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Hi, thanks. Ideally, we should have a Metal 3D Printer. But if we just have a normal printer, then it is better that we enlarge the model and we can chosse PLA resin. ABS is not very good in this case.
Hi Martin, Thanks a lot. My model is probably a bit small so it does not sound very graceful. But sure, I will try a resonator or to enlarge the model to make better tuning. :)
Hi, many thanks for your suggestions. I should make more creative instructables in future. But I think here we should not be too academic, since the purpose of making instructables is to share interesting ideas with our members.
Hi, thanks for comments. The idea is to design a programmable music box so we need to insert the corresponding rods to create the sound :)
Hi, thanks for your comments. For a 1:1 music box model, it is hard to print the rods as they are too thin and too small. I suggest you to use spring steel wire with a diameter as 0.5mm. You just cut the steel wire into small segments (rods), each with a length as around 3mm. Then you insert these rods into the notes cylinder and they work well. Alternatively, you can enlarge the model. For example, we make a 3:1 model. Then in this case, you can just simply design the rods in CAD software and print them out by PLA resin or even strong materials. This also makes the assembly of the whole workpiece easier.
Thanks. I do not have the Metal 3D Printer so the reeds do not sound very clear. But I am trying to enlarge the model and see if this works better.
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