Did you see the Tactile Turn Gist Fountain Pen?
In less than two days the new Tactile Turn Gist is well on the way to being funded and I just wanted to come over and share with... Read more
The Tactile Turn Gist line of fountain pens are now ready for prime time!
I want to let everyone know about the new line of fountain pens I've been working really hard to get ready and they are really great. They are a... Read more
New Project! Tactile Turn Pruner & Parer Razor Handles
I hope you all are doing well and your Movers & Shakers are serving you well. I just launched a new Kickstarter for some premium razor handles that... Read more
Last few days of the campaign for the new materials and amazing reviews keep coming in ... soon to start production.
Just wanted to give another reminder to go check out the new project.
So there are just a few days left of the funding period and then the... Read more
The new project is making solid progress! I'd like to introduce you fine folks to something ...
So the new project is making great progress! I wanted to introduce you to something:
Those are bronze chips. You guys saw the aluminum ones from time to time in the... Read more
Well it has taken longer to launch than I had anticipated, but that was to get some balls rolling to get this new project. You all already know, it is... Read more
What refills are you using? Anyone want to see what Olive Drab looks like? I think it is pretty cool.
So I got the last of the new batch of pens back from the anodizer for the olive drab pens. I am getting them professionally photographed, but here is a... Read more
Got some orange pens and a whole lot of news ... 20off coupon is still in effect!
First, the new project isn't up - but it will be soon.
I told a few people that I was going to send them new aluminum parts and there are... Read more
Tomorrow is the last day for 20% off. Prototypes are coming along.
Just wanted to follow up with everyone that the coupon code 20off code on my website - www.tactileturn.com - is only good through tomorrow.I have added the preorder for orange... Read more
So almost all of the orders are out except for a few where I am waiting on a response. I also ran out of the dark blue, dark... Read more
Well it is almost done, come see progress! New Blue Green color, and some shots of all of the final pens!
I got all of the pens back from the anodizer and am busily putting them all together, but I figured you guys wanted to know where I am... Read more
Last machining video, results are in if you want to see a pie graph of quantities of each model and finish, and some pens are off to the anodizer!
So here is a video of the final turning operation of the pens:
As promised, here are the results from the surveys everyone filled out to show... Read more
Reminder: Fill out your surveys! Cleaned parts! Wall art?
Hey everybody! I just wanted to send out a reminder to fill out the surveys. Most of you have, but there are a few out there that need to be... Read more
Dark Blue pens are here so that means it is survey time in the next few minutes - come check out the pictures of those as well as read about the progress from the last week. Shipping ETA - 2 weeks.
Well this last week I have gotten a ton done despite the fact that I moved (yay being closer to the shop!). I made the fixture I was talking about... Read more
Machining continues, operation 4 of 6 is done - new video and pictures of the first finished pen!
So last week I sent an update as I was starting the third operation (first side of the second part) and I am happy to say that after... Read more
Backs started (video with possible munchkins), the rest of the components showed up, and things are moving smoothly!
So I finished up the grip sections last week and got started on the backs.
Currently I am doing the first side of those parts and here is... Read more
Clips are done, grips are soon to all be done, click mechanisms and refills are in, and videos and pictures of it all!
So this last week has been extremely productive on several fronts. I posted a few fun things to the Twitter/Instagram/Facebook pages, but let me go through it all... Read more
A little video to show you all some of the strategy for future machining.
I've been trying to post to instagram and twitter more these little tidbits, so follow me there and I promise I won't leave you facebook folks out either:
https://twitter.com/TactileTurn... Read more
First production update, video and pictures inside!
So the aluminum showed up, and I've also been working to get all of the suppliers lined up to get components on the way.
- The mechanisms and inserts... Read more
I'll keep this really simple, but expect the forthcoming updates to be quite detailed and full of cool videos and pictures of progress. For now:
Poll to see who wants a Schmidt Easy Flow 9000 for their Shaker!
There is just over a day left (37 hours to be exact!), and I wanted to make one last change to the pens if you guys are okay with it.... Read more
Goal met! Want to see how these wear after hard use?
I wanted to send out an update for a sigh of relief and to say thank you to the 680 of you so far that have stepped up and made... Read more
Another excellent review! Who wants dark blue? Poll inside ...
So Brian from officesupplygeek.com did a review on one of the Movers and he loved it! Read for yourself:
I've had a lot of requests for a dark blue pen like... Read more
Half way through, over 80% funded and the push to finish is here. Thanks everybody! TiAlN dark gray clip stretch goal!
So yesterday was the official half way mark of this campaign (day 17 of a 33 day campaign) and we are at over 80% of funding. Things are looking good!... Read more
New review and endorsement from two of the coolest guys around ...
I gave Nick Offerman a pen at this event here in Dallas called Meat Fight last November, and now that the project is up he even gave it an endorsement... Read more
New review! Check it out and tell your friends!
A huge thank you to everyone! There is plenty of momentum forward and we are getting closer to the goal. I have a few prototypes of the pens out to... Read more