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By Dawn Legault
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About

Words have meaning and impact on our lives.  They shift our emotions, invoke images, provide perspective, and create action.  The words we surround ourselves with shape our existence.  In a world full of challenges, it helps to focus on what matters most.  For each of us specific words and phrases hold special meaning that serve to ground and inspire. 

Print Metal Publication is the creation of enduring works of art that are focused on original written works of art and custom depictions of once-in-a-lifetime events.  Original artworks include poems, short stories, mission and vision statements.  Custom life events include celebrations of births, marriages, in memory, families, and friendships.

We are a family of four who are launching a new venture in print metal publication.  

Our mission is to provide a platform for your written artwork in unique and enduring custom metal design. Allow your written artwork to stand the test of time and create family heirlooms that will remind successive generations of your clan of what matters most in life.

Our typical family, like yours, makes a conscious effort every day to maintain focus on what we value most and to celebrate our personal milestones.  Our path has included choosing family over certain income to ensure our children became inspired learners of life; leaving urban for rural to enrich our connection with dirt, bees, chickens, and trees; and doing all that we can to provide as much love, time, energy and attention to our teenagers as we did for our toddlers.

Tail Feather Design is a collaborate family venture with each member playing a key role in the development, design, production, promotion and distribution of our unique product.  

Located just on the outskirts of one of Canada's most beautiful medium-sized cities, London, Ontario, our home-based business operations enables us to be engaged with our venture at all times while we work diligently towards making it the success we know it can be! 

Our entire operation will be housed on our 2+ acres home zoned for general industry and equipped with a modest but ample workshop waiting to be the birthplace of something wonderful, meaningful, and enduring.  We hope you will join us!   

 

March to April 2017 - Research and Development

May to June 2017 - Fundraising Campaign

July to August 2017 - Purchase of V-Series Plasma Laser Machine, business set-up

September to November 2017 - Production, marketing & promotion

December 2017 - Reception Launch & Gallery Silent Auction, gifted donations to select local non-profit organizations, pledge fulfillment 

(Video demonstration has been included with written permission by MultiCam Canada.)

 

Help us reach our Stretch Goal and this December 2016 we will host a launch reception in the style of the Great Canadian Kitchen Party and you are invited!  All Love and Blessing tier backers will be invited to meet our family, see our home-based productions, be a part of a silent auction of original compositions and artwork, and pick up your rewards!  

Risks and challenges

We are seeking to acquire the best plasma laser cutting equipment to ensure we produce the highest quality print metal publication for your written artwork and essential life moments - which deserve nothing but the best! We possess all of the necessary talent and technical expertise to make this happen, but it won't work without the right equipment. To eliminate this risk we have chosen to go with the best machine available, the V-Series Plasma from Multi-Cam.

Once in production, we will work diligently to ensure that you get your rewards quickly and that they are just what you wanted. Should any item fail to arrive to you, or arrive damaged, please notify us quickly so that we can send you a new piece right away. Please note that the Kickstarter interface only allows for one shipping tier per reward. International Shipping is available at all relevant reward tier levels at cost. Once you select your reward, you will be presented with the price for Standard Delivery. Standard Delivery is the cheapest option but it is also untracked and uninsured. Backers will be given the opportunity to upgrade their delivery service to Registered Delivery (which includes basic tracking and insurance) after the funding period has finished for additional fees with this option payable via Paypal (details to be provided in the Kickstarter survey.

Communication is key, and we will be updating our backers with any new developments or if issues should arise. Our aim is for everything to go smoothly so please check your emails, shipping address and credit/debit card information to ensure it is all up to date.

We are passionate about this venture and fully committed to seeing it through to fruition and we will keep you in the loop as we progress and grow. Check back often and keep an eye out for video updates. We really appreciate your support!!

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    E-card of our sincere thanks and heartfelt appreciation, your name in the "We Did It!" shout out on our website, and your opportunity to contribute a favorite word of inspiration to a 48"x48" steel plaque that will be donated to a local community organization (daycare, women's shelter, soup kitchen, homeless shelter) by December 2017.

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    Print card expressing our sincere thanks, your name in the Gallery of Gratitude section of our website, and one metal sign as described below.

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    Print card expressing our sincere thanks, your name in the Gallery of Gratitude section of our website, your name engraved on our Enduring Appreciation plaque that will be displayed in our production workshop, three metal signs as described below, and personal video message from family and video tour of our home-based print metal publication operations.

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    Print card expressing our sincere thanks, your name in the Gallery of Gratitude section of our website, your name engraved on our Enduring Appreciation plaque that will be displayed in our production workshop, four metal signs as described below, and personal video message from family and video tour of our home-based print metal publication operations.

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    • Friends - 12"x24" Metal Sign
    • Family - 12"x24" Metal Sign
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