Of course this is a disappointing setback; though, I can honestly say I’ve never been more excited about getting my glowforge. The ability to convert to a flatbed printer is amazing, and that 3d and photo engraving. Swoon…(or perhaps squeee is more appropriate).
I’ll stick it out because I have faith in this product and faith in this team. I’m on the forum every night, though rarely vocal. I think the generous and thoughtful nature of glowforge backers, evidenced by the many charitable responses in the forum, have likely given the glowforge team the courage to delay manufacture in favor of producing a higher quality product, which is commendable. Many manufacturers would rush to production for fear of losing everyone. I’m sure they’ll lose a few, but in the long run a great product ends up in significant percentages of households.
I’m glad to be able to support the development of a tool that has the ability to revolutionize at home making. It’s so freaking awesome. I’m always surprised at the kindness and humor of this online community and I have thoroughly enjoyed it.
Finally, I’m thinking of a little flatbed USB plug and play laser to tide me over. Does anyone have a recommendation?