Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

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by lorenzodow
13 May 2012, 02:20
Forum: HELP
Topic: using a single camera + batch dekeystoning
Replies: 5
Views: 4208

Re: using a single camera + batch dekeystoning

I'm curious about how this has worked out. I just keep admiring everyone's work on here but can't be bothered to shoot with two cameras (or to make a platen...I know, better input...). That said, I've actually had some books come out pretty well with a single camera probably open to about 150 degree...
by lorenzodow
10 Aug 2011, 19:18
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: PDFBeads — Convert Scanned Images to a Single PDF File
Replies: 46
Views: 42642

Re: PDFBeads — Convert Scanned Images to a Single PDF File

I'm looking for an open source, free or cheapware way to do this, so I can appreciate the importance of this program, but I have to say, I don't really get how this is done. I downloaded and installed most of the programs (I think), but not being familiar with Ruby and being on a windows machine, I ...
by lorenzodow
10 May 2011, 10:18
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Beta 11
Replies: 30
Views: 14411

Re: Beta 11

by lorenzodow
10 May 2011, 02:25
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Beta 11
Replies: 30
Views: 14411

Re: Beta 11

A block quote on the second half of the page created a problem here.

By the way, I'm new to the forum, so if this screenshots are not helpful or if this type of thing has been rehashed elsewhere, let me know...
by lorenzodow
10 May 2011, 02:20
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Beta 11
Replies: 30
Views: 14411

Re: Beta 11

Tulon wrote: It's mostly work in progress on dewarping
Seems to be progressing nicely. On a longer project with some badly warped pages, the output is impressive. A few pages get distorted (pages that actually weren't too warped), but some of the most warped pages are fixed without any problems.
by lorenzodow
28 Apr 2011, 13:37
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 398179

Re: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)

Comparative Literature Grad student in California. Thanks for the great tools. After spending a couple of hours scanning a book this week, I did some searching for an alternative. I'm really glad this site exists and that you have such great tools and instructions. Viva la DIY revolution! btw, I did...