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« on: June 11, 2008 09:18:13 AM »

Hi Everyone!

I made this a few months ago, but totally love it!



I'll be posting more info on it later today on my blog (in my signature).
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« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2008 10:20:56 AM »

Love it.

Reminds me of Steampunk things.
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« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2008 11:05:55 AM »

Ooo! It's so steampunky. I love it! I esp. like the little disc with the numbers on it.

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« Reply #3 on: June 11, 2008 12:19:04 PM »


I love it, it's so interesting.
Thanks for reminding me I've been wanting to try something like this.

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« Reply #4 on: June 11, 2008 12:46:40 PM »

thanks folks! Steam punkie is the look I was going for. (Big fan of the steampunk stories)

the disk with the numbers on it is from a watch face - it's the internal part of the face that rotates to show the date.

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« Reply #5 on: June 11, 2008 01:31:41 PM »

the disk with the numbers on it is from a watch face - it's the internal part of the face that rotates to show the date.

Must...resist urge...to...scour thriftstores...for...datey watches... Actually, since we're on the subject, where's the best place to get steampunk-esque gears? I went to a watch repair place, and they looked at me funny. Smiley Is it easiest just to get your hands on some cheap watches and tear them apart, or is there a steampunk jewelry supply store I don't know about? *crosses fingers* Not that I wouldn't love tearing things apart. Smiley

This is a fabulous piece! I love the tiny gears, too - I'm glad you were able to tell us what the date wheel was.
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« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2008 01:47:27 PM »

Must...resist urge...to...scour thriftstores...for...datey watches... Actually, since we're on the subject, where's the best place to get steampunk-esque gears? I went to a watch repair place, and they looked at me funny. Smiley Is it easiest just to get your hands on some cheap watches and tear them apart, or is there a steampunk jewelry supply store I don't know about? *crosses fingers* Not that I wouldn't love tearing things apart. Smiley

I found some on Ebay. I did a search for "Watch Gears". Doing it today I came up with this...
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« Reply #7 on: June 11, 2008 02:06:37 PM »

I only paid a couple of bucks for a tin the same size from these people: http://www.skybluepink.com/index.html
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« Reply #8 on: June 11, 2008 02:12:54 PM »

the disk with the numbers on it is from a watch face - it's the internal part of the face that rotates to show the date.

Must...resist urge...to...scour thriftstores...for...datey watches... Actually, since we're on the subject, where's the best place to get steampunk-esque gears? I went to a watch repair place, and they looked at me funny. Smiley Is it easiest just to get your hands on some cheap watches and tear them apart, or is there a steampunk jewelry supply store I don't know about? *crosses fingers* Not that I wouldn't love tearing things apart. Smiley

This is a fabulous piece! I love the tiny gears, too - I'm glad you were able to tell us what the date wheel was.

Oh sorry - I didn't' see your reply before I posted mine above. I've never taken watches apart. I bought some parts from hobby Lobby when I lived in Austin and ordered some online from skybluepink.com.
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« Reply #9 on: June 16, 2008 07:57:11 PM »

sooo cool! I love antique keys. This is very original.
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