Chess set made from vacuum tubes... for the chess-playing cyber-geek in all of us!

By Andrew Liszewski The easy route here would have been to find 32 old vacuum tubes and simply dress them up like standard chess pieces, but artist Paul Fryer opted.

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Vacuum Tubes for Audio Applications - Art Print

"P Doogan Art and Design — Vacuum Tubes for Audio Applications - Art Print" Mmmm, tubes.

Beautiful Steampunk style Nixie clock.

Back in the the now largely forgotten, nixie tubes were the height of display technology. Resembling vacuum tubes, nixie tubes are actually a cold-cathode tube variant of a neon lamp.

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