EEW Cone Winder

A project in Lancaster, MA by Maurice Ribble

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Automatically wind yarn evenly on cones with this affordable electric cone winder.
Backers: 1538
Average Pledge Per Backer: $252

Funded: $387,089 of $10,000
Dates: Oct 3rd -> Nov 7th (36 days)
Project By: Maurice Ribble
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Latest News

Last Update Before Campaign Ends

November 5th - via:
I want to thank everyone for all the support you've given during this campaign.  I can hardly believe there are over 1400 backers ($361K pledged)!  That's a lot of Cone Winder I'll be making.  I'm excited to get the money from all your pledges so... (Read More)

3D Printed Parts

October 30th - via:
Manufacturing Update  First a quick update on manufacturing.  I've been working with my mold maker to finalize the molds that make the plastic parts.  I was happy with the version of the molds used in the demo units from a functional standpoint... (Read More)

Color Voting Results

October 25th - via:
In the last update I asked people to vote for their favorite colors and we had a tremendous turnout with over half of the people backing this Kickstarter voting! The winning  color for the cone winder itself was black. The overwhelming winner for... (Read More)

Color Poll - Vote for Your Favorite Colors

October 18th - via:
Here is a poll where you can vote on colors for the EEW Cone Winder. This past weekend I was at the New York Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck NY.  This is one of the largest fiber festivals in the US and I've heard numbers ranging from... (Read More)

Color Suggestions and Elastic Vs Inelastic Yarns

October 11th - via:
In the next update I am planning to have a poll where you can vote for colors of the EEW Cone Winder and its cones.  I'll try to have a decent representation of potential colors, but if there are any colors you'd like to see in the poll let me know... (Read More)

An Incredible Start

October 4th - via:
Wow, the first day has been quite the ride!  We reached 800 backers and $200K in the first day.  Amazing! I'm so happy to see how many of you want a Cone Winder.  I've been working on this for years and I never really know if it's a good use of... (Read More)

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