Popular Mechanics on the gadgets of Steam Powered

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Popular Mechanics on the gadgets of Steam Powered

Popular Mechanics was at Steam Powered, the California Steampunk Convention, and has a piece on their site of favorite gadgets from the con. Seen here, from top to bottom: The Stroh violin, Holly Conrad’s mechanical wings, and Kevin O’Hare’s box camera digital casemod.

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2 thoughts on “Popular Mechanics on the gadgets of Steam Powered

  1. Andrew Plumb says:

    I spotted a predecessor to that Zohl violin at the Deutsches Museum in Munich a couple of years back: http://flickr.com/photos/aplumb/121281640/in/set-72057594092419973/

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