Daily Archives: September 28, 2012

Do-It-Yourself: Steampunk Accent

It is amazing the stuff you can use to give a room a Steampunk vibe. So far I have concentrated on the Victorian side of Steampunk, and now I will show you an easy tutorial on how to add a large Steampunk accent.

Because with Steampunk, you have to have presence!!

You will need:

  • PVC pipe, 4 inch wide, 5 feet long
  • PVC 4 inch coupling
  • PVC 4 inch 90* elbow
  • Rust-Oleum Universal Hammered in Copper
  •  Two corks
  • Sharpie™ marker
  • E-6000

Set up the pieces of PVC on a tarp in a well-ventilated area.

Once you wipe them clean of dirt and dust, apply a thin streak of E-6000 to the inside of the coupling and the elbow, and connect the pieces. Allow them to set for about 30 minutes. Continue reading