My name is Hans Meevis, and I live in St Maarten in the Caribbean. I am a master goldsmith and gemcutter, and my wife and I make and supply jewellery for our own retail shop.
I have not made any actual petrol or steam machines before, but I have made some electrical machines and various art projects in the "steampunk" art genre.
I have a fully equiped jewellery workshop, like rolling mills, casting and mass production equipment.
I have ordered myselt a steam engine kit as an introduction to this craft.
I really look forward to learning more on this site.
There is some utterly amazing work here.
I also belong to Orchid, ganoksin.com a jewellery site and http://gemologyonline.com/
for many years
Some pictures of my previous work.
This is my "Time Tower" everything is hand made, other than the clocks and light bulbs
This is my Dino War machine. It's articulated and made out of brass copper and silver .
Both these pieces took about 200 hours each to make