To those still waiting for orders.
Just a heads up, as I'm hearing some of you did not receive tracking numbers from the various couriers. I have had pretty much a week or two of... Read more
That's all folks!
We're there. Over the finish line. 7 weeks late, and close to asteroidal burn out, but I'm still smiling, and still in the black. The final pledges are packaged, booked... Read more
Just a quick one before I head out the door on Nightshift. For those of the international backers who received a dispatch notice, then nothing else, there have been a... Read more
Penultimate update 1. er, can't remember any more...
Just a continuing update on dispatch progress. With the batch I have booked for collection on Monday, I'm well past the 50% international orders sent mark. I've queued up... Read more
Penultimate update 1.4...
Folks, just a continuing heads up. A few international backers have asked whether their stuff has been dispatched. I'm afraid I've been mostly waylaid this week, by the vicious combination... Read more
Penultimate update 1.3
Just a further heads up on dispatch for you. The last of the UK packages are picked, packed and booked for collection tomorrow, so for UK people, if you... Read more
Penultimate update 1.2
Folks, I thought that, as some of you have rewards dropping on your doorsteps by now, I thought I'd better throw an update out there so you all know where... Read more
I hope you had a great Christmas/Holiday/New Year. It seems like a distant memory already. I've had a couple of requests for an update, so here it is. The... Read more
First of all, I hope you had a great Christmas or holiday, whatever flavour you celebrate. After having three of my Amazon deliveries go missing in the holiday post,... Read more
Just a wee update, as I was hoping to be shipping by now. Sadly, I got a duff batch of resin from my supplier, and they tried to dodge out... Read more
Forgot to add...
I'll be generating all my shipping labels over the weekend, so if there are any last-minute address changes, now is the time to shout. Peter & Scott, I have yours.... Read more
The finishing line is in sight.
Evening folks. Been a busy week, so I thought I'd update you. First of all, for those of you waiting on the mats, a worthwhile update. A rather heavy couple... Read more
Casting like a big 'ol casty thing.
Thought an update was long overdue. There have been much goings on in my house this month. Before I go on, I should let you know, I'm up to date,... Read more
The second half of the mould.
So in a previous update, I was giving a pretty detailed account of how to create the first half of a silicone mould. This update is really the second part... Read more
4 weeks of intensive asteroid manufacture, starting now...
Today I finished work for four weeks, and so I am fully focussed on getting this Kickstarter done. This will be a fairly lengthy update, and they will come a... Read more
Why so quiet?
Hi folks. Appreciate that it's been a couple of weeks since I last did an update, and I promised I wouldn't do that, so apologies. I can give you an... Read more
Ready, steady, MOULD!
So things are now well underway with production. The mats are being printed starting Thursday, so expect an update on them soon. I've also ordered the packaging for sending them... Read more
Another small but important update.
Good news. An industrial supply drop arrived today.
I'm too shattered to do anything with it tonight, but tomorrow, I'll be straight home from work and casting up moulds.
The... Read more
Just a small one...
A small, but very important update today. The Kickstarter funds have cleared, so several orders were placed. Many kilos of silicon and resin were ordered, as were 60 sets of... Read more
Bang, crash, wallop, slice...
Another small update on where we are. It'll be another week yet before the funds clear, but I'm now as ready as I can be. Mould boxes are built, some... Read more
And so it begins.
As I said in a previous update, I thought I'd keep a little journal of delivering this Kickstarter, to document the process, as well as letting you all know how... Read more
So now the hard work starts...
Just wanted you all to know that today is when the hard work starts on my side. After a crazy couple of days in Scotland, the people have spoken, and... Read more
Folks. Just a wee heads up. I appreciate there are still a few surveys to send out, and some questions to answer, but you'll have to forgive me for taking... Read more
Just to make you aware, over the next couple of nights, I'm sending out surveys for those of you that have pledged for mats and/or painted asteroids. I'm keeping... Read more
We did it!
Thanks for all the kind comments in the last few hours folks. I'm over the moon that there is a market for my wee creations, and I'm looking forward to... Read more
Last 12 hours!
We're into the home stretch. And pledges are swinging all over the place! Welcome to the new backers. For those that have cancelled, sorry you don't feel it's for you.... Read more
The final week.
Welcome to new backers, and thanks for staying with me everyone!
As we run into the last few days, I wanted to take a minute and thank everyone for their... Read more
Good morning backers. I've noticed a backward trend over the last few days of people cancelling their pledges. I wondered if this was due to something I've done, or not... Read more
Past the halfway line...
Welcome to new backers! I have been pretty speechless that the campaign has grown and grown. Every day it seems to creep higher and higher. We've blown past a stretch... Read more
New mats, new sizes...
Welcome once again to new backers. I've been quiet the last few days, as I've been beavering away, swearing at my computer quite a lot. Processing Hubble images at native... Read more
Welcome new backers! Hello again existing backers.
I'm pleased to say that we are fully funded, with only a week gone. Funding has gone up steadily each day, after the... Read more
Welcome, new backers!
As the title says, welcome. I'm not sure what the appropriate frequency of updates is - I don't want to fill your inboxes with a never ending stream of posts,... Read more
A promising first day!
First of all, let me thank you all for backing this project. It's inspiring to find people that are interested in hand-made products in this era of mass production. As... Read more