The Internet is full of free DIY steampunk craft tutorials if you know where to look for them. After scouring the web for some new DIY ideas, this group of 10 awesome free steampunk DIY craft videos found their way to the top of our list. Each video is for a distinct DIY project, and many of these creative DIYers have other videos or entire channels devoted to steampunk and DIY. They are definitely worth sharing to friends who love steampunk to encourage these people to make more tutorials.
You do have to use your own supplies, and there is a list of vendors at the bottom for supplies. Now on to the craft projects. Have fun crafting!
Learning to Use Tim Holtz’s Cogs and Vilda Stamps
Three separate projects combing the use of the cogs wheels and stamps to create something steampunk. While you can make these exact projects, you can also learn how to make steampunk designs using these techniques.
Craft Lab | Project: Steampunk Groot
Who doesn’t love Groot from Guardians of the Galaxy? I know I do. This is a cute project that can be done with kids 10 and up to have your own steampunk Groot at home.
Steampunk Clock and Key Charms
Make your own steampunk charms from polymer clay. Thorough tutorial shows you how to make a clock and key charm. This project takes a fine hand, and gives you the know-how to use polymer for steampunk projects.
Mixed Media Assemblage
This is actually the first video in a group of three for this project. But it is worth watching to recreate and learn the cool techniques. This is an extremely cool project.
Steampunk Mixed Media Journal Cover Tutorial
For anyone who loves steampunk and journals, this is a great project. You can also make this as a gift for someone else. Use this technique on any book-type gifts for yourself and others.
DIY Mini Top Hat
Cute tutorial showing you how to make this cute checkerboard mini top hat for a steampunk costume. Great for cosplay or Halloween.
Create an Automated Steampunk Game
This is a great project to do with a teenager or young adult, because they will get fascinated by the project and the game itself. So much fun! Cool shop project for school.
Steampunk Box Tutorial
This is the first half of a cool project to create a steampunk clock box. You can see the finished project but part two seems to be missing. Even with that, you can get started and finish it using your own creative genius. This is a more advanced project.
Steampunk Altered Frame Gift Bag and Card
This is an incredible tutorial with all of the links to patterns and templates linked below the video in the text. More advanced, not advised for a beginner. Lovely holiday gift for someone special, and there are loads of ways to make it your own.
Steampunk DIY Catwoman Mask
This is only one of many incredible Lost Wax video tutorials, several on steampunk projects. The videos are easy to follow, funny and well documented. Love this particular project for the Catwoman mask.
Inspiration for More DIY Projects
These books are great resources and inspiration for more projects to use up materials or try something new. Each one has oodles of ideas for future projects.
Sources for Materials and Supplies
This is a beginning list for a lot of the materials and supplies you need for the above projects. These brands have a wide range of colors, and you can find more by clicking through. Fire Mountain Gems carries a lot of cheap gemstones, cabochons and tools also.
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