle nose work best for the finer cutting Small saw for cutting the scrap wood Materials Used: A Keyboard - DUH!
How Dieselpunk Works" Nostalgia can be powerful. It inspires daydreams, it can propel a politician into power and it may serve as the foundation for an entire artistic movement. That's the case with dieselpunk, which is both a subgenre of speculative fiction and an artistic style that roots itself in the aesthetics and technological sophistication of the past. Dieselpunk is similar to another movement called steampunk. But while steampunk draws its aesthetics from the Victorian era of the late 19th century, dieselpunk traces its roots to the early 20th century. In general, dieselpunk draws inspiration from the 1920s to the 1950s. Like steampunk, dieselpunk marries these trends of the past with the capabilities of today's technology. Connecting today's technology with yesterday's aesthetic requires a do-it-yourself attitude.
Retro-Technology Update Vacuum Tube Radio / Interior Design Piece One obscure shop in Japan sells these: An alarm clock with all its cog-wheels spilling out....from the same store: Speaking about cool steampunk-ish clocks, these ones go on your computer desktop. Recently you could buy on Ebay this cool Cold War-era Russian phone(from a subterranean nuclear bunker): - but it would only work if you speak in Russian. and a quite collectible retro calculator: Cool Steampunk Computer Case Mod Found on a Russian siteThe original link is here For the more radically inclined (not satisfied with mere external case modifications) - there is a Tinkertoy wooden computer. Read its description here. Nixie Tube clocksExotic, practical clocks built around wonderfully obsolete Nixie display tubes. "NIXIE" numeric displays: introduced in 1952, they quickly became the most common numeric display device in laboratory/industrial equipment until they were instantly forgotten in the early 1970's. Source: WPS----- Unique Clock-Voltmeter