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Stainable Wood-Based Filament Gives 3D Printed Violin a Natural Look

Stainable Wood-Based Filament Gives 3D Printed Violin a Natural Look

Can you give a 3D printed object a wood stain? Sure! Can you 3D print a violin? Why not! Do both and you’ll get a natural looking violin.

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VioBass: Bass and Tom Tom Drum Mashup

VioBass: Bass and Tom Tom Drum Mashup

Using a tom tom drum, an Icoustic bass, and violin, iCoustic founder Ken Preece has produced what looks to be a low-end banjo on steroids. The size and proximity of the tom tom brings out the depth of the bass as he plays it. Definitely a hip way to play upright bass.

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Cigar Box Fiddles by Xylocopa Design

Among other whimsical items, Xylocopa Design fabricates unique musical instruments, such as this 5 stringed boxy fiddle. These creations were born from Michele’s practice in musical instrument repair and grew into the design of completely new instruments that she demonstrated for delighted visitors at Maker Faire Bay Area 2011.

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