3D Printed Musical Instruments: When Customization Meets Creativity
Posted By Sculpteo on Apr 13, 2012 |
Olaf Diegel is a design engineer passionate about 3D printing and a professor of mechatronics at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand. He created the Atom Guitar, a 3D printed Les Paul style guitar made with Selective Laser Sintering process using 3D Systems technologies.
First prototypes are beeing assembled now that the design is finalized.
The CAD file rendered this way:
Credit Pictures: Olaf Diegel
Maybe this project remains you of the 3D printed Stradivarius violin using EOS 3D printers:
Credit photos: Nate Lanxon, via Wired UK
The 3D printed flute designed by MIT researcher Amit Zoran using Objet Connex500 3D printer:
or his conceptual project, the imaginary multi-pipes trumpet:
Credit photos: Amit Zoran, via CreateDigitalMusic