JARPING SPOON

Jarping Spoon is a playful flatware set for eating eggs inspired from the traditional Easter game of Egg Tapping.

The Egg shaped hammer at the back of the spoon prompts the gestures of the Egg Tapping game. 

This project was an assignment for the Design for Production course. The objective the course was to design and fabricate a market-ready object in multiples by using outsourced manufacturing.

I worked with a local pewter caster in Rhode Island to manufacture these Jarping Spoons.

 
 

PROCESS

My desk, market and price research, inspiration board, form studies, various prototypes and the rubber mold can be seen here. 

My desk, market and price research, inspiration board, form studies, various prototypes and the rubber mold can be seen here. 

Various 3D printed and casted form studies.

Various 3D printed and casted form studies.

Master model for the rubber mold. Used Vorex filament for its high resolution. 

Master model for the rubber mold. Used Vorex filament for its high resolution. 

This is the spin casting machine. Pewter is poured in through the opening at the top of the mold. The pewter solidifies as the machine spins.

This is the spin casting machine. Pewter is poured in through the opening at the top of the mold. The pewter solidifies as the machine spins.

This is how it looks after it comes out of the sin caster. The channels are easily chipped off after it comes of the mold and the edges of the object are deburred.

This is how it looks after it comes out of the sin caster. The channels are easily chipped off after it comes of the mold and the edges of the object are deburred.

These are the billiards that go into the polishing machine. The chunky billiards give a matte finish, for a shiny finish the objects are spun again with smaller billiards.

These are the billiards that go into the polishing machine. The chunky billiards give a matte finish, for a shiny finish the objects are spun again with smaller billiards.

Polishing machine at work.

Polishing machine at work.