April 13, 2014

Steam-o-meter Mk I​

I haven’t felt really inspired for a while, no matter how I tried to force it. This weekend, in amongst birthday parties and the like, I just loaded up a metal tray with equipment I’d been wanting to tinker with and brought it upstairs to keep it close. At the same time I’d been trying […]

February 23, 2014

Via a Youtube video, Professor von Explaino talks about a few steampunk groups and events happening in and around Brisbane.

February 1, 2014

Finally getting around to working on my iPhone dock. I’ve had this partially envisioned for over a year, but never dedicated the time required to get building/ designing work happening. I’d sketch a few ideas and immediately self-distract with something pointless. I’d stain the plaque walnut and then give it 3 months to dry. But […]

November 27, 2013

A Tribute to Richard Nagy The Maker Movement Loses Its Datamancer I’ve greatly admired the Datamancer’s artifices for years. I even picked out “my” keyboard for when I could afford one. A talented, by all accounts friendly and generous person. Cogs at half speed.

November 13, 2013

It looks like Icarus used Phoenix wing feathers, because Prometheus Bound rose again in September. Check/ join the PB facebook group to see more pictures – and to hopefully come along next time if you haven’t already. Thanks to Loose Lemur from Steamfest, Professor von Explaino attended in a brand new formal waistcoat (and facial hair). […]

November 13, 2013

3D printed logo​

It’s been a while but I’m starting to get back into tinkering. Inspired by a friend showing me how his 3D printer worked I downloaded Blender and after HOURS of work (I’m more mathematical than artistic – I think it’d be easier to learn Python and use that to create images than spend all the […]

September 18, 2013

The Dead Weight​

  The Dead Weight (Pondus mortuus) is a resource-substitute that starves the Project without the Project knowing it is perishing. Evolution and Taxonomy The Dead Weight has a troubling evolutionary trail, sharing some traits with other people-type resources but enough traits from other branches to belie a common ancestor. It is almost a yin to […]