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1/16 sized Violin

by micahAF, published

1/16 sized Violin by micahAF Sep 15, 2012

Description

My wife is a violinist and wanted me to try to print her one. I downloaded the stl files from 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!

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What's the quality of sound? Is it near the real Violin?

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Very very cool.

If only DIY 3d Printing had existed 4 years ago, I would have saved myself months or work making Fiberglass Fiddles.

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Instructions

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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data_ng on Sep 2, 2013 said:

What's the quality of sound? Is it near the real Violin?

dremd on Sep 17, 2012 said:

Very very cool.

If only DIY 3d Printing had existed 4 years ago, I would have saved myself months or work making Fiberglass Fiddles.

TeamTeamUSA on Sep 16, 2012 said:

The best glue for ABS is ABS! Create it by dissolving some ABS in acetone . :)

TeamTeamUSA on Sep 16, 2012 said:

BTW, great job!

cyclone on Sep 16, 2012 said:

Gcode is usually almost usless unless someone has the same printer with the exactly the same sized filament.

micahAF on Sep 16, 2012 said:

I see your point, however the model files are already available in both stl and obj form so hopefully the gcode will be useful for those with a Replicator.

Claydiz on Sep 16, 2012 said:

this is PERFECT!!!

LiquidBeef on Sep 16, 2012 said:

Really, really cool. Thanks!

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