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SteamBaby....Steampunk goggles, props and accessories

Salem, Oregon · 333 Sales

steambaby

SteamBaby....Steampunk goggles, props and accessories

Salem, Oregon 333 Sales On Etsy since 2009

5 out of 5 stars
(75)

Announcement   The Steambaby look: a real set of goggles made from real leather and brass. Feel the distressed leather polished by the touch of your fingers. Smell the real leather smell.

Look at the well-made parts that are precisely fitted (with no glue and no myriad bloody Phillips screws); just threaded in the right places and elegantly riveted. Know that the maker used a drive punch and a mallet to make the holes in the head strap one by one.

The patina on a set of Steambaby goggles is a joy because the leather gets better and better. The brass can be patinated or polished at whim...but I love seeing an older and well-loved set gracing someone's top hat. The brass goes to ruddy gold and the leather gets that same look and feel that an old bomber jacket gets. It's amazing.

Anyway, that's why I made them...cos I couldn't find that magic anywhere else.

My name is Mac McGowan, proprietor of SteamBaby and maker of steampunk goggles, props and accessories. My specialty is making steampunk goggles and monocles / monoculars from real leather and brass.

You may have seen my work in film and television. I also make goggles and accessories for the band Abney Park. I am always open to custom work and enjoy a challenge. Welcome! Enjoy!

Announcement

Last updated on Nov 8, 2016

The Steambaby look: a real set of goggles made from real leather and brass. Feel the distressed leather polished by the touch of your fingers. Smell the real leather smell.

Look at the well-made parts that are precisely fitted (with no glue and no myriad bloody Phillips screws); just threaded in the right places and elegantly riveted. Know that the maker used a drive punch and a mallet to make the holes in the head strap one by one.

The patina on a set of Steambaby goggles is a joy because the leather gets better and better. The brass can be patinated or polished at whim...but I love seeing an older and well-loved set gracing someone's top hat. The brass goes to ruddy gold and the leather gets that same look and feel that an old bomber jacket gets. It's amazing.

Anyway, that's why I made them...cos I couldn't find that magic anywhere else.

My name is Mac McGowan, proprietor of SteamBaby and maker of steampunk goggles, props and accessories. My specialty is making steampunk goggles and monocles / monoculars from real leather and brass.

You may have seen my work in film and television. I also make goggles and accessories for the band Abney Park. I am always open to custom work and enjoy a challenge. Welcome! Enjoy!

Mac McGowan

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Mac McGowan

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Reviews

Average item review
5 out of 5 stars
(75)
bitternerd1

bitternerd1 on Nov 21, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful work and nice communication from the maker!

Gossamer Jedi

Gossamer Jedi on Oct 14, 2016

5 out of 5 stars

Well made, lovely item; this tea fiend is delighted. :)

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Real leather goggles and accessories made in a one-person shop in the USA

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Shop policies

Last updated on February 4, 2011
SteamBaby is customer-friendly! If you have questions, comments, want to commission a special item or just want to see something new offered, please email me directly at steampunkshop [!at] comcast.net . I'd love to know what's on your mind!

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  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
  • Money Order
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Payment
Payment is via PayPal, check or money order. Checks and money orders must clear funds before I ship. No sales tax, as Oregon doesn't charge one. Please contact me with payment or payment arrangement within 3 days of ordering.
Shipping
Shipping by USPS Priority Mail unless other arrangements are made. I do combine shipping on multiple orders. Shipping on multiple or overseas orders will be calculated individually. Contact me via email and I will get back to you with a total that includes the shipping cost.
Refunds and Exchanges
If it doesn't fit or there's a problem, contact me and I will refund or replace upon return of the item within 3 days of receipt, in unused condition.