Happy New Year!
As we enter the new year, it is a great time to pause and reflect on where we started, where we are, and what we plan for 2019:
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The final push - shipping wood tables!
At long last <queue trumpets> we have begun shipping our wood tables! During our campaign we received pre-orders for ~1500 metal tables, and ~45 wood tables. Both quantities were an... Read more
Update 28 - Making our move!
Nothing marks summer being in full swing better than the 4th of July, and today our staff has a well-earned day off. The past couple months have been extremely busy... Read more
Pre-order referral code delay
We have finally gotten our system fixed - we've created special accounts using the email address we have for each or our table backers. If you backed a table, you... Read more
April update -
Spring has finally arrived at Sisyphus Industries after Minnesota's snowiest April ever recorded. Though the winter seemed like it would never end, we stayed warm inside our factory space, cranking... Read more
New App and Firmware Released!
A little late but it's finally happened!
Last week we silently released our new mobile apps and updated table firmware. We've packed a whole heap of changes into it and... Read more
February, 2018 update:
It's been a busy and challenging month here at SI. Let's just dive in -
Total shipped tables to date is 828 (581 end tables, 247 coffee tables). ... Read more
January 2018 update:
Now that we're on the other side of holiday season and despite the arctic weather many of us have endured, the days are starting to lengthen, it's time for a... Read more
Our production shop closes down at the end of the work day today, and the entire Sisyphus team begins a well-deserved break for the holidays. As the New Year rapidly... Read more
Giving thanks -
Nearly a month since last update, I thought it might be a good time to chime in again as the holiday season comes roaring toward us. First, I want to... Read more
One trip around the sun together!
Today is the one year anniversary of our campaign finish. It's amazing to think back on that time - the excitement (with tinge of fear), and the many unknowns facing... Read more
Early feedback on our first shipped tables -
At the time of this writing, we have shipped about 50 end-tables, and the early results are in: not perfect, but pretty darned great! The awesome part is that... Read more
Shipping has begun!
It's the very end of August, and par usual, I'm a little late with my 'monthly' update because I was waiting for something big to share. This time it's an... Read more
I won't sugarcoat it – it's been a long and often frustrating month for us. The hardware issue I wrote about last month (with our circuit boards), is soundly fixed.... Read more
Cracking open the floodgates
Since last month's update, I've spent the majority of my time getting the final links of our production chain into place – and I have to say, it hasn't been... Read more
We're into May, and it's (past) time for my monthly update. Lots of stuff has happened since last update - here are some highlights:
Our container with 35,000 lbs of... Read more
Continued progress while waiting for parts to arrive...
Nothing bad to report this update :). While we're waiting for all the mechanical and electronic parts to arrive, we've remained busy on a number of fronts:
Setting up the... Read more
The good, the bad, and the beautiful
March is already here, and I'm a little late with my monthly update (so I intend to make up for it with length :). We've been waiting for some important "arrivals"... Read more
Into a new year
Here at Sisyphus Industries, 2017 has begun much as 2016 ended, with boatloads of stuff happening (literally in come cases :). We don't have as much show-and-tell as last update... Read more
Toward the light!
Bev, Micah and I have been spending long (enjoyable) hours here at Sisyphus Industries, finalizing our table designs and placing several large orders. With apologies for length, here's a progress... Read more
One month out...
It's hard for us to believe that it's just been one month since the end of our campaign. So many things are already underway, in the works, and planned for... Read more
Now the real work begins :)
It's been almost two weeks since our campaign finished, and we are adjusting to a new "normal" (not being completely glued to Kickstarter pages and incoming comments and messages). For... Read more
End of the campaign...start of making it happen. Thank you very much for backing Sisyphus!
Now, 30 days since we launched, I want to touch base with all our backers - not so much with an “update”, but something more like a “declaration”. From the... Read more
We're working hard setting things up!
What a ride - thanks again to all of our supporters! I apologize for not being as active with my comments lately, but I (and everyone on the team) has... Read more
Limiting rewards with 2017 delivery target - if they fill, we'll open rewards for 2018 delivery.
Again, thank you for your backing, your enthusiasm, and your trust. At the end of update #3, I wrote that we were not at the point where we were concerned... Read more
3' hardwood servo-driven table added to rewards
We've received quite a few requests for a smaller version of the custom CNC'd 4' hardwood table. Since many people do not have space in their homes to accommodate this... Read more
Thanks to all of you, and for the spirit so many of you have communicated to us in your comments and messages. Sorry for not being able to respond to... Read more
Incredible response! We are amazed - but not worried.
Thank you all, especially our backers, for your response to our Sisyphus tables. We are amazed as the numbers continue to climb. It is wonderful to be able to share... Read more
Huge thanks to all who have backed our project!
Many of you wrote to urge us to reconsider US-only shipping, and we listened to you. Thanks Bev and Micah for... Read more
Funded in less than 24 hours!
Tremendous thanks to our early backers - we take your confidence in us seriously, and will not let you down. The lead up to the launch was a whirlwind, and... Read more