Alpha Pen Base Station
This idea had been kicking around in my head (and notebook) for some time, so I'm pretty excited to put it out there. As you can imagine, Alpha pens pile... Read more
Hey Backers, we did it!
As of today we are 100% shipped. There are still 20 stragglers that have not completed their surveys. We've sent out about 6 reminder emails.... Read more
Bamboo Fountain Pens in the Wild
I'm loving these shots by backers of their pens. I thank everyone for their patience on this campaign – it was a challenge but worth it when I see these... Read more
Fountain Pen & Writing Resources
So I'm actually writing you from Hong Kong! I'm here visiting family and headed up to China for work the next couple of days to check on some... Read more
Get your pen inked!
Pens are starting to land in mail boxes:
I wanted to share some tips on getting your pen up and running. For people who ordered multiple nibs, please check out... Read more
October Shipping Update
First shipments are in the mail!
Well that's good news right?! Still plugging away on grips but things are coming along. Fortunately our fulfillment system is very efficient so we... Read more
Locking Down Pledges in 24 Hours
So we are working through fountain pen grips at the moment and will start shipping some orders by the end of the week. There are a lot of... Read more
As promised, an update from the shop. We're close to getting pens out...
Thanks everyone for your patience!
BackerKit & Production Status
Don't forget to complete your BackerKit!
Hi folks, thanks to all of you who have completed your BackerKit surveys. There are still about 40 of you that have not, and... Read more
Already time for good news and bad news
Good news first right?
Well we are starting to get material in and cut to size so we can feed the beast. We've also been getting shipments of ink and... Read more
BackerKit surveys just went out!
Hey folks. Hope everyone is well! Let's get down to business. I'm typing this update instead of getting work done in the shop!
Many of you have already... Read more
Surveys going out soon!
So the two week quiet period is almost over, we are just waiting for Kickstarter to finish up on their end. When surveys go out, please complete as... Read more
Thank You & Next Steps !
Thanks Backers, we did it!
A few things need to happen before we can kick off production and fulfillment.
Here's a quick rundown:
- First: Kickstarter needs two weeks to collect... Read more
Mission: 500! (Plus: Father's Day Gift)
A couple things:
1) We're nearing the finish line on this campaign, but there are still a few more days left to help get the word out. Can... Read more
I'm No Expert: The Alpha Bamboo Fountain Pen Story
Hello backers! Some of you might already be listeners to my podcast, I'm No Expert. A few weeks back we recorded an episode devoted entirely to the Alpha Bamboo and... Read more
Bamboo Fountain Pen Review - Everyday Commentary
Okay backers, file this one under "but don't take my word for it..."
Anthony over at EverydayCommentary.com got his hands on a prototype of the Alpha Bamboo and took it... Read more
One week in!
You are the best, and welcome to the team! I'm really excited to have you all on board and to get this project kicked off. We are a... Read more