125+ Recipe Garlic CookBook Reward & Shipping Progress Report
We have been busting our humps. We are 80% finished with the USA rewards at this point. 20% left to go! Here's the link to download your: Garlic Recipes CookBook Reward
We... Read more
Part. 2 - How to Use Your GarlicShaker!
We received some constructive feedback that the last video we put out didn't demonstrate "How to Use your GarlicShaker" very well. We do apologize for it not being better. We've... Read more
How to Use Your GarlicShaker! Demonstration videos
We sorted out the problem with yesterdays post. Here are the videos we promised.
How to Use Your GarlicShaker:
How to Open Your GarlicShaker:
Garlic Shaker Instructions!
1) Garlic must be very dry. Garlic from the grocery store isn't actually ready to use. Grocery stores sell their garlic before it is truly ripe. They do this... Read more
Garlic Shakers shipped out this weekend! 600 out the door! 1100 to go!
We worked our tails off through the weekend shipping out backer rewards. We shipped out over six hundred Garlic Shakers. We have approximately eleven hundred to go! We are super... Read more
Packing them up, shipping them out!
Garlic Shaker team worked hard through the weekend processing backer rewards. Things are going well. The first wave of Early Birds have shipped. Still tons to do, but we’re hustling... Read more
One Hour Left To Complete Your Surveys!
There is only one hour left to complete your survey to get your rewards. If you have not completed and submitted your survey yet, please do. The survey is the... Read more
24 Hours Left to Complete Your Surveys!
This is the final reminder to all of our backers at all levels. You have 24 hours left to complete your surveys so we can ship your rewards to you.... Read more
48 Hours left to complete your survey!
We are ready to ship! We have initiated the 48 hour countdown on the surveys. If you have not completed your survey, and you want to receive your rewards, you... Read more
We have received 80% of your surveys so far. Thanks everyone. We really appreciate it. For those that have submitted their survey, we are already putting your rewards packages together... Read more
Surveys for all rewards levels have been sent out!
Excited to annouce all of the surveys for all rewards levels have been sent out as of today. This is a CRITICAL step in our ability start shipping out your... Read more
Early Bird Survey Sent!
Early Birds - you were the 1st to support us at the $15 reward level! Your survey has been sent. As promised, you will be receiving your rewards 1st for... Read more
We've got them! Surveys going out this week!
We are very excited to annouce production is complete and we've received our 1st order! We will be sending out the surveys this week for all of our backers to... Read more
We have busted our backsides to try to make Christmas, but were not able to pull it off. We are still sonically welding the black and white Garlic Shakers as... Read more
Black Garlic Shakers are being sonically welded!
More progress this week. We are deep into the sonic welding of the Black Garlic Shakers. The black shakers should be done by the end of this week. Have a... Read more
Blue and White Shakers are sonically welded!
The Blue and White Shakers are sonically welded together. We think they look great. As soon as the black/black & white ones are complete the factory will be sending our... Read more
Bodies are getting sonically welded!
The main bodies are being sonically welded together. Progress is moving quickly and we should have all of the bodies done by the end of the day! Have a look!... Read more
Sonic Welding has begun!
We had another great week of production progress. We shipped all of the parts to the sonic welder and they have begun the assembly and sonic welding process. So far,... Read more
The lids are done! Sonic welding comes next!
We had another solid week of extraordinary production progress! All of the lids are done. That completes the injection molding process for the Garlic Shaker. The next step is sonic... Read more
Big Update! Week #6 – The Big Blue Rings!
It took a couple extra days for this update, but only because we have made so much progress. We have run all of the blue rings. They look great and... Read more
Another great week. White cap bodies look sharp!
This week has been another solid week of substantive progress. We have run all of the white cap bodies. They are bagged, boxed, and ready to ship for sonic welding.... Read more
4th Week of Production Updated! White bodies are looking sharp!
Another solid week of production has passed. We have been running the white bodies of the Garlic Shaker. Everything ran smooth and we couldn’t be more pleased with the results.... Read more
3rd Week of Production Results! Black Rings...
Week three of production is now behind us and we couldn't be more pleased with the results. We have been running the black gasket rings that create a seal between... Read more
2nd Week of Production Results! Running Strong...
Our second week of production has been very smooth. We have produced significant results and progress towards fullfilling our backer rewards. We ran the bodies for the all black Garlic... Read more
Great 1st week of production! Black caps underway!
Things got off to a great start on Monday. The tooling is running smoothly and the quality of the parts is very high with very few rejects. We began with... Read more
Production Scheduled. Finally! We are a GO!
Monday, September 18th – Production begins for injection molding all of the Garlic Shaker parts. It’s will take approximately three weeks to complete the injection molding process. The end date... Read more
We just received all of the materials to begin production. That was a brutal wait time, but it's here. On Tuesday our factory will give us the production schedule. We... Read more
We received the power booster and are testing it now. The tests have gone very well, so we ordered the materials for production. The materials are being shipped now. SO... Read more
After an exhaustive search, we have located a re-furbished power booster for our sonic welder. It is affordable, we ordered it, it is being shipped as soon as possible. This... Read more
Power Booster update!
We have been looking for an affordable power booster to rent. Unforunately, they are about as much money to rent as they are to buy. Since we don't have $6000.00... Read more
We have a quick update for today. Due to the hourglass curvature of the Garlic Shaker we have to boost the power significantly on the body to get the sonic... Read more
Lid Test Results!
We got the lid test results back and everything went very smoothly. The lids look great. The mold to run them ran perfectly with no problems. Have a look!
We just met with our manufacturing partners. The tooling is finally complete and operating smoothly. All of the melt problems have been solved and the weld lines are clean and... Read more
The Horn and Nest are here! Test results are in…
The good news is the nest and titanium horn have arrived here at our manufacturing facility in San Diego, Ca. We had to ship it ground from the East Coast,... Read more
We have made big progress on the welding tools. Once the parts are made in the injection molding machine they have to be sonically welded together (welded with sound) for... Read more
Test Shots! Mold Production Testing
Happy to report we have the mold up on the injection molding machine that we will be using for production. It is a process of refining the material flow, temperature,... Read more
Great News! The Molds Have Arrived! Projected Timeline Secured.
We are happy to report the molds arrived at our manufacturing facility DAMAR PLASTICS here in San Diego, California. It took two weeks longer than we anticipated due to the... Read more
Good News! We have completed the tooling and tests at the machine shop.
We are very excited to announce we have completed the mold and testing at the machine shop. Garlic Shakers mold is en-route to our injection molding manufacturing facility Damar Plastics.... Read more
Quality Control Test Results!
We are pleased to report that the mirror polish test is now complete. We weren’t happy with the first two tests we ran because the high gloss sheen on the... Read more
Sink mark tooling fixes and test results. Cookbook update!
We are happy to report the most recent tooling test results have just arrived. We have resolved the sink marks issues. The polish has the nice glossy sheen we were... Read more
Polish, Test Shots, and Sink Marks... Oh My!
We have completed all of the ink testing and everything worked out great. Next, we have been running “test shots.” The test shots are to make sure each piece of... Read more
Happy to report in this update the process of cutting of our steel our mold is now complete. You can see all of the major pieces of the mold in... Read more
Tooling almost complete. Super fired up. You can see the Garlic Shaker in the tool.
We are really excited because our tooling is almost complete. We want to thank everyone for their patience as we continue to work through all of the challenges of building... Read more
Tooling, tooling... It's never boring... Tooling, tooling... It's never boring!
Just wanted to post a quick update regarding our immediate progress. We are three weeks into cutting the steel tooling for our product. It has been a huge... Read more
Product Testing, Packaging, Tooling, & Rewards Delivery Timeline!
We have completed all of our product testing. It took quite a bit longer than we originally projected (estimated) to get the high quality look and functionality we insisted upon... Read more
Recent Prototype Tests
For those of you who are interested. These are prototype numbers #12, 13, 14. All three of them have been rejected pending functional improvements to the interior or exterior. Additionally,... Read more
Best Laid Plans of Mice and Men!
It is inevitable that we would hit some road bumps as a start-up inventing a brand new product. No matter how much planning and preparation has gone into this project... Read more
Happy Holidays from the Garlic Shaker Team!
We hope that everyone is having a wonderful time this holiday season. We are working hard over the holidays. We are making some design modifications to improve the performance of... Read more
Lot's of work and lot's of progress!
It has been quite a wild ride since the conclusion of our Kickstarter campaign. We have been super busy working with our engineering and tooling team. We had a couple... Read more
Campaign Success! $50K
THANK YOU EVERYONE! We are over the moon excited. We doubled our funding goal and it is all thanks to our amazing backers. We are wrapping up the details of... Read more
Earn Money for the Last 72 hours of our Campaign!
SPECIAL PROMOTION! You can earn money $$$ for the last 72 hours of our campaign by referring friends/family. You get a 10% cashcommission for every pledge you send. Become... Read more
We reached our 1st stretch goal of $50,000! THANK YOU!
We just hit our 1st first stretch goal of $50K. There are only five days left in our campaign. Anyone who has been waiting until the end, now is the... Read more
The Final Countdown is ON! Campaign ends on Monday, September 21st at 8am.
We are pulling into the final week of our campaign and we wanted to give everyone a quick update. We are so fired up! Because of... Read more
Hey Garlic Shaker Folks,
We are really enjoying being a part of the Kickstarter community. Our favorite aspect of ouor campaign is interacting with all of our supporters. It has... Read more
Announcing our 1st Stretch Goal of $50,000: Our Big Splash, Made a Big Impression!
As a result of hitting 100% of our pledge goal in 48 hours last week (THANK YOU), and due to receiving such great media attention so fast, we are announcing... Read more
THANK YOU EVERYONE! We Reached 100% of our Funding Goal in just 48 Hours
Thank you so very much,
In just two days, we accomplished our funding goal. It is an amazing experience to reach our goal so fast. It is all because of... Read more