Some pictures of the opening night of Porter & Jenkinson‘s Curious Pursuits at the Portico Library and Gallery can be seen over on the Flea Circus Research Library Blog.
The flea chariot is off for a month in an art gallery up in Manchester so I wanted to ensure it would survive the journey up there and back. I already had a wooden box in the style of a
The other month, Steam Punk Magazine was kind enough to offer me a slot in their periodical, to enthuse about brass and making the flea chariot. The article should be appearing in edition #6 “The Pre-Industrial Revolution” which is out
Finish I was thinking about “aging” the brass but when I cleaned it up with a minidrill and wirebrush following the brazing it turned a nice dull colour. Hence I left it that way. I do intend to investigate some
Brazing and Soldering Prior to silver soldering the components I did a practice exercise to make a small brass cube. I had intended to complete all 6 sides but due to time constraints over Christmas I only completed the three