Introducing Mate - The Wall Hanging Chess Board
I wanted to share my new campaign for Mate with everyone. Mate is a chess board that hangs on your wall like a functional piece of art. Here... Read more
Shipping Schedule Update
Here is a brief update detailing the remaining shipping schedule.
I recently finished shipping out several thousand units that I received throughout the month of July. The last... Read more
Final Shipping Schedule
The following update provides a final decision on the black coating and shipping schedule for the remaining units.
Black Coating: The previous update noted the issues with the... Read more
I wanted to provide a general update regarding order fulfillment and the status of the black units.
Order Fulfillment: To date, I have shipped out 1,075 stainless steel... Read more
Units Arrived and Ready to Ship
I received 1,445 ATOM tools this morning from the manufacturer. The plan is to inspect, package and ship the entire set by the end of the week. Here... Read more
I wanted to provide some information regarding the manufacturing process and the next set of units. I spoke with the manufacturer yesterday and was informed that 1900 units... Read more
Next Shipment Arriving Soon
The manufacturer has finished the next set of units. The tools will be shipped from the manufacturer to me this week with an estimated arrival by the end... Read more
Set of Units Arrived
Great news, the first set of units have arrived! I am starting with the silver units for now. I should be receiving the black units shortly. Not all... Read more
We are still in the process of manufacturing the units. Sorry for missing the Christmas deadline. Looks like my original estimates were incorrect. However, I now have a... Read more
Moving Forward with Production
We have finally straightened out all the issues with manufacturing. I approved the most recent set of samples (see attached figure) and the manufacturer has started production.... Read more
I have reviewed the next set of samples and wanted to provide a quick update that highlighted the remaining issues and intended solutions.
Integrity: The previous update mentioned... Read more
I received the next set of samples from the manufacturer. Based on the samples, I have provided feedback for a few additional changes. Here is the summary:... Read more
Here is a quick update regarding manufacturing and the black tactical coating:
Manufacturing: The manufacturer has corrected most of the issues and made a substantial amount of progress... Read more
I wanted to provide another update regarding manufacturing and shipping. The previous update stated the units would arrive by the 14th of August. However, the manufacturer has experienced... Read more
I wanted to provide a detailed update regarding the status of manufacturing and provide a revised shipping schedule. The expected ship date was originally set for the end... Read more
Here are a few updates:
Manufacturing: The manufacturer has provided a draft of the tooling and mold. I'm reviewing the material and hope to approve the final design... Read more
Update: Black Coating
The black coating option is a work in progress. The current coating options that are being tested include: (1) Teflon, (2) Nickel plating and (3) Titanium aluminum nitride.... Read more