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    Some Steam punk

    Been wondering how to do these for a while. The tutorial Dennis Peacock wrote made it crazy easy. Cast these last night...other one will be turned in a bit. Thanks for looking!

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    Way cool! But what makes it steampunk?
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    It is a little steam punky - because there are what looks like plates riveted on.

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    That is cool
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    Nice job.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leo Voisine View Post
    It is a little steam punky - because there are what looks like plates riveted on.
    They (rivets) didn't show up well in the pix Leo...but the boiler plate thing is what it's supposed to look like. Need some refinement, but they are a lot of fun to make!

    Quote Originally Posted by Roger Tulk View Post
    Way cool! But what makes it steampunk?
    Excellent question Roger, 1) because I was told it was 2) because I had to look up the definition since you asked . I think the watch part pens I do fit the definition better...but that's all I could come up with
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    Steam punk is cool.

    The best example of steam punk it the movie --- Wild Wild Wild West with Will Smith.

    Everything was steam powered and riveted boiler plate.

    You are fully allowed to get stupid crazy and inventive.

    NOTHING - is unacceptable in steam punk.

    How about a space ship like the train at the end of Back to the Future III - that Emmitt Brown invented - THAT - is Steam Punk.

    Steam Punk is on my list of creations for my CNC machine. I want to steam punk Moby Dick, Ahab, the whaling ship. Mostly because I grew up in the town of the origins of Moby Dick and still live in the area.

    Steam Punk is cool.

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    Nicely done Jim!

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    Steam punk is cool, I agree with Leo. While those pens are great, they do not convey the steam punk idea or style very much. I saw some time ago in the web a step by step process of transforming a laptop into a steam punk one, and the results were way cool. I think that if apart from trying to mimic the rivets of a steam boiler you casted inside some gears and levers or cams taken from some discarded watch inside arranged so that they would suggest some sort of mechanism ( not just throwing them inside) you would get a better steam punk look. Apart from that, if you could somewhat make-up the other parts of the pen in a similar way that would make the trick. Make a search on the web looking for images of steam punk objects and you'll see what I mean.
    You did a great job on those, but I'm sure that the next ones you make will be much better for sure. I look forward to see them!
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    Punk or not, I like 'em. Good job Jim

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