10 Beautiful 3D Printed Instruments (To Make Music)

3D printing offers new opportunities to build musical instruments. Here are the most beautiful 3D printed instruments.

Building instruments is an artform in itself. On the one hand, it can be very traditional – just think of building a violin, a craft which hasn’t changed since the 17th century.

3D printing instruments now replace wood and ivory with PLA and ABS. Makers can print the bodies of their instruments themselves. Wind instruments, string instruments and noise makers of all sorts are especially easy to 3D print. Here are ten beautiful 3D printed instruments to make music.