Woodworker Dan Garfield and daughter Elaini have crafted slim wood and leather wallets which feature an easy-to-open single space to store items. The lightweight Dande wallets fit into pockets or purse. Wallet dimensions are 3 3/4" x 2 1/4" and 1/4" thick when empty.
The two resorted to Kickstarter, a crowd-funding alternative to bank loans - to raise funds to grow the business. The video is posted at their site Kickstarter site shows Dan at his bandsaw slicing veneer.
The Kickstarter campaign was a success. Garfield offered investors at the $34 level a choice of a wallet in ebony, quilted maple, or walnut. The father-daughter team raised their goal of $20,000 in a six week period ending August 20, 2013.
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