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Jam On!
15 Groovy Ideas for Homemade Musical Instruments to DIY

Playing instruments is fun, but building them yourself is even better. Why not DIY your own homemade instrument?

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Roadies Can Make
23 Essential 3D Printed Items for Musicians on Tour

If you’re on tour, you need these 3D printed items for musicians. These spare parts and little gizmos help you to stay organized.

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Play that Funky Music
Download and 3D Print Your Acoustic Violin

Formlabs had an interesting idea to celebrate their new white resin - they designed and 3D printed a functional acoustic violin. You can download the files and 3D print it yourself.

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Darth Fader
3D Print your DIY MIDI Controller

Want to let your virtual instruments or DJ console shine? Build your DIY MIDI controller with faders, an Arduino, and a 3D printed case.

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Big Bang for the Buck
Build a DIY E-Drum with a 3D Printer

If you’re looking for a way to build or expand your drum kit, here are some great DIY drums you can build for just some bucks.

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This DIY OKAY Synthesizer is Fully 3D Printed

Imagine listening to a street musician. The groove is great, so you’d like to join in with a nice little melody. Enter the OKAY synth.

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3D printed musical instruments
3D Printed Instruments For Little Money

Often looking for amazing, practical things to print, we're taking a look at the musical section of the 3d printed world. You can get them even if you don’t own a 3D printer.

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The Answer, My Friend, is Blowin’ in the Print
Autodesk Software Turns 3D Prints Into Wind Instruments

Autodesk Research has developed a software that turns 3D prints into wind instruments. Just tweak mouthpieces and finger holes in the Printone software - and you’re ready to play.

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3D Printing in the Music Classroom

What would happen if a music classroom had access to a 3D printer, and if a music teacher included 3D printing in their lessons?

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Make Your Own 3D Printed Single String Harp

The brains over at Makefast Workshop have pieced together a foolproof single string harp design. All you need to make your own is a 3D printer, a guitar string, tuner, bearings, nuts and bolts.

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Ottawa Symphony Orchestra Incorporate 3D Printed Instruments into Classical Music

In November, Ottawa Symphony Orchestra will open its new season with a concert which will feature eight 3D printed instruments and a performance by the winner of the "National 3D Printed Musical Instrument Challenge".

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Heavy Metal
This is the World’s First 3D Printed Aluminum Guitar

Barbwire, roses and a great look: This beautiful 3D printed guitar not only looks great, but it’s also 3D printed from aluminum powder.

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Sleek 3D Printed Electric Violin Steals the Spotlight at NAMM Musical Instrument Show

At the 117th edition of the NAMM, 7,000 brands of musical instrument are on display ranging from the ancient to the new, but the one which really stood out from the crowd was the sleek 3D printed violin known as 3Dvarius.

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Sound of Delivery: Dutch PostNL 3D Prints a Trumpet In Transit

The Dutch PostNL has fabricated a musical instrument en route to trumpet master Eric Vloeimans in awesome short film, “Sound of Delivery”.

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Now, A Song In The Key of Ponies
You Don’t Need An Excuse To Want This “Zoolophone”

Zoolophones. Yes, they are the adorable animal-shaped musical metallphones of your dreams...And they're 3D printed.