3D printed musical 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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String Theory
Make Your Own 3D Printed Single String Harp

Zoolophones. Yes, they are the adorable animal-shaped musical metallophones of your dreams…And they’re 3D printed. Engineers at Columbia University have worked extensively to find the perfect algorithm for designing items with specific acoustic qualities. The beautifully printed Zoolophone is proof of their work. In the past, it has been very hard to create the correct […]

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3D Print your DIY MIDI Controller

Zoolophones. Yes, they are the adorable animal-shaped musical metallophones of your dreams…And they’re 3D printed. Engineers at Columbia University have worked extensively to find the perfect algorithm for designing items with specific acoustic qualities. The beautifully printed Zoolophone is proof of their work. In the past, it has been very hard to create the correct […]

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Rocking Out
Rock Out with a Skull-Themed 3D Printed Microphone Casing

Would you rock out with the Skeletor 3D printed microphone, designed and 3D printed by ODD guitars hoping to inspire metal heads?

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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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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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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

Zoolophones. Yes, they are the adorable animal-shaped musical metallophones of your dreams…And they’re 3D printed. Engineers at Columbia University have worked extensively to find the perfect algorithm for designing items with specific acoustic qualities. The beautifully printed Zoolophone is proof of their work. In the past, it has been very hard to create the correct […]

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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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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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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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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.