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Vintage Monster and Spooky Toys

This is The Great Garloo: It is a classic monster toy, today highly sought after by collectors. It came out in the early 1960’s, when sci-fi movies featuring titanic monsters were at their most popular. Compared to modern toys it looks rather primitive, but in its day it was cutting …

Featured Book: Steampunk Softies

Steampunk is pushing into more and more areas. While crafting has long been a pillar of community activities, I have thus far encountered little regarding toys. Maybe because comparatively few of us actually have children or children who still want toys. Anyway, I hold in my hands a book which …

Vintage Cars for Kids

This was truely a lucky find. I was just browsing the ætherweb in general and came across a blog which featured an article about something wonderful: A Vintage Car for Kids! The cap and goggles are actual equipment provided by the company. Yes, once again it is all about add-on …

More Steampunk Toys

Credits to Timo once more for sending me a most interesting and very useful link. So, there is a line of toys around, called the a most splendid line of toys and assorted artwork. At the Mechtorians Emporium the toy-line and various other goodies are available and I have to …

High Quality Steampunk Toys

This entry is not really connected to Steampunk Fatherhood. My good friend Timo sent me the link to what I am writing about here last week Some toys are not only for children In this particular case, it is also engineering as an art-form So, Timo pointed out a site …

More great stuff out of Russia

Look at this beauty, the perfect toy for tinkerer and their children, a Russian-built RC Steam Tank: I wonder how much it would take to build a life-size version of this thing. Well, one could use an old steam-powered locomotive as a basis, I guess. On a different note: I …