Shipping Update + Goldies a bit tight
Shipping Update. We're shipping out the last wave of units today and to mark this momentous occasion the Seattle Space Needle has been painted "Goldie Orange". Wooohooo! (fist pump)... Read more
Some of you will start to receive shipping confirmation today or this weekend. We had a warehouse full of help today packaging up the last units from Production and beginning... Read more
Production has started!
Great news!! Thursday our tool was moved to a new facility in order to expedite our production. Friday I reviewed the first production parts and validated our QC (Quality... Read more
Wrestling the Bear
"If you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all".
This has been a hard update to write. Mainly because every time my mind comes around... Read more
Last call for Address Changes
Last call for Address Changes. I'm updating our database this weekend so we can print shipping labels and shipping invoices. I am optimistically anticipating production next week on at least... Read more
Good news. Our tooling changes are complete and approved for moving into production.
The final trick was a combination of plating the inside cores and a material additive that... Read more
Posted a video update, but here is a summary:
- Had to run another tooling change
- Change done next week
- Will run tool trial shortly thereafter
- Will update everyone with results ... Read more
We ran our first parts that incorporated our tooling changes last week. Still have a few adjustments to make so they don't warp on the sides. I'll be at our... Read more
We've had further delays with our tooling fixes so barring a Christmas Miracle I don't think anyone will be seeing their CableKeeps until after the holiday weekend. If you were... Read more
One last tooling fix.
Is it December already?
Tools are textured, and the "nice" logos added. Basically everything on the exterior side is complete. We had a little back and forth on how best... Read more
A little preview of the packaging
We're finishing up our artwork and getting ready for printing. Here is a preview of our work on the packaging. (desktop ink jet printed prototype)
They're clear, and they are here! Found a few issues, most notable Gulp has one bad flipper (cable hole is missing) and Goldie could be a little tighter on the... Read more
Talking KickStarter on Wednesday - Come out or watch the live blog
Hey backers!! I'll be at the Sodo Pop in Seattle this Wednesday night with a couple other KickStarter projects (Romotive, TouchFire, i+Case) talking shop and hanging out. Seattle's own Chris... Read more
Wanted to share some pics from rough machining of our CableKeeps tool. Work has started on the detail EDM work this week and then we'll really start to see the... Read more
Quick Update + great video on Locally Made
Things are moving along "nicely" toward production. I have attached a few pictures here of the tool design for CableKeeps for you to see. Lots of pieces and parts... Read more
Colors + Address Reward Survey
We've picked 5 distinctive hues for our KickStarter run. So besides picking the CableKeep of your choice you will also be able to choose a color. Will be fun to... Read more
We did it - we're over our Goal!
We did it!
Thanks everyone for your support and hard work sharing CableKeeps. Can't thank you enough. We're extremely excited to be moving to production.
What happens next?
Amazon... Read more
Keep Sharing - We're almost there!
Thank you everyone for your generous sharing of our project. We're so close! I've put up some blogs that I think would love to feature this project. Please take the... Read more
Visit to KickStarter HQ
Friday I visited the KickStarter Headquarters in New York City. I really had no expectations for anything other than a "here we are" tour. Instead I was greeted... Read more
Greetings from New York City
This update comes to you from New York City. I've been here for a couple days on business with a little fun squeezed in between. It's been a great trip... Read more
Video Update #1
We broke through the 50% funding barrier Wednesday. I was hunched over our washing machine replacing the main electrical module when my wife announced we'd done it. Funny how often... Read more
Happy Friday! + Free Shipping to Canada
First off thanks for making our first week (4 days) spectacular. Keep pushing so we can offer multiple colors and possibly add the UK & EU iPhone/iPod plugs,... Read more
A Nice start - day one in the books.
Thank you to everyone who as joined us so far in support of CableKeeps. We're humbled and excited to have added 175 backers in less than 24 hours!! Your support... Read more
Here we go again!
And now for something entirely different . . . .
CableKeeps are a stark contrast to my last project (PadPivot). Not only are these little accessories simple and locally made,... Read more