Making the Bands

Making the Bands
Cameron and Jon decide to make their own line of Apple Watch bands.

15: This Entire Episode Was Edited on an iPad
Jun 29, 2017 • 52 min
In this episode, Cameron decided to pay $20 for the full In App Purchase inside of Ferrite for iPad, so that he could edit the entire episode on iPad. The results are a mixed bag. And we apologize for Cameron falling off the podcast for a thirty second…
14: Let’s Talk About Our First Month of Sales
May 13, 2017 • 33 min
After a short hiatus, Jon and Cameron return to talk about how sales have gone during the first month of ToneBands availability.
13: Our First Week of Sales
Apr 13, 2017 • 53 min
ToneBands have been for sale officially, for 7 days and 16 hours. Jon and Cameron offer their hot takes on the first week of availability.
12: ToneBands are Available for Sale
Apr 6, 2017 • 42 min
There's no summary, no build up, no beating around the bush. ToneBands are available today at During this episode, Jon and Cameron discuss this historic event.
11: A Slight Delay, but Still On Course
Mar 22, 2017 • 39 min
We've taken a few weeks off while we waited for the band and worked out logistics. But we're close! Website and official sales discussed in this fantastic episode!Links:Our failed first shipment — This is not the success we had wanted with shipping.
10: A Test of the Emergency Broadcast System
Feb 11, 2017 • 18 min
In an abbreviated emergency episode of the podcast (due mostly to Cameron's inability to stay healthy), the guys discuss a couple potential issues that have arisen during the purchase of the first order of ToneBands. Will the order still be possible? Will…
9: Down on the Farm
Jan 26, 2017 • 55 min
Very important news. Our order has been placed. Soon, we will have bands which will be available for sale on our website! Listen as Jon and Cameron discuss the process of ordering bands, setting up a website, and what comes next. And for those of you who…
8: Cameron Deleted the Better Version of This Episode
Jan 5, 2017 • 32 min
After a long holiday hiatus, Jon and Cameron are back, for arguably the most important episode of Making the Bands. In this episode, Cameron and Jon drop information on the first run of ToneBands. If you want to know which colors are available, and what…
7: I Looked to See What Was Not Good
Dec 8, 2016 • 51 min
Presidential libraries, shipping fiascos, and our final thoughts before we finalize an order of bands.Links:Lyndon Baines Johnson Library and Museum - Wikipedia — Jon and his wife visited the Presidential Library of America’s 36th President.Making the…
6: So We Got Some Feedback
Nov 22, 2016 • 46 min
We have sample band giveaway winners this week! Didn't win? We're seeing a lot of interest in bands and want to make sure that everyone who wants one can get one. So listen in at the 12:30 mark, and we have some information on getting onto a…
5: A Social Media Extravaganza!
Nov 6, 2016 • 42 min
So far, Cameron and Jon have used this podcast to discuss the process of ordering and testing sample Apple Watch bands that they have ordered thus far. In this episode, they've tossed the silicone and metal pin talk out the window, and are talking…
4: Susan Lake Red
Oct 25, 2016 • 34 min
This is what happens when you go into a show with no notes. Jon and Cameron spend the first bit of this show discussing the hypothetical situation of ARM processors in MacBook Pros. From there, things progress to a lengthy discussion about what colors to…
3: A Little Bit Larger and More Bulbous
Oct 25, 2016 • 52 min
Jon and Cameron have both gotten the chance to give both sets of band samples a test drive. The guys talk overall impressions on both sample batches, what they want to order next, and answer some listener email!Links:Podcasting Microphones Mega-Review –…
2: Make Your Wearing Fashioner
Oct 5, 2016 • 54 min
It's a very exciting time, as the first sample bands have arrived from Shenzhen, China. Cameron and Jon discuss their initial impressions on the black metal pin, the silicone band quality, the band color, and a variety of other details with their new…
1: The O-Town of Third Party Apple Watch Band Makers
Sep 29, 2016 • 42 min
Cameron Banga and Jon Becker have determined that there is a specific type of band for their Apple Watches that they can not buy. Despite looking far and wide for a band that meets their need, they still feel as if there is a gap in the market. In this…