We Have Stuff!
The first batch of Merchmakr presses themselves are here! We're still waiting on a few small parts to arrive, but we can start assembling the actual presses!
We still need... Read more
..pation! It's October, please forgive a little Rocky Horror reference.
So, where's the Merchmakr?
I wish I could tell you it was here! It's driving me crazy! Apparently there are... Read more
Visit us at Maker Faire Orlando this weekend!
The Merchmakr team will be at the Orlando Maker Faire this weekend, teaching screenprinting seminars! This is a great chance to get hands-on with the Merchmakr, since we'll have the... Read more
Production Sample Has Arrived!
We got our final production sample in this morning! We're still on track for October for the first wave of presses.
That's the complete kit! I'm working to finalize the label... Read more
This is Way Too Beautiful to Be a Screen Printing Press
I can't believe it!
They come assembled, so don't worry. The handle and the adjustment wheel are made of extruded anodized aluminum. I used to love the bicycle parts that... Read more
Hit the Ground Running Update
1) I spent the last 2 days updating our CAD files for our manufacturers so that they reflect any changes to products we made since we last spoke. That took... Read more
Congratulations to us all! I want to say that is is the sort of thing that happens when we all work together. Special thank you and congratulations to all of... Read more
$40,000! Private Label Kit Development Stretch Goal Unlocked!
Hey. Hey you! You did it!
We made it to $40! I may wear out the exclamation mark key on my keyboard. The private label kit will be happening! Gary's... Read more
THE WEBINAR IS ALIVE!!!
Despite UStream's attempts to hinder us last night, we eventually DID succeed in doing a demo and answering a bunch of questions!
You can watch the largest chunk of the... Read more
Screen Printing with Merchmakr Webinar Blast
That was fun! It was a little frustrating in the beginning with all that kicking in and out. We're going to have to go with a better platform next time.... Read more
The Webinar starts in just a few minutes!
It's just about time for the webinar! Even if you're not registered, you can join in and ask questions!
Click here to go to our merchmakr webinar now!
Fair warning:... Read more
Webinar Demo and Q&A
Gary's a dork. But we're getting awfully close to the end! Tomorrow night, Thursday, April 3rd, at 7pm (as long as the Great and Powerful Internet cooperates) we're going... Read more
What Add Ons Should I Get?
I've gotten a few messages about add ons in the last few days, so I wanted to give a little overview of our add ons, and what to consider when... Read more
One of our Backers dropped by...
Jarel decided he had to try out the prototype for himself. Here's what he had to say about it:
It was great having Jarel drop by and give us... Read more
Picking a Screen to Fit Your T-shirt Art for Merchmakr:
mini-tutorial about what to consider when selecting your screen mesh for T-shirt printing with Merchmakr.
Special Thanks to Eric for sending in his graphic as an excellent example.
Graphic size:... Read more
GOAAALLLL! Safe Lights and Stretch Goals!
As I write this, we have just over 30k pledged! You are all amazing, lovely people. That's an amazing way to end the day, but we're not done yet!
We've... Read more
Do You Need Help Figuring Out Add-On Screens?
Recently one of our backers sent me some graphics she was interested in doing with Merchmakr. She wanted to know my recommendations for which screens to add-on to her order... Read more
Almost There! Let's Talk Stretch Goals!
Hey! We're almost there! It's so close it's killing me, you guys.
Let's talk stretch goals! We have a few things we'd like to do, and we'd love to know... Read more
A Quick Look at Making Your Films
Hi, everyone! I can't believe we're over 25k! Thank you so much!
Today, I thought I'd share an excerpt from an early, early draft of the Merchmakr instructional materials. There... Read more
Over in the UK, GeekOut South-West wrote about us
We were happy to do an interview with GeekOut South-West about Merchmakr. I'd love to see more people all over the world discover us!
We've been promised another write-up!
Apparently, not only are teachers interested in Merchmakr (a niche we missed), but Cosplayers think it's awesome too! They can put superhero logos on their costumes, and make all kinds... Read more
We Got Covered on GeekDad!
First, quick update! We hit $21k this morning, and finally shattered that $20k wall! Thank you all so much. Less than 9k to go, and 17 days to get there.... Read more
Here's what we've initiated in order to help us push past this 20k hump and help sail us into funding:
1) Facebook ads targeted toward people who like crowdfunding such... Read more
Want to test the prototype for yourself?
We are setting up a display at DIY Screen Printing Supplies so anyone who would like to test the prototype out for themselves can.
We'd like to get a bunch... Read more
A Look at the Exposure Unit!
Good afternoon. As of yesterday, we're over halfway funded! It seems like this is a good time to give you a fairly substantial update.
Today, we thought we'd spotlight the... Read more
We might get an article written up about us. We've been working on getting a little attention around here because we want this puppy to get funded early! We've also... Read more
International Shipping Solution!
We've been looking at shipping options for the rest of the world and discussing things, and Gary and I have worked out the best solution we can. It's important to... Read more
They printed their own merchmakr T-shirts!
Bad Dad. I had these girls up until 1 a.m. (they're on Spring Break) printing their own T-shirts with merchmakr. I'll have a video later Today!
Who's up for a Webinar?
We're over $10,000! That puts us a third of the way to our goal, which is absolutely amazing. The sooner we reach that goal, the sooner we can start pushing... Read more
International Shipping Stinks and We Know It
First, as I write this, we're at almost $5000! THAT'S AWESOME. Thank you all so much for supporting the Merchmakr.
Now, on to shipping.
International shipping rates are stupid. I... Read more