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 vagabond
07 Jan 2012, 17:19
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanne near Houston?
Replies: 9
Views: 141607

Re: DIY Book Scanne near Houston?

Hi, I live in Houston, TX and have built a standard version. I have used it to scan several books so far and it works great. Let me know if you are willing to buy it, and how much. It comes without lamps (i just used clamp on lights from home depot like in the standard build thread), cameras, and re...
by vagabond
07 Jan 2012, 08:02
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit
Replies: 399
Views: 325975

Re: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit

I'm sorry, but I will not be able to get the parts cnc'd. I was under the impression that there would be a total of a dozen or so parts, and that's what I told the operator over the phone. He said it would cost around $20-30. I emailed him the files, and on closer inspection he said that a more accu...
by vagabond
06 Jan 2012, 19:23
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit
Replies: 399
Views: 325975

Re: A DIY Book Scanner In Every Hackerspace /DIY Kit

I don't know much about cnc machines, or the files needed to run them. I found a guy willing to cut a 4x8 3/4" plywood sheet for me on his shopbot. If I give him the files in the first post (the .zip updated 12/23/2011), is that all he would need? Do the files include the information about the cuts,...