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10 Beautiful 3D Printed Instruments (To Make Music)

3D printing offers new opportunities to build musical instruments. Here are the most beautiful 3D printed instruments.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Weekend Project: 3D Printed OKAY 2 Synth Brings Music to the Maker’s Ears

Oskitone's new and improved OKAY 2 is a mind-blowing DIY synth that you can 3D print and put together on your own. Hone your 3D printing and soldering skills with this sweet musical instrument and let the sounds sweep you away!

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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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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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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 Printed Robot “Ardu McDuino” Plays The Bagpipe Chanter

Meet "Ardu McDuino", an Arduino-powered, 3D printed bagpipe chanter robot. We’ve seen our share of great 3D printed instruments... but this one’s just unbelievable.

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Roland and V-Moda: An Unusual Partnership (And Some 3D Printing)

Japanese music technology giant Roland announces a partnership with hi-fi headphones company V-Moda. So, how does this involve 3D printing?

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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.