Steampunk Mechanic 1 by ~Kaliban-F on deviantART~ big wrench, maybe use PVC and foam?
This would be an awesome costume: Steampunk Tendencies | Sky Captain: Duke Wyndewalker by Tara Phillips
Steampunk Machanic's Vest
i have a similar dress that could easily be done up..
I suspect that Kahlila wears something like this under the bustled Steampunk outfits she favours for our trips off. She always seems to have the right spanner for the job.
`.via Flickr. Three Cheers for practicality, and a chap who here acknowledges that the ingenuity weaved into the Steampunk world is crafted by hard work and, quite likely, a bit of a Mess.
Steampunk hat V4 by yukosteel - DIY inspiration: Embellish a plain cap with leather strips, wire, gears, & rivets. Great for everyday steampunk wear!
victorian scientist, via Flickr.
cosplayingwhileblack: Steampunk - Mechanic 3 by ~blackbettie