The 3DVarius – 3D Printed Violin

THE 3DVARIUS IDEA

The 3Dvarius was born digitally in 2012, in Laurent Bernadac’s mind, the violinist and engineer who conceived it. Laurent wanted to create an electric violin which could fulfill all the needs of a classical musician.
His first idea was to create a violin in aluminum but the aluminum is a hard material to transform. A first prototype saw the day at the beginning of 2013, entirely hand-crafted by a stringed instrument maker, in transparent polycarbonate.

3DVarius Full View

But this violin was too heavy and thus hardly playable. Laurent continued working on developping and improving his violin: better design, weight reduction, smoother sound-wave flow, and refined curves. All this to achieve his original goal which was…

…TO CREATE AN ELECTRIC VIOLIN IN PERFECT SYMBIOSIS WITH THE MUSICIAN

SOURCE (3DVarius): https://www.3d-varius.com/

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