Lathe Take Away is a project that explores and extends the capabilities of the human hand to carve a series of stools and vases. 

Out of the two techniques of machine turning and throwing clay a hybrid process emerges which allows to shape materials which normally cannot be sculpted by hand. 

The hand of a person is equipped with a chainmail glove to directly manipulate and determine the form of the material.  Starting with a predetermined volume and method, the user is the final step in the production line.

Due to it being a quick and direct process, the person has to react to the constantly changing material. In this way, the human is both a spectator and driving factor in the production process.

A firm rubber coating turns the stools into robust objects for both in- and outdoors.

 
 
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