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Finex Cast Iron Skillet: A Beloved Classic Updated

A project in Portland, OR by Mike Whitehead
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The Finex 12" Cast Iron Skillet sports an octagonal shape, a quick-cooling wire-spring handle, and a beautiful CNC-machined interior.
Backers: 1558
Average Pledge Per Backer: $135

Funded: $211,027 of $25,000
Dates: Oct 16th -> Nov 17th (33 days)
Project By: Mike Whitehead
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Latest News

Over $100k and picked up by WIRED!

November 12th - via: kickstarter.com
What a wonderfully crazy day!WIRED.com just picked up the story on the FInex Cast Iron Skillet:  http://www.wired.com/design/2013/11/frying-pan-2-0/  and... We just passed the $100,000 mark in pledges! Plus, the WIRED article gives us a lot of... (Read More)

CNC Machining the pattern for the skillet! (with a video)

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
The Pattern is being machined today and tomorrow & cast iron is slated for the pour next week Wow! We got to see the pattern for the Finex 12" Cast Iron Skillet being machined today on a huge CNC milling machine.  Here's a video that shows a bit... (Read More)

Cast samples of the Handle Cap!

November 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Piece-by-piece the puzzle comes together!We just got in same samples of the cast bronze handle caps. They look great and fit up to the spring handle just right. Yes!! Sample cast bronze handle cap Also... Later this week we'll have some footage from... (Read More)

Thank you again! We're over $60,000! And next week we machine the pattern!

October 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Over $60,000 raised so far and there's still 3 weeks to go! Incredible... truly incredible. It must be that you all have been sharing the project with your friends and families and wherever you can - and for that I thank you. Machining the pattern... (Read More)

Kickstarter Roundup: October 22 – 26

October 23rd - via: castlesandcooks.com
Kickstarter is quickly becoming a favorite place for us here at Castles and Cooks to mine for our next great game or piece of cooking equipment. While the risks are well established, the chance to discover something truly unique is one of the things that keeps us coming back for more. From time to time we’ll aggregate our favorite Kickstarters here and tell you why they are worth supporting. (Read More)

FUNDING GOAL has been reached! WOW!!

October 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
Dear Finex Skillet Backers, There isn’t a font large enough to say  T H A N K   Y O U  for your support, confidence and encouragement over the last 5 days!!!  Fully funded in less than a week? Wow!  I can’t express how great that feels after... (Read More)

Thank you! We're over 1/4 funded in the first 24 hours!

October 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks so much to all you backers for supporting this project, it means a lot to me and my team.   We've gotten a few questions that I've answered on the main page, and I'll reiterate them here for you so you don't have to go find them: YES! All... (Read More)

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