Products June 2024: Forte3D carbon fibre cello

Mike Block with Forte3D

The world’s first 3D-printed carbon fibre cello

‘I played on a carbon fibre cello for years and was always interested in finding a way to make it sound more like a wooden one,’ says Alfred Goodrich, cellist and developer of the Forte3D cello, on the instrument’s origins. After much experimentation, Goodrich came up with a hybrid design:…

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