Electric Happaratus glove enables wood and stone to be sculpted by hand

In this movie filmed at the Royal College of Art, graduate Morten Grønning explains how he adapted an electric kitchen knife to make a prototype glove for carving hard materials.

Grønning's Happaratus glove features a pair of abrasive pads on its fingertips, which move back and forth in a reciprocating motion, enabling the wearer to sculpt materials like wood or stone with their hands.

"It's a project that explores a new way of creating," says Grønning, who graduated from the RCA's Innovation Design Engineering course. "I wanted to explore how we can use our hands to create directly in hard materials."

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Object Series 1, 2, 3

Porcelain, slipcast and altered with terra sigillata, rubber.
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