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1/16 sized Violin
by micahAF, published
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My wife is a violinist and wanted me to try to print her one. I downloaded the stl files from http://forums.luxology.com/topic.aspx?f=4&t=61185
it was pretty big so I will not repost. I kept all the parts to scale as large as I could without going over the volume of the Replicator. The violin next to it is a 1/16th violin for comparison. A couple of the parts require harder materials than abs, so I won't use the ones I printed like the tail and the bridge. Also I may replace the finger board. The owner of the music store I went to get the parts from suggest in the future I use horse hide glue which has a low shear strength but a high contact strength so that it can be taken apart if needed. Needless to say he was pretty excited about the possibilities!
Use a raft for all parts. If possible print the bottom and the sides and top as one using a pva as a support. (Something I want to do the next time I try this). I used a couple different types of glue, but I was not satisfied with any of them.
Good luck and happy printing!
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