Personal Project: H.E.R.M.E.S. Rocket Boots

The (hopefully) final iteration on these modified boots are meant to go with the Parahunter Jetpack and Helmet from a previous project. The acronym H.E.R.M.E.S. stands for High Energy Rocket and Mass Elevation System, and is intentionally evocative of the winged sandals of the Greek god of messengers. While designed as a standalone propulsion system, […]

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Personal Project: Splendid Teapot Racer

For those that do not know, Splendid Teapot Racing is a sport among steampunks which involves attaching a teapot to an RV racer and guiding it through a timed obstacle course. The full rules, as they exist, can be found at This year’s Steampunk Symposium in Cincinnati, Ohio will bear (pun?) witness to Professor […]

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Personal Project: Proton-Energized Knuckle-Duster

This device goes with the Aetheric Proton Generator and inducer wand that was posted earlier, as part of a supernatural researcher’s defensive gear. A self-contained unit, this device is a charged with proton particles through the small port near the bottom, which is capped for safety. Depressing the thumb push-button charges the gold alloy anodes […]

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