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The Grypmat | The World’s Most Versatile Tool Mat

A project in Columbus, OH by Tom Burden

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Where Do You Set Your Tools? The Grypmat! Designed by mechanics to revolutionize your workflow and get the job done.
Backers: 1339
Average Pledge Per Backer: $85

Funded: $113,433 of $10,000
Dates: Jan 4th -> Feb 3rd (30 days)
Project By: Tom Burden
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Latest News

Over 100K & Production Samples!

February 2nd - via:
Only 21 HOURS left in our campaign! What an amazing journey this has been for our team! Overnight (3:43am, trust me I was watching) we passed $100,000 in funds raised! We want to thank you all for contributing to the amazing ride that's been the past... (Read More)

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February 1st - via:
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February 1st - via:
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January 30th - via:
Backers! Only 4 DAYS left in our campaign! The campaign has been crushing it over the weekend and just blew past $80,000! As I mentioned in our last update we are in a great position with our manufacturers. Due to the success of the campaign early... (Read More)

800+ Backers - FINAL WEEK!

January 27th - via:
Hello Backers and Friends! Only ONE week left in our campaign! I am blown away by the response that we have received so far on our campaign! The fact that we have hit over 650% funding is incredible! I want to thank everyone that has supported our... (Read More)


January 23rd - via:
Hey Grypmat Backers,  We hope you had a splendid weekend! We are already over 525% funded and our family has grown to over 665 backers– which is UNBELIEVABLE!  We are absolutely amazed and overwhelmed with gratitude to all of our backers and... (Read More)

Over 500 backers with $45K!

January 20th - via:
Howdy Backers!We have well over 500 backers with nearly $45,000! Seeing my dream come to life with so many people supporting the idea has been truly inspiring! With 13 days to go I am confident we can push this Kickstarter to a much higher success!... (Read More)

Happy Customers - The Original Grypmat

January 16th - via:
Backers,  I hope you had a great MLK Day!  Here's a great quote from the man himself that I wanted to share with you.  This a great quote for business, in athletics and in life. What Are They Saying? - Aircraft MechanicsThe company has been... (Read More)

The Grypmat

January 15th - via:
The world's best tool mat. (Read More)

300% Funded!

January 13th - via:
Hey Backers,  You rock! In the first week and a half we have blazed past our funding goal and to date we are over 300% funded!  I am so excited for the remaining weeks of our campaign. For more pictures, follow us on Instagram and be sure to like... (Read More)

F-16 Mechanic Invents "The World's Best Tool Mat"

January 12th - via:
The flexible Grypmat stays put on challenging surfaces (Read More)

Kind of a Big Deal January 9th

January 9th - via:
The Grypmat is a flexible, non-magnetic, non-slip, chemical resistant, anti-static, rubber tool mat. (Read More)

Grypmat Tool Mat

January 9th - via:
You don (Read More)

Grypmat Tool Mat

January 9th - via:
Invented by US Air Force mechanic Tom Burden, the Grypmat's top and bottom surfaces have extremely strong grip, allowing it to hold onto its contents even on slopes. It's also pliable and chemical-resistant. Available in three sizes. (Read More)


January 8th - via:
These are what I found today while hunting for the best new inventions, gadgets and designs for you to see. Take a look at the amazing wonders I found for you (Read More)


January 6th - via:
On Kickstarter (Read More)

Never Lose a Wrench Again with Grypmat Tool Mat

January 5th - via:
Grypmat is a non-magnetic, non-slip, chemical resistant rubber tool mat that keeps your hardware and tools in place, no matter where you place it. (Read More)


January 4th - via:
Dear Backers, We are very excited to announce we have met our funding goal! We will now be able to deliver all three Grypmats to our backers. We had never thought we would reach our funding goal so soon! We are working on a stretch goal we will set... (Read More)

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