Manufacturing and Shipping Update
Here is an updated schedule for the EEW Nano.
- Manufacturing of parts and module assembly (Complete)
- Shipping container leaving China (June 21)
- Ship docks in Boston (July 17)
- Parts arriving... Read more
EEW Nano Documentation
I've been working on documentation that helps both new and experienced spinners learn to use the EEW Nano. This page will the be landing page for all things related to... Read more
Part Production Complete!
Here is some great news! All the plastic parts have been manufactured and I've had samples of all the production parts sent to me. I've finished testing and everything looks... Read more
Picking a USB Battery Pack for the EEW Nano
There have been some questions from backers about picking a USB battery pack that works with the EEW Nano. Here is a video I made that answers many of the... Read more
Footswitch Options and the EEW Nano Box
Several backers of this Kickstarter project requested more information on how to buy or make a foot switch for their EEW Nano. Here's a video showing how to use a... Read more
Manufacturing and Warehouse Update
Production of the plastic parts has started. The current schedule looks like this:
- Plastic parts and submodule assembly finished - May 15th
- Ship by boat and arrive at... Read more
EEW Nano Review
Tanya Cunningham, one of my beta testers just posted a review of a near final EEW Nano on the Electric Eel Wheel Facebook group and the Electric Eel Wheel Ravelry... Read more
3D Printable Reducer and Base Options
3D Printable Reducer
A few backers mentioned that they want more color options for the orifice reducer so I've decided to release the reducer file for the EEW Nano. This... Read more
I sent out a survey to the EEW Nano Kickstarter backers earlier today. If you don’t see it by the end of the day check your email spam folder or... Read more
Updated Plastic Part Samples
I wanted to do a quick update because I just got the updated plastic samples. I had a list of six issues I wanted fixed and I'm very happy with... Read more
Color Update and Lazy Kate
Here's a quick update on the color voting.
- 72% wanted the spindle/flyer and slide arms to all be the black color used on the reducer instead of... Read more
Injection Molded Samples Back - Vote for Color Adjustments
I got first samples of the plastic parts back from the factory that is making my injection molded parts. Overall things are really good. The parts spin quietly and are... Read more
Manufacturing Progress and 3D Printed Part Makers
Manufacturing has been progressing great for the EEW Nano. The riskiest part in terms of things likely to cause delays is getting the plastic samples approved. The schedule for this... Read more
Kickstarter Funds Received for the Electric Eel Wheel Nano
The way Kickstarter campaigns like this one work is that Kickstarter collects all the payments after the campaign ends. If there are any payment issues people are given a week... Read more
Campaign Completes and Manufacturing Plans
First off, a huge thanks to all you backers of this successfully funded EEW Nano campaign! I've been working on this project for a long time and was hoping for... Read more
Last Chance, Third Bobbin Color, and New Name
This is the last update before this Kickstarter campaign comes to an end on Dec 20 at 8pm EST. You are allowed to modify your pledges until then. If want... Read more
I am planning to change the name of the "Electric Eel Wheel Mini 2" to use either Nano or Micro instead of Mini. There are some other electric spinning wheels... Read more
Bottom Cover Battery Holder and Third Bobbin Color Runoff Voting
The video below shows the new 3d printed accessory I mentioned in the previous update and how it works.
The winner of the contest is Muskratmom! Everyone else can... Read more
Vote for Third Bobbin Color and Guess the New Accessory
There is a stretch goal at $400K for a third bobbin color. While we aren't there yet I thought I'd get the voting underway for the new color in case... Read more
3D Printed Bobbins and Orifice Reducer
3D Print Your Own Bobbins
I am providing free files here so anyone with a 3d printer can make more bobbins in any color they want. I love to support... Read more
Footswitch and Printable Certificate
Several people have been asking for a footswitch to start and stop the Electric Eel Wheel Mini 2. I did some research and found these extension cords with a footswitch... Read more
The Winning Second Color Is...
The winning color is Charcoal Ivory. The vote was close with 52.5% voting for Charcoal Ivory and 47.5% voting for Sage White.
One thing you might notice in this image... Read more
Runoff Voting for Second Color
There were seven color options that people voted for in the last updated. Here are the results:
As you can see the Sage-White and Charcoal-Ivory were easily the top two... Read more
Vote for the Second Color!
I can't believe we reached the second stretch goal to unlock a second color Electric Eel Wheel Mini 2 already. I seriously thought it would be weeks before we got... Read more
Color Update and Stretch Goals Added
A huge thanks to all my backers! Check the gif at the end of this post to see just how happy I am.
Over 800% funded in the first day! ... Read more