Update 1-21-16 - CAD info
Hello! I hope everyone had a great Christmas and New Years.
I'm finally over the nasty respiratory virus that broke out in our area. I was down for 6 weeks,... Read more
Hello everyone! I wanted to give you a quick update on the Cole-Bar.
We are continuing our work with Ellis (one of the components of the mfg. engine).
We have... Read more
Here is the update for this week:
We're on the home stretch with the OEM agreement. I have approx. a hundred or so legal documents to go through before I... Read more
Mfg. pricing / BOM / Pre-Order certificates for Christmas
We received our BOM from the mfg. and also a pricing quote. It is a bit higher than we had hoped (no real big surprise there), but we are still... Read more
Prototype / Manufacturing
Hello everyone! Sorry for the delayed update. It has been very busy around here. Lance (my father and the co-inventor with my brother Cole) received the new prototype from our... Read more
Hello again backers! I received another update from our head of mfg.. He informs me that everything is looking good for pre-production. We ended up having to contract the mfg.... Read more
Worth the wait
Hello backers! We received images and video back from our head of mfg. of the new Gen. 6 prototype and I have to say it was well worth the wait.... Read more
Hello everyone! We received news that the new prototype is nearing completion and should ship to us on Oct. 22nd. Our head of mfg. is heading to the plant to... Read more
Here we go folks! The long awaited update to the Cole-Bar Hammer. This is an animation of the CAD render to show you what the changes will look like on... Read more
Hey everyone! Sorry for the delayed update. We have been working hard finalizing CAD work on the updates for the Cole-Bar. Those should be complete sometime next week and I... Read more
Thank you to all of our great backers! We are fully funded thanks to all of you and we couldn't have done it without you. We will be working hard... Read more
Cole-Bar Campaign Ending Soon
With less than 4 hours to go before our Kickstarter campaign ends, we would like to say a great big thank you to all of our backers. We wouldn't be... Read more
Popular Science Radio Interview
Here is the Popular Science radio interview with Alan Taylor. We we so fortunate to have met Alan and he too loves the Cole-Bar. He is the CEO of Entertainment... Read more
7 Days to go!
Our amazing run has almost come to an end. Many thanks to all of our backers so far. We couldn't have done it without you! We still have a little... Read more
New CAD work
We have relayed the improvements and changes we are considering to our engineer. We will be initiating new CAD work based on this information very soon as we move closer... Read more
"DIY Live" Radio Interview with Karl Champley
Here's the recent radio interview with Karl Champley of DIY Live. We met Karl, Alan Taylor, Cort Stoskopf and the crew at the National Hardware Show. They found out about... Read more
Just for fun, we thought we would post one of the original videos of the Cole-Bar featuring the 2nd gen and 3rd gen prototypes. Way back in the early 2000s,... Read more
Stretch Goal - Metric Ruler
Announcing our first stretch goal! We've had many backers ask for a metric ruler so we are doing a stretch goal to make that happen. If we reach $125,000 in... Read more
We have spent some time analyzing the new prototype. Here are some changes we are looking at to improve the Cole-Bar as we move into pre-production.
Craftsman Facebook Page
In case you missed it, we were posted on the Craftsman facebook page a while back. We met Karl Champley of DIY Live and Alan Taylor of Entertainment Radio Network... Read more
"On The House" radio interview
Here is the audio from the interview with the Carey Brothers at the National Hardware Show. The guys from the show, James and Morris Carey, loved the Cole-Bar! It was... Read more
"Video Killed the Radio Star"
We were hoping to get some video/tv coverage at the National Hardware Show. We did get a little, but we actually had more opportunities with radio believe it or not.... Read more
We did iti! We're fully funded at the halfway point! Thank you to all of our backers that made this possible. We are so grateful for all of your support.... Read more
May 18th Update - Goal - National Hardware Show - Media
At long last...our first update. Our project is unique due to the launch in conjunction with the National Hardware Show. We had a lot of preparation for the show and... Read more