Maker Guests of Honor: Charles Mason & Buck Potter

Charles Mason Hello everyone my name is Charles Edward Mason II, 45 , I’m originally from Canoga Park CA where I got my opportunity to started my love for special effects. I had the pleasure of working on cool projects like tv and films. Doing this off and on for about ten years until another …

2024 Fashion Guest of Honor: Katherine Becvar

Katherine earned a Bachelor’s in Costume and Textile Design from UC Davis in 2002 and probably learned as much from her part-time job in the Theatre Department’s Costume Shop as she did in her ‘official’ design classes in dyework, pattern making, and costume and textile history. She started Blue Moon Designs as a custom costuming …

Thank You from the Chair

Wow, where to begin? First off, thank you to the diligent staff of volunteers that worked to make our inaugural year at the San Mateo Marriott a success. These folks work year-round to develop programming and curate it into the fun-filled weekend that is Clockwork Alchemy. Their ability to adapt to new challenges in the …

Featured Makers: Ridge Industries

How long have you been making? What were your first efforts? My husband Robert and I have been creating for over 30 years. He is a metal fabricator, and I’m the dreamer. Until 8 years ago, we had a collision repair shop. Our making efforts were solely focused on repairing cars and making customers happy with them …

Tea Dueling

As it’s popularity and flamboyancy grows across the land, you may have heard ofsomething called “Tea Duelling”, and have been intrigued. The Temporal Entourage ofthe Western Territorial Frontier Tea Duelling Association has dispatched their “TeaWitches” out to the wilds of California, to share this elegant sport as a more civilizedway to handle heated discussions. After …

Tea Scouts

The Tea Scout Mission The Tea Scouts are a group of Steampunks who want to provide a positive community for like-mindedadventurers to have fun, inspire creativity, foster philanthropy and, of course, drink tea! Tea Scout Levels, Quests, and Achievement Badges Achievement badges are earned by completing fun quests and participating events. There are severaloptions for …

Register for 2023 Workshops

We’ve launched a new registration page so you can reserve your spot for workshops that require materials or materials fees. Sign up below to ensure the workshop hosts have enough materials for your attendance! Note: only workshops that require signups for materials are listed here. Other workshops are open to drop ins. https://clockwork-alchemy-signups.netlify.app/signup