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      Creator Becky on February 5

      He is still responding and updating in the other project quite regularly. If you know anybody who pledged to that project, maybe you can get them to make a post for you. Barring that, maybe try posting on Twitter or Facebook?

      I still haven't heard a peep about a replacement box for the broken one for the ABWCS either. But at this point I am just going to write it off, as it was an ordeal just getting replacements for the defective dice.

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      Creator Peter McAndrew on February 1

      I've just sent Charlie the third email since the last reply I got from him, back in November when he told me my dice should be going out "middle of next week". Let's see if I get a reply to this one...

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      Creator John du Bois on January 2

      Any word on the possibility of new boxes for ABWCS?

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      Creator fizz on December 1

      Hello,
      so, considering that have been more than a month since your last comment, and that emails go unanswered, do I have to conclude that those of us that still have to see their order completely fulfilled are not going to see it? or we can hope sooner or later to see it?
      Thanks

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on October 26

      Hello all,
      Charlie told me to hold off shipping out the Burl Collectors sets as replacements since some of you had expressed some displeasure about this, also we've continued to have some problems making some of the specialty boxes such as Kauri. He has told me numerous time that he would post an update but hasn't gotten around to it, so if you still haven't received your order and you want an explanation I suggest you speak to him directly, his email is charlie@artisandice.com

      -David M.

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      Creator Joseph Lee on October 23

      You all should be happy that you actually received your ABWCS at all. 18 months after original order and apparently I'm never getting the set I paid for and I haven't even received the set they supposedly sent in place of. I'm not even getting answers after repeated attempt to contact admin. I can't begin to express my disappointment. As of now, I feel like I've been robbed out of $394 bucks.

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      Creator Tim Williamson on October 22, 2013

      Any news for those of us still waiting on a t-shirt?

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      Creator John Meehan on September 25, 2013

      Lower internal walls are not going to fix anything. As others have said, the dice were too big to even put back in some of the spots.I think the only way to fix this is change the dimensions of the box slightly.

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      Creator Becky on September 25, 2013

      My box problem is the same as @John du Bois, except it is 2 of my corner dice that were so big they pushed the sides out. Either the dice grew or the box shrunk. The dice were so firmly wedged in that I had to pry the edges open to get the dice out without damaging them. One edge snapped off, but the warp where the dice pushed it out is still clear. Having lower walls won't solve that. I need bigger box sections. If you need pics, I can provide them too.

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      Creator John du Bois on September 24, 2013

      David,
      I appreciate the willingness to produce a box with lower internal walls, but unless the box is larger or the walls are thinner, it will not be as helpful with my concern - one of the corner dice is larger than its space (length and width) such that it is pushing the external walls of the box away from one another at the corner. I can send pictures if needed. Thank you for any considerations you can make regarding this.

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on September 23, 2013

      Charlie says he'll make new boxes with lower internal walls that way larger dice can be pulled out. Also we won't be sending any inserts for the dice, but there is a chart with a picture on update 60.
      The final dice was made from ~250 year old swamp cedar.

      -David M.

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      Creator Kacy Smith on September 23, 2013

      I don't need a replacement box for my ABWCS, but perhaps a printable insert with the name of each wood on it. Like John, I was disappointed that there wasn't a diagram or something included.

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      Creator John du Bois on September 22, 2013

      David,
      Please add my name to the list inquiring about replacement boxes. My dice arrived yesterday, and while they look fantastic, two of the dice are quite firmly wedged in the box, and the sides of the box are not square (to the point that it looks like the sides of the box were assembles after the dice were already in the box). Thanks!

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      Creator Becky on September 21, 2013

      Finally having the dice in hand, I have no intention of sending them back again. The KS blue mahoe was a light steely blue with no dual tones, however, these are beautifully crafted, so I shall learn to like the two tone look. No worries in that regard.

      A replacement box for the ABWCS would be greatly appreciated, as this set will go on display in my curio cabinet. I am happy to see that you are intent on bringing things to a good end. Thank you.

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on September 21, 2013

      I'll ask Charlie about getting replacement boxes, they may have warped during shipping due to the heat of the trucks they were sitting in. I'll also ask about the final dice, I can't remember what exactly it was.

      @Becky- All of our dice are intended to be about 3/4 of an inch wide, but sometime we get in stock that is undersized and we have no choice but to make them small, which is why the pips are not perfectly spread out. Also your dice are Blue Mahoe, they are the set pictured here http://www.artisandice.com/store/blue-mahoe/ which to us looks like a steel blue. Once again we have to use what they sent us, and every thing we got in after the initial order had sap wood in it.

      -David M.

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      Creator Becky on September 21, 2013

      Same thing happened to me. I had to pry my box open to get some of the dice out. Now I have nowhere to display my ABWCS, because of course, I can't get them back in.

      Having said that, the dice are much better this time. All of them are square. Eight of them are gorgeous and shiny with pips mostly aligned on all sides. Four of the smaller ones still have misaligned pips on the 6 side.

      I am wondering if the smaller ones are harder to work with? Maybe that is why they made some of them on the big side, so we could have better quality dice. Even so, it would be nice if they fit in the display box.

      Re. my replacement blue mahoe: They are still not that beautiful steely blue that was shown in this KS. I sent them back because they were a half brown and half blonde colour. After waiting 6 months for my blue dice, I got the exact same colour brown/blonde dice back. Nicely made, but not what I ordered.

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      Creator John Meehan on September 21, 2013

      I was so excited to finally receive my ABWCS order in the mail! When I finally opened it I was very very dissapointed in the making of the box, I had to literally destroy the box just to get some of the dice out, you guys couldn't have made the box any bigger? Also, it would have been nice to have a diagram describing which dice is which. After a year of waiting, I expected something a little better. The dice are awesome, just wished I could have a box for them to rest in. Is there anyway of getting a replacement box? Two of the dice were literally stuck in the box and I had to destroy it to get them out. Here is the box with the dice: http://i.imgur.com/KGaRhrR.jpg

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      Creator Kacy Smith on September 20, 2013

      I also just reveived my last ABWCS die, and it looks great. Could you tell us what it is exactly?

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      Creator Jayce Pentad on September 20, 2013

      I just received my very last die, the missing slot in my ABWCS! It looks like a second Kauri die to me, but I'm not 100% positive. : ) Pleasant surprise this evening when my wife texted me. My set has a place of honor on my desk, but until now I'd kept the slot with the etched Texas in the bottom open for the missing die. Thanks!

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on September 18, 2013

      @kevin - that is correct. we are wrapping up the box making and then we will have one last round of shipping.

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      Creator Kevin on September 18, 2013

      Thanks for the update. We really do appreciate them, and keeping us informed (even if it's to say things are delayed) gives us comfort that we haven't been lost in the shuffle.

      Can you please let me know the status of my order? Last I heard everything (Bois de Rose, etc.) was completed except for the ABWCS. Is that still the case?

      Thanks!

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      Creator Becky on September 17, 2013

      @David, I just checked. It didn't show up there either. Could you please resend it through KS messaging. Thanks.

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on September 17, 2013

      @Becky- It was sent to the email on the account where you ordered the ABWCS.

      -David M.

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      Creator Becky on September 17, 2013

      Well now, that is good news. The email must have gone astray, for it has not shown up in my inbox or junk folder. If you could resend it through Kickstarter email, that would be great. I will be happy when the dice arrive upon my doorstep and I can finally see this long odyssey end with good results.

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on September 16, 2013

      Hey folks, we ran into some more problems with our equipment and just got those solved, as any of you who have checked our other Kickstarter will see we have not really been posting much on there either in the last 6 weeks because we've been busy working on equipment, and the only posts we have made on the other Kickstarter have been about getting that equipment fixed and explaining delays.

      Charlie has also been trying to train several new people. This is still, in many ways, a one man show, so any delays which come up that require his attention will stall the whole process, we haven't been ignoring y'all specifically, we've been ignoring EVERYONE, because taking time to continually explain delays prevent us (re: Charlie) from getting those issues solved. I would suggest checking the Facebook page since that is the most time effective method for us to post updates, and we do this on a fairly regular basis. I know some people may be irritated by that, but that's the result of Kickstarter having a buggy and time consuming update system.

      For those who have been speculating otherwise, the equipment that we are fixing affects EVERYONE'S orders, new and old Kickstarter, as well as web orders alike. We are filling orders in the order that they were placed, which means that every one of you is currently at the head of the line, and they will be filled first.

      There is nothing we would like more than to get these orders filled and sent out. Delays were not planned for or desired on our part, but they happened and Charlie has been working 14-18 hours a day, 7 days a week almost constantly for the last year to make sure that your dice get made and sent out. As we have said in the past, we are sorry that these dice haven't gotten to you in a timely manner, but at this point more apologies are pointless, what matters is getting the dice made and sent out, which is what we are working on.

      As for specific issues:

      @Tim- There are about 10 people that still need shirts, we'll order more just as soon as we get our dice making issues worked out.
      @Becky- Your blue mahoe were french polished by Charlie and sent back yesterday, along with your complete ABWCS. I sent a confirmation email with a tracking number to the email you provided.
      @Eric Neumann- Once again, your order is a web order, not a Kickstarter order, and any questions you have about it should be addressed to our contact email, that order is being held up for the same reason as every other order. The only message you sent to either our contact email (on Aug 26th) or facebook (on Aug 20th) was a request for an address change, both of which I responded to.
      @Peter- The box making process takes a lot of refining, and we are just now getting to the point that we'll risk putting in a block of Kauri wood due to the expense of breaking one.

      -David M.

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      Creator eric neumann on September 16, 2013

      no response to posting on facebook either. I think your right Becky they don't care.

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      Creator Becky on September 16, 2013

      They know we are here, they just don't seem to care. They promise updates in a couple days and then months go by before we get a cursory response to our comments. It's been over a year and a half since this project ended, and they treat us as if we are being unreasonable when we express our concerns.

      Most of us here spent a lot of money on this project in support of Charlie and Artisan dice, yet we are treated like beggers when we ask for updates. It doesn't make sense to ignore the very customers who had faith in Charlie when Artisan dice just a small start-up and who would have gladly continued to support him if we had only received the dice that we were promised so long ago.

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      Creator Kevin on September 16, 2013

      Did anyone back their new project so the can post on the other board and (maybe) get their attention to check this board every once in a while...

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      Creator Peter McAndrew on September 16, 2013

      So it's over five months since your comment that I was the Kauri backer to miss out at that time - am I going to get my dice any time soon?

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      Creator eric neumann on September 15, 2013

      I think we can take the silence as an answer. Months of being told that the boxes were all that was holding up delivery and now lots of pictures of the box making machine on facebook and no evidence that any attempt has been made to send any dice.

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      Creator Kevin on September 14, 2013

      Hi, the machines were fixed quite a while ago. Are we ever getting our dice? I was told at THE END OF DECEMBER that my order would be ready the next week. It's almost nine months later. PLEASE update us on the progress....

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      Creator Becky on September 13, 2013

      I intensely regret my pledge. I have backed many other projects, great and small, and have never been treated so piss poor as by Artisan Dice.

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      Creator Derik on September 12, 2013

      They're too busy with their new project to care about their original backers. Damn shame they got so much publicity off of this one. I truly regret my pledge. What a surprise.

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      Creator eric neumann on September 8, 2013

      Are we any closer to getting some dice?

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      Creator Becky on September 7, 2013

      Still MIA, replacement for the Blue Mahoe and ABWCS. Eta please.

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      Creator John Meehan on August 26, 2013

      So I heard... A couple days ago that your box machine is up and running. Any news on our dice, or are you gonna fullfill other orders first?

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      Creator Derik on August 23, 2013

      Sent a Kickstarter Message on August 6th. Haven't heard back yet, are those still being checked and followed up on or is there a better method of contact?

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      Creator Tim Williamson on August 9, 2013

      Any word on the T-shirts from this KS? It's the only thing I'm still waiting on.

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on August 7, 2013

      Just as soon as we get our box making set up going again we'll be shipping out the remaining orders, we can make the dice, just not the boxes that protect them in transit.

      -David M.

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      Creator Kevin on August 7, 2013

      I haven't gotten anything at all. Now that the shop is up and running again, any expectations for when we can have our dice shipped out?

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on July 29, 2013

      And it will be, when you said "severely failed your original backers" I assumed you had not gotten anything at all.

      -David M.

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      Creator Robert Anuszewski on July 28, 2013

      My set was short one dice. We were told the last dice would be mailed to us

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      Creator Charlie Brumfield on July 25, 2013

      We'll have an update for ya'll in a couple of days, we just now have gotten all of our new equipment in, up, and running, as I said a month ago, this is the reason for the delay, the answer has not changed since then, again, I will post an update when the dice are completed and shipped.

      Robert- According to USPS your dice were delivered 3 months ago. Tracking Number: 9400111201080436542380

      -David M.

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      Creator eric neumann on July 25, 2013

      I don't really expect that I will ever see my dice at this point. Sad because the pictures of the dice were very nice.

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      Creator John du Bois on July 24, 2013

      FWIW, this is the full text of a message sent to the project creator on July 16, with no response to date:

      "It's been over a year since the projected fulfillment date of the original Artisan Dice project, and I'm a little frustrated that communication is starting to drop off. I understand that you have a lot of plates spinning, but as one of the ABWCS backers, I made a significant contribution to this project and would like more details on what the delays are and what I can expect in the near future. Specifically:

      -What portions of the ABWCS are complete? (How many dice are complete and ready to go? What's the status on the replacement wood for the twelfth die?)
      -What portions of the ABWCS still need to be completed, and what steps are involved in the process?
      -What are the barriers preventing the completion of the incomplete portions of the ABWCS?
      -What is your plan for completing this project in a timely manner? Target months for phases of the project would be greatly appreciated.

      Thank you for any insight you can provide.

      John du Bois"

      I'm trying to be patient, and am trying to avoid asking for a refund (since this is a product I really want). I'm also hoping not to see a "this product isn't happening" situation like the Petrified Woods or the other (totally unrelated) KS tabletop game that just announced it isn't happening - but I'm starting to get concerned.

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      Creator Robert Anuszewski on July 23, 2013

      This was the most I ever pledged to a project and I won't ever make that mistake again. You severely failed your original backers and we made it possible for you to buy the equipment that made your company possible. I would discourage anyone from buying anything from you.

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      Creator Derik on July 22, 2013

      I wish I could forget about the ~400 dollars I pledged here while seeing all the photographs on facebook of many more than the two polyhedrals that were rewards of this kickstarter.

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      Creator Kevin on July 18, 2013

      Any news? Please provide an update for those of us still waiting on dice.

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      Creator Becky on July 12, 2013

      Wow. Just wow. You have the defective dice that I returned to you several months ago. It took 2 months to get a response out of you, at which time you refused a refund, claiming that the wonky dice I received were acceptable quality.

      The dice I received were noticeably not square, had marred finishes and overlapping and wildly misaligned pips. Out of the 11 dice in my ABWC set, there was only one perfect die. Most of the others were so wonky and missized that they would have no hope of rolling true.

      I emailed you again a month ago and still no response. You have my money and my dice. $404 is a lot of cash. Sorry to tell you, but I am not just going to forget about this if you ignore me.

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    A set of 4 dice (fudge or d6) made from Ancient Bog Oak. How Ancient? Let's just say Methuselah can't compete. These dice are carbon dated to be at least 5000 years old. Each set comes with a hand crafted cedar dice box and a Certificate of Authenticity to verify the carbon dating. Yes there is an increase in cost from the last run of Bog Oak. Keep in mind that Irish Bog Oak is very hard to come by and quite expensive so this is the best I could do.

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    A set of 4 dice (fudge or d6) made from Ancient Bog Oak. How Ancient? Let's just say Methuselah can't compete. These dice are carbon dated to be at least 5000 years old. Each set comes with a hand crafted cedar dice box and a Certificate of Authenticity to verify the carbon dating. Yes there is an increase in cost from the first run of Bog Oak. Keep in mind that Irish Bog Oak is very hard to come by and quite expensive so this is the best I could do.

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    A full set of Jayme's Dice. This set of dice is named for my mother who passed away a couple of years back. It includes 6 dice made from (2 each) Purple Heart, Pink Ivory, and Blue Mahoe. Three woods that bare the names of her favorite colors. They will be shipped in a pure white American Holly Dice Box to show case the vibrant coloration of the dice. This set is only available in d6's as my mother would have never played a game that used Fudge dice. You can see photos and descriptions of the woods in Update #10. This is by far the most colorful set of dice Artisan Dice will offer.

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    A set of 2 six sided dice made from McDermitt Petrified Hard Wood. This petrified wood is a stunning purple black with white streaks running though it. Like the other petrified woods will come in a classy dice box that is still being developed. You can see more info and pictures of in in Update #17

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    A set of 2 six sided dice made out of Blue Forest Petrified Wood from Eden Valley in Wyoming. This wood is the petrified remains of 50 Million year old Palm Wood that grew on the shores of an Ancient inland sea. It's a dark blue black agate interlaced with white veins running through it and is only found in Eden Valley. All petrified woods will come in a classy dice box that is still being developed. Please see Update #14 for more information and Photos.

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    A set of 4 dice (fudge or d6) made from Griselinia wood. Griselinia is an epiphytic (grows in other trees) tree. It is native the upper canopies of New Zealand's wetter climates. It's wood is quite beautiful (you can see photos in Update #9) with rich pinks and greens throughout. Though the tree is quite common, it rarely produces workable wood of any size, so given it's rarity and natural beauty Griselinia demands a hefty price tag.

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    A set of 4 dice (fudge or d6) made from Methuselah's cousin. Bristlecone Pines are among the oldest living creatures on earth. None of these ancient majestic trees were harmed in the make of these dice as only the dead wood that has fallen to the ground is collected to use. For more information on these trees please see update #11.

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    A twelve dice grab bag that comes with 3 custom dice boxes designed to commemorate our super successful Kickstarter Launch that are packed full of dice made from some of the best wood choices slated to be added to the Artisan Dice line later this year. Not only will you get them early, you'll also get a swanky hand crafted charcoal grey dice bag to keep your dice boxes in!

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    A twenty-four dice grab bag that comes with 4 custom dice boxes designed to commemorate our super successful Kickstarter Launch that are packed full of dice made from some of the best wood choices slated to be added to the Artisan Dice line later this year. But not only will you get them early, you'll also get a swanky hand crafted chocolate brown dice bag to keep your dice boxes in!

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    (Please note the reward above for $179 has a typo. It should read 16 dice not 24 dice. The following information is the correct information for the $179 backer level.) A sixteen dice grab bag that comes with 4 custom dice boxes designed to commemorate our super successful Kickstarter Launch that are packed full of dice made from some of the best wood choices slated to be added to the Artisan Dice line later this year. But not only will you get them early, you'll also get a swanky hand crafted chocolate brown dice bag to keep your dice boxes in!

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    A set of 2 six sided dice made from Petrified Chromium Wood the crown jewel in the Artisan Dice line of Petrified Woods. It is exceedingly rare and only happens when chromium leeches out of the ground water during the agatization process while the wood is being fossilized. It turns the wood/stone a bright minty green that changes brightness depending on how damp the stone is. The effect can even be brought on by changes in humidity. Due to the rarity of this type of petrification only 6 pairs of dice will be produced at this time. All petrified woods will come in a classy dice box that is still being developed. Please see Update #15 for more information and photos.

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    A set of 4 dice (fudge or d6) made from the oldest workable wood on the planet. Ancient Kauri Wood carbon dates to over 50,000 years old. It is found only in the bogs of Northern New Zealand. And is by far and away the most beautiful wood mother nature every created. Pictures do NOT do it justice. The grain pattern is alive with an iridescence called Whitebait. So named after the schools of fish that swim off the New Zealand coast where these trees are found. Ancient Kauri Wood is full of warm rich tones with a golden iridescence that dances in front of your eyes. In order for Ancient Kauri Wood to achieve it’s full beauty it must be hand sanded to 2000 grit or higher. By contrast the rest of the woods available from Artisan Dice are only sanded to 600 grit. So not only is the wood expensive, but it takes a considerable effort to work with the wood as well. All Kauri dices sets will come with an Artisan Dice t-shirt and a matching Kauri Dice box, because to put Kauri wood in anything else would be a sin. Each set will also come with a Certificate of Authenticity.

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    A set of 4 dice (fudge or d6) made from one of the world's most colorful and exotic species of wood, Bois de Rose. These trees are grown only in Madagascar. Due to trade regulations and black market logging, this tree is no longer legal to import or export. So this option is only available for U.S. residents. Please note that these dice are made from stock that was imported before the ban which is the reason there are only 3 sets available. For more information please see update #13 and 17. These sets will come in a Wenge wood box that is as black as night to compliment the coloration of the dice.

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    A set of 4 dice (fudge or d6) made from one of the world's most colorful and exotic species of wood, Bois de Rose. These trees are grown only in Madagascar. Due to trade regulations and black market logging, this tree is no longer legal to import or export. So this option is only available for U.S. residents. Please note that these dice are made from stock that was imported before the ban which is the reason there are only 3 sets available. For more information please see update #13. These sets will come in a Wenge wood box that is as black as night to compliment the coloration of the dice.

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    Ancient Bog Woods Collector's Set: Irish Bog Oak (5,000 years old) English Bog Oak Russian Bog Oak Irish Bog Pine (3,000 years old) Bog Yew Sinker Cypress Sinker Redwood Sinker Pine Ancient Ohio White Oak (6,000 years old) Antique Heart Pine Tidewater Cypress Ancient Kauri (50,0000 years old) Anyone who picks this set in the final hours of this Kickstarter will get all 12 dice in custom dice box commemorating their help in launching Artisan Dice and making it the most awesome dice company around.

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    The Petrified Woods Collectors Set. Yall asked for it so here it is. It's not cheep but you'll get 8 different petrified woods. Including McDermitt, Blue Forest, Rainbow Wood, and 5 new types of petrified wood not yet available. Much like the grab bag sets the other 5 woods will be a surprise as they are not slated for release until later this year. You can get them early in this set though.

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    Polyhedral Dice (d20 Sets): If you want to see Artisan Dice produce quality hand finished Polyhedral Dice then you can help us develop that product much quicker than I could on my own. In addition to gaining input on the development side, each backer will be receiving 7 sets (4x d6, d4, d8, 2x d10, d12, & d20 included in each set) of prototype polyhedral dice to play test with their gaming groups and a very swanky Artisan Dice t-shirt to go with each set of dice. Each prototype set will be crafted from a different type of exotic hardwood and come in a matching numbered case made from the exact same wood stock as the dice themselves. The DM’s set will be made from Ancient Bog Oak. The player sets can be made from almost any other wood we have available the choice of which will be left up to the backer. Each dice box will be engraved with a message of the backer’s choosing in addition to the Artisan Dice logo and the set’s Prototype Number. These prototype sets will be the only polyhedral dice produced at this time. So help Artisan Dice develop hand finished artisan quality polyhedral dice made from mother nature's finest woods, get some seriously cool swag, and an Artisan Dice t-shirt for you and six of your closest friends. What's not to love? Oh, you'll also receive my eternal gratitude and should you ever get the opportunity to play in a game I run, you'll automatically start off with an extra 10,000 XP to boot.

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