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Inspired by the places we call home, and strong enough to explore. True North Collection features four unique wooden watches.
We are still taking pre orders at a huge discount!
We are still taking pre orders at a huge discount!
570 backers pledged $42,459 to help bring this project to life.

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True North: Water Tight, All-Natural Wood Watch Collection

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OUR STORY

Apache Pine is a tight knit group of friends (meet our team at the bottom). We spend our free time hiking and exploring, and we live for fresh air and freedom. We work long hours but our spirits are in the mountains. Bringing a part of nature into our daily grind helps us look forward to our next adventure.

We know you feel the same way. You grind to provide for your family and to grow your empire. For you we have spent many long nights and weeks at the drawing board. Now True North is ready. True North will get you through the grind and to your next adventure.

True North is just like you adventurous, free, and ready to explore.

The Wild: Zebra Wood. The wolf is our spirit aching to explore and run Wild.
The Wild: Zebra Wood. The wolf is our spirit aching to explore and run Wild.

 

The Wake:Maple.   Water shenanigans have always been a right of passage.
The Wake:Maple. Water shenanigans have always been a right of passage.

 

The Rainier:Bamboo. The mountains are in us and us in them.
The Rainier:Bamboo. The mountains are in us and us in them.

 

The Arrow:Black Sandal.  Sometimes we have to look sharp.
The Arrow:Black Sandal. Sometimes we have to look sharp.

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Durability and Sustainability 

Traditional wood watches are either very expensive, and/or have very limited water resistance and durability. Having worn and sold wood watches for years, we were very familiar with the problem and knew there had to be a fix. With True North we have found the solution.

The Development Process

We wanted to create a watch that solved the issues of traditional wood watches, and offered the same features we've come to expect in every watch we wear.

  • A strong band Anchor
  • Water Tight* 
  • Reliable timekeeping
  • Responsibly sourced materials 

Is that too much to ask? We don't think so. This past year we have been working hard to come up with a design that solved these problems. Putting in months of after-hours work, long weekends, spending sleepless nights on the road, and even travelling near Hong Kong to meet with manufacturers and finalize our designs.

Perfect for Any Situation

Whether you want to look classy, professional, casual, or are headed out on your next big trip, True North is just right.

Specs 

  • Unisex Case: 45mm or 40mm (More info below)
  •  All - Natural Wood: Bamboo, Black Sandalwood, Zebrawood, or Maple 
  • Dependable Quartz Movement: Rhonda 762
  • Scratch Resistant Mineral Glass 
  • Water Tight* Stainless Steel Inside Case

Sizing 

  • Small-Medium: 40mm width case. Band: 6-8 inch spread of holes and .6 inch width. Traditionally a women size.  
  • Large: 45mm width case. Band: has a 7-9 inch spread of holes and .8 inch width. Traditionally a men size. 

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When the planet you live on is 70% water, you're gonna get wet! *prolonged exposure to moisture is not recommend
When the planet you live on is 70% water, you're gonna get wet! *prolonged exposure to moisture is not recommend

 

The Arrow - Black Sandal Wood
The Arrow - Black Sandal Wood

 

Thanks, keep building your empire and grab a True North!

Your friends at Apache Pine

Ethan and Jordan
Ethan and Jordan
 
Nate and Marcus
Nate and Marcus
 

 

Risks and challenges

Fortunately, we have years of experience with designing and manufacturing wood watches. As such, we understand the risks that can occur in the production process. As with any physical item, flaws not picked up during our rigorous testing and quality assurance phases are possible. That’s why Apache Pine offers a full warranty on your watch for 12 months.

We have planned for two challenges: One, that we shoot past our funding goal and having to deal with a much larger scale of production than we are used to. We have options for logistics lined up should this occur. The second potential challenge being an unforeseen manufacturing delay. If any delay should happen, we will let you know as soon as possible. You will still get your True North watch, but the timeline would shift accordingly.

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