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How to Slice 3D Printable Files for Filament and Resin Printers

How to Slice 3D Printable Files for Filament and Resin Printers

Learn how to slice 3D printable files for both filament and resin 3D printers.
How to Install OctoPrint Anywhere - Remote OctoPrint Control

How to Install OctoPrint Anywhere - Remote OctoPrint Control

OctoPrint provides a means of remote 3D printing control and monitoring. Learn how to install the OctoPrint Anywhere plugin on OctoPrint!
OctoPi Setup: How to Install OctoPrint on Raspberry Pi

OctoPi Setup: How to Install OctoPrint on Raspberry Pi

To truly take your 3D printing game to the next level, get started with Octoprint. Learn what Octoprint is and all about Octoprint set up with how to install Ocroprint on Raspberry Pi.
Build a Network Music Player with piCorePlayer

Build a Network Music Player with piCorePlayer

There are loads of software options for creating a Raspberry Pi-based network attached storage (NAS) device. Learn how to build a network music player with piCorePlayer!
Using alternative software to control the laser cutter (Scorchworks Whisperer)

Using alternative software to control the laser cutter (Scorchworks Whisperer)

In the final part of this series we finally start cutting things with the K40 laser cutter! We will transfer our designs created in Inkscape to an application called K40 Whisperer from Scorchworks. Now you might be thinking “But the K40 comes with its own software, can I just use that?” Well, yes you can, but I’ve found that K40 Whisperer is a lot easier to use, and it even runs on Linux devices. This is incredibly handy for my Makerspace as we are using an old Lenovo X61 laptop running Linux Mint to run the laser cutter.

Using Inkscape to design and create projects ready for the K40 [Part 2]

In this part of the K40 laser cutter series we shall learn how to create graphics ready for cutting on the K40 using a free vector image editor and when it comes to editing vector images, the industry standard is Adobe Illustrator, but that comes at a great cost.