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Hovalin 3D Printed Acoustic Violin: Filament Section

by Lambert Varias
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Back in April we checked out a 3D printed violin that looked more like a Predator’s weapon than a musical instrument. But 3D printing isn’t just about making new physical forms. The technology can be tuned for very practical purposes as well, as exhibited by violin maker Hovalin.

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Hovalin violins have PLA bodies that are split into four parts: the neck, the top, the middle and the bottom. The rest of the parts are off the shelf, perhaps with the exception of the carbon fiber rods. What it boils down to is an affordable violin that’s much easier to repair or maybe even modify compared to its traditional counterparts. Plus you can get it in a variety of colors, from brown to glow-in-the-dark. Here’s what it sounds like:

If that sounded pretty good to you, check out Hovalin’s website and online store for more. It sells fully assembled violins for $600 (USD), DIY kits for $450 and 3D printed parts only for $300. Hovalin also made its 3D files and build log available for free.

[via Digital Trends]

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