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A Visit to a Steampunked Home

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. ModVic's mission is to authentically restore historic Victorian homes (1850 – 1910) to their original beauty and richness while completely modernizing the home’s systems, functional layout and conveniences for the family of today (sound familiar?). Bruce's home is a Craftsman style Victorian built in 1901. 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.

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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. Victorian Organ Command Desk & Steampunk Home Tour You'll recall I recently visited the Steampunk home of Bruce and Melanie Rosenbaum. During that visit Bruce showed me a partially finished project that I decided really needed a story of it's own when it was completed This is the "Victorian Organ Command Desk" that Bruce commissioned. It's made from bits and pieces of Victorian detritus that Bruce had collected including the carcass of a 19th century pump organ.

Exceptional Exhibition Artist and designer Greg Broadmore is the creator of Dr. Grordbort's a retro-science fiction universe of rayguns, rocketships and raw male idiocy. Lead conceptual designer on the film District 9, he has also worked on King Kong, The Chronicles of Narnia and Black Sheep amongst many others in his 10 year career at New Zealand's Academy Award winning Weta Workshop. From simple beginnings, Broadmore's creations have taken on a life of their own. With the patronage of Weta Creative Director, Richard Taylor, the idea to create something more took form. Fantastical creatures, tanks, buffoons, gorgeous ladies and godless extra-terrestrials, coalesced to form this satirical sci-fi world.

Steampunk We have written about a couple of Steampunk gadgets before. These were the Steampunk Nerf Maverick Gun and a Steampunk Furnace Mouse. Both look cool and this next one is no exception. I have to admit that it’s not something I would ever wear to a party, but it is still quite cool to see. What is Elfpunk? « STEAMED! July 19, 2010 by suzannelazear I’m going to interrupt today’s regularly scheduled Steampunk post to speak of something I hope you find interesting. Right now I’m working on a non-Steampunk story (*gasp* Oh, the blasphemy!) I’ve been classifying it as Urban Fantasy. But the other day I realized that I was wrong. Unklian Steampunk Mouse After Finding a Steampunk Motorcycle I was intrigued.A Google search of "Steampunk" Found a world of Victorian styled modern technology.Inspired by a Steampunk mouse, I decided to build my own. Not a copy but a completely new design.I bought a very cheap optical mouse and set about *carefully dismantling* destroying it. After chopping round the circuit board mounting pegs, I marked round it to slot it into some 1/4" mahogany sheet. The button microswitches were removed to be used in a more suitable place and also the blue L.E.D. This will be replaced with an orange one.

steam punk workshop UPDATE: There's some great information on this page and it's comments, but I've recently published a far more comprehensive article here: Etching Tins with Salt Water and Electricity With this project I wanted to try a number of new things: Magazine pages as cheap toner transfer mediaCopper electroplatingEtching Altoid tins with a salt water solution The copper plating met with mixed success, but the other two methods resulted in some nice pieces. Note: blue vitriol and muriatic acid are archaic names for copper sulfate and hydrochloric acid. How Steampunk Works" Flickering gas lamps puncture a thick London fog. A metallic, rhythmic noise begins to drown out the normal sounds of the evening. An army of copper clockwork automatons comes marching out of the darkness.

How To Create Steampunk Interior Design Steampunk theme makes for a unique home decor look. Steampunk culture has inspired many designers to create stylish and functional pieces in steampunk aesthetic that can be used to create themed interior design. To create steampunk home decor look into steampunk home furniture, decorations and accessories. Steampunk Color Scheme Copper, bronze, metallic, leather and dark wood are commonly used to create steampunk interior designs. Leather seats and sofa in the living room might go well with the Victorian furniture pieces while metallic bookcases and cabinets add to the industrial aesthetic of steampunk.

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