Wind-up steampunk laptop

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Wind-up steampunk laptop


Our pal Datamancer has finally finished and posted details on his steampunk laptop. And it was worth the wait. Seriously cool. He also has a tutorial on making the brass faceplate he used on the mod and a page showing his gorgeous custom-made steampunk keyboards. I like how he has a customer testimonial on the keyboards from sci-fi/fantasy author William King (who writes game fiction for Games Workshop).

Datamancer’s Steampunk Laptop –Link
Custom Keyboards – Link
Brass faceplate mini-tutorial – Link

8 thoughts on “Wind-up steampunk laptop

  1. samurai1200 says:

    thats freaking awesome! i especially love the wifi antenna/feather.

  2. Anonymous says:

    If you need a new laptop battery, I suggest you could purchase one from , which would shipping to you fast and the quality is satisfy satisfied.:)

  3. Erin says:

    How would I be able to possibly, one day, have something like this made for me out of my existing laptop???
    How much do you think it would be?

    I LOVE the style and everything about it.
    But I could never do it myself.

  4. laptop battery says:

    so cool…

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Gareth Branwyn is a freelance writer and the former Editorial Director of Maker Media. He is the author or editor of over a dozen books on technology, DIY, and geek culture. He is currently a contributor to Boing Boing, Wink Books, and Wink Fun. His free weekly-ish maker tips newsletter can be found at

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