Check out my latest campaign: Alpha Bamboo Fountain Pen :-)
Good day previous backers!
In case you're not following me on social or thru the newsletter I wanted to let you know about my most recent campaign for this Alpha... Read more
Please check out my latest KS project :)
Hey there previous backers! I just wanted to send you a quick note and let you know that my latest project is live. This one is fun because it's a... Read more
Kickstarter Collaboration With Scout Leather Co. !
Joe over at Scout Leather Co. is launching a Kickstarter for his Scout Hook: a Keychain pocket hook... Read more
Prometheus Lambda Top: Kickstarter Launch!
Please head on over and check out out.... Read more
Prometheus Alpha Pens are 100% shipped!
Well I was hoping for a little bit more fanfare for the "100% shipped" post...which is part of the reason it's been delayed. Apparently I'm a little burned... Read more
Alpha Pens are 97% Shipped!
Hope everyone is doing well. I just got back from Hong Kong, and it might seem like I've been hiding out...because it's true! I've been hiding out getting... Read more
Pocket clips are now delaying delivery (slightly)
Bad news first...
Well, as is traditional, let's start with the bad news. As you heard in my last update, there was a problem with the new batch... Read more
Shipping Update and "Potential" Delay (fingers crossed!)
No big news to report but I wanted to give you my current shipping update. I also wanted to let people know about a possible delay. My last... Read more
Shipping Continues, and Time Travel!
Just a quick progress update. Unfortunately I've been out of commission for three days with a 102 fever. I've basically lost about a week of production time,... Read more
"Failure to Cap" & Production Updates
Hope all of you are well! Things are plugging along in the shop. Let's get right to the top story.
Failure to Cap:
Properly capping any 3 Pc... Read more
Shipping Update, Process Changes, Tumblr, and Vacation (NOT)
Hi folks, hope everyone is doing well! So I've shipped about 310 pens so far. I've made a production decision that will create a couple week delay before... Read more
You may now go stand beside your mailbox
Better late than never!
Right! Right? Come one, who's with me? Hello? ...
All joking aside, I'M SUPER EXCITED! As some of you might have noticed (sneaky right?), pens have... Read more
Very very close now! There is still a lot of production to be done, but that should proceed fairly quickly once I get all of the parts programmed. ... Read more
Started programming the grip today!
Hope everyone is doing well. Things are moving along. I just finished programming the Internal Diameter (ID) operations on the grip today. The new drills I got are... Read more
Status & Delivery Update
Hi Folks! Things are going well over at the Prometheus Pen factory. Update time!
Pen Caps --
At this time I have about 500 aluminum caps and 250... Read more
First batch of Ti and Alu caps are done!
I'm happy to say that things have been moving along! I'm not sure yet whether I'm on schedule or not, but there is somechance that I'll have... Read more
Getting Under Way!
It has begun...
Last call for BackerKit order updates!
I "hope" this is the very last "order info" related update!
A few people have asked for a couple more days to "lock down" their orders through BackerKit.... Read more
Tools, tools, and tools
Despite the quiet, things have been full steam ahead on this end...but first:
My Usual Nagging:
48 people have not completed their KS survey. You won't get your... Read more
BackerKit invite emails are on the way!
Thanks everyone for completing the Kickstarter Surveys so quickly! I really appreciate it :)
*** Please read this message carefully. It should answer "most" of your questions about BackerKit. Time... Read more
Kickstarter Surveys are going out!
1)... Read more
The Haas ST10-Y Has Landed!
It's here, it's shiny, it's huge, and it's hungry for metal!
Current Project Status:
The machine has actually been on the floor for about two weeks, but... Read more
Thank you video!
Check out my new thank you video from Chris Whitmore and Adam Behrmann at Whitmore Productions. These are the guys behind my KS video and the "maker profile"... Read more
Prometheus + BackerKit = Fulfillment!
Thanks for making the Alpha Pen a reality! Without you, this wouldn't be possible!
An official "thank you video" is forthcoming so I'll get to the nitty gritty :)
I'm excited to... Read more
24 hours to go/1,023 backers/$116K -- High Fives and a Sneak Peak!
I just wanted to thank you for being awesome! This is crazy. You would not believe what is sitting on my shop floor right now! What I can't believe... Read more
Hitting 100K and next steps!
Thank You! Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!
Well Backers, you did it and pushed this project over the 100K mark! That is totally amazing and I wanted to thank you... Read more
Broke $75K and got a great review today!
Well, today was...pretty awesome. We broke the $75K barrier and high pressure coolant is officially on the way! I'd like to extend a sincere and humble thank youto everyone... Read more
I had to back a couple of current projects!
Well, inevitably I've been on KS a lot more as of late and I stumbled across a couple of live projects that I backed. In the spirit of... Read more
Stretch Goal Update
Hi Folks, I mentioned some fancy options I'd like to get for the machine, which also (would you believe) cost a lot of money. A bunch of people commented, emailed,... Read more
Getting the lathe options dialed in!
Hi awesome Backers!
I spent the day at Selway Machine Tool talking with my salesman and their application engineers about the final options for our Haas ST10-Y.
There are a... Read more
Weight & Dimensions
Hello all! So exciting over the last few days! Pretty crazy really. I probably won't be able to say thanks to all of you enough times over the course of... Read more
Holy Schnikes Batman!
Wow. I've said that a few times in the last 36 hours. Thanks so much for all of your support! I'm not even sure what to say but I thought... Read more