About this project
Wall mounted bottle openers are known – because they are simply useful. But there never was one that was functional as well as attractive. Therefore we started to design - to create a bottle opener for the wall that compares functionality, sustainability and simplicity with high elegance - so Johnny Catch was born.
Johnny Catch was designed and developed by us, now we want to produce and market it. We already developed some products. Regarding serial implementation and marketing we always cooperated with established manufacturers. With Johnny Catch, we are trying for the first time to introduce the product ourselves - it excites us - but is also a respectable challenge. We started a crowdfunding campaign on startnext a German platform with the Johnny Catch Cup. We could partly fund the tooling cost for the Catch-Cup. For the new Johnny Catch Magnet we need a very thin and ultra strong magnet, which is especially produced for us. Therefore we need your help to get the toolingcost and the Minimum Order Quantity of magnets ready to start a first production.
Johnny Catch needs a home! He would like to move in with… the style-concious beer drinker, bionade bourgeois, kiosk around the corner, Hells Angels Clubhouse, Band’s practice room, favorite bar, arbour, roof-deck, stylish kitchen, flat share, the bling bling club, imbiss, workshop…
Your support goes 100% in the tooling and the production of Johnny Catch. For the Catch-Cup, the Stainless-Steel Parts and the Rare-Earth Magnet we need tooling for the production. For these parts there are Minimum Order Quantities. Help us to overcome this hurdle and support Johnny Catch today.
Thank you all for your support!
Wherever you life on this planet Johnny Catch will reach you. Shipment is included all over the globe!
höfats | design + engineering www.hoefats.com ...a young product development office. Thomas Kaiser and Christian Wassermann.
We are engineers and product designers. During our first degree - Mechanical Engineering at the University of Kempten (Allgäu) - we got to know ourselves and started our first joint project: the Bergmönch. The success of the Bergmönch made us taste blood in product development. The conclusion was clear: we wanted to upgrade and realise more product ideas.
To encompass all aspects of product development we went for a second degree: Product Design Studies at the Art Academy Berlin Weissensee. This has given us a lot of valuable new perspectives … so we founded höfats | design + engineering www.hoefats.com. höfats represents the fusion of design and engineering; it offers an symbiosis of both and thus provides capabilities beyond either of the two disciplines alone.
Our US guy Adam Link is a serial entrepreneur and global traveler. He enjoys bringing new products to life, whether digital or physical. His background is in finance with over $ 300M in transactions completed. He provides US market intelligence, including finance, market research, logistics and fulfillment support.
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Risks and challenges
In any project there are risks that have to be considered. We are designers and engineers. So we have the full overview of the product. We know what we want and what is the best for Johnny Catch.
In fact, we will produce 100% in Germany. We know our production partners personally and have worked already together in earlier projects. For the shipping worldwide we have DHL as our logistic partner. They know how to deliver your Johnny Catch. So support us today, lean back and wait for your Johnny Catch. We have everything under control!Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
Note the following advise that your JOHNNY CATCH sticks perfectly:
The adhesive film sticks to all smooth and even and on slightly structured surfaces.
Do not stick Johnny Catch on strong unevenness.
The adhesive film is designed for permanent attachment. Avoid to attache Johnny Catch
to sensitive surfaces, if you want to replace it later.
The underground must be free of dust, grease, silicone and free from lime. Clean and degrease the underground with pure alcohol (isopropanol) or denatured alcohol. Bathroom or all purpose cleaners are not suitable. Dry the cleaned area then.
Position Johnny Catch and press it firmly for about 10 seconds. The best adhesive power will be achieved at temperatures between 70 °F and 10 °F.
For reapplying your Johnny Catch use the original 3M double-face Scotch Tape. It will be soon available in the Johnny Catch online store.
Beachte bitte folgende Hinweise, damit JOHNNY CATCH optimal haftet:
Die Klebefolie haftet auf allen glatten und planen, sowie auf leicht strukturierten Oberflächen. Klebe Johnny Catch nicht über starke Unebenheiten.
Die Klebefolie ist zur dauerhaften Befestigung vorgesehen. Vermeide es, Johnny Catch an empfindlichen Oberflächen zu befestigen, wenn Du ihn später wieder ablösen willst.
Der Untergrund muss staub-, fett-, silikon- und kalkfrei sein. Reinige und entfette den Untergrund mit reinem Alkohol (Isopropanol) oder Brennspiritus. Bad- oder Allzweckreiniger sind nicht geeignet. Trockne die gereinigte Stelle anschließend.
Positioniere Johnny Catch und drücke ihn für ca. 10 Sekunden kräftig an. Die beste Klebekraft erhältst Du bei Temperaturen zwischen 21°C und 38°C.
Um deinen Johnny Catch erneut zu befestigen verwende das original doppelseitige Klebeband von 3M. Es wird in Kürze im Johnny Catch Online Shop erhältlich sein.
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