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 amergin
25 Jan 2013, 17:52
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 84483

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

Does anyone know the exact specs of the LED light? I'm looking at the product from the China retailers (like this ) and the product seems to be available both in "Cold White" and "Warm White". Which is it? I see someone else wondered about the same thing earlier. Daniel, do you have the specs for yo...
by amergin
21 Jan 2013, 23:20
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 84483

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

I read earlier from this forum that the CNC plans are 2D and the depth information is available as a png file. The CNC workshop where I plan to do the cutting advised that the blueprints should be in a format supported by Solidworks and preferrably in 3D to automate the whole cutting process. My fri...
by amergin
15 Jan 2013, 17:38
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 101397

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

Hey amergin, I'm sorry, I don't sell the parts kits separately. It's a lot of work to get them together, and I buy in quantities that let me make a batch of kits all at once, so if I sell a parts kit, I will have a spare wood kit. I do have more kits in stock , and another 20 on the shelf for peopl...
by amergin
13 Jan 2013, 21:42
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!
Replies: 104
Views: 101397

Re: DIY Book Scanner Kits Now Available!

Daniel, do you sell the hardware (itemized in this image: http://cdn.shopify.com/s/files/1/0161/8964/products/DIY-HARDWARE-DSC02297_large.jpg?148 ) of the kit separately? I can get the plywood parts CNC'd locally but the problem is going to be those small parts, all of which seem to be in non-metric...