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Steampunk Leather Top Hat Tutorial

I have received several requests for a tutorial on making my steampunk leather top hat, shown above, and so, here it is. The first drawing shows the three pattern pieces (not to scale). The wave on the bottom of the crown is what gives the brim its distinctive curve. The pattern below is the one that I used to make my top hat. The crown joins at the back with a butt seam. You should use a lightweight but firm vegetable tanned leather. See the diagram at the lower right for construction details. This is the partially made hat. Related:  Steampunksteampunk

DIY Steampunk Fashion: Costume and Accessory Tutorials and Patterns Steampunk is a visual style based largely on the Victorian era. It takes a specualtive look at what might be if the past was set in the future. The term was coined in the 1980s, created to define a genre of novels and a small subculture growing around the idea. For example, one common theme in Steampunk is the development of steam (rather than electicity) as our primary form of power. Other steampunk ideas include questions such as what would the computer look like if it were invented a century earlier? Steampunk Fashion Steampunk fashion draws largely in Victorian styles and asthetics. As steampunk grows in popularity, more and more wonderful free patterns and tutorials are popping up all around the internet.

Gear template generator This free online gear template generator is designed for making scale accurate paper gear templates which you can glue onto wood and then cut out with a bandsaw. I recommend printing the gears with an ink jet printer. Even cheap ink jet printers print very scale accurate but Not all laser printers are accurate. You can still access the old (pre 2015) Flash based gear geberator Getting the printout to scale correctly, avoiding cropping Different browsers print at different scales depending on browser type and printer configuration. Use an ink jet printer I recommend using an ink jet printer. Printing the gear templates To print the gear template, use the 'Print' button, instead of printing the web page from the browser. The gear generator program that I created and sell doesn't need the scale calibration, and can paginate across many pages for larger gears. Some notes about gear design and this gear template generator This gear template generator generates shapes for involute spur gears.

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Gears for the Industrious by ~dinn on deviantART Steampunk Phonograph (pt.2) In Part 1 of Steampunk Phonograph, I showed you the construction of the "wax cylinders". Now let's take a look at the construction of the phonograph horn. I have never made something like this before, so my methodology was a bit of a stab in the dark. Luckily, my stab seemed to hit the mark. I had only the vaguest idea how to go about this, so I started by making a paper template. I folded the lines instead of cutting them, figuring the fold would give it a bit more strength and stability for my test. I figured that if I angled the line inward a little, halfway along the length, that would add more curve to the horn, or at least another segment of flare. I made seven more of these, and taped them together, completing my second paper test horn. The angle I had added to the paper panel was taking me in the right direction. I moved to cutting the panels out of corrugated cardboard. After cutting out eight panels, I started taping the seams together with masking tape.

Free Patterns Menu: Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting Diagrams - The Ladies Treasury of Costume and Fashion Period Clothing Patterns and Cutting Diagrams IMPORTANT: Notes On Using Our Patterns These patterns are reproduced from original period patterns and from cutting diagrams found in English, French and American publications of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Those copied from full-sized patterns were scanned in at 1/2, 1/4 or 1/8 of the original size as indicated on each piece. Patterns copied from cutting diagrams have been scanned in at 1 to 1½ times original size and are not to scale. We also include period cutting layouts and diagrams which are not always to scale. All of these patterns come in one size only: that of the original. We are happy to grant non-commercial private and personal use of the patterns we share with you for free, but permission must be obtained prior to using them for any other purpose. Please click on a title or scroll down the page to view our selection

15 useful steampunk tutorials and resources Steampunk illustrations show us a victorian retro-future. They are inspired by steampunk litterature, a sub-genre of science-fiction that involves an era or world where steam power is still widely used. Works of steampunk often feature anachronistic technology or futuristic innovations as Victorians may have envisioned them. These tutorials and resources will help achieve such illustrations. 1. A great tutorial for creating some steampunk elements out of nothing, using only Photoshop patterns and effects. 2. Learn all the effect to decorate a compass and make it look old. 3. Learn how to turn a regular car into a steamunk machine. 4. Awesome tutorial by PSDtuts to learn how to handle several techniques to make a steampunk illustration. 5. Inspired by PSDtuts tutorial, a way to achieve the same style of illustration with Gimp. 6. This is not presented as a steampunk tutorial by the author, but the techniques teached in it will definitly help you to create steampunk designs. 7. 8. 9. 10.

[REALISATION/TUTORIEL] Ceinture Steampunk digne de ce nom Alors matériel utilisé: *une ceinture de chez Celio pour le cuir acheté 2.95€ chez Stockomani *des charnières pour mettre le crochet qui permettra de fixer la boucle à la ceinture Alors pour la conception : J'ai retiré les rivet de la ceinture, puis j'ai retiré l'axe de la charnière pour récupérer une des 2 parties, l'axe va me servir à fixer la boucle dans la ceinture. J'ai utilisé différent diamètre de de rouage, comme il sont fixé par l'arrière je peux les changer à ma guise pour refaire une nouvelle boucle au grès de mes envies. L'écrou de devant (le petit dôme) est l'intérieur des roulement en plastique de mes portes de douche, c'est plus joli qu'un écrou plat. Je voulais souder le bout de charnière mais je n'y arrive pas alors je l'ai fixé avec 2 petits écrous, je trouve qu'ils donnent un petit quelque chose en plus. Donc voilà le résultat final.vue de devant: vue de derrière: Bon visionnage et à vous de jouer maintenant.

Des étagères originales au style industriel pour lofts urbains | Shoji Si vous aimez les décors type Steampunk, vous allez adorer les étagères proposées par Stella Bleu Designs. Fini les étagères en bois que l’on retrouve partout, place à la récupération en donnant une seconde vie aux tuyaux usagés. Se mariant parfaitement dans un décor industriel pour lofts urbains, ces étagères profiteront de chacun de vos murs et de leurs coins afin de leur donner une touche d’originalité. Faites de tuyaux en fer massif, ces étagères accueilleront vos livres de la meilleure des manières. On se croirait presque dans la cabine du capitaine Nemo à bord du Nautilus, n’est-ce pas ? Steampunk: 20 Core Titles By John Klima Featuring H.G. Wells, Neal Barrett & Cherie Priest By John Klima — Library Journal, 03/04/2010 Steampunk is everywhere, from movies like Sherlock Holmes and Howl’s Moving Castle to the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show and an art exhibition at the Museum of the History of Science in Oxford, England. A little background: The subgenre has its origins in the 1980s with writers such as Tim Powers, James Blaylock, and K.W. Here are ten classic steampunk works and ten more recent titles for a well-rounded collection. The Classics | Recent Works Barrett, Neal, Jr. Blaylock, James P. Summarizing the plot is difficult to impossible, but events begin with a corpse-piloted dirigible that has been orbiting London for years and has finally caught the interest of the Royal Society. Di Filippo, Paul. Gibson, William & Bruce Sterling. 29461-3. pap. $7.99. Jeter, K.W. Moorcock, Michael. Out of print. Powers, Tim. Steampunk. 9. pap. $14.95. Swanwick, Michael. Wells, H.G. Akers, Tim. Lake, Jay.

[Tutoriel] Tricorne de pirate (pour débutants) Voici donc ma première, bien que modeste contribution à ce forum, car cela peu peut être vous servir et/ou vous inspirer dans vos créations futures. Donc, comment faire un tricorne style "pirate" un peu "déglingué", genre "fait main".Après, il est bien sûr possible de faire le même plus joliment, en fonction de ce que l'on veut en faire, de lui ajouter des décorations et autre...Je l'ai fait en simili cuir mais il est bien sûr possible d'appliquer ce tutoriel avec n'importe quel tissu pas trop rigide (car pour qu'il épouse bien les courbe mieux vaut qu'il soit un peu "stretch"). Préparation de la base | Temps : ~3min * Prenez un chapeau melon en feutre, il peut être d'assez mauvaise qualité de toute façon on va le recouvrir. Ce genre de chapeau fera très bien l'affaire * Enlevez toutes décorations éventuelles qu'il pourrait avoir (liseré, plume, ou je ne sais quoi... il faut qu'il soit tout nu Découpage des pièces du bord |Temps :~15min Couverture de la base | Temps: ~15min avec le séchage

How to Make Steampunk Jewelry Wikipedia defines Steampunk as “a subgenre of fantasy and speculative fiction that came into prominence in the 1980s and early 1990s. The term denotes works set in an era or world where steam power is still widely used-usually the 19th century, and often set in Victorian era England-but with prominent elements of either science fiction or fantasy, such as fictional technological inventions like those found in the works of H. G. Wells and Jules Verne, or real technological developments like the computer occurring at an earlier date. Other examples of steampunk contain alternate history-style presentations of “the path not taken” of such technology as dirigibles or analog computers; these frequently are presented in an idealized light, or a presumption of functionality. Steampunk is often associated with cyberpunk and shares a similar fanbase and theme of rebellion, but developed as a separate movement (though both have considerable influence on each other).

The Steampunk Coat « StitchPunk I’m so excited to finally be able to share with you my super-secret steampunk project! If you follow us on facebook or twitter, you got a sneak peek at this coat last week, and here it is in all its gear covered glory… The project idea for this was to take our designs and see how well we could incorporate them into a full fashion jacket, and somehow (not surprisingly) that turned into a full-on heavy stitched steampunk project! The coat itself is handmade, though not by me. I actually picked it up at a clothing swap, so I’m afraid to say I don’t know who made it. Everything from planning the designs to get everything to work well with the make of the coat, to figuring out which designs, where, and what colors took a a few hours of fiddling with templates. The designs on the coat itself are as follows… I used the Clockwork Magic Keys border 8 times around the bottom hem, and an Airship Captain badge on the flap of each pocket with our large Clockwork Magic Raven on the back.