After I asked about the wooden handles, I placed a vote to see what you, the reader, thought about the design. You all decided that the touch of wood was a good one. I noted that I wanted the ends capping off otherwise it looked just like cut down forks and not an amalgamation of formed metal. Continue reading “Operation Steelpunk! Update”
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?
The goggle building has been going well. Hopefully you’ve been following Operation Steelpunk! and you’ve enjoyed watching them take their form. Continue reading “Operation Steelpunk! Part four”
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.
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”