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3D Printed Guitar

 

Atom 3D Printed Guitar

The Atom 3D printed guitar: A Les Paul style guitar with an internal atom and spinning electrons. It features a wooden core (choices of Mahogany, Alder or Mable) and a number of options for hardware, etc.

The creater of the Atom Guitar was Olaf Diegel, a design engineer passionate about 3D printing and a professor of mechatronics at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand.

The bodies are printed, using Selective Laser Sintering, by 3D Systems in the USA, on an sPro SLS system. Les Paul stated “this is still a work in progress as we finalize the design and begin the assembly of the first prototypes, just to wet your appetite…”

http://www.bloomberg.com/video/90540409/ - Watch reporter play the guitar