New Burr Mounting System - Upgrade Kits Are Available!
New Burr Mounting System
We spent the summer engineering a completely new burr mounting system. The goal was to design a system that would solve calibration issues due to... Read more
Copper Grinders Are Finished and Now Shipping!
The production and assembly of the copper grinders is complete and they look fantastic!
The factory improved their pre-coating process to avoid fingerprints and blemishes on the copper prior... Read more
Production of the Copper Grinders is Underway!
We are happy to report that the copper grinders are finally ready for production. After the last backer update we received samples that were electroplated with real copper and then... Read more
Copper Update, Handground Upgrades, We're Hiring!
Solution Found For Copper Grinders
We just returned from spending two weeks at the factory in China. Our goal was to find a finishing solution for the copper grinders that... Read more
Deliveries Are Almost Complete!
U.S. All Black/White Delivered - Some Nickel Waiting For Check In at Fulfillment Center
Since the last update we delivered over 4000 orders in the U.S. All black/white grinders and... Read more
Handground is Out For Delivery! Instruction Video and Maintenance Information
The day that we have all been waiting for is finally here!
Handground has already been delivered to hundreds of people on the west coast and deliveries will continue... Read more
Handground En Route to the USA - International Production Underway
We did it team!
After 18 months of hard work, Handground is aboard a ship headed for the US!
We are so grateful for the assembly team's dedication to... Read more
Handground Sets Sail October 4th - Arrives in U.S. October 22nd!
The G20 Summit in China may have closed some of our suppliers down for 2 weeks but that hasn't slowed us down! Over the last three weeks we visited the... Read more
First Full Day of Assembly - Deliveries Still on Track For November
Today was the first day of full assembly! We have been at the assembly factory in China working with the manufacturing team for one week now getting the... Read more
Production Underway, Demo Units Grinding Across the USA!
This beautiful tower of demo units are now grinding in Handground partner coffee shops across the United States. Stop by if there's a shop near you and take one for a... Read more
Pilot Run Successful - Headed to Full Production
We just returned from working on the pilot production run with our team in China. We spent 10 great days at our factory improving the efficiency and quality of... Read more
New Burr Tool is Finished & Final Modifications
It's hard to believe it has already been a month since the SCAA show. We had a great time meeting the backers who stopped by the booth and the grinders performed well... Read more
Black, Nickel and White Grinders, Burr Update & Handground at SCAA
Black, Nickel and White Grinders with Screen Printing
The first set of grinders from the sample production run have arrived! We had 15 grinders (5 black, 5 white, 5 nickel) shipped... Read more
Burrs, Black Samples, Packaging, Brew Magnet & Free tickets to SCAA
The team in Shanghai is back from Chinese New Year and Brandon and I are heading to Shanghai soon for the first sample run. This update includes pictures of the... Read more
2nd Test Shots Arrived - Burr Update - Video of Event in Dallas
Happy Chinese New Year!
The Handground factory team was able to run a second batch of samples (T2) and send them to us before heading home for Chinese New Year.... Read more
Tooling is Finished - First Test Shots Are a Success!
Today is a great day.
The tooling for the injection molded components of Handground was completed at the beginning of this week. Last night we received pictures of the initial... Read more
Tooling Update and Photos - First Sample Parts - Tshirts Shipped
Happy Holidays Team!
Since the last update we received the first samples of Handground components and shipped out all the Handground coffee ink Tshirts. We have a ton of photos... Read more
Durability Grindathon, Particle Sizes & Delivery Window
Putting Handground Through the Grinder
We're proud to say that the latest prototype has successfully ground through over 3 years worth of coffee and counting! We've put every type of... Read more
Lid Survey Results, Gearbox, Packaging, & Timeline
This past month marks a major milestone for Handground. Tooling is underway for all components and the next step in the process is the first pilot run!
Since... Read more
Grinding Demo Video & Fast Loading Top Cap
We have two really exciting things to share with you today. The first is a video of Handground in action on four different coarseness settings and the second... Read more
We're Back From Asia! T-Shirt Finalists, Tooling, Production and Shipping
We are back from Asia and happy to be working from the US time zone! The design is finalized and tooling is now underway. A huge thanks to Platform88 for... Read more
Coffee Shows Finished, New Prototypes, Handground is in Asia
The last few weeks have been very busy and full of travel. This update goes over where we've been, what we've accomplished and there are a couple items... Read more
Handground is Coming To Life - Thank you!
The journey over the last month has taken us from sunny San Diego to the mountains of Vancouver. It was a delight to randomly run into backers at farmers markets... Read more
Handground in White Unlocked!
Over the weekend the campaign passed $100,000 and that means all backers will now have the option to choose white as a finishing option. We will send out a survey... Read more
White Handground Stretch Goal Almost Unlocked & Handground Tour Update
If you are in the Bay Area come join us tomorrow at the Homeroom event space hosted by Fourbarrel Coffee. You can see the prototype grinder and we will be... Read more
Handground is 100% Funded on The First Day!
Wow. THANK YOU for backing Handground and taking the project to it's funding goal within 18 hours of launch. We are truly grateful to everyone in the coffee community who... Read more