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The simplest way to whisk. In seconds, clean a whisk without frustration or mess.
The simplest way to whisk. In seconds, clean a whisk without frustration or mess.
The simplest way to whisk. In seconds, clean a whisk without frustration or mess.
2,072 backers pledged $80,370 to help bring this project to life.

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WHISK WIPER: Whisking Made Easy

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 Using a whisk is messy. Now no-mess whisking is here! WHISK WIPER wipes the whisk and bowl while conserving food and water, and keeps your whisk and counter clean.

Whisk without getting stuck. Wipe the loops as you pull WHISK WIPER off, gathering the batter on top.

Your frosting belongs on the cake, not in the sink. Return that batter to the bowl with a simple wipe.

Focus on baking instead of cleaning. Catch drips and splatter, keeping your hands and counter clean.

How simple is it? Before whisking, take a moment to line up whisk loops with WHISK WIPER as you pull it on.

When you're finished whisking, simply pull it back off and you'll have a wiped whisk with the food neatly gathered on top.

 

 

 

  

Whisk Wiper was an idea that came to me when I was cleaning a whisk in my sink, wiping each loop between my fingers, one at a time. I wondered: why can't I wipe them all at once?  

I made the first prototype in a day using automotive silicone in a cardboard mold with an aluminum frame. It still works great!  

Finished Whisk Wiper (left) next to the original prototype.
Finished Whisk Wiper (left) next to the original prototype.

A patent was applied for which has since resulted in two issued patents with more pending. It turns out that this concept was unusually novel, making for very strong patent protection.

 

 

My existing businesses from my first patent, Scaredy Cut and Calming Clipper, have been made in the USA for over 5 years and we’ve never looked back. Having domestic production is key to quality control, most of all.

After an exhaustive search, we found a great company to help us produce both the molds and Whisk Wiper itself. We’ve been working with Greg Leighton at C&G Mercury Plastics, which started here in LA in 1947. It’s key that they’re just 20 minutes from our offices.

Finally, the whisk. We searched Los Angeles’ best culinary stores for the perfect whisk. Our search led us to John Merrifield, a manufacturer in Portland who makes some of the best whisks in the world. We will be working with them to produce a perfectly-fitting whisk to be paired with our first batch of WHISK WIPERs.

Going forward, this campaign can allow us to invest further into doing production with this company. Once the tooling is made, the costs are very competitive in producing locally. This makes our product 100% Made in the USA!

 

Slit design was a challenge. The first prototype had slits that met. This actually just traded one cleaning problem for another as the mix became stuck in the slits once it was pulled off. We solved this by making the slits slightly gapped. As they are still narrower than the wire loops, they clean just as well but cleaning them is as easy as a quick rinse.

It helps to work with a professional in 3D modeling! Some initial attempts I had in working with 3D files resulted in 3D prints that were a disaster in the machine. Plastic, everywhere.

We then proceeded to make over twenty 3D prints with a local company, Purple Platypus. We were able to not only experiment with the form of WHISK WIPER but the 3D printers allowed us to dial in the softness of the plastic. We experimented with everything from Shore A 80 down to 27.

 Our Special Offer with Christmas Delivery is SOLD OUT.  We will ship the remaining rewards in the order pledged as soon as we can.  

 

 

Anyone who buys a Whisk Wiper set or additional Whisk Wipers will be eligible to choose their color(s). All four colors will be available in March 2017 (est.), and for our early bird supporters, Glass Blue will be available by Christmas 2016. We'll send you a survey to select your color when the campaign ends.

We'll be sending backers a survey to select colors once the campaign ends.  

Early-November 2016: Approval of final shots from the mold and first production.

Mid-November: Packaging and label production deadline. First Whisk Wiper production and preparation for fulfillment.

Late-November: First production round completed

Early-December: First production round rewards shipped

Early-January 2017: Begin second round of production

March 2017: Second production round rewards shipped.

 Here's what our biggest fans have to say:

 

 

Risks and challenges

We've tested Whisk Wiper in a kitchen environment. If anything unexpected happens to your Whisk Wiper that renders it any less than perfect, we will happily replace it. That's an unconditional guarantee.

We have close relationships with the companies we're working with. We're confident that you'll receive your rewards at the dates we've provided.

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    You're supporting our cause of being food- and water-wise, and we thank you! You'll receive a custom-made thank-you card from our team.

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    WHISK WIPER SET x1 - EARLY BIRD

    CHRISTMAS DELIVERY FOR EARLY BACKERS! You’ll receive a WHISK WIPER set consisting of a WHISK WIPER in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We will ship by December 9th but due to shipping time we cannot guarantee arrival by Christmas.

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    WHISK WIPER SET x1

    You’ll receive a WHISK WIPER set consisting of a Whisk Wiper in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. While we can't guarantee delivery by the end of the year we will ship as soon as we can. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

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    WHISK WIPER SET x2 - EARLY BIRD

    CHRISTMAS DELIVERY FOR EARLY BACKERS! You’ll receive two WHISK WIPER sets, each consisting of a WHISK WIPER in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We will ship by December 9th but due to shipping time we cannot guarantee arrival by Christmas.

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    • WHISK WIPER in glass blue
    • 11" stainless-steel whisk
    • Guaranteed Christmas delivery
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    WHISK WIPER SET x2

    You’ll receive two WHISK WIPER sets, each consisting of a Whisk Wiper in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. While we can't guarantee delivery by the end of the year, we will ship as soon as we can. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

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    • 11" stainless-steel whisk
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    WHISK WIPER SET x3 - EARLY BIRD

    CHRISTMAS DELIVERY FOR EARLY BACKERS! You’ll receive three WHISK WIPER sets, each consisting of a WHISK WIPER in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We will ship by December 9th but due to shipping time we cannot guarantee arrival by Christmas.

    Includes:
    • WHISK WIPER in glass blue
    • 11" stainless-steel whisk
    • Guaranteed Christmas delivery
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    WHISK WIPER SET x3

    You’ll receive three WHISK WIPER sets, each consisting of a Whisk Wiper in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. While we can't guarantee delivery by the end of the year, we will ship as soon as we can. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

    Includes:
    • WHISK WIPER in glass blue
    • 11" stainless-steel whisk
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    WHISK WIPER SET x4 - EARLY BIRD

    CHRISTMAS DELIVERY FOR EARLY BACKERS! You’ll receive four WHISK WIPER sets, each consisting of a WHISK WIPER in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

    INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING: We will ship by December 9th but due to shipping time we cannot guarantee arrival by Christmas.

    Includes:
    • WHISK WIPER in glass blue
    • 11" stainless-steel whisk
    • Guaranteed Christmas delivery
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    Ships to Anywhere in the world
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    Pledge $92 or more About $92

    WHISK WIPER SET x4

    You’ll receive four WHISK WIPER sets, each consisting of a Whisk Wiper in glass blue with the 11” stainless-steel whisk. While we can't guarantee delivery by the end of the year, we will ship as soon as we can. You’ll also support our cause of being food- and water-wise.

    Includes:
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    • 11" stainless-steel whisk
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