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About this project

Introducing the Obelisk:

The Obelisk is the latest innovation from master craftsman Aaron Cain. The Obelisk is a sleek Japanese Inspired Deck and Dice box designed for Magic the Gathering, Pokemon, or other collectable card games. Unlike other wooden deck boxes the Obelisk is compact and similar in size to traditional plastic boxes. The double layer design provides excellent protection to your expensive cards while maintaining their easy removal. The world class strength and durability of wood make it an ideal material for providing maximum protection. The felt lined dice compartment is large enough to fit a standard spindown die and or a large quantity of counters. The secret to the design is the "crest" that is located on the sides of the inner box. When closed the outer box engages this crest providing a near air tight friction fit. No need for straps, rubber bands, or bulky hardware. The box is held together with pure craftsmanship.

The Obelisk comes in two different sizes to fit 80 or 100 double sleeved cards.  You are able to choose the wood specie for the inner and outer boxes, and with over 700 different exotic wood combinations you can customize your Obelisk to fit your personality.  You only get authentic exotic wood. No stains or dyes are used during the finishing process.

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"The Obelisk"
"The Obelisk"

 

"The Obelisk" with the top removed
"The Obelisk" with the top removed

 

"The Obelisk" with the dice tray removed
"The Obelisk" with the dice tray removed

 

Dice compartment lined with black felt
Dice compartment lined with black felt

 

The dice compartment will store dice up to 1'' in diameter
The dice compartment will store dice up to 1'' in diameter

 

Outerbox disengaged from the "Crest"
Outerbox disengaged from the "Crest"

 

Outerbox engaged with the "Crest"
Outerbox engaged with the "Crest"

 

Size Comparison - Highlighting compactness of "The Obelisk"
Size Comparison - Highlighting compactness of "The Obelisk"

 

 

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Inner Dimensions:

80 double sleeved size - 3.75'' in tall x 2.75'' in x 2.5'' in deep

100 double sleeved size - 3.75'' in tall x 2.75'' in x 3'' in deep

Domestic wood species: $65

Ash (not pictured), Red Oak, Black Walnut, Cherry, Maple, or Rustic Hickory

Technical information on each wood specie can be found here:

Rustic Hickory / Maple
Rustic Hickory / Maple

 

Walnut / Maple
Walnut / Maple

 

Walnut
Walnut

 

Cherry / Walnut
Cherry / Walnut

 

Maple / walnut
Maple / walnut

 

Oak / Walnut
Oak / Walnut

Tier 1 Wood Species: $75

African Rib Mahogany, Aromatic Cedar, Brazilian Cherry, Sapele, Quartersawn Sycamore, Torched Aspen, Quartersawn White oak, Honduran Mahogany

Technical information on each wood specie can be found here:

Quartersawn Sychamore / Walnut
Quartersawn Sychamore / Walnut

 

Sapele / Walnut
Sapele / Walnut

 

Torched Aspen / Walnut
Torched Aspen / Walnut

 

African Ribbon Mahogany / Maple
African Ribbon Mahogany / Maple

 

Brazilian Cherry / Maple
Brazilian Cherry / Maple

 

Aromatic Cedar / Maple
Aromatic Cedar / Maple

Tier 2 Wood Species:  $81

Paduak, Purpleheart, Yellowheart, Bubinga

Technical information on each wood specie can be found here:

Paduak / Yellowheart
Paduak / Yellowheart

 

Paduak / Maple
Paduak / Maple

 

Purpleheart / Yellowheart
Purpleheart / Yellowheart

 

Bubinga / Maple
Bubinga / Maple

 

Yellowheart / purpleheart
Yellowheart / purpleheart

Tier 3 Wood Species:  $86

Flame Maple, Leopardwood (not pictured), Redheart, Wenge, Zebrawood

Technical information on each wood specie can be found here:

Redheart / Wenge
Redheart / Wenge

 

Redheart / Maple
Redheart / Maple

 

Zebrawood / Wenge
Zebrawood / Wenge

 

Flame Maple / Walnut
Flame Maple / Walnut

 

Wenge / Maple
Wenge / Maple

 

Wenge / Yellowheart
Wenge / Yellowheart

Tier 4 Wood Species:  $92

Bocote, Curly Birch, East Indian Rosewood (not pictured), Marblewood, Walnut Burl

Technical information on each wood specie can be found here:

Bocote / Wenge
Bocote / Wenge

 

Bocote / Maple
Bocote / Maple

 

Curly Birch / Wenge
Curly Birch / Wenge

 

Walnut Burl / Maple
Walnut Burl / Maple

 

Marblewood / Wenge
Marblewood / Wenge

Stretch Goals:

$3,000 Funded - New Felt Colored Linings Available (Unlocked)

Additional Felt Lining Options Unlocked at $3,000
Additional Felt Lining Options Unlocked at $3,000

$5,000 Funded - Unlock two New wood species: (Unlocked)

Tier 1 Option: Honduran Mahogany:  More information

Honduran Mahogany
Honduran Mahogany

 Tier 1 Option: Quartersawn White Oak: More information

 

$7,000 Funded - Free Felt Lining the upper half of dice compartment (Locked)

Felt lining upper and Lower Compartment
Felt lining upper and Lower Compartment

$10,000 Funded - Free Deck Divider for each box (Locked)

Free! Deck Dividers
Free! Deck Dividers

$12,000 Funded- Unlock two New wood species??? (Locked)

$15,000 Funded- Unlock two new flocking color options (Locked)

$20,000 Funded- Unlock two New wood species??? (Locked)

$30,000 Funded- Free Text Engraving!! with Every Box. (Locked)

Custom Text Engraving
Custom Text Engraving

Add On's

Flocking - Add $19 to your pledge for the flocking

Flocking is the soft material that is commonly found on the inside of jewelry boxes. It works by painting a color tinted adhesive into the inside of a box and blowing soft colored fibers into that adhesive. When the adhesive cures you are left with a soft durable finish that is extremely attractive. Flocking is a great choice for a smaller deck box! Its important to note, flocking when new will initially shed some of its loose fibers and could be seen on light colored sleeves. With use of the box this will stop and provide excellent protection.

Black / Red Flocking
Black / Red Flocking

 

Green / Blue Flocking
Green / Blue Flocking

 

Risks and challenges

This is a low risk project. Everything is handcrafted at our shop in Slinger, WI which has been in business since 2011. It is our second project we are doing through Kickstarter. The first project funded and the boxes were shipped 1 month ahead of schedule.

The last five years we have been producing high quality MTG custom deck boxes for players all over the world and have had the privilege to have our boxes amazing players everywhere from the LGS to WotC R&D. We have already completed the prototypes and essentially are utilizing Kickstarter so that we might be able to have access to a larger variety of wood and product than we would be able to otherwise.

We pride ourselves on delivering a quality product on time and without delay so we are limiting the number of Early Bird Tier to guarantee that we can ship that amount by June but would like to be able to ship additional orders sooner than expected as well, however because of possible demand and a high number of orders of our other products we cannot promise that we would have them sooner than the stated date.

There is also the logistics of making all of the many wood combinations available to the customer (at present we have more than 700 combinations). Our staff is dedicated to making sure you get the option you desire and continue to make the highest quality gaming boxes on the market. We are excited to see what you want and can’t wait to start crafting for you!

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    Tier 2: Bubinga, Paduak, Purpleheart, Yellowheart

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    Tier 2: Bubinga, Paduak, Purpleheart, Yellowheart

    Tier 1: African Rib Mahogany, Aromatic Cedar, Brazilian Cherry, Sapele, Quartersawn Sycamore, Torched Aspen

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    Tier 3: Flame Maple, Leopardwood, Redheart, Wenge, Zebrawood

    Tier 2: Bubinga, Paduak, Purpleheart, Yellowheart

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    Tier 3: Flame Maple, Leopardwood, Redheart, Wenge, Zebrawood

    Tier 2: Bubinga, Paduak, Purpleheart, Yellowheart

    Tier 1: African Rib Mahogany, Aromatic Cedar, Brazilian Cherry, Sapele, Quartersawn Sycamore, Torched Aspen

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    Tier 4: Bocote, Curly Birch, East Indian Rosewood, Marblewood, Walnut Burl

    Tier 3: Flame Maple, Leopardwood, Redheart, Wenge, Zebrawood

    Tier 2: Bubinga, Paduak, Purpleheart, Yellowheart

    Tier 1: African Rib Mahogany, Aromatic Cedar, Brazilian Cherry, Sapele, Quartersawn Sycamore, Torched Aspen

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    Tier 4: Bocote, Curly Birch, East Indian Rosewood, Marblewood, Walnut Burl

    Tier 3: Flame Maple, Leopardwood, Redheart, Wenge, Zebrawood

    Tier 2: Bubinga, Paduak, Purpleheart, Yellowheart

    Tier 1: African Rib Mahogany, Aromatic Cedar, Brazilian Cherry, Sapele, Quartersawn Sycamore, Torched Aspen

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