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Printing wood

We bought some wooden filament and it’s finally here. So today is wood printing day!
We’re still figuring out what are the correct settings for this filament but it looks so sexy in our printer that we wanted to share a picture of it.

Adding a print server with Octopi

For the last month we’ve been printing with the laptop attached to the printer, what we found pretty inconvenient because it takes a lot of space on our table.

Some weeks ago, we’ve heard about Octoprint, a web based print server ready to plug in a Raspberry Pi with any distro that has an http server installed. It looks like a great idea, but we found something even better: Octopi.

Octopi is a distro based in Raspbian with the octoprint server setted up, basically plug and play.  So we took one of the Pis that we have around and, I have to say, intalling it couldn’t be more simple!

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