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The Holdster converts mason jars into sexy, leather-bound mugs.  Your beverage has never looked so good.
The Holdster converts mason jars into sexy, leather-bound mugs.  Your beverage has never looked so good.
The Holdster converts mason jars into sexy, leather-bound mugs. Your beverage has never looked so good.
728 backers pledged $42,940 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator Marnix van der Lijn on February 7, 2013

      Received the Holdster last week at my parents place, just opened it. WOW ! the quality is amazing and I cant wait to take some pictures of it ! What a fantastic product and 1000% worth the wait. Thank you for making something soo awesome !

    2. Creator Jared Nichol on January 17, 2013

      The Holdsters have arrived in northern Canada! Got one box of three (of six) today!! Thanks you guys! I'll be waiting by the door tomorrow for the other 3!! They are gorgeous! Drinking out of them in mere moments.

    3. Creator Marsh Gooding on January 2, 2013

      @aisbaby we apologize for the delay! We hit some serious snags with shipping internationally; shipping leather internationally gets tricky. Rest assured, all US and Canadian orders have shipped and should be arriving very soon as long as there are no issues at customs. Thank you again for your support and understanding and you should have your Holdster very soon!

    4. Creator aisbaby on January 2, 2013

      Hello! Any Canadians out there who received their holdsters already? :)
      Just a little disappointed as I was given the impression they'd arrive in the US & Canada by december just in time for christmas.

    5. Creator Luann Gardas on January 1, 2013

      Love it! Came in time for Christmas too! Thank you.

    6. Creator Mosley Hardy on December 31, 2012

      The recipients LOVED their Holdsters. I recently saw that this project failed to get funded:…

      Maybe it's something that you guys might want to take on. . .

    7. Creator aisbaby on December 26, 2012

      a little disappointed that this didn't make it on time for christmas.... :(

    8. Creator Allana on December 25, 2012

      eta for deliveries to canada>!

    9. Creator Betty Widerski on December 18, 2012

      Hi - I haven't received mine yet. Do you have any tracking info for me? Thanks!

    10. Creator Marsh Gooding on December 18, 2012

      @JorgenaveSamano Your Holdsters were sent a couple weeks ago. Please check your messages as we have sent you more detailed information there. Thanks again for your support!

    11. Creator Jorge nava Samano on December 18, 2012

      Hey Im sad !!! I don't have mine yet :(

    12. Creator hcreatives on December 16, 2012

      Marsh and Bobby - I just wanted to say a big huge thank you for making my morning every day...for some reason my coffee just tastes that much better in a Holdster. B-) Bought one for my gf, too, so we each have one. It's pure "Made In The U.S.of A." goodness!

      Merry Christmas! Cheers from the Bay - {h}

    13. Creator Raja Bala on December 13, 2012

      Hey guys,
      Just got my holdster today! Had my first cup of Indian coffee in it!
      Feels great.

      It would be great if in the future, you could change the bottom of the mason jar to hold the lid. I think that's better than having to carry it around in your pocket/hand when you're walking and taking a sip.

      Great finish on the product though! Wish you much success with this project!

    14. Creator Chris Chelko on December 11, 2012

      I just received my Holdster Model 01 and absolutely love it. I'm going to buy more for gifts this holiday season because it's perfect for the home or office AND it's totally unique enough to be a conversation starter. It's art meets function.

    15. Creator Nate on December 11, 2012

      Got mine! Sipping some fine Caffe Mocha out of it at the office. Awesome.

    16. Creator Alarian DarkWind on December 8, 2012

      Here is a Photo of mine. Really looks great.

    17. Creator Margaret Bickley on December 8, 2012

      I love mine! It arrived just in the nick of time: I picked it up from the post office as I was on my way to a holiday party where everyone was to bring a glass that reflected her personality. I love it--so far it has been used for holiday beverage, coffee, and beer. Well done!

    18. Creator jrmorick on December 7, 2012

      Very well done, indeed (on time delivery and snazzy product). I got four of these but can see I'll be ordering more.

    19. Creator JNB on December 6, 2012

      Got mine a few minutes ago and I had to hurry and make a cup of coffee! I love it. Great workmanship! Got an extra for a gift also.

    20. Creator April Ost on December 6, 2012

      My Holdster came a few minutes ago and I love it! I bought this for my son and can't wait for him to open it on Christmas morning. He will appreciate the workmanship and the story of how it started. Great job guys!

    21. Creator Daniel Galve on December 6, 2012

      Has anybody started received their holdsters yet? can you post pics?

    22. Creator Allana on November 19, 2012

      So excited about these! Going to make a great birthday present for my super hipster little brother on xmas eve and an excellent xmas present for me the next day!!

    23. Creator aisbaby on November 13, 2012

      AWESOME :D
      Thanks for the update boys ;)

    24. Creator Marsh Gooding on November 12, 2012

      @aisbaby- We're going to send out an update this week with details but we're definitely on track for shipping by the first week of December so you will have them on time- Thanks!

    25. Creator aisbaby on November 12, 2012

      Is the early december timeline still a go? :D
      Just double checking (in case I need to scramble to find substitute gifts) if my holdsters dont make it in time for Xmas :)

    26. Creator Michael Phillips on October 18, 2012

      I totally want to do the Jethro Gibbs thing in NCIS, drinking in the basement from a jar while making something, only mine will be wrapped in leather!

    27. Creator Michael Taylor on October 17, 2012

      Loving that these craft projects are doing well on Kick starter. Can't wait to get my Holdsters.

    28. Creator douggeiger on October 11, 2012

      Cool. Sorry I missed that. Now, just make me the random winner. I, like, posted about this on Facebook. Which I am CERTAIN sets me apart from the other 648 backers ;)

    29. Creator Marsh Gooding on October 11, 2012

      @Wendy Quickel- Thanks so much, we cannot wait to get you your Holdsters! Upon completion of the Kickstarter campaign we will issue a survey where you will be able to select which model Holdsters you would like to receive. And good news; as of right now we should have the Holdsters out early December in time for the Holidays!

    30. Creator Marsh Gooding on October 11, 2012

      @douggeiger- by backing the project you are eligible to win the Holdster Logo Fist T-shirt and/or the Holdster Logo Fist leather coasters. We will randomly pick 20 winners (10 for each product) if our Backer count gets to 750 backers. Thanks so much for your support and keep spreading the word about Holdster!

    31. Creator Wendy Quickel on October 11, 2012

      Just pledged $50 and super excited to try out the 2 new holdsters. How do I go about specifying the style I'd like? I wanna go for the cross stitch with handle! Awesome! Hoping they'll be here by Christmas!

    32. Creator douggeiger on October 11, 2012

      Maybe I just don't understand Kickstarterese well enough--but what does one DO to get / be eligible for a coaster? I have spent 15 minutes looking for the button to press...(sorry if I missed something obvious)

    33. Creator Marsh Gooding on October 8, 2012

      @Eduardo- the Holdster ships with one 16oz wide mouth Ball mason jar, never hurts to have a couple backups though!

    34. Creator Eduardo on October 6, 2012

      This might be a dumb question, what size is the jar? Need to buy some. Thanks.

    35. Creator Jason Ryan Busher on October 4, 2012

      Just curious but why are the bonus awards in update 2 such a stretch? You originally asked for $5,500 but you're asking for nearly $60,000 (roughly the average donation per person for 1000 people) before you give away 10 t-shirts and 10 coasters, all of which which could potentially turn into advertising revenue... guess I'm just trying to say I'm disappointed with "bonus" awards from the project.

    36. Creator Dabu Astrodabu on October 4, 2012

      In for 10! Excited to see what that Model 5 is like. The video you guys posted with the finger loop being looped through the belt shows a potential design change. Maybe a metal finger loop frame so it can clip on/off things easily?

    37. Creator Hannah Berkowitz on September 29, 2012

      Early chanukah present to myself? Yep!

    38. Creator Kelsey Rogers on September 25, 2012

      This project is awesome. I keep giving my husband crap about drinking out of mason jars. Now he can do it in style!

    39. Creator Aldrin Gamos on September 24, 2012

      I can't wait to bring this to work and be the envy of my coworkers. So excited to get it!