Luddite Industries began like any small start-up: a brilliant idea, a team of passionate leaders, and a product that was more of a theory than a reality.
1979    Ernest P. Buckman sells first Atari 2600 with custom wooden frame out of his Cupertino Garage.
1982    Dr. Buckman drops out of Berkeley's computer science graduate program to pursue apprenticeship in woodworking.
1985    Wooden Auto company founded.
1987    Wooden Auto files for bankruptcy.
1988    Tele-wood corporation founded.
1988    Tele-wood files for bankruptcy.
1990    First indications of Technology Exposure Syndrome (TES) appear in midwest.
1991    234 computers vandalized by employees at AT&T office in Washington D.C.
26 computers dropped from fourth floor of Goldman Sachs office, N.Y., N.Y.
1992    National Health Board recognizes TES as societal threat.
863 REPORTED cases of TES in California alone, more than 4,000 nationally.
1993    Government coverup of TES begins.
Dr. Buckman investigates possible solutions.
1995    Luddite Industries founded.
1996    First line of wooden computers produced.
1997    Luddite Industries expands to include PC and Mac systems.
www.luddite.com and on-line custom ordering implemented.