Steam-Powered Record Player: Taking Steampunk Too Far

It looks like someone is taking the whole steampunk thing a bit too far with this steam-powered record player. Would you want one? Seriously, I wouldn’t. My Technics SL1200s does the job fine. However, this thing is still pretty amazing.

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DIY iPhonola: How To Make a Great iPod Dock Using A Record Player

The trouble with iPod docks is that they mostly look the same. And when the design is unique, it’s usually tacky it’s hard to find something distinctive that doesn’t look tacky. DIY enthusiast Mlaargh found an old Waters-Conley Phonola “portable” record player at a Goodwill shop for $25. He decided to use it as a base for an iPod dock.