Posts Tagged ‘DIY’

Come to the Old-Timey Salon April 6!

Apr
05

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Yes come out tomorrow for our old timey salon! Come experience the Victorian salon like they used to do it! Friends, merriment, beverages, music and pleasure.

NEBBIA GALLERY 902 N California!

Come as you are of course, but we encourage …

The Tesla Electric Rifle of Rev. Cpt. Flint

May
25

Reverend Captain Flint has seen many things in his travels around the world, and many things that should be dead. From the horrors of the undead catacombs of Paris, to the mysterious goliaths of deepest Africa, to the cold steely …

An Interview with the Talent from Clockwork Vaudeville IV

Jul
13

It is that time again!  After an extended hiatus full of conventions, BBQs, movie production, sailing and – of course – actual work – we’re back with our biggest Clockwork Vaudeville YET!  This coming Saturday July 17th we feature live …

Music Video Shoots, Art Shows, and Conventions Abound for the Chicago Steampunker!

Jun
23

It’s that time again.  Temperatures floating around 90 degrees and then falling to a chilly 75 as apocalyptic thunderstorms roll through.  Every other day you have to come up with another way to get from point A to point B …

Yoshi Akai’s instruments evoke a Steampunk feel, Also – Clockwork Vaudeville MAY!

May
10

The Wonderful World of Yoshi AKAI

If you are ever to find yourself in Sweden, Norway or The Netherlands I highly suggest seeing if Yoshi AKAI is planning a live performance.  The Japanese native has certainly developed some of the …

The Tie Bar Takes Care of All Your Ascot Needs

Feb
19
The Tie Bar is a well-kept gentleman's secret. They carry a wide range of ascots and cravats at affordable prices.

Vintage Clothing, Militaria, Devices and Gadgets for the Historical Steampunk

Feb
03

WWII Goggles

Steampunk fashion and culture can be DIY, modded, recreated, adapted, changed or created from the ground up. As a fashion and device aesthetic, it can come from or be any time period. Military clothing, badges, devices and gadgets are perfect …

Need the Proper Wiring for your Device?

Jan
30

When in an inventive mood of tinkering and, well, inventing, the good Rev. Cpt. and I have found that one of the great conundrums of creating a proper invention is the details, and sometimes said details can seem to be …

A Steampunk Outing to the DIY Festival

Nov
23

It was Sunday November 22nd and after posting on Steampunk Empire that it might be fun for all six existing Chicago Steampunkers to meet up for brunch and a trip to the DIY Marketplace – four of us were actually …

DIY Trunk Show 21-November

Nov
19

Part of the Steampunk lifestyle and aesthetic is a do-it-yourself attitude. Constructing devices, props, mods, sewing and electrocuting — we do it all by hand.

This Saturday, see the DIY Trunk Show 2009 in the west side, showcasing art, projects …