High Victorian tech

My steampunk heart goes tick-tock at the sight of this clawfoot laptop.


It’s based on a Hewlett-Packard ZT1000 and can boot either Ubuntu Linux or Windows XP. To start it, you turn the clock-winding key in the lower left part of the picture.


The creator is Richard R. Nagy (yay for Hungarian roots).


He also builds custom keyboards, like this hexy beauty.


These pieces have got to be one of the coolest uses of old materials ever. I imagine I might be building such things myself if I weren’t so engaged in shoring up my dear abode.

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