Making the Bands

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

15 episodes of Making the Bands since the first episode, which aired on September 29th, 2016.

  • Episode 15: This Entire Episode Was Edited on an iPad

    June 29th, 2017  |  52 mins 31 secs
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    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 interval or two. Also, our favorite part is at approximately the 45:20 mark.

  • Episode 14: Let's Talk About Our First Month of Sales

    May 13th, 2017  |  33 mins 37 secs
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    After a short hiatus, Jon and Cameron return to talk about how sales have gone during the first month of ToneBands availability.

  • Episode 13: Our First Week of Sales

    April 13th, 2017  |  53 mins 30 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 12: ToneBands are Available for Sale

    April 6th, 2017  |  42 mins 34 secs
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    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.

  • Episode 11: A Slight Delay, but Still On Course

    March 22nd, 2017  |  39 mins 15 secs
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    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!

  • Episode 10: A Test of the Emergency Broadcast System

    February 11th, 2017  |  18 mins 19 secs
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    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 the project bankrupt our protagonists? Find out in this emergency episode of the Making the Bands podcast.

  • Episode 9: Down on the Farm

    January 26th, 2017  |  55 mins 13 secs
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    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 don't get tired of listening to us talk, we've included a twenty minute rant with our opinions on Stardew Valley.

  • Episode 8: Cameron Deleted the Better Version of This Episode

    January 5th, 2017  |  32 mins 16 secs
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    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 they'll cost, then you'll want to hear this episode.

  • Episode 7: I Looked to See What Was Not Good

    December 8th, 2016  |  51 mins 1 sec
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    Presidential libraries, shipping fiascos, and our final thoughts before we finalize an order of bands.

  • Episode 6: So We Got Some Feedback

    November 22nd, 2016  |  46 mins 34 secs
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    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 first-priority list once we have actual bands available here in the near future. In this episode, we also go through a lot of your feedback. We've received a LOT of emails, FB messages, Reddit DMs, and more. So we dive into your thoughts and comments on our process so far.

  • Episode 5: A Social Media Extravaganza!

    November 6th, 2016  |  42 mins 16 secs
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    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 exclusively about how they are currently using different social media platforms to promote the ToneBands brand. Are you an avid social media enthusiast? Well, then this is the episode for you. So sit back and enjoy, as we discuss promoting a new product through Twitter, Facebook, or email.

  • Episode 4: Susan Lake Red

    October 25th, 2016  |  34 mins 44 secs
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    As Jon and Cameron trudge towards another order of sample bands, things get off track. Topics include, but aren't limited to: new MacBook Pros, translating Chinese color descriptions from low-resolution .jpeg images, further impressions on the bands already received, and discussion about how more people would benefit from Apple Watch ownership.

  • Episode 3: A Little Bit Larger and More Bulbous

    October 25th, 2016  |  52 mins 54 secs
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    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!

  • Episode 2: Make Your Wearing Fashioner

    October 5th, 2016  |  54 mins 16 secs
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    Cameron and Jon get their first sample watch bands. So it's time for some impressions.

  • Episode 1: The O-Town of Third Party Apple Watch Band Makers

    September 29th, 2016  |  42 mins 25 secs
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    Cameron and Jon have decided they want to make their own third-party Apple Watch band. They've ordered their first run of samples, which will arrived in the next 24-36 hours.