A new project: Coaster/Opener
We just launched our latest project on Kickstarter, the stainless steel Coaster/Opener- heavy duty, american made coasters with some familiar details. Clearly we have spent more time drinking... Read more
Bandboards now available in our webshop
Many have asked when our Bandboard aluminum clipboard would be available for sale. Now that all of the Kickstarter Rewards have shipped, we have the remainder of our... Read more
new TITANIUM A3 wallet
Hoping you had a fine holiday season.
During the campaign this time last year many of you asked about the wallets in titanium. We decided to do a... Read more
IT IS DONE.
It took us a bit longer than we thought (meaning countless hours in line at the post office) but finally, as of today, all rewards have been shipped.... Read more
We are almost done shipping all of the orders. It is clearly taking longer than we thought (especially those customs forms for the international packages!)
At this point we have... Read more
We are pleased to hear from many supporters about how happy they are with the product. We hope that all of you who ordered plates in black will... Read more
BLACK WILL BE BACK...
I know you are all patiently waiting on the black to come back. So are we. We expect it any day now, but it was after all the... Read more
Well, it has been quite a busy weekend. Shipping almost 1000 orders is quite a task, but it looks like everything that does not involve a black plate will be... Read more
GOOD NEWS! RED AND GREY O-RINGS, BUT..........
So the good news is, we just received the red and grey o-rings and they look fantastic. Below are some shots comparing them with the orange and black.... Read more
WALLETS ARE READY TO SHIP
We have all of the plates back from the anodizer and just received a massive box of black o-rings. We are still waiting on red and grey o-rings,... Read more
ORANGE O-RINGS ARE IN!
We just received the orange o-rings and expect the red, grey and our massive order of black to arrive mid next week. At this time we should have... Read more
SORTING AND PREPPING FOR ANODIZATION
We have spent the afternoon sorting through the plates to check and double check our counts for anodization. All is well and we will drop them off tomorrow for the... Read more
LASERCUTTING IS COMPLETE
At long last the laser cutting, tumbling, and deburring is complete. We now need to sort through thousands of plates to make sure everything is in order and then drop... Read more
The laser cutting is complete. Now all four thousand plates need to be tumbled and de-burred. We expect this to be done by late next week, and then... Read more
PRODUCTION HAS BEGUN
Just wanted to post a brief update about the status of the project, but firstly let me remind you all to complete the survey if you haven't done... Read more
FINAL DRAWINGS OF WALLETS / NOTES ON MANUFACTURE AND DELIVERY
Below you will find final images of the wallets, as they will look for production. There was much discussion throughout the process about the details and we have... Read more
MIXED PLATES ON WALLETS
Many have asked what the wallets look like with mixed finishes. Here is an array of various A2 wallets and an old A3 so you can get an idea. As... Read more
NEW FINISH: TYPE3 HARDCOAT DYE-LESS ANODIZED
We just received some samples from our anodizer, so we can finally confirm that TYPE 3 Dye-less hardcoat in addition to raw, hardcoat black and clear anodized.
This type 3... Read more
STRETCH GOAL COLOR O-RINGS: WE ARE ADDING RED!
If you have not been following the comments for the last update on our stretch goal we will briefly summarize:
We clearly made a mistake in stating that... Read more
CUSTOM COLOR O-RINGS
We met our stretch goal of $30,000 yesterday and are pleased to now offer a limited run of custom made colored o-rings. Based on the comments and messages we received... Read more
Why support this wallet project?
As members of the Kickstarter Community you have many choices, and we are very thankful for those who have chosen to support this project. For those still questioning, we have... Read more
TRAVELER'S PACKAGE CLARIFICATION
Just to be clear, those who pledge on the "traveler's package" will have the choice between the A3/A3s and A2/A2+1 to go with their passport wallet. Even though the A2+1... Read more
STRETCH GOAL: CUSTOM COLOR O-RINGS!
Hello current and hopefully future supporters,
So far our project has made steady progress and we have greatly exceeded our original goal of $6000. There have been many requests about... Read more
NEW VIDEO / INSTRUCTIONAL
Many have asked what it is like to load the wallets up with more than a a card and bill as we have shown in our original video, so we... Read more
NEW! A2+1 : three plate compact wallet
In response to multiple requests, we have decided to offer a three-plate version of the A2. Many have requested that the third plate be a rectangle, but after multiple prototypes... Read more
The new A3 "short" will be an option dubbed the A3s.
Just to be clear, even though we have made a change to make the A3 a bit shorter, we will still honor pledges for the old A3 for those that... Read more
A3 wallet revised: now smaller (slightly)
Yesterday we experimented with shortening the length of the A3 wallet. We cut a prototype from black acetal plastic and found that we can reduce the length by close to... Read more
New Reward: Travellers package for larger B "Euro" and C passport wallets
At the request of many, we have added a new reward which is a combination of a passport wallet (C) and the B "Euro" wallet.