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Doris is a Fully Functional Steampunk Gun by Jonathan Alberico

 - Feb 8, 2010   Updated: Aug 15 2011
References: boingboing.net & gizmodo
Any fine crafted art-work or invention that resembles Gothic Victorian or Steampunk will catch my eye, like this fully functional steampunk gun. Denver-based artist Jonathan Alberico went the extra mile when creating his steampunk gun that he affectionately calls Doris.

Doris is one of two functional steampunk guns which, unlike most steampunk art, actually do what he intended them to: they fire projectiles. His other gun, named Black Betty, can also fire an assortment of fun objects.

Implications - Doris is a stunning air cannon with the ability to fire bouncy balls with enough velocity to rip through boxes, bounce back, and drill the videographer in the hip -- now that's power.

Jonahtan Alberico is a master of his domain, and it won't be surprise to see corporations and the art world take note of his skillset.