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"dunkfish", add a little fun and attitude into the experience of brewing a hot drink.
Created by

Grant Bell

240 backers pledged $14,605 to help bring this project to life.

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    1. Creator Derek Kolakowski on July 19, 2013

      Any further timelines for the coffee filters?

    2. Creator Aaron Letourneau on May 6, 2013

      Grant, do you have an update on the coffee mesh filters?
      Cheers.

    3. Creator Lee Caller on March 27, 2013

      My Dunkfish arrived in the UK this morning. Many thanks, but i see it's still not complete . This has been one painful kickerstarter backed project.. Let's hope the tea will sooth ..

    4. Creator Grant Bell on March 24, 2013

      Hey Jonathan, thank you. Can't say I have tried pomegranate tea, sound awesome. Enjoy!

    5. Creator Grant Bell on March 24, 2013

      Hi Josh, thanks for the update and I am thrilled you like them.

    6. Creator Jonathan Donnelly Gluck on March 24, 2013

      My dunkfish has arrived :) Drinking some pomegranate tea right now. Fantastic work, Grant. Look forward to the coffee infuser.

    7. Creator Josh Thomson on March 23, 2013

      My two dunkfish (dunkfishes?) arrived today. I haven't tried them out yet, but I have to say that they are really beautiful objects. I'm very glad I backed this project and I'm glad you persevered over all the production hassles. I very much appreciate how open you were with the difficulties in the process--I know it was a tremendous pain for you, but it was really educational to me.

    8. Creator Suzanna Geens on March 7, 2013

      It's nearing summer :) I would like my dunkfish...... please ?

    9. Creator Grant Bell on March 1, 2013

      Hey Daniel, We are about 35% through sending out the Dunkfish and will get the rest out ASAP.

      Cheers, Grant

    10. Creator Daniel Hutchings on February 26, 2013

      Hi, I was wondering when we'll receive this....I still haven't gotten mine yet.

    11. Creator Grant Bell on February 19, 2013

      Hi Phil, Glad you like them and hope you enjoy your next cup-o tea.
      Cheers,
      Grant

    12. Creator Phil on February 19, 2013

      Got my Dunkfish today! It's nice. As an engineer, I can appreciate the how well the basket fits into the sealing groove in the body. And the nice stiff rib cage should help prevent the basket from getting all crushed and bent (like all my other tea baskets over the years).

      The packaging seemed pretty high quality too. Nice thick cardboard that stood on its own (or could be hung from a hook). Looking forward to my morning cup o' tea tomorrow. Nice work Grant.

    13. Creator Grant Bell on January 22, 2013

      Hi Janene, if you had told me a year ago that this project would take so long I would have laughed. The factory encountered a problem when production started and had to make some tooling changes. The stainless steel mesh kept crimping when running through the press at full speed. They have told me production will be completed before the 30th of this month.

    14. Creator JANene on January 22, 2013

      Hey Grant.....update? we are almost at your 1 year later date since funding goal met. No doubt the production challenges were probably more than you bargained for!

    15. Creator Grant Bell on December 16, 2012

      Hi J, I just posted an update. Hopfully this answersall your questions. Thanks so much - Grant

    16. Creator j wallace on December 15, 2012

      Just checking in, would you be willing to send out a delivery update - I do see the comment below, but the last e-mail I received asked for shipping info and seemed to suggest that they would ship by mid November at the latest. I totally understand that you've had challenges but it would be helpful to feel up-to-date and like I know where things are at. I bet I'm not the only one wondering.

    17. Creator Grant Bell on December 13, 2012

      Hi Janene, production is underway as we speak. The raw material supplier took a little longer than scheduled to formulate the final material batch for production but I will have the first 1500 Dunkfish here very soon.
      Thanks.

    18. Creator JANene on December 13, 2012

      Any updates on delivery?

    19. Creator Grant Bell on November 1, 2012

      Hi Daniel,

      The coffee infuser mesh will be included with your Dunkfish. The tea tea infuser mesh is a transparent color of the Dunkfish body while the coffee mesh is a clear Tritan. This way it is easy to distinguish the two apart.

      Thanks, Grant

    20. Creator Daniel Hutchings on November 1, 2012

      I saw that you are nearing the end of production/shipping. Any word on the coffee filter portion of this as well, as listed in the rewards section?

    21. Creator Grant Bell on September 17, 2012

      Hi Jane, We just did the first full test of the final production tools last week. There were some minor corrections which the factory has made to the tool. I am expecting to recieve final production pieces this week and will post images and an update as soon as I get them.
      Thanks,
      Grant

    22. Creator JANene on September 17, 2012

      Anybody have any news on delivery???

    23. Creator stevehecker on July 23, 2012

      I am reading your updates with fascination. Keep it up, can't wait to use your amazing piece of functional art.

    24. Creator Suzanna Geens on June 26, 2012

      My teacup is waiting on its own dunkfish. Mybe an update might help :)

    25. Creator Derek Kolakowski on May 30, 2012

      Hey Grant, any new updates/info?

    26. Creator Rachael Shapiro on February 25, 2012

      Hey Grant, any idea when those surveys will be coming out?

    27. Creator Helen Heidstra on January 26, 2012

      Congratulations Grant! Was there ever any doubt that you would make it :) Could luck with the future of the project.

    28. Creator Guillermo Sureda-Burgos on January 25, 2012

      Congratulations Grant!

      May Dunkfish be the first of many fun and interesting projects that bring a smile to everyday things.

      And many thanks to all those who contributed to making Dunkfish a reality. The KickStarter community shows that a joint effort by ordinary people with good intentions and interest in a dream can help the dreamer's vision become real.

      Muchas Gracias...

    29. Creator Derek Kolakowski on January 25, 2012

      Wow... someone jut tripped it, Congrats Grant!

    30. Creator John Carr on January 25, 2012

      Just upped my pledge again, let's make it happen!

    31. Creator Corey on January 25, 2012

      I pledged $96 so that I get 4 dunkfish and 2 coffee baskets... is that cool?

    32. Creator For Good Measure on January 25, 2012

      I'd love to see this product made. I suspect that it might have a better seal than many of the tea infusers that I've used in the past. Fans of loose tea might really like this fun product. And tea stores might benefit from the drummed up interest in loose tea - it would make an awesome display.

      Go Grant Go!

    33. Creator Grant Bell on January 25, 2012

      Thanks Derek, we're down to the wire now!!

    34. Creator Derek Kolakowski on January 25, 2012

      Just upped my pledge again, wish I could go higher! (Not sure what I would do with 20 Dunkfish though)
      7 hours for for $750... 210 backers raising their pledge by at least $5.00 would cover that.

    35. Creator Sylvian Bryan on January 23, 2012

      Very cool idea, I was in need of one this weekend. Good luck!

    36. Creator Derek Kolakowski on January 22, 2012

      Two more questions:

      Are there any plans for multi colored fish in the future? Like your clownfish version at the beginning of the kickstart video.

      Have you named your 4 current fish? IE: Bob, Chumley, Coral, Sirena...

    37. Creator Derek Kolakowski on January 22, 2012

      Quick clarification: with the $90 pledge is it 4 dunkfish and 2 coffee baskets since the $48 pledge is 2 dunkfish and 1 coffee basket? Just want to clarify since the coffee option is huge for me!

    38. Creator Penny on January 19, 2012

      Well done, love the idea and concept and hope it gets off the ground!

    39. Creator Alexis on January 13, 2012

      These are great!

    40. Creator Lisa Bell on December 22, 2011

      Great start!
      Made it on to the "popular" link!