Final Shipment to Backers - SUCCESS!
The final shipment of rewards to our kickstarter backers are going out tomorrow. All our backers should now either have received their EEW or gotten an email with shipping information.... Read more
Another Shipping Update
We just wanted to let our backers know that we've shipped about 150 of the 255 wheels. Another 40 will go out this Monday so that will put us at... Read more
Open Source Files and a Lazy Kate
First, for those new to spinning a lazy kate is used to hold extra bobbins while plying yarn together. There are lots of DIY solutions if you just google for... Read more
First Shipments to our Backers
The first 41 EEWs are boxed and ready to ship!! That's a huge milestone for us. More importantly to our backers it means you will get to start using your... Read more
Electric Eel Wheel Assembly Update
Here's some of the assembled wheels!
Everything is looking good and we are now increasing our assembly output. Currently we hope to assemble around 40 per week and we'll start... Read more
Assembly of the Electric Eel Wheels for our Kickstarter backers has started! They are being assembled in Westborough, Massachusetts. This is just a short drive from our home. It will... Read more
Lots of Parts Arriving
The design is complete. We're ordering the final parts and waiting for everything to arrive so we can start assembling the Electric Eel Wheels. See the picture below to see... Read more
Final Circuit Boards Ordered
It's been a few weeks since our last update so we wanted to give a really quick update just so everyone knows we've been making progress.
The latest circuit boards... Read more
Manufacturing Foot Pedals
We just placed an order for all the foot pedals needed to fill the Kickstarter orders. Yah!! Once they arrive in a few weeks it will be the first part... Read more
We want to thank all our wonderful backers. We knew this was an awesome electric spinning wheel, but we had no idea this many people would agree with us. The... Read more
User Guide Avaliable
Every Electric Eel Wheel will ship with a user guide. We've just finished a version that we're sharing here. Are things clear enough? We could add some diagrams that explain... Read more
The variety of fiber and how to spin it is expansive, which makes it one of the biggest benefits of spinning your own yarn. There are so many different styles... Read more
Stress Testing and Final Circuit Boards
A few people asked how the stress test we mentioned in the last update has been going. Last week we had run an EEW for two days. We're now at... Read more
It's been almost a week since this project started on Kickstarter and it has been amazing. We're over 400% funded and things are looking great!
Since we know the project... Read more
Goal Met in Three Hours
Wow!! Just three hours after this campaign started we hit our funding goal. Emily and I are supper happy to have such great supporters!
We're working hard on answering the... Read more