Metal & Timber Chopsticks - Lathed Prototypes

Introduction / Brief:

I am looking for someone who has experience and connections

with lathing / CNC tooling, to advise and help produce a small run

of chopsticks in metal and in timber, from a design that will be provided.

The goal is to create a set of prototypes in both materials,

that can then be used to test out finishes and colours in stage 2.

In addition to having a set of prototypes produced - I am also looking

to obtain information / figures / quotes involved in producing a larger run

of the design (500, 1000, 2000 & 10000 pcs) - that I can then use for costing

and putting together a coherent business plan. Quotes from 2 different

sources is preferred, for tendering purposes.

The intention is to use the finished prototypes and business plan,

to approach investors and work towards a larger production run.

As such, there is an opportunity for long-term potential and future gain.


Design / Materials:

The design is in one single piece - measuring approx. 9mm x 9mm x 250mm

and available as a STEP CAD file, suitable for machine tooling. The file can

be supplied in another format if required.

The wood version will be produced in solid hardwood beech timber,

then stained and finished in a suitable food-safe dyes and oil.

The metal version will be produced in aluminium or stainless steel

(open to suggestions), then electro-plated in copper (open to suggestions).

Expertise is required from the bidder in regards to finishes that meet

food-safe / commercial standards and recommending alternative

solutions when necessary.


Requirements / Outcomes:

Ideally, I am looking for someone who is able to fulfill both stages 1 & 2,

although would be willing to consider anyone who can complete stage 1.

Stage 1:

A. Produce prototypes of chopsticks in unfinished hardwood beech timber, for approval and ready for staining in stage 2 (qty: 8 pcs)

B. Produce prototypes of chopsticks in a food-safe metal, for approval, that can then be electro-plated in stage 2 (qty: 8 pcs)

C. Provide costing information for producing larger production run in both materials and determined finishes (obtain from 2 sources minimum)

(Allow for set of physical samples to be posted / airmailed to London, UK address (2 times) and photo updates).

Stage 2:

A. Advise and finish timber prototypes in food-safe dyes/stains and suitable food-safe oil (colour & finish to be confirmed - 3 colour options).

B. Advise and finish metal prototypes with electroplating (or other suitable food-safe finish - colour & finish to be confirmed - 3 colour options).

(Allow for set of physical samples to be posted / airmailed to London, UK address (2 times) and photo updates).


Interested bidders should provide a brief explanation as to why they are suitable for the project and example(s) of relevant work.

Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any questions.

Evner: CAD / CAM, Fabrikation, Fabrikations Design, Produkt Design, Leverandør Søgning

Se mere: wood product manufacturing, wood product design, who can design a cad project, tooling project, stage product design, solid business solutions, product stainless steel design, product prototypes, product design wood, product design standards, product design solutions, photo of food design, metal design, looking for investors for business with out business plan, format of a business plan, format for business plan, example of a design brief for a product, business plan london, Business cad design, approach for product design, business plan for investors, why product design, stages in product design, stage production design, small business information business plan samples

Om arbejdsgiveren:
( 1 bedømmelse ) London, United Kingdom

Projekt ID: #6013707

13 freelancere byder i gennemsnit £621 på dette job


Dear sir, we are interested to do this project. we had read your project description and understood your requirement. I have 17 years experience in industrial design, I worked on various mechanical software, my Flere

£789 GBP in 10 dage
(36 bedømmelser)

hello sir , my offer included for both stages , Expert to provides right solution and then cheap production with quality , for wooden i will use quality wood and in metal i will use stainless steel (ss 304) food g Flere

£750 GBP in 25 dage
(9 bedømmelser)

Hello Sir. I'm from Bulgaria, if you take the time and look at my portfolio will decide my work. I produce machines for food, and before I manufactures details for Germany and bars in our resorts. I can fulf Flere

£555 GBP in 10 dage
(1 bedømmelse)

Hi, Good Day to you. We have good knowledge and experience in these types of jobs. We are willing to share those pictures too. We have sent so many parts to our clients in USA and Australia. Regarding this Flere

£543 GBP in 10 dage
(2 bedømmelser)

Hello, my name is Ino and I live in China. I work in an American sourcing company which have American, European and Chinese people in team. We are involved in sourcing and quality control of products for clients from U Flere

£500 GBP in 45 dage
(2 bedømmelser)

Hi, I am interested in your project. Can we discuss further via pm, as I need to know more about the project?

£833 GBP in 30 dage
(0 bedømmelser)

Dear Sir/Madam, Thank you for posting your project here, I'm very interested in taking up this assignment. I understand you are looking for a suppliers or manufacturers to firstly produce you a prototypes of c Flere

£444 GBP in 14 dage
(0 bedømmelser)

Dear Madam/Sir, I am good at in sourcing and negotiation, rich experience in steel and elec plating, Reviewed about your request, My suggestion as below 1 steel version: I suggest used the SUS304 for the body and Flere

£333 GBP in 3 dage
(0 bedømmelser)

Hello, What an interesting project and I'd really like to part of it. I'm an Industrial Designer from Australia living and working in the land of chopsticks (South Korea). I would happily use my manufacturing connecti Flere

£555 GBP in 10 dage
(0 bedømmelser)

I have good contacts for getting all prototypes produced and coloured/stained/plated as requested. My bid may be at the top end, but I would say this is a good 2 weeks of contacting suppliers, making phone calls, ch Flere

£833 GBP in 10 dage
(0 bedømmelser)

Hi, My name is Rahul and I am a qualified Product Designer having experience in Product Conceptualization and Product Design. - Having 8 years of experience in Product Designing, Prototyping and Mass production. Flere

£555 GBP in 20 dage
(0 bedømmelser)

I can assure you 100% accurate work within the required time frame. I'll fully dedicate to this project and deliver on time with quality. Kindly consider my BID and give a chance to serve my skill. I can share my previ Flere

£833 GBP in 10 dage
(0 bedømmelser)

Hi, I'm an experienced design currently working in a Sydney based consultancy. In my 9-5 role I take products from initial concept generation and sketches through to 3D modelling and engineering and prototyping; Flere

£555 GBP in 28 dage
(0 bedømmelser)