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Perfectly machined cubes of metal featuring ultra-dense Tungsten, Titanium, Copper and Aluminum
Perfectly machined cubes of metal featuring ultra-dense Tungsten, Titanium, Copper and Aluminum
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Cubit: Perfect Cubes of Ultra-Dense Tungsten

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You Didn't Know You Needed A Perfect Cube of Tungsten Until Now...

The Cubit is a perfect piece of minimalist desk art built by American craftsmen. Each Cubits is crafted from ultra-dense Tungsten, Titanium, Aluminum, or Copper, and will last a lifetime while looking amazing.

Dense:  Pure Tungsten weighs more than depleted uranium! Our 1.5" Cubit weighs as much as a 1-liter drink

Perfectly Machined: All Cubits are 100% Machined in the USA using the latest in CNC machines.

Stunning: Beautifully crafted and finished, a Cubit looks stunning on any desk or in any home.

Aerogel Cubits Available for Final 24 Hours Only!

Polymer Aerogel Cubit Now Available!
Polymer Aerogel Cubit Now Available!

 As a big thank you to all Cubit Supporters I am proud to announce cutting edge 1" Polymer Aerogel Cubits!

Polymer Aerogels are a new class of aerogels that have the same super low density of silica Aerogels (0.14 g/cc), but are much tougher and water resistant. For the final 24 hours you can get add a 1" Polymer aerogel Cubit to any reward tier or pledge for only $40. Be part of the cutting edge of material science and get your hands on polymer aerogel Cubits,  125 times less dense than Tungsten! (see update 10 for more details).

MIRROR POLISHED CUBITS Unlocked!

You may now Mirror polish any cubit pledge for $7 per Cubit.  If you pledge for laser etching at $10 per Cubit, or $30 for four, mirror polishing may be included for free!

Metal Choices:

1.5" Precision Ground Tungsten Cubit
1.5" Precision Ground Tungsten Cubit
Precision Ground Tungsten Cubit
Precision Ground Tungsten Cubit

Tungsten: 

  • One of the densest metals on earth 18 g/cc!
  • Highest melting point (3,422 Celsius, 6,192 Fahrenheit) of any pure metal
  • 1.5” Cubit weighs a full kilogram (2.2 pounds)! 
Precision Ground Titanium Cubit
Precision Ground Titanium Cubit

 Titanium: 

  • Named for the Titans of Greek mythology
  • Twice as strong as steel yet half the weight
  • Few metals approach Titanium’s strength and performance 
CNC Machined Aluminum Cubit
CNC Machined Aluminum Cubit

 Aluminum: 

  • 8 times lighter than Tungsten for the same size Cubit! 
  • Lightweight performance metal of choice for bicycles, planes, trains, and automobiles
  • Napoleon Bonaparte’s choice for cutlery when eating with guests of honor 

Copper: 

  • Copper is essential to all living organisms; it enables life to create energy
  • Mastery of Copper lead to the rise and fall of empires
  • An entire epoch of humanity is named after this auspicious metal

Each cube is carefully machined into a perfect cube with no deviation from square more than 0.002"!

Group Display Stand
Group Display Stand

 Display

Perfectly manufactured cubes demand perfect displays. These aluminum or oak display stands allow cubits to be displayed on edge or flat.  The display stand perfectly balances the cubit on edge with a minuscule gap, which creates an interesting gravity defying display.

Single Cubit Stand with Mirror polish Cubit
Single Cubit Stand with Mirror polish Cubit

One Cubit Stand:

1.5" Display Stand: $10
1" Display Stand: $7

4 Cubit Stand
4 Cubit Stand

 Four Cubit Group Stand:

0.5" Cubit group stand: $7 (1" single stand)
1" Cubit group stand: $15
1.5" Cubit Display Stand: $20
Group display stand is included at no additional cost if you pledge $30 for four cubit etching!

Etching

Each 1", 1.5" and 2" cubits can be laser etched with a minimalist periodic table This becomes a stunning physical representation of periodic table metals and a great science display.

Engraved Tungsten Cube
Engraved Tungsten Cube

Etching is available on all 1", 1.5", and 2" cubits, or may be left off for the ultimate minimalist look and to leave your friends guessing at the insane density of Tungsten or the lightweight nature of Aluminum.

Engraving may be added to any 1",1.5" or 2" cubit pledge:
$10 Laser etch one cubit
$30 Laser etch four cubits, a great addition to any stack pledge!

Made In The USA!

All Cubits are proudly 100% sourced and crafted in the USA. Titanium and Tungsten Cubits are crafted through a certified aerospace vendor who meets stringent quality control standards for precision and durability. This level of certification is used for parts for U.S. fighter jets, like the F-16 Fighting Falcon. Furthermore, by keeping all production here in the USA I will have a close eye on quality control, and be able to minimize shipping time and cost!

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Risks and challenges

Great Care has been taken to source each metal from reputable certified American aerospace and industrial vendors. Backup quotes are available in case a vendor cannot meet quantity or quality requirements.

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    Cubit Engraving

    Laser engrave any 1" or 1.5" Cubit with minimalist periodic table information. Creates an amazing demonstration of the periodic table!

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    Tungsten 0.5" Cube Early Bird!
    one (1) Tungsten 0.5" (12.7mm) Cubit

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    Aluminum 1.5" Cubit
    One (1) Aluminum 1.5" (38.1mm) Cubit

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    Polymer Aerogel 1" Cubit
    One (1) Polymer Aerogel 1" (25.4mm) Cubit
    0.14 g/cc The lowest density cubit available!

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    100 Gram Tungsten 0.7" Cubit

    One (1) Tungsten 0.7" (17.8mm) Cubit

    Exactly 100 grams! Use an an ornamental scale weight or interesting comparison to other cubits.

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    Copper 1.5" Cubit
    One (1) Copper 1.5" (38.1mm) Cubit

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    Titanium 1.5" Cubit Early Bird:
    One (1) Titanium 1.5" (38.1mm) Cubit

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    Tungsten 1" Cubit Early Bird
    one (1) Tungsten 1" (25.4mm) Cubit
    One (1) Aluminum 1" Companion Cubit

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    0.5" Mini Pack Early Bird!
    All 0.5" (38.1mm) Cubits
    One (1) Tungsten 0.5" Cubit
    One (1) Titanium 0.5" Cubit
    One (1) Copper 0.5" Cubit
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    Tungsten 1" Cubit
    One (1) Tungsten 1" (25.4mm) Cubit

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    Titanium 1.5" Cubit
    one (1) Titanium 1.5" (38.1mm) Cubit

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    0.5" Mini Pack:
    All 0.5" (38.1mm) Cubits
    One (1) Tungsten 0.5" Cubit
    One (1) Titanium 0.5" Cubit
    One (1) Copper 0.5" Cubit
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    Companion Pack:
    1" and 0.5" Tungsten and Aluminum Cubits
    One (1) Tungsten 1" Cubit
    One (1) Aluminum 1" Cubit
    One (1) Tungsten 0.5" Cubit
    One (1) Aluminum 0.5" Cubit

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    Titanium Stack!
    Three Titanium Cubits
    One (1) Tungsten 1.5"(38.1mm) Cubit
    One (1) Tungsten 1"(25.4mm) Cubit
    One (1) Tungsten 0.5"(12.7mm) Cubit

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    Titanium Stack!
    Three Titanium Cubits
    One (1) Titanium 1.5"(38.1mm) Cubit
    One (1) Titanium 1"(25.4mm) Cubit
    One (1) Titanium 0.5"(12.7mm) Cubit

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    1" Mega Pack!
    All 1" (38.1mm) Cubit
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    One (1) Copper 1" Cubit
    One (1) Aluminum Cubit

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    Tungsten 1.5" Cubit Early Bird:
    1-KG Tungsten Cubit with 0.15 KG Aluminum Companion Cubit

    One (1) Tungsten 1.5" (38.1mm) Cubit
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    1-KG Tungsten 1.5" Cubit
    One (1) Tungsten 1.5" (38.1mm) Cubit

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    1.5" Mega Pack!
    All 1.5" (38.1mm) Cubit
    One (1) Tungsten 1.5" Cubit
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    One (1) Copper 1.5" Cubit
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    Giganta 2.4-KG Tungsten 2" Cubit
    One (1) Tungsten 2" (50.8mm) Cubit
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    FULL GRID.
    All 1.5", 1" and 0.5" Cubits 12 pieces!
    Four(4) 1.5" Cubits:
    Four(4) 1" Cubits:
    Four(4) 0.55" Cubits:

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    Tungsten
    Titanium
    Copper
    Aluminum

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    2" Giga Pack
    All 2" (50.8mm) Cubits
    One (1) Tungsten 2" Cubit
    One (1) Titanium 2" Cubit
    One (1) Copper 2" Cubit
    One (1) Aluminum 2" Cubit
    One (1) Display Stand

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