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Prolific sound hacker Ranjit Bhatnagar designed these replacement hammers for a discarded piano that made it’s way up to NYC Resistor. Pianos have always seemed like mystical creations to me, so I really appreciated the demonstration that you can just make new parts for them! The design template and instructions are available on his Thingiverse project page.


  • http://www.facebook.com/fbLuis Luis E. Rodriguez

    And why aren’t these 3d printed!? I’ve seen that piano and its RIGHT next to Makerbot!?!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Seth-Meyers/709651958 Seth Meyers

      Wood > Plastic in this case? Or, wood = consistent with mass and other physics with rest of the hammers in the piano

      • http://www.facebook.com/fbLuis Luis E. Rodriguez

        Ah, makes sense!

      • http://www.facebook.com/fbLuis Luis E. Rodriguez

        Ah, makes sense!

      • http://www.facebook.com/fbLuis Luis E. Rodriguez

        Ah, makes sense!

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Seth-Meyers/709651958 Seth Meyers

      Wood > Plastic in this case? Or, wood = consistent with mass and other physics with rest of the hammers in the piano

  • http://www.facebook.com/fbLuis Luis E. Rodriguez

    And why aren’t these 3d printed!? I’ve seen that piano and its RIGHT next to Makerbot!?!

  • joseph.leaver

    Check out this piano repair blog…

    http://mobilepiano.blogspot.com/

  • joseph.leaver

    Check out this piano repair blog…

    http://mobilepiano.blogspot.com/

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