Poll: Operation Steelpunk! Should the wood stay or go?

Hello chaps, I’ve been sent a couple of photographs of the goggles nearing completion. After the broken fork prong disaster, I managed to get some replacement forks for the arms. I’ve been asked if I like the wood on them and I’m not sure. What do you think?   Related articles Operation Steelpunk! Part One Operation Steelpunk! Part three Operation Steelpunk! Part four Continue reading Poll: Operation Steelpunk! Should the wood stay or go?

Operation Steelpunk! Part three

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Steel goggles dynamic view

A few weeks ago, I asked a friend of mine, who is more than capable in the art of metal fabrication and welding, to make me a pair of steampunk goggles made out of knives and forks to reflect the city in which I was born and raised. I’ve been posting updates showing the progress of the project and I was sent a number of updated pictures today.

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Operation Steelpunk! Part One

Sheffield Cutlery for steampunk goggles
Cutlery for Operation Steelpunk

I may as well admit it that I’m hopeless at making things. I’m not a steampunk inventor by all accounts. I am creative, though and when I discovered that Daniel, an old school friend of mine, makes things out of metal in his spare time, I asked him to make me some goggles that would reflect my Sheffield heritage. Continue reading “Operation Steelpunk! Part One”