What is a Dr.Ukulele?
The Dr.Ukulele is a 3D-printed reinterpretation of the Ukulele.
It is both a musical instrument with its own characteristic sound and a design object which leaves behind some of the limitations that traditional instrument-making has imposed to the design of traditional ukuleles (and mostly all traditional string instruments).
The name Dr.Ukulele makes reference both to „Dr“ and to „Druck“ („print“, as in 3D-print, in German).
The Dr.Ukulele is made of one large SLS 3D-printed piece in white, two additional 3D-printed pieces in colour, traditionally-made metal pegs and standard ukulele strings (GCEA).
The Dr.Ukulele is a concert-sized ukulele calibrated for standard 440-442 Hz. pitch but it can be tuned a half tone higher without any issue.
Frets and bridge are available in eight colours. As you can see by comparing the pictures of a Dr.Ukulele in pink above with the colours below lighting can change the way colours look.
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