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Simple to snap together joints that make durable geodesic domes fun, easy and quick to build.
Simple to snap together joints that make durable geodesic domes fun, easy and quick to build.
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    Pledge £1 or more About $2

    Just for the love of domes, and a note of your support our website. Every little bit of support helps, so thank you. Buckminster Fuller would be pleased, we hope!

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    Pledge £10 or more About $14

    A 3D printed hubs mini with balls joints and a straw

    A note of your support and our thanks on our website + a single 5 way hubs mini to play with.

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    Pledge £15 or more About $21

    A sample hub
    (Including ball joints and metal work)

    Support us and get a feel for hubs before you decide to buy.

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    Pledge £20 or more About $27

    Hubs mini – STL file

    Print your own and print as many as you like. See the pledges overview for more.

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    Pledge £40 or more About $54

    1V dome – garden grow-space?

    Don't have enough space for a full dome but still keen to make something with hubs? This kit contains eleven hubs which is enough to make a 1V dome from 0.5m to 2m in diameter. You could make a smaller grow-space or a children’s den perhaps, and it could also be a good gift.

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    Pledge £45 or more About $61

    Hubs mini – 3D Printed (high quality SLS)

    Everything you need (including the straws) to build your own mini 2V geodesic dome using straws. Great as an educational toy and also as a tool to test ideas before building the full-size version.

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    Pledge £80 or more About $108

    Final hub kit – EARLY BIRD!

    Get the final kit in all its nicely packaged glory after we've refined the instructions. A saving of £50 on the expected RRP of £130.

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    Pledge £90 or more About $122

    Final hub kit

    Get the final kit in all its nicely packaged glory after we've refined the instructions. A saving of £40 on the expected RRP of £130.

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    Pledge £100 or more About $135

    Combo –
    Beta Tester's kit + hubs mini

    Get the 3D printed hubs mini including straws in September. Great as an educational toy and also as a tool to test ideas before building the full-size version.

    Get the Beta Tester's kit in November and help us refine the instructions. (An un-boxed but functionally complete hub kit; everything you need but the sticks.)

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    Pledge £105 or more About $142

    Beta Tester – Fruit cage kit

    As the Beta Tester's kit above but we'll include enough bird netting and pegs to make a 4m fruit cage, then it'd be great to get your help perfecting the approach for a fruit cage.

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    Pledge £120 or more About $162

    Dome Maker's multipack – 2x beta kits
    (A saving of £140)

    We're also looking for people who can make and sell domes in their local area. Get a couple of kits to experiment with and help us define the Dome Maker programme.

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    Pledge £120 or more About $162

    Combo –
    Final hub kit + hubs mini
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    Get the 3D printed hubs mini including straws in September. Great as an educational toy and also as a tool to test ideas before building the full-size version.

    Get the final kit (everything you need but the sticks) in January 2016 after we've refined the instructions.

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    Pledge £140 or more About $189

    3V Alpha Tester's kit – enough hubs to make a 3V dome!

    Note: the hubs were designed for 2V and we haven’t tested making a 3V dome, but it should be possible and we’d love to learn from the results. The kit contains; six 5-way hubs, fifty-five 6-way hubs, 360 ball joints and all metalwork for each hub.

    Thanks to Stretch Goal 1, 3V Alpha Tester’s kit backers will also get six extra 5-way hubs and two extra 6-way hubs – this means you can adapt your 3V or create two 2Vs with plenty of spares.

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    Pledge £160 or more About $216

    2 x Final hub kit – EARLY BIRD!

    You could keep one for yourself and give the other one to a friend. Or create conjoined domes. Or a sphere. A saving of £100 on the expected RRP of £260.

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    Pledge £175 or more About $236

    2 x Final hub kit

    You could keep one for yourself and give the other one to a friend. Or create conjoined domes. Or a sphere. A saving of £85 on the expected RRP of £260.

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    Pledge £180 or more About $243

    Dome Maker's multipack – 3x beta kits
    (A saving of ~£200)

    We're also looking for people who can make and sell domes in their local area. Get three kits to experiment with and help us define the Dome Maker programme.

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    Pledge £230 or more About $310

    Beta Tester – Full 4m dome including sticks

    Beta Tester's hub kit, plus standard pressure treated roofing batten sticks, so we can get the kit out to testers as soon as we can.

    Note that the wood will be functional rather than beautiful but can be painted, covered or changed at a later date. Ball joints are pre-attached so you can help us test it in its ready to snap together form. You could have your dome up in under an hour. A saving of £220 on our expected RRP of £450 for the hand split chestnut version.

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    Pledge £375 or more About $505

    Full 4m dome including sticks
    – EARLY BIRD!

    Final hub kit, plus hand-split chestnut sticks with ball joints pre-attached, ready to snap together. You could have your dome up in under an hour. A saving of £75 on our expected RRP of £450.

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    Pledge £400 or more About $539

    Full 4m dome including sticks

    Final hub kit, plus hand-split chestnut sticks with ball joints pre-attached, ready to snap together. You could have your dome up in under an hour. A saving of £50 on our expected RRP of £450.

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    Pledge £430 or more About $579

    Full 4m dome – Fruit cage option

    As above but including bird netting and pegs and a saving of over £100 on our expected RRP of £550.

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    Pledge £60 or more About $81

    Beta Tester's kit – EARLY BIRD!

    Get the kit first and help us refine the instructions. An un-boxed but functionally complete hub kit and a saving of £70 on the expected RRP of £130 (for the final hub kit).

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    Pledge £70 or more About $95

    Beta Tester's kit

    Get the kit first and help us refine the instructions. An un-boxed but functionally complete hub kit and a saving of £60 on the expected RRP of £130 (for the final hub kit).

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