Finally, all the elements are in place and we’re cutting Kickstarter orders! It’s been quite a ride getting all the pieces put into place, but the first firing was successful (if not nerve-wracking…firing a laser in a homemade cutter in our shop isn’t exactly something we’ve done everyday), and we’ve already started experimenting with materials. Continue Reading
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$8065 — 134% funded — 120 backers! We’re so excited to get this laser cutter up and running. Thank you to everyone who supported us – we had an awesome Kickstarter experience because of you! We’ll be updating often here about the build and a few other pieces of equipment we can purchase with the Continue Reading
See that little green line?? That means we’re 100% funded!! And we still have until this Saturday at midnight to continue raising funds. Anything we raise over our goal we also get to keep…so that means our wish list of equipment could potentially get whittled away. We’re so excited and can’t wait to see what the Continue Reading
Week three stats already?!? Here they are:Amount funded: 70% at $4210Backers: 86Avg pledge amount: $48.95Favorite reward: 4 branches with coastersWe’re getting close!
Thanks to Red Orchid Productions, our Kickstarter video has gotten great feedback. Red Orchid is a husband and wife duo who are awesome at what they do. They’re organized, creative, professional and incredibly efficient – we were done with filming in a handful of hours! Tory was in news production for many years at the Continue Reading
I can’t believe we’re done with week two already! Here are some Kickstarter stats: -Amt Funded: 63%, $3,817-Backers: 75-Avg pledge amt: $50.89-Favorite reward: the branches trivet plus coasters has taken the lead Crossing our fingers for week three! Anyone have a guess where we’ll be next Sunday at 5?
We’re really excited about the early response to our Kickstarter project! We’ve been live for 48 hours and are almost at 25% funded. Thank you all for your support! We’d love to reach 25% today at the very least, and would be thrilled to hit 30%. Here are a few ideas about how you can Continue Reading
We can’t believe it’s finally here! Jeff started building the laser cutter back in May and it has been non-stop planning, scheming, designing, building, writing, and proofing since. We submitted our project to those who wield the magic Kickstarter approval wand on Monday and we got the email today that we’re good to go! Here Continue Reading
Honestly, the finishing touches have been finished for awhile, but our plates have been a little full lately. Many apologies for the delay! Screwing in the sheet metal to the base and bottom sides. Affixing polycarbonate to the lid. And the completed lasercutter (minus the laser, of course) in action during our kickstarter video shoot Continue Reading
What do dinosaurs, lasers, and crowdfunding have in common? Only that Pax Modern is building one of the very cool Lasersaur’s open source lasercutters for a Kickstarter project! If you haven’t heard of Lasersaur, it’s an open source project developed by Nortd Labs of NYC to create a safe, highly capable lasercutting machine that could Continue Reading