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3D Printed Guitar – 10 Best Curated Models to 3D Print

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by Akshay Gurdita
Jul 25, 2018

Similar to a musician's ability to create unique songs and sounds, 3D printing adds a uniqueness to the instrument that produces those melodies. With the following curated collection of 3D printed guitars, your music won't be the only thing that stands out on stage!

1

3D Printed Guitar The Black Widow

The Black Widow
The Black Widow Source: TechSupportGo / Thingiverse

What is it? This 3D printable guitar body design was showcased at CES 2016 and consists of six different pieces that are bonded together. The design also features a Fender style neck and electronics.

Who created it? Jessie Sasser

Who printed it? Jessie Sasser was designed the model in 3D Studio Max/MeshLab and printed it on the Robo 3D R1 using little or no support with 60-100% infill, depending on the part. However, many other users have successfully printed this on a variety of printers with supports.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

2

3D Printed Guitar Stratocaster/Les Paul Hybrid

The Stratocaster/Les Paul Hybrid
The Stratocaster/Les Paul Hybrid Source: TheWhaleBiologist / Thingiverse

What is it? This guitar features another amazing aspect of 3D printing technology: customization and hybridization. It has a Les Paul body with the underpinnings of a Stratocaster neck, springs, bridge, input jack and more.

Who created it? TheWhaleBiologist

Who printed it? The designer printed this guitar in PLA with detailed instructions on how to assemble and bond the parts. Other users have also had success printing it in PLA and fine-tuning the scaling to fit other components correctly.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

3

3D Printed Guitar Adapto Modular Guitar Pro

The Adapto Modular Guitar Pro
The Adapto Modular Guitar Pro Source: RoyToreHofstad / Thingiverse

What is it? One of the iconic aspects of 3D printing is adaptability. The Adapto Modular Guitar Pro (AMGP) features a modular guitar system in which the main body of the guitar can be swapped for multiple styles, like the “flying crotch” or “ArmChair”.

Who created it? Roy-Tore Hofstad

Who printed it? The designer himself and other users on Thingiverse have printed several parts on various printers in PLA before bonding them together.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

4

3D Printed Guitar The "Playable Guitar"

The
The "Playable Guitar" Source: Solstie / Thingiverse

What is it? This is as close as it gets to a fully 3D printed and playable guitar. The whole guitar body, neck and head are 3D printable. All you need are strings and tuning machinery to start playing.

Who created it? Ian Hanna

Who printed it? As a model featured on Thingiverse, many users have printed it in PLA, on a wide variety of FDM printers, and without supports.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

5

3D Printed Guitar Steel String Acoustic Guitar

The Steel String Acoustic Guitar
The Steel String Acoustic Guitar Source: LoboCNC / Thingiverse

What is it? So far we’ve covered mostly electric guitar designs, but here’s an amazing acoustic model that sounds great! It also includes files for the neck as well!

Who created it? Jeff Kerr

Who printed it? Multiple users have printed this model in PLA without supports.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

6

3D Printed Guitar HR Giger

The HR Giger
The HR Giger Source: 4theswarm / MyMiniFactory

What is it? This model is a tribute to Swiss painter H.R. Giger, inspired by the Ibanez design.

Who created it? Francesco Orrù

Who printed it? Multiple users have printed this model on a variety of printers, in ABS, PLA or PETG.

Where to find it? MyMiniFactory

7

3D Printed Guitar Lovecraft Concept Guitar

The Lovecraft Concept Guitar
The Lovecraft Concept Guitar Source: 4theswarm / MyMiniFactory

What is it? Francesco Orrù strikes again with this tribute to the American writer H.P. Lovecraft.

Who created it? Francesco Orrù

Who printed it? Francesco printed the guitar using the Delta Wasp and the Makerbot Replicator 2.

Where to find it? MyMiniFactory

8

3D Printed Guitar Geartar

The Geartar
The Geartar Source: hugoriveros / MyMiniFactory

What is it? Featuring moving gears within the body, this 3D printed guitar is more than just a cool design.

Who created it? Hugo-archicad

Who printed it? Hugo printed this model on his Creality CR-10 printer using PLA and no supports.

Where to find it? MyMiniFactory

9

3D Printed Guitar Playing Card Guitar

Playing Card Style Guitar
Playing Card Style Guitar Source: 3DPrintingSolutions.com.au

What is it? This 3D printed guitar from Australian company 3D Printing Solutions looks like a Telecaster with a playing card twist. 

Who created it? Michael Tyson, CEO of 3D Printing Solutions

Who printed it? The Playing Card Guitar was designed using FormZ 3D Design Software and printed in four parts on the UP Box using PolyMax PLA.

Where to find it? 3D Printing Solutions

10

3D Printed Guitar "Fully Printed Electric Guitar"

The
The "Fully Printed Electric Guitar" Source: Shapespeare / Thingiverse

What is it? This design is more a proof of concept and work in progress than a perfect model. That’s because the body and neck rely on carbon fiber tubes and epoxy resin to provide durability.

Who created it? Whitney Potter

Who printed it? Designed by Whitney and printed on a FlashForge printer.

Where to find it? Thingiverse

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