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Strawbees, a fantastic prototyping toy for makers of all ages. Build huge mechanical objects from standard straws and cardboard!
Strawbees, a fantastic prototyping toy for makers of all ages. Build huge mechanical objects from standard straws and cardboard!
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    1. Martin Sleeman on April 11, 2017

      Wow, looks like it died? What the hell?

    2. Viola Procovio
      on November 13, 2016

      Still waiting!!!

    3. Davis Paipa on March 8, 2016

      Hi Guys, I am still waiting to receive my strawbees kit from backing the project in 2014! Do you even expect to send it out?

    4. Lisa Clark on November 10, 2015

      I'm still waiting to receive my Strawbees kit from backing the project in 2014! This is a ridiculously long time. Please advise when I can expect it via email.

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      Nghiem Xuan Hoang on August 13, 2015


      I haven't seen any thing from you. Please check and update the status of your shipments.



    6. Minh Ngọc Lê on January 27, 2015

      Got the kit but couldn't find 6mm straws in Amsterdam :'( If no local stores have them, I'll have to go online which will be more costly (e.g. shipping cost).

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      vittorio maiullari on January 21, 2015

      Hi guys,
      i'd like to be respectful and considerate but at the moment is the fourth time i write you to have some updates about when i'll get my Strawbees and i still haven't received any answer.
      I keep on receiving your newsletter but not even a word about my order.
      Please, be respectful and considerate and give us some answers.
      Thank you

    8. Lisa Clark on January 20, 2015

      I'm still waiting to receive my Strawbees kit from the initial funding (over a year ago). Will you please update me as to when I'll receive my kit? I've emailed and used the contact me on this page with no results or communications so far.

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      Caroline Stevens on November 8, 2014

      I also have not received my kit and have not received a response to the emails I have sent inquiring (over the past several months) on why I have not received my kit. Please advise.

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      Tristan Dalay on October 26, 2014

      I havent received mine yet also.

    11. CREATABLES Creator on October 25, 2014

      We will look through the recent posts of not receiving kits next week. Hold tight.

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      on October 24, 2014

      I also have not received my kit nor a response.

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      vittorio maiullari on October 16, 2014

      Hello, i haven't received the kit yet and i've been still waiting for a reply, at least.
      Please, be kind and give some info

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      Simon Hatfield on September 26, 2014

      Finally got around to playing with the Strawbees with my daughter only to find none of the straws we have are the right size :( Having trouble finding 6mm straws in Australia. Anyone know where to get them?

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      DT on September 14, 2014

      odd just opened my kit and was missing 3 strawbees =( 3 panels seem to have lost the same corner piece =/

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      L on September 3, 2014

      Thank you. I finally got my kit yesterday.

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      vittorio maiullari on September 3, 2014

      I still haven't received my strawbees yet. Any news?

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      Bill Coleman on August 20, 2014

      Please advise on the availability and pricing of the bulk kits. Thank you!
      "We will also make special edition School kits where we don't need store front packaging, and these too will be available for international shipping."

    19. shenando on August 13, 2014


      I live in Singapore. I have not received my inventor kit as well. Please let me know if my order was bounced.


    20. CREATABLES Creator on August 6, 2014

      @L and Piotr: We are looking into bounced orders right now. So if you have not yet received your reward we will contact you shortly to verify your shipping address.
      @Bill: Straw length is arbitrary, your can cut them to size so the longer you can find the better. This makes for interesting experiments in the strength of beams in relation to length etc.

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      L on August 2, 2014

      Hi, I still have not recieved my inventors kit yet. I have not heard from you guys. Please give me an update. Thank you.

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      Piotr Cieciura on August 1, 2014

      I have not received my INVENTOR KIT yet. Any news about it?

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      Breanne Fulawka on July 27, 2014

      Breanne Fulawka 7 days ago
      I ordered the Early Bird Crazy Scientist kit - and I was under the impression that the kit was to include some straws (the ones shown in the pictures - the ones that are the same color as the straw bees). I am quite disappointed that my straws do not match the strawbees. Also, next time would there be a way to select the colours of the strawbees? I would have preferred different colours.

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      Bill Coleman on July 23, 2014

      What seems to be the best length of straw? 7.75 inches? 10 inches? or ???

    25. mateodays on July 20, 2014

      Just received it yesterday. Thanks!!

    26. mateodays on July 17, 2014

      Hi. I ordered the inventor kit, and haven't received it yet. Is their an ETA? Shipping address is in Chile!

    27. Gleb Stsenov on July 12, 2014

      got the kit, but cannot find 6mm straws in local stores :(( 5mm and 7mm doesn't work. Sad :'\

    28. Tzoa on July 9, 2014

      I ordered a maker kit but haven't received it yet. Was it shipped out?

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      L on July 8, 2014

      Hi. I ordered the inventor kit, and haven't received it yet. Is their an eta?

    30. Judy
      on July 2, 2014

      My 6 year old niece made an icosahedron, and it is the BEST kitten toy ever!

    31. Osman EL-BABA
      on July 2, 2014

      @Creatables awaiting your answwr on my below message please....

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      Angelina Thelin on June 30, 2014

      Curious if mine has gone out yet, were super excited for this

    33. Osman EL-BABA
      on June 29, 2014

      Dear Creatables , I received my Accucut that was sent on june 13 but without the Strawbees pack and it has a problem in one of the white rolling tubes that is cut shorter than normal and is falling out of place :( kindly advise on how to fix this issue and regarding the missing strawbees package.

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      Tristan Dalay on June 29, 2014

      is there a tracking number that i can refer to for my package?

    35. CREATABLES Creator on June 28, 2014

      Hi DT, yours was unfortunately one of the three kits that bounced back from Canada.
      Somehow our system had messed up the address a little and missed the extra row. It's on its way again, so it will be there very soon!

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      DT on June 27, 2014

      Nevermind I didn't get it, it was a different parcel. Ah when will i get my strawbees... CRAZY SCIENTIST KIT

    37. James Kevin Doherty on June 26, 2014

      Received my Inventor Kit last week and it's great! I just need more straws, I'll try the cardboard next. Thank you!

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      DT on June 25, 2014

      Were these sent via ups?

    39. Ahmadsyah Zhafrie on June 24, 2014

      I got my package. but cant find a suitable straw size

    40. Halina Kaja Mydin
      on June 23, 2014

      I got my MAD scientist kit today! Now to get me some straws!!! Thanks.

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      Angelina Thelin on June 22, 2014

      Local library got theirs can't wait so excited

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      Jason Sewall on June 21, 2014

      I got mine a few days ago! But I ran out and bought straws and they don't seem to fit: they are too narrow for the male end of the strawbees.

      Any recommendations for type of straws in the US? I assume there are many types....

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      Christy Wood on June 20, 2014

      Got my kit earlier this week, love everything about it. A summer of building fun awaits!

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      Sergio G on June 18, 2014

      yesterday i received my strawbees, thank you.

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      vvatts on June 17, 2014

      It looks like Accucut sent my infinite kit from Nebraska via UPS this morning.

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      Jeanne Marshall on June 17, 2014

      So excited - we received our Mad Scientist kit today. School's out soon; Strawbees will help fuel C's summer of making.

    47. Amir Soltani on June 14, 2014

      Received my Strawbees. Lots of fun, I just wish there were some blue/black Strawbees among the ones I got. Good work and thank you.

    48. Juan Verneda on June 13, 2014

      Sergio G: creo que yo las compré en Makro.

    49. Juan Verneda on June 13, 2014

      Received mine (Maker kit).

      The only con: I should have pledged for the inventor kit :D

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      Øystein Nordvik on June 12, 2014

      (And mine was a 100+ set, btw)

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