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A unique hand crafted monstrous box for storing your own little monsters (dice). Compact design with a rolling tray in the lid.
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Only in the last few years have I taken the initiative to actually play tabletop games. I've always had an interest and once I'd actually started to get involved in the world of RPGs i was hooked. I started as a player, progressed to DM and then getting into miniatures and painting them. Then I got into crafting, initially to make terrain and then into gaming props. Nothing has gained as much interest though, as the dice box I created. After many people showing an interest in them I've decided to try out a Kickstarter for them. If things go well I'd love to evolve this into doing these things on a larger and grander scale.

Many materials and tools come with a large price tag and if this project proves to be successful then it will be a great help in providing the neccessities to take this to the next level.        

 

 

Each box is hand crafted and unique. Air-drying clay is used to hand design and build up the texture of the 'flesh' on a wooden box around the eye area and to wrap around the teeth to provide a more organic look. The teeth are also hand made using air-drying clay and sanded down with high grit, wet sand paper.  Plastic safety eyes, with a slit iris design are placed into the clay with stalk for extra adhesion. They are left to fully dry before acrylic paint is added as a base coat and then a dry brush technique is used to provide a wood-like finish. The entire box is then coated in several thin layers of a satin 'toy safe' sealant to provide a more rigid finish as well as providing a scratch and water resistant surface to strengthen the clay. The metal decorations are then glued into place with a hot glue gun. Finally if selected a piece of felt is cut to size, glued into place and left to dry accordingly.

 

 

Thank you for looking at my project. Regardless of whether you plan to make a pledge or not, I appreciate you taking the time to have a look. If you have anything to suggest please leave me feedback and if you know anyone that may have an interest in this product then please share.

Risks and challenges

Very little could prevent the construction and shipping of these boxes. The materials needed are readily available from multiple sources and I have given myself plenty of time for each shipment date.

If something unexpected does come up then I will promptly provide an update and clear communication of the issue at hand and how I aim to overcome it.

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    Pledge £1 or more About $2

    Helping Hands

    Don't want a box but like it enough to want to help me take this to another level? Any donations are clearly very welcome and super appreciated!

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    Pledge £30 or more About $39

    One Large Dice Box

    Rectangular shaped wooden box with clasp mechanism and gold metal corner detail. Holds approximately 100 dice. Sealed to give a solid and smooth finish. The lid can also be used as a rolling tray.

    U.K. Orders;
    Royal Mail, Signed For 1st Class

    International Orders;
    Royal Mail, International Tracked & Signed, 5-7 working days delivery aim.

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    Early Bird; One Small Dice Box

    The small box (normally £25). This will be sent out on the first shipment and I will also be providing a random d20 in each box.

    U.K. Orders;
    Royal Mail, Signed For 1st Class

    International Orders;
    Royal Mail, International Tracked & Signed, 5-7 working days delivery aim.

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    • d20 Dice
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    Pledge £25 or more About $33

    Early Bird; One Large Dice Box

    The large box (normally £30). This will be sent out on the first shipment and I will also be providing a random d20 in each box.

    U.K. Orders;
    Royal Mail, Signed For 1st Class

    International Orders;
    Royal Mail, International Tracked & Signed, 5-7 working days delivery aim.

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    • d20 Dice
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    Pledge £25 or more About $33

    One Small Dice Box

    Rectangular shaped wooden box with clasp mechanism and gold metal corner detail. Holds approximately 55 dice. Sealed to give a solid and smooth finish.

    U.K. Orders;
    Royal Mail, Signed For 1st Class

    International Orders;
    Royal Mail, International Tracked & Signed, 5-7 working days delivery aim.

    Includes:
    • Small Dice Box
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    Pledge £30 or more About $39

    One Large Dice Box

    Rectangular shaped wooden box with clasp mechanism and gold metal corner detail. Holds approximately 100 dice. Sealed to give a solid and smooth finish. The lid can also be used as a rolling tray.

    U.K. Orders;
    Royal Mail, Signed For 1st Class

    International Orders;
    Royal Mail, International Tracked & Signed, 5-7 working days delivery aim.

    Includes:
    • Large Dice Box
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    Pledge £30 or more About $39

    One Large Dice Box

    Rectangular shaped wooden box with clasp mechanism and gold metal corner detail. Holds approximately 100 dice. Sealed to give a solid and smooth finish. The lid can also be used as a rolling tray.

    U.K. Orders;
    Royal Mail, Signed For 1st Class

    International Orders;
    Royal Mail, International Tracked & Signed, 5-7 working days delivery aim.

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    Bundle

    One large and one small dice box

    U.K. Orders;
    Royal Mail, Signed For 1st Class

    International Orders;
    Royal Mail, International Tracked & Signed, 5-7 working days delivery aim.

    Includes:
    • Large Dice Box
    • Small Dice Box
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Funding period

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