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At the intersection of Romance and Technology.

At the intersection of Romance and Technology.
o there's this thing. It's called the Grilled Cheese Invitational, and it's pretty much what it sounds like. Their motto is 'Bread, Butter, Cheese, Victory!' and they're holding the last one ever this year. I'm competing and it's going to be great. This is about fun.

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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.

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 Mystic Radio - Hendrick's Gin Curate a Box Give Away Nearly a year ago the nice folks at Hendrick's Gin contacted me to see if I'd like to do a box for their "Curate a Box" contest give away. Well, I had never tasted their product so I demurred until I had a chance to sample it at last year's SteamCon in Seattle. In fact fellow SPWS editor Libby Bulloff and I consumed quite a bit of it while we prepped for our "Queering Steampunk Fashion" panel. The box is finally done and you should keep an eye out at Unusual Times to find out how you can win it!

Steampunk Art : Revisited Steampunk : Brave New ” Art ” World Steampunk , can be regarded as a sub-genre of Science Fiction which often features elements of Fantasy and of which appeared on the scene in the early 1980′s and 1990′s . The term Steampunk implies and mainly depicts works which are set in an era where Steam Power is predominant and widely used ; such as the early Victorian era [ 19th Century England ] -but the predominant elements are those of Science Fiction and Fantasy . Fantasy fiction works such as those of Jules Verne and H.G. Wells portrayed Steampunk to a greater extent, by depicting fictional technological inventions such as the computer and even inter-stellar explorations , as in Aldous Huxley’s famed body of work Brave New World , H.G.

13 Alternative Search Engines That Find What Google Can’t Advertisement R.I.P Google. What would be your first reaction if you saw this? Scared, because your life is completely enslaved to Google. 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. 7 Free Wooden Gear Clock Plans for You Eccentric, Masochist Woodworkers Ever since I had the pleasure of seeing Keith Chamber’s wooden gear clocks in person, I’ve been on the look out for more all wood clocks. See Wooden Gear Clocks by Keith Chambers >> I think wooden clocks are one of those dividing lines in woodworking… To have the aspiration to make a clock, entirely from wood, puts you in your own unique category. One well-known seller of wooden clock plans, Clayton Boyer, pitches his most-difficult plans like this: “Selling plans for the clocks on this page goes against my basic philosophy of trying to spread joy in the world through creative woodworking.

Etching Tins with Salt Water and Electricity - Compliment to The Steampunk Bible Article The Steampunk Bible contains an article I wrote on etching small candy tins with salt water and electricity. There was limited space in the book so we've provided this expanded compliment article to help you should you be interested in trying this project, enjoy! In the past, merchants used sealed cans and boxes made from the metal tin for many products. How To Design Above-The-Fold Landing Page Experiences Newspapers & Landing Page ‘Above-the-fold’ Tactics Aren’t All That Different (Image Source) If you’re just getting started with landing page design, a great place to start is to focus your attention and most important page elements above the fold. The phrase “above the fold” originates from the newspaper industry and makes for a good analogy.

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