Whoa. Check out these gorgeous steam-engines and steam-powered vehicles built by machinist Bob Jorgensen. Bob died in 2006. This site is a tribute to his creativity and impressive machining skills.
From MAKE magazine:
Check out MAKE, Volume 17: The Lost Knowledge issue!
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In Volume 17, MAKE goes really old school with the Lost Knowledge issue, featuring projects and articles covering the steampunk scene — makers creating their own alternative Victorian world through modified computers, phones, cars, costumes, and other fantastic creations. Projects include an elegant Wimshurst Influence Machine (an electrostatic generator built entirely from Home Depot parts), a Florence Siphon coffee brewer, and a teacup-powered Stirling engine. This special section also covers watchmaking, letterpress printing, the early multimedia art of William Blake, and other wondrous and lost (or fading) pre-20th-century technologies.
2 thoughts on “Bob Jorgensen’s steam projects”
Take note, not steampunk, but real steam power and real engineering, not brass superglued to some modern stuff to make it look old.
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