Fisher-Price Flashback: How to 3D Print Plastic Records

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Hey Mr. DJ…

Back in the day, before iPods were standard-issue for the under-10 set, the Fisher-Price record player was, literally, the jam.  Kid-friendly, fully functional phonograph fun.  With your own collection of toy plastic records, you could rock out to any number of beloved childhood tunes until Mom came to tuck you in.

Fast-forward: British maker Fred Murphy revisited this iconic childhood toy, and armed with his 3D printer and some free software, he developed a way to print his own records, using any song.  Check out his prototype, which plays the Star Wars theme.