Slow and Steady. Over 100 shipped, distribution to conclude this month.
Over 100 Tesserae have been distributed, and all remaining rewards should be delivered this April. Needless to say the build process has been molasses slow. Much of this owes to the design... Read more
Tesseras are now Shipping
As of writing this, twenty five Tesseras have been shipped and are being built at an average rate of about five to six a day. I'm expecting this... Read more
Time to Ship!
First of all, if you haven't already, please vote for Padron Watch Company in the FedEx Small Business Grant contest and please share the link among your friends if you... Read more
Cases and bands done and on their way. And vote! :-)
Some dates to share:
Cases and Bands: Stainless steel cases and bands have left the manufacturer and are set to arrive around next Wednesday, not barring any unforseen custom delays.... Read more
Production Update #5 (Happy New Year!)
So naturally as the creator of fine mechanical timepieces, there's only one way to mark the change to 2014, and that's with one of my own products. :-) Both the... Read more
Production Update #4
As of today, Tessera movements, dials, and hands are here in Minneapolis, and sub-assembly has already begun. :-)
Still on their way are the stainless steel cases and bands, which... Read more
Production Update #2
The complete order of dials have just come in, along with all the hands. Right on schedule.
November is around the corner. This is a key month with some large... Read more
Production Update #1
I will generallly try to do a monthly roundup of developments until shipment. As always, if you ask a question via message or comments, I will do my best to... Read more
I cannot wait to begin building the Padron Tessera and shipping it to your doorstep. I am beyond gratitude for your support in helping me continue to bring these beautiful... Read more
Two more Limited Edition Tesseras with Swiss ETA 2804's are available
This will be a short announcement. In a nutshell I was able to make two more Swiss ETA 2804-2's available and hence can offer two more of these limited edition... Read more
Limited Edition Tessera with Swiss ETA 2804 Hand-winding movement
I have had a small quantity of ETA 2804's that I had been selling on my website for quite some time. These were acquired from the St Paul Technical College... Read more
Production progress, Howto videos, and two weeks left!
I have managed to get a jump on producing Padron Tesserae. Since the movements take the longest to make, they were the first order to be put in. The dials... Read more
Band Adjustment tool to be offered with Tessera
I've been thinking about stainless bands and what I love about them and what I don't.
A stainless band makes a watch truly a hassle-free thing to take into a... Read more
New Tessera color combination is available
I was asked in passing what might the Tessera look like if I used the verdigris dial with the PVD black case?
The answer to that question is: Amazing! ... Read more
Addition of signed knurled crown to the Tessera
I'd like to reiterate again my developing aversion towards stretch goals. ;-) As I mentioned in previous remarks, if I like something, and it's not a huge change in scope,... Read more
Midnight Blue dial is now available
The high interest for the midnight blue dial frankly took me by complete surprise. To the extent that it became apparent to me through your feedback that some were waiting... Read more
First Stretch Goal
Midnight Blue Dial
I just added our first stretch goal should we reach $55k. I am adding a midnight blue dial to the mix. This one and the verdigris were... Read more
Thank you for bringing the Tessera to life. I am honored, overjoyed, humbled, and giddy about the next few months as I initiate work to bring these to production.
I... Read more
Thank you for a great first day!
We are short of $10K of the funding goal in such a short amount of time. I am amazed and humbled. Thank you so much. A few things in order... Read more