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A Steampunk Christmas

Started this discussion. Last reply by C. E. McDermott (Clint Darby) Nov 29, 2012. 7 Replies

Hello Everyone,I know it's a little early but the darkness is drawing in and the wind is getting bitey and i'm starting to consider christmas presents. Does anyone have any ideas for any Steampunk…Continue

The terms of steampunk

Started this discussion. Last reply by 2dyig736thgey Mar 20, 2012. 30 Replies

hey. I've noticed there are allot of common themes on this website, like groups being organised as 'Airships' and common references to spice, Aether ect. I was wondering if there is some work of…Continue

Tags: fiction, aether, spice, airship

Hannah Peel, Is the music box steampunk?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melvin Goo Feb 5, 2012. 3 Replies

I saw Hannah Peel about a year ago in liverpool and i think the fact she makes whole song reals for a music box qualidies as a little steampunk.Cover of 'Electricity'-…Continue

Tags: Peel, Hannah, box, music

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Dr. Jameson B Westering II commented on Melvin Goo's group The Guild of Cycle Mechanics
"African American History Month on a bicycle! A discussion I've started on the Steampunk Style Cycling Union group"
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The Guild of Cycle Mechanics

A group for anyone interested in the humble bicycle and it's possibilities in the Steampunk world. Share any bike histories, steampunk conversions or ideas.See More
Feb 2
Dr. Jameson B Westering II replied to Melvin Goo's discussion Practicality of the Penny Farthing? in the group The Guild of Cycle Mechanics
"The "safety" bicycle (two wheels of the same side) was in fact invented in 1876 and that by the late 1890s this style of bicycle would replace the penny farthing as the standard bicycle type. This type of bicycle would have been the high…"
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The Guild of Cycle Mechanics

A group for anyone interested in the humble bicycle and it's possibilities in the Steampunk world. Share any bike histories, steampunk conversions or ideas.See More
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Steampunk Style Cycling Union

Come join us to celebrate Steampunk touring in style.  We will talk about cycling fashion, bicycle maintenance, and all different kinds of pedal powered contraptions. Long live pedal power! Its good for fashion.  It's good for your health and its good for the planet.See More
Jun 4, 2013
C. E. McDermott (Clint Darby) replied to Melvin Goo's discussion A Steampunk Christmas
"These examples are delightful, thank you for the opurtunity to see such wonderful items. Clint"
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The Guild of Cycle Mechanics

A group for anyone interested in the humble bicycle and it's possibilities in the Steampunk world. Share any bike histories, steampunk conversions or ideas.See More
Nov 11, 2012
Captain Jack Havock replied to Melvin Goo's discussion A Steampunk Christmas
"Stocking stuffers: Tin Robots. I collect the remakes, they are affordable epic looking and totally steampunkish: http://www.retroplanet.com/CTGY/Robots"
Oct 8, 2012
Lisa Rooney replied to Melvin Goo's discussion A Steampunk Christmas
"I have a Pinerest board dedicated to steampunk Christmas things.http://pinterest.com/lisarooney/steampunk-christmas/"
Oct 8, 2012
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A Steampunk Christmas

Hello Everyone,I know it's a little early but the darkness is drawing in and the wind is getting bitey and i'm starting to consider christmas presents. Does anyone have any ideas for any Steampunk stocking fillers that even the apprentice mechanic could make? I'll start with something i found last year http://www.epbot.com/2011/12/mini-hot-air-balloon-tutorial.htmlSee More
Oct 5, 2012
Melvin Goo commented on Melvin Goo's group The Guild of Cycle Mechanics
"All you really need to true up a wheel is a spoke wrench but it is a little difficult to get used to, and if a spoke breaks or some of the nipples are stiff (don't laugh) you will need to replace them. Have a look at a few youtube vids. You…"
Sep 25, 2012
Miss Cherries Jubilee commented on Melvin Goo's group The Guild of Cycle Mechanics
"Had my bike in to get a handlebar stem extension installed and found out that the bike shop is starting classes on maintenance etc in Oct.  I really need to take this class!"
Sep 13, 2012
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The Guild of Cycle Mechanics

A group for anyone interested in the humble bicycle and it's possibilities in the Steampunk world. Share any bike histories, steampunk conversions or ideas.See More
Sep 12, 2012
Miss Cherries Jubilee commented on Melvin Goo's group The Guild of Cycle Mechanics
"Well, Daisy and I and Herr Sturmadrung took a 25 mile ride this weekend and I noticed that Daisy's wheels were tottering a little.  No money to give to the bike mechanic so...here is where I learned to true the…"
Sep 3, 2012
Miss Cherries Jubilee commented on Melvin Goo's group The Guild of Cycle Mechanics
"Here is Miss Cherries at the summer Tweed (Linen) Ride with her trusty wheel, Daisy. "
Sep 2, 2012
Miss Cherries Jubilee commented on Melvin Goo's group The Guild of Cycle Mechanics
"Seems I can't add pictures to the reply space in the discussions, so I will post pictures of nattily dressed cyclists here. This gentleman is a cyclist at the DC Tweed Ride. Though he is kitted out very simply, he looks quite elegant enough for…"
Sep 2, 2012

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Hey. I’m Melvin, a bike mechanic and Classicist. I'm interested in creating functional steampunk items to be used every day or special occasions, especially steampunk bikes, but I also love the depth of fictional history in steampunk worlds and the way it interacts with real history.

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At 5:00am on August 24, 2012, Craig Hallam said…

Hi, just letting you know that Greaveburn is finally upon us! You can get it from Amazon right now here: http://www.amazon.co.uk/Greaveburn-Craig-Hallam/dp/1908600128/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1345485839&sr=1-1

Taking back Steampunk for the Brits! hahaha

There's also a competition to enter on my blog for the creative-minded here: http://craighallam.wordpress.com

Cheers!

 
 
 

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