I broke this rule and didn’t get my video up until 7 days into my project. I am not sure if it really made a big difference for this particular project. If you don’t have a video you need to have really nice images on the project page that explain the project and help you [...]
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If I claimed on Kickstarter to be directing a short film about Wine Bottle Holders, you would expect me to know exactly how to do that. Backers are not supporting an ‘education fund’ to send you to film school, nor a lifestyle project where you learn as you go and just wing it. They expect [...]
Being the creator of The Oblique Bottle Holder, a moderately successful Kickstarter project, I now feel the need to give something back. So, for those of you who are kickstarting a project, here are my thoughts based on my own project and also watching many successful and unsuccessful Kickstarter projects. Most of these are skewed [...]
Don’t take our word for it, please listen to our Kickstarter backers! Carlos Batista These things are sweet and they look classic Chich Loving my obliques! Rajat Ghai Got my Oblique a few days ago.. and it worked as promised and the unit is solid … thanks Brett .. well done .. Also, let us [...]
Here is a nice Screen Shot from a prototype Oblique I machined before handing it over to a production machine shop. The paths that the tool takes are shown as blue lines on the screen. Note that this is an incredibly inefficient toolpath and would be horrible for production purposes but for a prototype it worked [...]
We have successfully sold out our initial production of Obliques and are currently manufacturing more. The robots are hard at work and we expect to have more product ready to ship by 1/16/2012. Please place your orders but allow a few weeks for us to get them to you! Orders placed after 1/16/2012 should be [...]
Welcome to the Oblique e-commerce site. We are excited to offer this product and thank you for your patronage!
The Oblique was featured on Core77, one of the most popular online design blogs. Core77 titled it as “Gravity Goes Minimal: Revel in the ‘Oblique’ Cantilever Wine Bottle Holder”. Ray, One of the editor of Core77, reviewed The Oblique on 30th Nov, 2011. Click Here to read more.
The Oblique – project was successfully funded on KickStarter. 268 people backed The Oblique project on KickStarter and it received $15,381 towards an initial goal of $1500. Here is a snapshot of our funding timeline: For more details, Click Here to check out the project page.