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Our laser-cut wraps encase your iPhone or device in the natural beauty of Teak, Walnut, Zebrawood, Bamboo, Birch, Red Oak, or Mahogany. Read more

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This project's funding goal was not reached on September 4, 2014.

Our laser-cut wraps encase your iPhone or device in the natural beauty of Teak, Walnut, Zebrawood, Bamboo, Birch, Red Oak, or Mahogany.

About this project

The Idea

I came up with the idea of a full wood wrap for my iPhone when working with these materials on another project. I was looking for something new and had seen front and back wood skins before - but couldn't find anything that would fully encase and protect my phone without the bulk.

Over the course of a week or so I prototyped a couple designs for my iPhone 5 on our laser-cutter, including different wrap patterns and grain orientations to find one that would be suitable for every day use.

To make sure I wasn't copying an existing design I did some research and found some great cases, but nothing quite like these full wraps. The only available options were either big wood cases, wood grain stickers or simply a front or back skin.

Response in our existing sales channels have been promising so far, a lot of iPhone users really enjoy the design. The wood is soft and smooth to the touch and provides a sleek form factor hugging wrap. We also created options for home buttons in different shapes and various side clasps.

We are offering laser-etched graphics on your wrap for full customization at certain backer levels. Each wood has a unique look when laser-etched.

The woods we are offering are Teak, Walnut, Zebrawood, Wenge, Bamboo, Birch, Mahogany and Red Oak, with hopes of adding more as a secondary goal.

These wraps provide surprisingly good protection for your phone. As an iPhone user myself I've been surprised at how well they've protected through multiple bumps and drops, without compromising the wood aesthetic. We offer low-cost replacements for returning customers in the event of extreme damage.

The Goal

Realistically I would be happy being able to increase our production capacity by bringing on an additional machine. There are a lot of devices out there and these cases are pretty eclectic. With the right visibility, I think this campaign can really help us take our design to new devices (Samsung, Nokia, HTC etc) and our production to the next level. I'm setting our campaign goal at $6,700.

Your Help

Your contribution will help fund the marketing, production and sales efforts we need to get these represented properly online and in stores. We also in the process of growing our business so your contributions will assist in putting good people to work!

TEAK

ZEBRAWOOD

BAMBOO

Mahogany

 ETCHED Mahogany

 

WENGE

 BIRCH

Laser-Etched Birch
Laser-Etched Birch

Red Oak

Laser-Etched Red Oak
Laser-Etched Red Oak

WALNUT

Wrap Kit
Wrap Kit
Wood Varieties w/Etching
Wood Varieties w/Etching
Retail Packaging
Retail Packaging

SKINS

 APPLE TV WRAPS

Thank you for your support, more videos of laser-cutting available on our YouTube channel.

Risks and challenges

We are able to manufacture these currently with our existing infrastructure but production could be slowed with a large influx of orders. We've streamlined the process from artwork to settings and can do pretty well for two machines. The hope is grow capacity through this campaign.

Local material supply could also be an issue but I'm in the process of finding additional suppliers should there be any hiccups in the supply chain.

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FAQ

  • Most screen protectors are thin enough (>.4mm) that the wrap will work as is. If a number of requests come in I will definitely offer a special strip to accommodate.

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  • Most early customers have simply left the button off if they use their fingerprint scanner regularly. I plan to develop a button with a minimal hole in it that doesn't impeded function.

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    Support our project and we'll laser-etch your name onto our board of friends.

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    Don't have an iPhone but want to support our project? Please donate and we'll give you a shout out on social media

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    Front or Back Panel Only - Any Wood, Any iPhone

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    Don't have an iPhone but want to support our project? Please donate and we'll give you or your site a link on our website

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    Front & Back Panel - Any iPhone (4/5/S), Any Wood

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    Real Wood iPhone Wrap - Any iPhone (4/5/S), Any Wood

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    Apple TV Remote Case & Base Unit Cover

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    Create a Custom Home Button - Includes Custom Shape & Etched Detail - Add-on

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    Create a Custom Side Strip Detail - Includes Custom Shaped Clasp - Add-on

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    Create a Custom Button Set - Includes Custom Laser-Etching on Button Set - Add-On

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    Real Wood iPhone Wrap - iPhone 6 Pre-Order - Any Wood

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    Custom Laser-Etched iPhone Wrap - Any iPhone (4/5/S), Any Wood

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    Custom Laser-Etched iPhone 6 Wrap - Pre-Order - Any Wood

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    Wrap of the Month Club. We'll send you a new device wrap every month so you can change it up or mix and match

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    (10) Cases - Any Wood, Any Device - Laser-Etched for Your Event or with Your Company Logo

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    Sponsor a Small Device (Cell Phone, Tablet etc) - We'll Create a Wrap for Your Device and Send You a Full Set of the First Production Versions

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Funding period

- (30 days)