This strange and beautiful object is a 3D-printed violin

From cnet.com:

A 3D-printed violin is just one of a suite of instruments designed to provide a collaborative experience exploring our relationship with sound.

A 3D-printed violin is just one of a suite of instruments designed to provide a collaborative experience exploring our relationship with sound.

It may look a little (or a lot) like a Klingon weapon, but this sleek 3D-printed object is actually a musical instrument — in fact, it’s a species of violin.

The differences aren’t just cosmetic. The traditional four strings have been reduced to just two, and the sweeping shape of the piezoelectric instrument’s body is a far cry from the curves of a traditional violin. The structures therein serve to amplify its acoustics in new ways.

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I'm a novice fiddler and mandolinist. I've played the guitar for many years and also play the recorder, fife, flute, and, more recently, tin whistle. I work in the communications field and, in addition to music, I enjoy photography, writing, gardening, golf and travel.
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