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 adampadsadam
02 Aug 2009, 15:20
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: tsttm's build
Replies: 22
Views: 26262

Re: tsttm's build

tsttm that is a rad piece of equipment bro... well done!
by adampadsadam
02 Aug 2009, 10:39
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Pads' Scanner Build Project
Replies: 18
Views: 20369

Re: Pads' Scanner Build Project

I finished my scanner this weekend. I will post more in depth pics and descriptions over the next few days. Due to lack of funds I ended up making a scanner that only required one camera - thus a different angle on platen. The platen is polycarbonate - i bent it myself using a paint stripper gun. I ...
by adampadsadam
30 Jul 2009, 12:53
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Pagebuilder
Replies: 22
Views: 13885

Re: Pagebuilder

hey jradi i have the exact same prob have you got the program running? if so can you please explain what you did in fairly simple terms. I have installed matlab runtime + pb software, have restarted computer, then tried opening pb software but no luck. is that the right sequence or should i be doing...
by adampadsadam
30 Jul 2009, 11:49
Forum: Programs, Software releases, and more.
Topic: Pads Scanner Build - Software Ideas
Replies: 2
Views: 2764

Pads Scanner Build - Software Ideas

Yo I want my scanner to scan the pics directly onto my computer, rather than onto the cameras memory stick. I am trying to figure out the best way (for me) of doing this... I will post ideas/thoughts/experiments/pics on here throughout the next wee while and would love to hear what you guys think. M...
by adampadsadam
28 Jul 2009, 12:27
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Pads' Scanner Build Project
Replies: 18
Views: 20369

Re: Pads' Scanner Build Project

I looked into buying the acrylic needed for scanner in my town today, and also contacted a few fabrication places. It turned out to be alot cheaper to have a plastic shop (in the nearest big city) supply and make the complete platen! bonus! If anyone is in Australia, or even better Perth/WA give me ...
by adampadsadam
28 Jul 2009, 10:11
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Pads' Scanner Build Project
Replies: 18
Views: 20369

Re: Pads' Scanner Build Project

thanks for the ideas guys its true that the cradle slide is not massively important but i have having fun seeing how good i can get it whilst remaining simple, cheap and light... smallparts looks like a rad website thanks for the link! any other alternative suggestions to toolbox liner that you guys...
by adampadsadam
26 Jul 2009, 08:30
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Pads' Scanner Build Project
Replies: 18
Views: 20369

Re: Pads' Scanner Build Project

Awesome thanks Dan. Just hollah and Ill fling some cash your ways...
Cheers! :)
by adampadsadam
26 Jul 2009, 07:54
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Pads' Scanner Build Project
Replies: 18
Views: 20369

Re: Pads' Scanner Build Project

The sliders were $12.00 Aud.
Oh man I would be keen as for a roll of tb liner! Would be happy to paypal costs or I could send over some of these sliders etc?
Thanks heaps for the offer.
by adampadsadam
26 Jul 2009, 05:14
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Glass Platen
Replies: 11
Views: 8292

Re: Glass Platen

james415 wrote:Actually I all of the glass photos are mine. There are two versions, but they are the same except for the locomotion mechanism.
Hey James, can you please post a link to your instructables so I can have a look? Thanks man!