And Now, 3-D Printed Guitars

With 3-D printing the newest thing, people are experimenting on what kinds of things they can make. And it stands to reason that if you can print a functioning gun and a playable LP, then a guitar should be a snap, right?

Yep.  It’s called the AWE-3DG.  Read about it at Gizmag.

Got that?  Now read more about where things may be headed with the whole 3-D printing thing. Think about this:  if you had the file for printing, say, a guitar, might someone somewhere not invent a Napster- or Pirate Bay-like site for trading in this stuff?

Alan Cross

is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.

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