I’ve never thrown a pot, but thanks to a 3D printer I’m suddenly making ceramics.
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Mouthpiece Mashup Mark 2
Here’s the second-generation prototype of a soprano sax / trumpet mouthpiece hybrid. This was printed on a Makerbot Replicator 2X. I modeled the soprano sax mouthpiece base and appended the geometry of a Bach 1-1/2C trumpet mouthpiece found on Thingiverse. The trumpet cup is a bit roomier than the previous prototype; I think I’ll try a trombone-sized cup next. Here’s the STL file so you can download, modify and print your own.
Whenever I try this mouthpiece on my horn my son yells at me to “Stop that horrible noise!” So it must be working…