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Season 2 episode 1: the music makers of think[box]

Young alumni Matt Canel and Ben Kaufman think they have an idea that can open up the music industry to a whole new world of young players. Their 3D printed violins are cheaper, sturder and more fun than classic wooden violins–and they sound pretty close to the real McCoy. Take a listen, and see why your child or grandchild may be getting started on a 3D Music violin.

Welcome to think[box] Radio, monthly podcast inspired by Sears think[box], the innovation center at Case Western Reserve University, the largest maker space on an American college campus. We hope to share with you some of the magic that happens here and inspire your own innovations and dreams.


Your host, Robert Smith, is the former innovation economy reporter for the Cleveland Plain Dealer. The show is produced by Abbie Murphy for the Case Alumni Association in cooperation with the Case School of Engineering.


Every episode features an innovator connected to Case Western Reserve University, one of the nation’s leading research universities. We let them tell us what drives them, where they get their ideas, and what tools seem to work best. So sit back, listen in, and learn why the CWRU motto is “Think beyond the possible.”

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