A prototype is a preliminary model of something. Projects that offer physical products need to show backers documentation of a working prototype. This gallery features photos, videos, and other visual documentation that will give backers a sense of what’s been accomplished so far and what’s left to do. Though the development process can vary for each project, these are the stages we typically see:
Proof of Concept
Explorations that test ideas and functionality.
Demonstrates the functionality of the final product, but looks different.
Looks like the final product, but is not functional.
Appearance and function match the final product, but is made with different manufacturing methods.
Appearance, function, and manufacturing methods match the final product.
Timbers Ties products are made by entrepreneurs, for entrepreneurs. Our goal is to create style, the way you want it. Timber Ties are for the entrepreneurs, go getters, and dreams chasers of the world. Made from 100% walnut wood. Our designs are laser etched in order to create a clean-cut look. The bow ties are covered with a clear coat for a long lasting protection. We will happily be donating a portion of the money raised to Wishes for Warriors. https://www.wishesforwarriorscorp.org/
In order to start production of our designs we will need to place an order of 300 ties. $6,000 will give us sufficient funding to provide our backers with rewards and kick start our business into full production. With your help we will be bringing you more designs. Our objective is to be able to create a whole line of products with different designs, fabrics, and woods. We have hand picked three designs to kick off our line of bow ties.
The moon and stars, the church, and the city scape have gone through a thorough selection process. We know that at least one of these three designs will inspire each of our backers to be the change they want to see in the world. Once funded we will be systematically releasing more designs. One of our new designs will include a tribute to those who have fought for our freedom.
The Design Break Down.
We chose walnut wood because of its many great characteristics. Not only do we love its rich brown color but that is is lightweight, shock resistant, and has great strength properties. We are absolutely happy with our choice. This coupled with outstanding laser etched designs, and matching fabrics has made our complete product a lion among sheep!
We have incorporated an easy to use adjustable strap. With high powered magnets as the binding force it is the easiest bow tie you will ever put on!
Its cooperative working characteristics, coupled with its rich brown coloration puts the wood in a class by itself among temperate-zone hardwoods. To cap it off, the wood also has good dimensional stability, shock resistance, and strength properties.
Meet the team:
Jace: A business management student at Utah Valley University. Currently owns and operates A.I.M Productions, a videography company, and floratie.com.
Katie:A business Marketing Education student at Utah Valley University. Currently owns and operates thedownest.com a blog about traveling and entrepreneurship.
Together: We have been married for three years. We are very passionate individuals. We love to travel, create, laugh, and learn.
James: A Student at Utah Valley University is an educated, and driven individual. Besides heading our marketing he makes a great model. He is passionate about being successful in all aspects of his life. He cares about the details, and the customer experience.
Risks and challenges
Our current set back is that we do not yet have a large variety of designs to choose from. For this reason a portion of the money funded will be used to bring our customers fresh, and fashionable designs. We understand that having options is important when defining your style. Our goal is that this campaign will help us to provide you with more options.
You will receive a virtual hug, our appreciation and good vibes. You will also be updated on the progress of the project. A portion of your donation will be given to the Wishes for Warriors Foundation.
You will have the opportunity to choose your style by selecting one of the three designs. Each Bow tie will include a matching boutonniere. A portion of your donation will be given to the Wishes for Warriors Foundation.
You will receive all three designs, each with a matching boutonniere. Perfect for adding options to you daily style, or as a gift. A portion of your donation will be given to the Wishes for Warriors Foundation.
You will receive six bow ties of your choice, and six matching boutonnieres. This pledge is perfect for weddings, school dances, etc... A portion of your donation will be given to the Wishes for Warriors Foundation.
You will receive six bow ties of your choice, and six matching boutonnieres. You will also be included in the decision making process of our next design! You will have the opportunity to learn the in's and out's of how we develop, and bring to production each design. A portion of your donation will be given to the Wishes for Warriors Foundation.
You will receive six bow ties of your choice, and six matching boutonnieres. Not only will you be included in the decision making process of our next design, you will also have the opportunity to develop and name a design! A portion of your donation will be given to the Wishes for Warriors Foundation.