Steampunk Weekend DIY

October! Yippee!  Halloween is approaching all to quickly.  Time to think about decorations, costumes, spooky stories and creating a general ambiance of awesome.  In this installment of Steampunk Weekend DIY, we have some mechanical invites to tell folks about the approaching Halloween party; new uses for old wood ladders (nothing spookier than rustic tools), magical … Continue reading Steampunk Weekend DIY

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Steampunk Weekend DIY

This weekend, my wife and I are joining a rather large swath of my family to see Book of Mormon.  Really looking forward to it.  Spending the morning working on garage renovation stuff, spending the afternoon buying a tie (despite being a thirty year old guy I have not purchased a new tie since college) … Continue reading Steampunk Weekend DIY

Steampunk Weekend DIY

August starts this weekend.  Hop aboard, I'm your captain; Captain Obvious.  (But please, Captain Obvious was my father...some jokes I feel failing as I type them out I really do).  School is starting up this month, days will get a little warmer before getting way cooler; August is a crazy month.  It is a great month to … Continue reading Steampunk Weekend DIY

Steampunk Weekend DIY

I am without the kids and wife for the majority of the weekend.  As such, I am going quite crazy.  The house is too quiet, the monitors are not humming slightly, I did not read any children's books last night.  The whole thing, this thing called life, is out of whack.  They get home on … Continue reading Steampunk Weekend DIY

Steampunk Weekend DIY

Weekend! I always want to shout that word on Friday.  Long week around here.  Hoping for a calm weekend.  There's talk of building a retaining wall at my in-laws place; what shall be retained I am unsure, but I plan on calling the wall Hadrian and fending off intruders.  That's what walls are meant to … Continue reading Steampunk Weekend DIY

Steampunk Weekend DIY

I am ready for an easy going weekend.  In that spirit, here a bunch of super simple projects for those looking for a quick thing to do. Let's gear up for the weekend (chuckle chuckle) with a fun way to use resin, something to do with leftover washers, a new way to light up a room … Continue reading Steampunk Weekend DIY

Subtle Steampunk Ceiling Fan

My first exposure to the concepts of Steampunk and Dieselpunk were Tail Spin and Crimson Skies.  Tail Spin being the airship world that Baloo and the Jungle Book crew apparently inhabited after Mogli joined the humans. It was a brilliant mix of adventure and comedy that made Saturday Morning Cartoons amazing for the early 90s … Continue reading Subtle Steampunk Ceiling Fan