In the additive manufacturing industry, Olaf Diegel is probably best known for his role as associate consultant at Wohlers Associates, an independent consulting firm focused on the 3D printing market.
However, there is another aspect of Diegel’s work which we’d like to focus on today: he is the founder of ODD Guitars, a small venture through which he designs and 3D prints customizable guitars.
His latest project—highlighted on Wohlers’ blog—is an intricate Beatles-inspired bass guitar with a 3D printed body and hand painted surface.
While my guitar gently prints The impressive instrument, called the Beatlemania bass , is really something to behold, especially for Beatles fans! The 3D printed body was inspired by Paul McCartner’s violin-shaped Hofner bass guitar, while numerous other details pay homage to many of the British band’s songs. For instance, the front panel of the Beatlemania bass guitar features a series of musical […]
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