Happy Seppuku Base Texture Stamps Retooling & Expansion

A project in Snohomish, WA by Happy Seppuku Model Works

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Looking to step up our game by improving our stamps' quality, increasing our product line, and getting our innovation working for you!
Backers: 493
Average Pledge Per Backer: $90

Funded: $44,539 of $10,000
Dates: Jun 14th -> Jul 14th (30 days)
Project By: Happy Seppuku Model Works
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Latest News

Congrats to Those who "gained a little ground"

July 14th - via: kickstarter.com
$42.5K has been reached, that means "Gain a little ground" backers now get their own copy of our "how to make great bases" DVD with their pledge! We have about 3 hours left in the fund raising part of the campaign, our next goal is at $45K to unlock... (Read More)

40K! Steel Grates away!

July 13th - via: kickstarter.com
Just a quick update!  We have 7 hours left, and we just crossed the $40K mark, "I want it all gets another choice and we have unlocked the Steel- Catwalk Grating stamp!  (Read More)


July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Wow, Team that was one heck of a day! By the time you read this we will have less than 24 hours left to hit our last few goals.  There are quite a few things to mention right now.   First when we hit $37.5K every "Whole Nine Yards" backer gained a... (Read More)

Here be dragons...or pirates....$35K reached!

July 12th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Team! The Treasure Hoard is now unlocked and will be added to our list of choices!  The next stretch goal is at $37.5K, and will give all of the "Whole Nine Yard" backers a copy of the DVD.  We will get you a preview tonight of the Steel-... (Read More)

"Ready for my close up!" DVD stretch goal reached

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Another goal down! Go Team! So we are now over $32.5K, which means we will be making a DVD!  We will be adding the DVD to the add-on section shortly for $8 a copy. The "I want it all level" will be receiving a copy of the DVD included with their... (Read More)

A little treasure before we enter the final 48 hours.

July 10th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Team!   So we are getting really close to hitting the $32.5K for the DVD! The next stretch goal will be at $35K where we will unlock Old World- Treasure Hoard.   Right now we are going to give you a small peak at that treasure texture. We took... (Read More)


July 7th - via: kickstarter.com
Hello Team! The $30K stretch goal has been cracked!  Guess you want to see those Accents- urban streets you all have helped unlock? That is what we will be taking a look at first! Second we wanted to show you some further WIP photos of the changes... (Read More)

BIGGER!!! $27.5K broke! New Stretch Goals!

July 6th - via: kickstarter.com
Go Team! Go Team!  The $27.5K is the stretch goal we know a lot of people wanted to hit right out of the gate, and now we have done it!  The pledge sampler stamp will now be increased from 3.5" square to 4.5" square, allowing 50mm bases to be... (Read More)

Wood & Steel!

July 4th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everybody! To everyone here in the states Happy 4th of July, please make it a safe one! Today we have two things for you Knotty Wood & Steel-Diamond Plate!  Again these are both the plates that will go into the molds to produce the stamps,... (Read More)

$25K!!! New Stamp, more choice!

July 2nd - via: kickstarter.com
WAY TO GO TEAM!  $25K unlocks the swamp accent stamp, that we showed you Work in Progress photos of last update.  It also means that the "Gain a little ground", "Whole Nine Yards," and "I want it all" levels get another stamp choice.  We will... (Read More)

Some in progress teases.

July 1st - via: kickstarter.com
Hello everybody, Sorry, it has been a few extra days since our last update, we had one or two things that made for a bit of a busy weekend.  Anyway on with the update! Today we are bringing you some images of the Swamp Things and Bones Accent... (Read More)

This one is all about you!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey guys, I know we just posted, but this one is important.  Last update we mentioned that we would be putting a limit on duplicates and that we would post a clear explanation of how that would work in the FAQ.....Well, we have been at it all... (Read More)

Digging a bit deeper. Trench War!

June 27th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey Everybody!  Today we bring you the Trench War mold plate.  As usual this is the digital image of the mold plate we will be having printed.  So when you use your stamp these are the impressions you will leave behind.  This stamp will include a... (Read More)

20K Update and then some!

June 24th - via: kickstarter.com
Way to go everybody!  So we are actually going to do a bit of a shake up with this update.  First we all know this now unlocks the Tile-Diamond pattern that we previewed in Update #9 and we will show the image again here.  Also we are changing... (Read More)

There be an update for ye!

June 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
Here is a big update for you!  First we have the square tile, all of the squares or 0.25" (6.35mm).  It is one of the simplest textures we will ever have, but most people will probably agree it can be one of the most frustrating to try and do over... (Read More)

Diamond Tile

June 22nd - via: kickstarter.com
We have also promised some tile images for you this weekend.  Since we have had more than a few people asking about it and we are so close to the Stretch Goal, we have decided to post the Diamond Pattern first.  Lets see if we can unlock it by the... (Read More)

Grave News!

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
Happy weekend everybody!  Here are the Pledge Sampler Stamp Mass Grave pics as promised, we inked and dry brushed the sculpt to so you could see the depth of it all, more easily.  There are several bodies and yes that is a snake going through that... (Read More)

A little update, a little tease.

June 21st - via: kickstarter.com
First, way to go team, this has been an amazing week!  I wanted to give you a small peek today, and tease you with what you can expect this weekend. Today, we have some images of the three of the textures on your pledge sampler stamp. This also will... (Read More)

Second Stretch Goal Down!!!!!

June 18th - via: kickstarter.com
Congrats everybody! We smashed through the second stretch goal!  That means that everybody at the "Gain a little ground" and the "Whole Nine Yards" level (including the early backers) now get and extra stamp choice.  That means "Gain a little... (Read More)

Drum roll please, some renderings are here!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Hey everybody!  Today we have a few pictures that will stir things up a bit and hopefully might push us to that next stretch goal. We have mold plate renderings of two stamps we will be updating standard & half basket brick. We also have a few... (Read More)

First Stretch Down!

June 17th - via: kickstarter.com
Way to go team!  We have unlocked the first stretch goal! Three cheers for everyone who has supported us so far! I am sure everyone knows what that means. Pledge levels over $25 will getting some bases and more putty.  It also means the next... (Read More)

Some requested examples

June 16th - via: kickstarter.com
Happy Father's Day to all you proud Dads out there.  On the first day we received a lot of requests for comparisons, and more pictures of bases that were made using our stamps, including some lipless (flat) bases.  So I ran out to the shop and... (Read More)


June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
We squeaked our goal in just under the 36 hour mark!  As a special thank you to all we are going to be sending everyone who pledges a Sticker that will reflect what the community accomplishes with this campaign!  We figure it is a nice little thank... (Read More)

Wow, Just Wow.

June 15th - via: kickstarter.com
Let me just say my belief in this project has been pretty strong for a long time.  Today all of you just blew me away in showing us how much YOU believe in and want a product like this.  We hit 90% in the first 24 hours! Most people would agree... (Read More)

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