The 48 Hour Yo-Yo Project: Part 2 of 2

I took a trip to Eugene Oregon about a month ago to design an experimental new yo-yo with One Drop. We made a documentary about that trip and I’ve already shared part one here.

Well, part two is finished and I hope you enjoy it!

The yo-yo is called The Weekender and I’m hoping to launch it on Kickstarter on December 10th. No promises though. Fingers crossed I can launch it soon. In the meantime, please enjoy this video.

 

The 48 Hour Yo-Yo Project: Part 1 (of 2)

Last month I hopped on a train from San Francisco to Eugene, OR in order to spend a weekend with the One Drop crew. The goal was to design a brand new (and somewhat atypical) yo-yo. We ended up calling this the 48 Hour Yo-Yo Project and plan on making it an annual thing.

Thanks to the support of my backers on Patreon, I was able to hire my buddy Clifton B. to document this project along the way. I’m happy to share part one of The 48 Hour Yo-Yo Project:

IF you enjoy these videos, you can help support me on Patreon. This month I’ll be giving away one of the 48 Hr Yo-Yo prototypes to one of my Patreon backers, so don’t delay.

 

Wooden Yo-Yos With a “Doc Pop” Maze Logo

I just added some new wooden yo-yos to my shop. These are fixed axle yo-yos made by YoYoFactory with an “A-Mazing” logo laser etched on the side. I really like using these yo-yos for responsive tricks, but they are fun to customize too. The unfinished wood really takes wood stain, ink, and/or watercoloring well.

Speaking of responsive yo-yoing tricks, I just posted an interview with Ed Haponik about his new Bandalores project. You can watch that here.