New Project- The CUBE
We have been hinting on social media about a new project and many of you asked to be notified when we launched, so here we go. We have collaborated with... Read more
Rewards are Shipped!
All of the rewards are shipped! All of the boxes are in the hands of the postal service and should be sorted and on their way in the next... Read more
Final Packaging and Shipping
Hello! We wanted to post a quick update just to let you know what's going on. We are on track to be shipping next week. We are doing the final... Read more
Final Inpection and Assembly
Hello backers! It is a rainy week here in Mesa, Arizona. We are enjoying this wonderful weather and have started final assembly on the Ink! We are starting to receive... Read more
Inspection and Polishing
Happy Friday! We wanted to post an update before we left for the weekend so that everyone is up to speed with the project. We have been inspecting, tumbling and... Read more
As most of you know, we sent out shipping surveys last week. Nearly all of you have filled them out, and we thank you for that. A very small number... Read more
Start the countdown!
Hello backers! We have been pushing forward despite the setbacks and have been making excellent progress. The guys in the shop stepped up and are almost done with... Read more
The Good, the Bad and the Sweaty.
Just a brief couple of points for this hot Arizona Friday.
Let's start with the good.This week we've been milling, slotting, drilling and tapping the caps for the clips.... Read more
Video- Machining the Body of the Ink
As a follow up to our last update, here is a real-time video showing the machining processes used in manufacturing the body of the Ink. Sometimes a little coolant gets... Read more
Hello everyone! We are in full production mode making bodies for the Ink. The new machine we are using to make the parts gave us a little bit of trouble... Read more
Revised Timetable and Color Survey Results
Hello Everyone! Progress is moving forward this week. We just finished the first machining operation on the caps and have started on the bodies of the Ink. Full production on... Read more
Informal Color Survey and Some Photos
The time has come for us send out our informalcolor survey. We are trying to gather some information on what colors will be the most popular and what quantities... Read more
Hello again backers! We have been busy making parts so we will keep it short. We are still working on the caps and have a video of the clips being... Read more
Makin' Chips, with Video!
Video- We are finally beginning production on the Ink, specifically, the caps! The machine we posted about in the previous update is set up and has all tooling loaded.... Read more
Fixtures, Customs, a New Machine, and Scheduling
Hello Backers! I am sure many of you have been waiting for another update because we didn't post for a couple of weeks. We haven't had any real update worthy... Read more
Water Jets and Step Drills
Kind of a silly title for an update, but it will make more sense in a bit. We need to apologize, our move has put us a little behind and... Read more
Clips, Orders and Moving
Hello backers! We have had a busy couple of weeks and as a result were not able to post an update until today.
First, we moved! Last week, we packed... Read more
Once again, happy Friday and greetings from sunny Arizona. We know some of you are enduring some extreme cold and snow at the moment, so we are trying... Read more
We Did It!
We did it, and it is all thanks to you, our backers! We went into this project with some apprehension, not sure if the world was ready for... Read more
Nib Survey Results, and Much More!
There are only a few days left in the project, we are almost there! Tell your friends and family about our project so we can finish strong.
Last week's update... Read more
One Week Left!
We are down to the last week! If you have any questions about your pledge, be sure to send us a message before the project ends so we can... Read more
Nib Sizes- You Get To Vote
We have received many, many questions about nib sizes for the fountain pen version of the Ink. Most of them have been requests for a fine nib instead of a... Read more
Photos of the Converter and Nib Assembly
Nib Assembly and Convertor
We have had a few requests to see an example of the nib assembly and the converters that we are using for the Fountain Pen version... Read more
New Material/Color Photos and New Pledge Level
We have had several backers ask us to take some photos of the various color and material combinations. We added an animated GIF to the project home page,... Read more
That was fast! We really didn't expect to meet our goal in an hour. Our backers are awesome!
New pledge level
A few backers have asked about getting... Read more