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A splendid steampunk tea maker

Reading Time: 2 minutes Arduino Team — April 14th, 2021 Prolific project maker and Arduino lover Alain Mauer has made a rather splendid tea maker project with a steampunk twist. Despite Mauer being based in Luxemburg, we’d have to say this feels like a very British Arduino application. Crumpets or Battenburg, anyone? Putting the “Tea” in “Steampunk” The Tea […]

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Steampunk ‘Help is coming’ Raspberry Pi alert system

Reading Time: 3 minutes Tom Lee decided to combine his household with his sister-in-law during lockdown so that she could help him make childcare more manageable. The problem was, Tom’s household was a smidge frantic in the mornings, as the family struggled to be up and ready in time for his sister-in-law’s arrival. Enter this Raspberry Pi–powered tracking device, […]

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Steampunk-inspired Raspberry Pi enclosure | HackSpace magazine #20

Reading Time: 2 minutes Who doesn’t like a good-looking case for their Raspberry Pi? Exactly. We’ve seen many homemade cases over the years, from 3D-printed enclosures to LEGO, Altoid tins and gravity-defying Zelda-themed wonderments. We love them all as much as we love own — our own case being this one if you fancy one — and always look […]

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Weekend Project: 3D Print Your Own Workshop-Ready Steampunk Goggles

Reading Time: 3 minutes Many steampunk cosplay items provide mechanical style and an aesthetic look. But these elaborate 3D printed steampunk goggles are equipped with prescription lenses and welding filters that will keep your eyes safe while you’re in the workshop. Inspired by historical science fiction and steam-powered machinery, the steampunk genre has blossomed into one of the most […]

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Steampunk radio jukebox

Reading Time: 3 minutes Spyrul breathed new life into his great-grandparents’ 1930s Westinghouse with a Raspberry Pi, an amplifier HAT, Google Music, and some serious effort. The result is a really beautiful, striking piece. The radio With a background in radio electronics, Spyrul had always planned to restore his great-grandparents’ mid-30s Westinghouse radio. “I even found the original schematics […]

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Derek Woodroffe’s steampunk tentacle hat

Reading Time: 3 minutes Halloween: that glorious time of year when you’re officially allowed to make your friends jump out of their skin with your pranks. For those among us who enjoy dressing up, Halloween is also the occasion to go all out with costumes. And so, dear reader, we present to you: a steampunk tentacle hat, created by […]

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Step Inside ‘Truth,’ a Steampunk Coffee Shop in Cape Town, South Africa

Reading Time: 2 minutes Features on interior design here on Colossal are few and far between, there are times when a space is so wholly original it’s just too hard to pass up. Case in point: Truth Coffee Shop in Cape Town, South Africa. This radically designed steampunk-themed coffee shop was created by Heldane Martin who considered the form factor of espresso machines […]