Sites of Usefulness
Many people in the steampunk community share their tips, tricks, or expertise. Here are two luminaries in San Diego who are generous with their hard-won knowledge!
Cindy explores ways to be active in costuming and cosplay without breaking the bank.
Bob shares tips from engineering to short cuts to make a wide variety of steampunk modifications and inventions.
Cinderella had outside help!
They restore antique shoes, leather goods, and other stuff - recommended by steampunks for steampunks!
Helpful cosplay-centered tips and tricks for making your costume stand out.
A prop blog; this link directs to a list of useful sites that blogger uses. This is a one-stop motherlode for folks who want to up their prop game.
For installation type builds, here is an architectural list.