3d printed musical instruments

MONAD Studio Adds Hornucopian Dronepipe to Sonic Installation “Multi”

MONAD Studio, founded in 2002 by Eric Goldemberg and Veronica Zalcberg, is an architecture firm with a particular interest in exploring the relationships between spatial perception and rhythmic effect. Back…

3D Printed Baroque Recorder is Music to the Maker’s Ears

A number of makers have turned their attentions to the art of crafting instruments through 3D printing. At first, these instruments were mostly interesting for their novelty. However, as more and more…

The First SLA 3D Printed Electric Violin is Here! It’s Amazing & It’s Clear!

Over the past year or so, we have really begun to see musicians and designers utilizing 3D printing technology in order to create unique, custom, and incredibly sounding musical instruments….

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…

Matt Pearson Turns These Gourds into Beautiful Sounding Musical Instrument Thanks to 3D Printing

If you are one of those people who are still wondering just how 3D printers can be used, you need to come out from under that rock you’ve been living…

Maker Creates an Awesome 3D Printed Drum Set on a ZMorph 2.0 S Personal Fabricator

Michał Szydłowski is a graduate student at the Wrocław University of Technology acoustics program, and he’s also a Research and Development Engineer for Toolheads at ZMorph. Szydłowski also has lots…

Music Composer 3D Prints One-of-a-kind Flutes That Play New Sounds

Have you ever stopped and thought about the individual musical notes that make up our favorite songs? What if the keys on the piano didn’t sound exactly like they actually…

College Student Creates 3D Printed Violin Bows Which Sound Amazing

Classical musicians may soon be more involved with 3D printing than many of them had ever imagined. Austin Peppel, a senior in Environmental Design at the Maryland Institute College of…

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…

Voxel8 Designer 3D Prints an Incredible Electric Ukulele & You Can Too!

When it comes to playing music, I have no talent whatsoever, no matter what instrument it is. My level of experience ends at playing the “finger drums” on my desk…

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 Printed Cello, 2-String Violin & Single String Bass Guitar Stun Crowds at 3D Print Week NY

Back in March, 3DPrint.com broke a story on a 3D printed 2-string piezoelectric violin which MONAD Studio had announced they would be unveiling at MecklerMedia’s 3D Print Week NY event….

This Week’s Top 3D Printable 3DShare Models for March 15-21, 2015

3DSha.re is an up-and-coming 3D printing model repository which takes a slightly different spin on the concept of sharing and distributing 3D printable files. Just like there is an app store…

It’s Called the Javalele: A 3D Printed Instrument Combines Coffee & Music

As anybody who has ever heard a ripping guitar solo knows, anything (including the air) can become an instrument. Instructables user John Granzow has gone one step further and made…

Amazing 2-String 3D Printed Violin is Part of Something Special Which Could Revolutionize Music

If you aren’t sold on 3D printing just yet, this coming April it will be hard to deny the fact that this technology is here to stay. We’ve seen 3D…

3D Printed Trumpet Looks Great But Needs Some Fine-Tuning

One of the major benefits of putting something out there in the maker universe is the support you engender almost immediately. You suddenly find yourself on a team of comparably…

The Music of Mathematics – Behold the 3D Printed Microtonal Clarinet

Microtonal music is thought of as a system which contains intervals narrower than conventional contemporary Western semitones. It generally refers to music containing tiny intervals, but the term is also used…