Everyone is Awesome!
Huge! Huge thanks to everyone who has supported us with pledges and everyone who has continued to spread the word to the world, and the word is Tea (and all is... Read more
Four hours left to go!
It's been an interesting month. We cannot thank you enough. Maybe we can give you some art for your trouble? ;\ In four hours the focus will shift to the... Read more
broken machines & 3D visions
We had some issues with our cheap pipe bending connection (the machine broke), so we had to go to a more expensive fabricators which pushes us over budget on that... Read more
We did it
The kettle has boiled. The infusions are prepared. The dust storm has cleared. We made our target and it is of course totally with thanks to you and also all... Read more
down in the field
With less than $3k to go for our bare minimum to bring the camel pots to life, our pledges have slowed down a little - so if you have a... Read more
We have an address on the Playa
Burning Man has told us today that we have been placed.
"Your camp has frontage on Cinnamon and your nearest nearest cross street is 8:15.... If your dimensions contain a... Read more
bending into shape
so it may not look very exciting to the naked eye but to us extreme teapotists this 16 ton pipe bender modeled by dickie, makes us very happy. these are the... Read more
We take health and safety very seriously round here, so Oz suits up to help with chemical spillages.
Gel-coat done and I'm deliriously happy that the Polystyrene plug has not dissolved into a slimy puddle, also mildly amused that the whole ensemble is beginning to resemble a skinned... Read more
Here I'm applying the Gel-coat. The clay is forming what will be the next panel of the mould.
As any moulder will tell you this edge is crucial any under cuts or mishaps here can spell disaster. A messed up mould after all these hours of prep is... Read more
mouldy old business
This is the styrofoam (polystyrene) spout ready for moulding, a lot has gone into it's prep. the shaping, sanding, coating. In order to stop the resin melting the polystyrene I... Read more
looking for the kettle
Hello Teatonians, We're working away here in Petaluma. The Kickstarter has gone a bit quiet on us these last couple of days - but no panic yet. If you see... Read more
Just turned over an oil drum and found this little baby, beautiful, black shiny little thing. Looks a bit dangerous, was very shy and scuttled back into the shadows..
sanding tea pots
$4,445 so far! Thank you all - the lost tea-toting-tribe is wayfaring towards the promise land slowly and surely. (still no compass though) in the Petaluma workshop it has been... Read more
working til the sun goes down
There's been an amazing response to the first day of the Kickstarter - tk u! Still a long way to go and a lot of work to do but the... Read more
Welcome Truth Seekers
We're in Petaluma, California - the build is on. The current challenge is finding large balls.
People are coming from far and wide to seek the Tea. And also to... Read more