Greetings everyone, we sent out another big shipment today. So if you pledged at the Brig Brawl, Sloop Slaughter, or Captain level, look for your packages sometime next week. It... Read more
The first mold is a SUCCESS!
Greetings everyone! Tuesday night my buddy Allen lent me his expertise in mold-making and we created our first mold. It was a bit nerve wracking putting Pedro Ramos fabulous green... Read more
The Spin Caster has arrived!
Greetings everyone. Finally some good news. The spin caster system has finally arrived! This week I will be meeting with my friend Allen and begin my apprenticeship as a mold... Read more
Spincaster is almost ready to ship!
Greetings everyone. We talked with Conley Casting today, and they have finished assembly of all three parts of the spin casting system and it should ship out on Friday. So... Read more
Greetings everyone, I scrounged up a bunch of wood this weekend and a small portion of the back ordered supply in route, so building has rusumed. I hope to get... Read more
I was hoping to have an exciting update for you this week, filled with cool new pictures...
But sadly, we are still waiting for a few key components.... Read more
The Guns and Carronades have arrived!
I will let the pictures do the talking. Kevin Hull's 3D models printed up very nicely. Even the very small ones retain a great amount of detail. We are still... Read more
Who has two thumbs and a Run Out The Guns T-Shirt?
Greetings everybody. After a week of sad faces at the mail box this week, we scored twice today. First, the T-Shirts are all in and look great!
But... Read more
Progress Report #2
Just a quick update today since it has been over a week since we touched base. We have made lots of progress.
1. All the funds have cleared and the... Read more
First look at the HMS Frolic and carronades
Greetings everyone! Just a quick update as we have a few exciting things to share. First, the funds will finally all be available in the account after some silly regulatory... Read more
First peek at the 24lb Long Gun 3D Mock up
Our 3D computer sculptor just sent me a fist glimpse at his work. Excited? I am!
Three cheers for all our backers!
I just got out of some meetings and saw the good news! Apparently I have some work to do.
Several of you have asked how to add on... Read more
The Admiral Windbigler!
I got this note from our backer Kevin Windbigler. He says: How about a "create your own package" for the $1000 pledge level? By this, I mean, combining packages from... Read more
Greetings everybody! We had a fantastic day today, with just over 1,500 pledged. I am really fired up to get this project over the finish line and get to work... Read more
The Final Battle!
Greetings everyone! We are in the final few days of the campaign and face a daunting headwind to get to our goal. We had crested the 4k mark briefly last... Read more
24lb Long Gun Carraige Prototype...and some EXTRAS!
We are entering the home stretch and are just a wee bit shy of the 50% mark. I really appreciate everyone’s words of encouragement and ideas.
So a... Read more
Research trip to the USS CONSTITUTION
Greetings everyone! I had a fantastic day yesterday touring the USS Constitution and doing a bit of research on cannon and carronades. The sailors that serve on board were fantastic,... Read more
Inspiration from the Naval War College Museum
I am doing some travelling this week and had a chance to stop by the Naval War College Museum in Newport Rhode Island. They have a fantastic collection of model... Read more
Master Shipbuilder - HMS CYANES (Sixth Rate Ship)
Greetings everyone. After a fantastic start, the winds have apparently died down. Before we have to break out the oars and row, I figured I would tease you all a... Read more
The Lady Nelson - Small British Cutter
Greetings everyone, I finally had the chance to put the finishing touches on our latest ship, the British cutter HMS Lady Nelson. This ship is the second of our small... Read more
Greetings everyone, we are very excited about all the support and feedback. Five days into the project and we are 28% of the way towards our goal!
The vast majority... Read more