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Hand Made Wooden Ties. Cool, Comfortable, and Unique.
The Wooden Haberdashery. Go against the grain with handmade wooden ties and bow ties.
The Wooden Haberdashery. Go against the grain with handmade wooden ties and bow ties.
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Cam's Wooden Ties

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 We reached our Goal!! To celebrate we are releasing a new tie, The Skinny (a skinny tie with the grain pattern)! This tie comes in your choice of Zebrawood, Maple or Walnut. As part of our celebration, we are offering 5 ties at an "early bird" price. 

On the left is the original Grain in Maple. On the right is the new Skinny in Walnut
On the left is the original Grain in Maple. On the right is the new Skinny in Walnut

Our Ties

When you put on one our handmade wooden ties, your are putting on a tie that is:

  • Always the perfect length and has the perfect knot
  • Water resistant
  • Lightweight (less than 3 ounces)
  • Unique

Our ties come in three woods: 

...and two designs:

  • The Grain- Our solid wood tie emphasizing the grain of the wood
  • The Paisley- Our solid wood tie with a carved, paisley pattern

 

The Grain
The Grain

 

The Paisley
The Paisley

 Each tie comes with an adjustable elastic neck piece to fit every neck size comfortably.

Adjustable neck piece
Adjustable neck piece

Our Wooden Bow Tie

We are excited to now offer wooden bow ties as well! You can choose between maple, walnut, or zebra wood. Just like our ties, they attach around your neck with an elastic, making them easy to put on, and they look extremely dapper!

 

The Wooden Bow Tie
The Wooden Bow Tie

Production

  • Highest quality materials
  • Hand-made in the USA

Our tie is 20" long, however we understand that everyone is a different size. For those who need a shorter or longer tie, please mention the length you would like in the comments as you are checking out. We have a minimum of 18" and maximum of 22" in one inch increments.

Our Mission

I love working with wood. I have found it as a great outlet to stress and as a way to express my imagination. I want to share this love with others not only by sharing my products, but by also teaching others to love this trade. If we raise enough money, my wife and I will be going to South Africa to volunteer at a wood shop there that teaches troubled teens to learn a trade to support themselves and their families in a time of economic crisis. The company is called Busetsa Wood. They also work with a children's home called Butterfly, where we would also spend our time and services. We are blessed to live in a land with relative economic stability, but there are a lot of people who do not share those blessings. It is our duty to help out in any way that we can.

The money received will also go to purchasing a small CNC machine to bring better products to YOU. You are helping this original idea become a reality, so thank you!

Our Story

Cam's Designs started before it was formally organized - with a pocket knife, ¼” chisel and an idea – all I had room to pack while relocating frequently around Southern California. I arrived in Orange County shortly after high school, leaving family and friends behind. 

Away from the comfort of home and immersed in a work environment of unrelenting pressure seven days a week, I needed a release. I found that release while carving a watch from a block of wood. Through trial and error I completed several awesome watches. The watches eventually led to wooden ties and other products. Friends and acquaintances were impressed and through word of mouth alone, demand kept increasing.

Inspiration flows when I am doing what I love and observing my surrounding. Inspiration also flows when I am doing something I don’t love and seeking an escape. Focus groups don’t attract me; however, I do get ideas and input from others. 

Though Cam's Designs started with just my idea, chisel, and me, it is expanding quickly. I am excited to have my wife, Collette, and the whole Kickstarter family to help get this product launched! 

 

 

 

 

 

Risks and challenges

The biggest risk with our campaign is the time that it takes to make a tie. All of our ties are hand made. All of our past pieces have been hand carved and take many hours to make. If we continue to do it this way, our products may take a very long time to get fulfilled and sent out to our backers. To help this big time block we are using the money we make from Kickstarter to purchase a small carving machine that will help produce the ties. This will cut production time from 15 hours for the Paisley Tie to about 15 minutes. This is a huge difference which creates a better product much faster, resulting in you getting your product faster.

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    Wooden Key Chain

    A great key chain with our hammer and needle logo branded on it

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    The Bow Tie

    The wooden bow tie in your choice of Walnut, Maple or Zebrawood

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    The Grain - Early Bird

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    The Skinny "Late Early Bird"

    The Skinny tie in your choice of Zebrawood, Maple or Walnut

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    The Paisley - Early Bird

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    The Grain

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    The Skinny

    The Skinny tie in your choice of Zebrawood, Maple or Walnut

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    The Paisley

    Your choice of a carved Walnut, Maple or Zebrawood tie. The carving is a paisley print.

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    The Paisley

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    The Duo

    This reward will give you the Paisley and The Grain and your choice of the Walnut, Maple or Zebrawood

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    4 of your choice

    4 ties of your choice

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    5 of your choice

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    All Custom

    This will grant you a huge thank you from Cameron himself as well as a custom tie. This tie will be you! You choose everything from the wood, to what you want hand carved on the tie to the fabric on the back.

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    The Bundle

    Your choice of 15 ties

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Funding period

- (30 days)