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Started by Shawn. Last reply by Thomas "Duck" Petry May 8. 3 Replies

Here is a photo of my latest creation Max

What makes Steam Punk Art appeal to you?

Started by Shawn. Last reply by Bristol Blue Jan 10. 22 Replies

I'll go first since I am askingFor me it's the mad scientist in me. I love to tinker with things , and make things look out of this world so Steam Punk Art is in my blood even before I knew what it…Continue

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Comment by Sean R. Thornton on August 26, 2016 at 3:34am

YES! Now that is awesome.

just need to package it properly into one cohesive unit...

My gears are tuning

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Comment by BUGGY (C) on August 25, 2016 at 6:40pm

Mamod steam engine driving a generator to power a mini amp??

Sean check this, just because its cool : 

http://www.cigarboxnation.com/photo/7d9887-time-slider-1

Comment by Sean R. Thornton on August 24, 2016 at 3:53pm

I was thinking of building a steam powered cigar box amp. Has anyone done this yet? Of course there are some serious engineering challenges, but I don't see why it can't be done...

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Comment by Tommy Phillips on October 12, 2014 at 11:08am

I only found the Steampunk Collective here on CBN recently, but, as you can tell from my profile photo, I have been into Steampunk for a while.

In my view, CBG culture is a natural fit with SP.  Both have roots in the 19th Century, both have heavy DIY ethics, and both eschew hard rules about what is in or out of the category.

For instance, many of the photos posted in this discussion fit more into a Dieselpunk esthetic than strict Steampunk.  But, I don't know any Steampunks who don't like Dieselpunk.  One big tent.

Same with Cigar Box Nation.  It's not all guitars.  Dulcimers, diddly bows, fiddles, cajons, rub boards, whatever.  One big tent.

Comment by 440pat on January 12, 2014 at 7:25pm
i like the visuals, the imagination of SP. may not go there, but i do admire these.
 

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