Laurent Bernadac – a violinist and engineer – has introduced the 3Dvarius – a new electric violin design, based on a model of a real Stradivarius violin and created by 3D printing technology. The body of the 3Dvarius is printed as a single piece, departing from traditional musical instrument production and giving it a very unique property: according to… Read More 3Dvarius – The World’s First 3D Printed Violin
Reader Eric Mortensen let us know about an interesting collection that he’s curated of free 3D printable electronic musical instruments, add-ons and hacks for existing instruments.
Researchers at Australia’s University Of Wollongong are exploring using 3D modeling and 3D printing to make it possible to ‘print’ microtonal instruments on demand. Here’s a video overview:
Teenage Engineering shared this example of custom knobs for their OP-1 synthesizer, created using 3D printing technology.