The kikori is an open source entry-level machine for small businesses. My main goal is to stimulate local manufacturing and design. Read more
This project was successfully funded on July 31, 2011.
Wrapping this up
I'll keep this brief. I wanted so badly to turn this project into a tool to help people create stuff, but in the end I simply did not have what it takes to make it into a success. I didn't realize how much more was involved other than simply designing a cool machine.
I'm wrapping up a contract this week. Next week I'm devoting to getting the rest of the rewards finally out the door. After everyone has what they pledged for, I'm mothballing this venture. I might revisit it some time in the future, but for now I need to move on and focus on other things.
My apologies to all of you. You all threw your support behind me, and I've let you down. I'm going to do my best to make good by all of you.