Steampunk R&D Podcast 01: Thomas Willeford on Creating His Empire

Thomas Willeford on Creating His Empire

Today, on our first episode of Steampunk Research and Development, we'll be interviewing Thomas Willeford, owner and operator of Brute Force Leather. Thomas is a man of many talents, and has worked in a vast array of fields. His Steampunk work can be seen in his book, Steampunk Gear and Gadgets, as well as on the television show Castle. Thomas is also one of the creative consultants on the upcoming television show Lantern City.

In this episode, Thomas talks about his involvement in Lantern City, the source of his inspiration, what it's like to be a full-time maker, and more.

Here are a few pictures of Thomas's work, for reference:

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I got to say that I listened to the entire podcast and am looking forward to the next one!

Thanks, Esteban! I hope they continue to be good!

He's definitely a talented guy!

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