By now we've all seen cool examples of 3D printing used to quickly make prototype products from computer drawings. Today let's go old school -- with a fun story about a replica of a Stradivarius violin made from polyaryletherketone on a 3D printer. Wired.co.uk has the story. The violin was made by Krailling, Germany-based EOS GmbH. "The violin was a technology exercise," EOS told Wired.co.uk. "We wanted to test what we can achieve with our technology, which...is ideally suited for complex structures. This is why we chose a complex musical instrument which normally is being made in a very traditional way and with a traditional material -- wood." How about it, music fans? Is the sound any good? How does it compare to the original?
Exercise in technology: 3D-printed Stradivarius violin
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