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Modern Leatherwork for Makers by Tim Deagan

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7 Steampunk Action-Cam Top Hat

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Steampunk has a vast number of aficionados around the world. The alternate-future past aesthetic, where the raciest Victorians and Edwardians ride airships and drive giant steam-driven walking machines, captures many people’s imaginations. Leatherworking is a mainstay of the Steampunk fashion toolset, and the ability to leverage digital fabrication techniques feels perfectly appropriate for the “tech-before-its-time” style.

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Gears are a consistent motif in many Steampunk outfits. These may be harvested from watches, old mechanical equipment, disassembled bicycles, and other sources, or (surprise!) 3D ...

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