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Monday, February 7, 2011

DIY Steampunk Projects, Yeah!

If I was crafty, handy, or capable of completing a DIY project without hurting myself, I would have plopped down the $2.99 and downloaded this Steampunk workbook the moment I stumbled across the page. After all, the only reason I played World of Warcraft as long as I did was so my gnome engineer could make the flying gyrocopter. This ebook looks like a blast:

DIY Steampunk gives you full step-by-step instructions for 26 amazing exercises in retrofuturism. Learn how to make your own steampunk keyboard, airship goggles, mad scientist lights, art cars, and even a steampunk Mr. Potato Head! All projects come from, are written by steampunk experts, and contain pictures for each step so you can easily do it yourself. Build the future!

It was put together by the folks over at the popular website, so I'm sure the entries will be sound. Check out their Steampunk Channel to get an idea about what some of the projects could end up looking like.

DIY Steampunk Ebook


  1. Oh! I have to get that! My next novel will be steampunk. Thanks Linsay!

  2. You know you can't include a Mister Potatohead steam canon in your novel until you've built one yourself. ;)