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Olaf Diegel’s Latest 3D Printed Guitar, the Xenomorph

“Here’s lookin’ at you, kid.” “Hasta la vista, baby.” “Life is like a box of chocolates.” “Game over, man, game over!” These are all memorable lines from iconic films, though…

3D Printing News Briefs: June 15, 2018

We’re covering news from the medical and automotive worlds in today’s 3D Printing News Briefs, along with a few other stories to get you into the weekend. In Taiwan, ITRI…

Check Out “Heavy Metal,” the First Guitar 3D Printed in Aluminum

Aluminum is the most commonly found metal on Earth, and after oxygen and silicon, it is the third most commonly found element. Because of its low density, resistance to corrosion…

Weekly Roundup: Ten 3D Printable Things – Guitars and String Instruments

January 2016 has been an especially bloody month in terms of celebrity deaths, and it may go down in history as having the highest famous person body count ever. Nerds…

The Remarkable Hans Fouche Returns with a 3D Printed Acoustic Guitar

We cover a lot of creative and prolific designers and makers at 3DPrint.com, but few of them create with the kind of manic energy that South African maker Hans Fouche…

Rock Star of a Student 3D Prints His Own Electric Guitar

Some days, I still regret that I’m not a rock star. That’s a normal regret, right? When I was in college, I tried to learn how to play the guitar….

Bringing 3D Printing Inspiration from New York to Colombia

Despite declaring that he is not a musician, it would be hard not use the word to describe Javier Muñoz after seeing his 3D printed guitar, ‘El Dorado.’ The seed…

3D Printed Pickup Cartridges May Change the Way We Play Guitar

With an ever expanding range of advanced 3D printing materials capable of a wide range of applications becoming available in the past year, FDM 3D printing is undergoing a bit…

Making an Amazing Guitar with Polymaker PolyMax Advanced 3D Printing Filament

Several maker musicians have already built themselves some pretty great 3D printed guitars, but any that are truly playable were made using SLS (Selective Laser Sintering) or SLA (Stereolithography) 3D…

This Amazing 3D Printed Guitar Design is Based on H.P. Lovecraft’s Stories

Back in May, we covered a story about a man named Francesco Orrù, who had 3D printed a guitar inspired by H.R. Giger. His design, which was 3D printed in…

A Truly Disturbing 3D Printed Guitar Inspired By Surrealist Master H.R. Giger

Hans Rudolf Giger, better known as H.R. Giger, was a Swiss surrealist painter, sculptor and set designer who was part of a special effects group which took an Academy Award…

Canadian Rockers, ‘Secret Broadcast’, Record New Single & Video with 3D Printed Instruments

Canadian rockers Secret Broadcast have recorded a video (below) for their single, “One Born Every Minute,” using a kit of instruments created in the 3D printing lab. “About a month…

Purdue Student 3D Prints Jimi Hendrix Tribute Guitar

Jose Moreno decided that if he wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix he ought to have a guitar like legendary musician whom Rolling Stone magazine hailed as the greatest…

3D Printing: The Stories We Didn’t Cover This Week — February 14, 2015

This week’s stories we didn’t cover emphasize the technical and international sides of 3D printing with stories about the 3D printers and design software featured at international trade exhibits in Munich and Brunei. Also,…

Steampunk Meets 3D Printing: Our Top 7 3D Printed Steampunk Designs

Steampunk is a genre that many are familiar with but don’t actually know much about. They are familiar with books, movies, and designs that are based on this steampunk genre, but are…

Kenny Lee Lewis of the Steve Miller Band Jams Out With 3D Printed Guitar Designed by Olaf Diegel

When it comes to 3D printed musical instruments, a man named Olaf Diegel stands out from the rest. He a fellow who has been in the news quite a bit lately thanks…

Stevie Wonder Sports 3D Printed Shades While Playing a 3D Printed Ukulele at 3D Systems’ CES Booth

Who says 3D printing isn’t for everyone? While thousands upon thousands of people walked through the 3D printing section of CES 2015 on Wednesday afternoon, I noticed quite a few…

Musician, Maker and CAD Whiz 3D Prints His Own Snapfit Electric Guitar on a MakerBot Replicator

Musician and maker, Jon Stevens–also, rather notably, the VP at GrabCAD–has circumvented the guitar market by producing his own not-quite-a-Fender-Stratocaster Guitar, with a 3D printer. A good quality American Fender…