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3rd Annual GCSE

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on June 13, 2016 at 10:20 AM Comments comments (1)


Coming back for its 3rd time, the Grand Canadian Steampunk Exposition promises to be bigger and better than ever!



This year it's all about mad science, crackpot inventions, and twisted genius. What could be more fun than that!


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Clockwork Canada

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on April 29, 2016 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


Last year I mentioned that Exile publishing was putting out a special steampunk anthology that would be very specifically Canadian.


Well, it's almost here, and I've had the opportunity to read it. It's wonderful!



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Steampunk Connection

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on March 27, 2016 at 9:55 PM Comments comments (0)

Film and documentary maker Annie Deniel is working on a special documentary with a large group of steampunks from Canada and abroad. 




The project is mostly complete, but she has started an Indiegogo campaign to h...

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Makers Challenge

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on March 10, 2016 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)


The Steampunk Makers Workshop group on Facebook has put out a challenge to makers and tinkers around the world.

Here are the details from their event page:


 You must build a device in the Steampunk style.

!) It can be portable or stationary, be used...

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Experimenting with Light

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on February 22, 2016 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (0)

 

A couple of years ago, Canadian artist Gary Helps introduced us to his steampunk inspired wind chimes. At the same time, he was just starting to experiment with making lighting too. He is now creating more light fixtures, and they're just wonderful.

 

He has ventured into the fabrication of light fixtures based on the same materials of recycled vintage light el...

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How Time Flies

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on February 9, 2016 at 9:35 AM Comments comments (2)


This is the very first post here on Steampunk Canada!


And here we are today, over 1,000 posts, photos, videos and shared conversations.



Steampunk Sculptures

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on February 5, 2016 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Steampunk Canada member Hover Ralph aka Ralph Heading lives by the ocean in BC, in the village of Boundary Bay.



He is a retired carpenter, who was sent out to his workshop to "clean up the crap you won't need anymore". What you're about to see is what all that junk became.


His sculptures are pieces of pipe,...

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Horseless Carriage Museum

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on January 25, 2016 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)


Looking for a springtime steampunk outing? How about this...


The Horseless Carriage Museum is a private, non-profit museum located in the Kawartha Lakes, halfway between Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls on County Rd 8. They specialize in pre-1914 transportation and turn-of-the-century antiquities.


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Mask of The Ripper

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on December 1, 2015 at 10:05 AM Comments comments (0)

A year ago I introduced you to the alternate Victorian era created by author David Barnett, and the adventures of Gideon Smith.


Gideon's latest adventure is here and it's just as brilliant as Barnett's first two novels.


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Boy in The Clockwork Cage

Posted by Lee Ann Farruga on November 4, 2015 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)

Steampunk Canada member Steam Bob Tanner (aka Nelson Boon) has written a couple of wonderful indepth posts for us in the past.


Now he has written his first novel -

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