Kitronik offers DXF files for making a baby-baby grand case for your Klef Piano.
Timelapse Video of Build.
The Elmwood Glowforge only takes SVG & PNG files.
To get started I imported the DXF file for "Kitronik_Perspex+Wood_Piano" into Inkscape and separated the layers to be laser cut into a SVG file and copied the layers to be embossed/engraved into a separate PNG document.
Links for both are below.
Since every laser cutter is different, you mileage may vary.
With the two documents uploaded to the Glowforge, I noticed the scaling was slightly too small from the DXF > SVG conversion. With the Klef in the actual bed of the Glowforge, did some trial end error rescaling by scanning the Klef in the forge & then sizing the SVG template to make sure it would sit in the casing.
Here is a 12 minute video detailing the assembly.
Both goes at assembly, I snapped the balsa while curving the back of the piano, so you may want to add even more cuts to the SVG version above to make bending easier.
I've created a CONCERT MODE file for the Micro:Bit where each note plays a song.
Great for impressing people. A very tiny amount... with a tiny piano.
Remember to wave your fingers in the air feverishly.
Click this link to get the HEX file to Download to your Micro:Bit
See Part one of this blog if you want step by step instructions on how to install the file.
And thanks to Kitronik for another super fun project.
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