Carbon Fiber materials have many uses and applications. Musical instruments can be made with carbon fiber materials as the video below demonstrates. The Cello is made by hand cutting and laying the materials in the mold prior to the application of heat and pressure. The pressure is applied via vacuum bagging. The cello is multi-piece construction that is bonded together. The assembly is then sanded and clear coated with polyurethane.
How It’s Made Show – Carbon Fibre Cellos The show is a documentary showing how common, everyday items (including foodstuffs like bubblegum, industrial products such as engines, musical instruments such as guitars, and sporting goods such as snowboards) are manufactured. How It’s Made is a documentary television series that premiered on January 6, 2001 on Science in the U.S., and Discovery Channel in Canada. The program is produced in the Canadian province of Quebec by Productions MAJ, Inc. and Productions MAJ 2. In the UK it is broadcast on Discovery Channel, Quest and DMAX.