Merry Christmas 2022
Wishing you all a very Merry Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays or Bah Humbug day. However you decide to mark this time of year, Muckypaws 3D Printers have been busy!
Pixels to 3D Objects?
Ever wanted a quick and easy way to convert PNG images to 3D Objects ready for printing? Take a look at my simple project designed to print retro style 80's artwork on 3D Printers.
Ground Control to Major Tom – Part 3 – Dashboard
Following on from my Ground Control to Major Tom project, I offer a simple Dashboard using a two line LCD Display and some cheap components to show in real-time what's happening with your flight receiver. If you want to know more, check out this article to build your own.
OctoPrint USB Camera Config and Camera Pulsing Fix
Warning, contains flashing images. Have you found that your USB Camera connected to OctoPrint is pulsing or flashing? This is due to auto-exposure not having additional contrast points to work out the optimal value. In this article I'll demonstrate a fix that worked for me.
OctoPrint – Basic Installation
You want to install OctoPrint to help with 3D Printing, and you're running multiple projects on your Raspberry Pi. This article will show you step by step how to manually install OctoPrint on your project Pi if the pre-built image isn't suitable for your environment.
Who ate all the Pi’s?
I seem to have amassed a collections of Raspberry Pi's awaiting installation in various projects. To help organise my office, I created a storage solution that may help and it's free to download and print using your own 3D Printer or favourite 3D Print Service.
The Evolution of Willy
My love for Manic Miner know no bounds, and having wanted a Miner Willy desk ornament it was time to put the 3D Printer to good use!
The Joy of 3D Printing – What You Need to Know
Have you recently bought your first 3D Printer? I've provided a series of articles to try and help you get the best from your printer, from calibration to trouble shooting, please take a look and let me know your thoughts or if the articles helped you.
3D Printer – eSteps/Extrusion Calibration
A simple and easy way to calibrate your 3D Printers eSteps to help reduce the issues of under/over extrusion