Share your good tidings to WIN a lasercut calendar!

Ponoko-made present for you.

Keep track of the new year with this handsome lasercut Digits Calendar designed by Dave Rollins of Use Your Digits (and video game controller ornament fame). We’re giving away FIVE of these flatpack calendars to you!

How to enter:
Just leave a good tiding in the comments. What’s a tiding? We didn’t know; we had to look it up, and it’s news.

So yeah, just leave some good news in the comments. Like your son got all As and one B, you landed a new job, finally got a date, or you’re that person from Missouri that won the lottery . Whatever it is, if it’s good, tell us, and you might WIN!

Giveaway details: Only one comment/entry per person. Contest closes December 13. Five winners will be selected at random. Prize is $35 value.

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64 Responses to “Share your good tidings to WIN a lasercut calendar!”

  1. Lazerdye Says:

    I have some good tidings, my son’s broken leg is healed! This calendar looks like a cool use of laser cutting.

  2. Annette Says:

    After nearly 9 years at the same job and not really having many other options in the area I live in I was offered an amazing job through a friend of a friend to work for an awesome company with opportunities for growth as well. I’m so excited, today is my last day at my old job and I start this exciting new chapter of my life on Monday!

  3. Steve Says:

    After a few rainy days, the sun is out. It is a beautiful day, and I am leaving work early!

  4. Brad Says:

    I just landed the Catalina Wine Mixer this year. It’s the biggest helicopter-leasing event in the Western Hemisphere since 1997.

  5. MarkS Says:

    People keep buying my Ponoko usablity sleds. I am so happy about that.

  6. Steve M Says:

    I got a promotion at work!

  7. Ali Says:

    I’ve just become a dad!

  8. Caleb Storkey Says:

    My little baby can now say Hello Daddy in the most incredible cute voice. She’s just in Ireland and haven’t seen her for a week and we were just on the phone for an hour with her constantly saying. Hello Daddy. I’ve melted to mush…

  9. Hannah Skolnick Says:

    My Ponoko parts are being made! I can’t wait to get them and turn them into awesome jewelry for christmas presents. :)

  10. Kristen Turner Says:

    We LOVE all your good tidings! :-D

  11. Robbi Eklow Says:

    So far we are having a really mild winter in Chicago!

  12. Tom Hemenway Says:

    I’m LOVING learning about Pokono and can’t wait to start using it!

  13. Frank Njie Says:

    After two years (3 school years) of working with a student who is deaf, mentally retarded, and has CP. I’ve aided them to graduation. And it hasn’t been easy along the way they’ve punched me, cursed at me, and tried scratch me to the point of bleed, but I felt the student had but looked over and was in true need.

  14. Andy Says:

    Got a new client, renewed an old contract and business is picking up just in time for the holiday!

  15. Michael Vasquez Says:

    Good tidings to you all!

    Ponoko gets me excited to make things :)

  16. Dan Matarazzo Says:

    I’m getting married to the most amazing girl in the world and we can’t wait to use 3d printing/ laser cutting/ slip casting/ and metal casting for our rings, invitations, favors, and decorations! Here’s hoping to a 3D printed wedding cake topper!

  17. Brandon Says:

    I just got a raise, I think that’s some pretty good tidings. :)

  18. Michael Says:

    It only took 30 years, but I’ve finally taken up archery!

  19. Andres Says:

    Today everyone I met was happier than usual…. and I felt more positive about life as well. Fridays and the Christmas holidays seem to a effect on our mood!

  20. Steve Says:

    My dad just wrote off his car after a deer ran out in front of him.

    Venison for Christmas dinner – just like a medieval king!

  21. Nate Says:

    Ponoko is so cool – can’t wait to finally get something on here though-

    Happy Holidays!

  22. Trevor Lewis Says:

    At 40 I finally went back to college, and not only am I rockin the classes, I *love* it!

  23. Steven Goodyke Says:

    I will be finished with my college courses this semester and will be able to go home and celebrate with my family. :)

  24. Shawn Says:

    I am ready to kick the crap out of my finals!

  25. Gray's Crafts Says:

    I’ve just won a toy which is a character in my favorite computer game! And I will be making fashion apparel, handbags, and shoes starting next year, using a combination of laser cutting and 3D printing. Finally my life dream of being a fashion designer is coming true! :)

  26. Rory McDonald Says:

    My wife is a Dyslexia tutor. Most kids who are dyslexic (it is not about reversed letters btw-that is dysgraphia)are also ADD, or have a form of Aspergers or Autism. So these are very tough kids to work with, but she is awesome at it.
    She and I collaborated on a project that helps kids get better self-feedback during tutoring, using a device I prototyped.
    We are doing final testing, and if all goes well, I will be using Ponoko to do production pieces so it can be available to Dyslexia tutors and teachers all over the country!

  27. Andrew Christensen Says:

    Christmas break is just around the corner and I’ve got about a month off from school! It will be a great time to rest!

  28. Jessica Anderson Says:

    I met a handsome boy who I really like. I went rock climbing for the first time ever with him, and I LOVE it!

  29. Anna Carmel Says:

    I have an awesome/annoying boyfriend who I’m crazy for and I bought myself some new socks. Is a win-win holiday season!

  30. Stephane Says:

    My band has just finished an album I’m very proud of! Thanks to Ponoko and laser cutting, I was able to design a very cool stencil image for the album. It looks very rad!

  31. Doug Says:

    My great tiding of joy arrived yesterday from ponoko.com—my first laser cutting order is now 50% complete!

  32. Manuel Fernandez Says:

    After not having any gifts for my little girl last Christmas. I got her toys and a lot of other stuff. She is going to just love it this year. Happy days to all!

  33. John Says:

    I have started a new health lifestyle and lost 15 lbs since the summer

  34. Tim Says:

    The digital age at its best!

  35. Jacob Wood Says:

    We are moving house!

  36. Sean Says:

    I am pretty thankful to have my family together for the holidays this year. After just finishing my graphic design degree in june I was blessed to get my first full time graphic design job. Which means I am excited to spread the joy with my family and friends this christmas. I will hopefully be making them some laser cut goodies from ponoko.com. I will also be creating my first laser cut ornament to add to our tree (we have a tradition of adding one new ornament to our tree every year)!

  37. Gary Viveiros Says:

    Peace to all! I enjoyed reading your entries like reading mail from relatives. Be contented, stay safe, and don’t do anything that would bring grief to others. Remember, Wise men Still Seek Him!

  38. Leigh Says:

    My daughter is performing in the Nutcracker Ballet for 2 different companies… thankfully one is almost done and my little 8 year old girl can stop looking like a little dance professional.

  39. Pete Prodoehl Says:

    Good News, Everyone! I’m not sick anymore! I was sick for 8 days. At least I think it was 8 days. I don’t have a calendar around here to confirm that, but it felt like 8 days. Pretty awesome, huh? :)

  40. Travis Eskelsen Says:

    After putting my heart and soul into preserving a 122 year old historic brothel that tells the story of a time that is past gone, my partner and I were able to get a major cable series to film an episode in our brothel. This hopefully will get us the attention needed to follow through on this project so the memories of the soiled doves can be remembered and their story of how they made a small town grow into a major city of the old west.

  41. LaTiesha Says:

    After applying around for 2 years, this southerner finally got her New York City design job. I’ve been here for 4 months so far, just landed my first apartment, and everything is turning out great. Happy holidays to everyone!

  42. Paul Says:

    I just found out that my high school is getting 3D printers!

  43. Liz Says:

    I got my almost-three-year-old nephew a toy car that he loved so much, he didn’t let go of it for the whole weekend he stayed with us.

  44. Arielle Says:

    Had my first craft show this weekend and sold my laser cut jewelry for the first time! Good tidings!

  45. Adrian Says:

    Today is my birthday!

  46. Daniel Says:

    My local university, Massey, has a Fab Lab, and a very interesting diploma in Design and Product Development that means I could get to play with laser cutting, CNC and other toys!

  47. Lothaire Says:

    It’s snowing here in Montreal, and this woman I assume is homeless always sits on a bench in a parc next to my appartment.

    I went over to her and gave her gingerbread, a thermos with some warm tea+honey, and a bag of change I keep in my piggybank for occasions like that. Made me feel good :)

  48. linda Says:

    My 5 yr old is having his class graduation themed ‘Let’s Celebrate Learning’ Concert, he’s a dancing & sailor, I’ll be there cheering! xox

  49. robotron Says:

    I’m sick but getting better right now.

  50. Roque Says:

    Good news! I just found this post! So I could win if I just comment here! Yeah baby!

  51. Stuart Says:

    Still looking for a laser cut printed wedding invitations which is how I happened on Ponoko with no luck so far, but who cares I am marrying the most beautiful girl in the world next May so that is where all my luck has gone.

  52. Kerry Says:

    Works finished for the year, relaxing in the sun having lunch. Nice.

  53. Jake Says:

    I get to go home for christmas!

  54. ioan Says:

    Just got back from Disneyland with my 4 year old. She loved it.

  55. Emma Says:

    It’s less than two weeks ’til Christmas! That’s good right?! That means it’s nearly time for a break from work, hanging out with amazing people and eating lots of good food, all in the sun because I’m in NZ.
    - Emma :D

  56. Stilettoblade Says:

    I haven’t slept more than 2 hours at a stretch in over a month, because I became a father in November and I get to buy presents for my beautiful daughter’s first Christmas!

  57. Andrew Says:

    I only have one week until I am done with what has been a very difficult semester of design work. Then I can relax entirely!

  58. George Says:

    Nothing better than getting laser cut items from Ponoko!

  59. James Says:

    Just finished the hardest class at my university for the MBA program with a B! Took a lot of hard work and long hours studying but I survived!

  60. TheDannyMann Says:

    Good tidings! Clark, that’s the gift that keeps on giving the whole year

  61. Hunter Scott Says:

    The company I started just made its first large sale!

  62. Jerome Says:

    Doing one last all nighter for the last class I need to take to satisfy the course requirement for my degree. And tomorrow we will have a floating bonfire at my colleagues lake house. How awesome is that?

  63. Catharine Says:

    Just got back to the west coast to spend the holidays with my parents and sister. I get to stay for a whole month!

  64. Kristen Turner Says:

    Thanks everyone for your good tidings. The Ponoko Team loved reading them. 60+ reasons to smile!

    And good tidings to our 5 randomly chosen winners: Robbie, Linda, LaTiesha, Stilettoblade, & Hannah!

    For those who are interested, this calendar is for sale at the Use Your Digits etsy store for $35. http://etsy.me/roJ2Ch