Sold out (and "Almost Pefect" sale)
I'm thrilled to announce that we have officially sold out of Tashtego 1.0! We ordered about 40% more than we needed for our Kickstarter backers, and, thanks to... Read more
Crazy idea - Want a completely custom Tashtego roll?
Hey Tashtego folks,
What would you think about a roll in which you could customize the color, size, pocket layout, labels for each pocket, and leather monogram?
Since shipping the... Read more
You got the Tashtego Travel Kit, right?
Happy New Year, everyone!
I hope that, by now, all of you have received your Tashtego Travel Kits and happily used them traveling over the holidays.
Many of you left... Read more
Shipping Update #3 - DONE
WHEW!! We are done. As of this morning, rewards have been shipped to all 1158 backers around the world.
It was seriously fun to hear all the countries and states... Read more
Shipping Update #2
As of today, all domestic and international Navy, Black and Charcoal single units have been shipped. Emails with tracking numbers for all these shipments went out today... Read more
Shipping Update #1
WOOHOO!! We will receive the first batch of Tashtego Travel Kits on Tuesday (tomorrow) and begin shipping. They will continue to go out over the next two weeks -- which... Read more
Manufacturing Update #7 (The Final Countdown)
This should be the next to last manufacturing update! The first rolls are coming off the line as we speak.Here are a few pics of the... Read more
Manufacturing Update #6 (and new prototype)
A quick manufacturing update…the pieces are coming together!
Here is the main pocket section for the navy color.
You can just see the twill tape on the inside... Read more
Manufacturing Update #5
We are officially in production. WOOO-HOOO!
For all of you who like to know the nitty-gritty details, here are a few.... each roll is made of 4 pieces of... Read more
Manufacturing Update #4
Just a quick manufacturing update: every component but the zippers has arrived (zippers scheduled for next week). Here are pics of the belts being cut and the 845... Read more
Manufacturing Update #3
Just a quick (and exciting) manufacturing update - all the components are arriving. Here are the Tashtego patches that will go on the outside of the rolls and... Read more
Manufacturing Update - Our First Problem and the Solution
Hello Backers -
We hit our first production snag (actually three of them). Don’t worry, we have a solution (but it's going to take a few more weeks)! Here’s the... Read more
I wanted to give you a quick update on manufacturing. At this moment, every component of the Tashtego rolls is, er, rolling towards Oakland. We are on track for a... Read more
Survey Lockdown and Manufacturing Update
Last call for order updates!
The last day to make final updates to your order is Friday, July 29 (tomorrow). On Friday, we will lock your reward selections and... Read more
Surveys are out!
Surveys are out! Yesterday, each of you should have received a survey from Backerkit via email requesting your address and choice of color. You also have the option to add... Read more
Thank you for making Tashtego a reality! Here’s what needs to happen before we kick off production.
First, Kickstarter needs to transfer over the funds. This should happen today... Read more
We did it!
Whew! We did it! 30 days ago I pressed Launch and held my breath. It was really scary and I had no idea what to expect. The first backer came... Read more
48 Hours to GO!
48 hours to go!
We are at $53,199 as of this morning - amazing. Can we hit $55,000? Or $60,000?
All of you enabled an adventure I only dreamed about.... Read more
4 Days to go! (and 178 til Christmas)
4 days to go! And 178 days until Christmas (just sayin'….)
We just crossed $49,000, which is definitely in the “beyond my wildest dreams” category!
Many of you have posted... Read more
7 Days to Go!
We're just 7 days away from the end of the Tashtego Travel Kit Kickstarter campaign!
Because of all of you, we are at$48,000, backed by more... Read more
Stretch Goal Update
In less than 24 hours, you’ve made serious headway on the stretch goal challenges. We’ve gotten 150 Facebook likes, pics of favorite trips, favorite rolls (mango sushi among others), several... Read more
Updated Stretch Goals (and thanks)
(Fancier graphic coming tonight)
Hello Backers. We are now exactly halfway through the campaign and we just crossed $41,000! All I can say is thank you. It’s incredibly... Read more
You Did It! Funded on Day 10.
Tashtego Tribe -
WE DID IT! Or, rather - YOU DID IT! Now we get to bring Tashtego into the world. Let’s ROLLLLL!
The question is no longer, “Will we... Read more
$4,000 to go - and what's your next adventure?
Tashtego Tribe -
Every time I’ve backed a project and seen it take off, I’ve wondered what it must feel like. Well, now I know. As of this morning, 540... Read more
New Reward Level
Hello Kickstarter Backers,
Great news: We have officially reached 50% of our goal!
As a thank you for your support, we are releasing 3 new reward levels for the... Read more
Hello Kickstarter Backers!
Wow! What a crazy couple days it has been. We’re nearly halfway to our goal in just 4 days! Kickstarter has named us a “Product We Love”... Read more