May 21, 2022

VIDEO: Students Print a 6-String Violin at the University of Texas at Austin Fine Arts Library

Make It and thePlay It!

Violinist and University of Texas at Austin PhD candidate Sean Riley found a score in UT’s Fine Arts Library that required a six-string violin. So he built one.

Learn more about The Foundry, UT’s creative makerspace.

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