Zucati Dice: Minimalist Metal Dice
...one of the excellent backers of this campaign was good enough to create and share this:
It may just help you decide and price things out and perhaps keep to a budget, or help you break one... either way, its intention is good and its very cool. Check it out!
- Hal Zucati
(I make no promises that the math, presentation or final decisions derived or influenced from this tool will in any way allow you to win an argument with me about price... but it'll be fun trying... )
Available Colors for Aluminum Anodized Dice:
When you machine this raw chunk of space rock down, this is one of the things you can make:
First Created Zucati Meteorite Dice, set of four with display label and custom matching Ebony Dice Base One. $2000.
- Weight (For dice only) 156.2g
- Edge balanceable
- 19.964mm from flat to flat + - .001 on all four dice
- Dice show both internal and external features of their host meteorite
- Ebony case shows both internal and external features of the host wood. (some angular and rough patches are present to match the aesthetics of the dice.)
To back this set use pledge level ****Deep Impact****
Choose from any polyhedral individual die:
(Standard or Spindown - Numbers - Pips - Fudge)
(Prices shown are per-die)
- Aluminum - $8
- Steel - $13
- Brass - $13
- Bronze - $30
- Copper - $13
- Titanium - $30
- Magnesium - $25
- Tungsten - $40
- Sterling Silver - $150
- Meteorite - $500
Dice Base One
With cork pads and Zucati branding
- Oak - $25
- Black Walnut - $50
- American Holly $60
- Purple Heart - $100
- Zebra Wood - $150
- Gabon Ebony - $200
Dice Base Zero
- Cedar/Leather/Brass/Titanium/Bronze - $50
- Oak/Leather/Brass/Titanium/Bronze/Copper -$60
- Oak/Purple Heart/Leather/Brass/Titanium/Bronze/Copper/Sterling - $100
Zucati Logo Dice
- Either logo
- Pips - Fudge - Numbers
- Stainless Steel
Left to right metals: Aluminum - Stainless Steel - Titanium - Copper - Brass - Bronze.
$30,000 - UNLOCKED - All backers at or above the $10 pledge level will receive one random Die of Curiously Strong Attraction. What the heck is that? Look at my past campaigns to find out. They're seriously cool.
$40,000 - Original Funding Goal - All Backers at or above the $10 pledge level and above will be able to purchase one of these super cool Solid Zinc Cast and velvet material lined chests in either Small ($10), Medium($20) or Large($50) Size:
- $50 Large: 5" x 7" (Comes with internal tray for added storage)
- $20 Medium: 3" x 4.5"
- $10 Small size: 2" x 2.5"
Here's a picture of the smallest size with a single set of Aluminum Red Anodized Dice
All solid metal Zinc cast chests come nicely lined and ready to store and stash your dice and other treasures.
$50,000 - Half way up the mountain - All backers at or above the $10 pledge level will receive one random Sphere of influence. Could be chrome, could be steel, it could even be Tungsten. You won't know for sure till it shows up on your doorstep. Could be 1/2" - 1" or even 2" in diameter! No guarantees on type or density and no peeking!
$60,000 - Pigskin Leather Dice Bags with Leather pulls (5 colors) AND Handmade Leather Dice Cups (8 colors)
Dice Bags : $10
Dice Cups: $15
Both Unlocked at 60K
$70,000 - Kickstarter Exclusive Die. Backers Only. Only if the campaign reaches and maintains 70k through completion.
How durable is the Tungsten
Here's a little non-scientific test I performed to answer that question.
Meteorite? Did somebody say Meteorite?
Thanks so much for looking at this campaign and if you decide to back me and this project know that you're helping bring to market some of the highest quality goods made anywhere, ever.
All my best.
- Hal Zucati
Risks and challenges
I have a proven track record of delivering my rewards on-time and even ahead of schedule.
I have a proven track record of running multiple Kickstarter projects simultaneously with no slowdowns, delays or complaints.
I have a proven track record of delivering more than I promised and always having fun with the campaign I'm running.
I source my materials as locally as I can from the highest quality materials, most environmentally conscious suppliers and with the best factory certifications available.
On projects I create in my own shop you can expect the same quality and attention to detail and always know you're getting a true Zucati original.
I plan my projects to succeed and I deliver pledge rewards that earn my brand continued success.
Pledge with confidence. I'm the real deal, and yea, I am just that good.
- Hal Zucati
- (45 days)