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 cidrolin
20 Oct 2009, 12:09
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 406389

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

I was embarrassed and proud all at once. :D
Mixed feelings, I know that...

Why Marat written in his bath ? Ask Matthieu... bah !
by cidrolin
19 Oct 2009, 17:23
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor
Replies: 357
Views: 212342

Re: Scan Tailor

Namely, it says that publication on other online resources is prohibited. That means that particular site got a personalized permission from the copyright holder to host that material. As for who does the scanning, etc, the situation seems to be as follows: * Legal sites mostly host textual version...
by cidrolin
19 Oct 2009, 16:34
Forum: Show and Tell / Book Projects
Topic: Your other projects
Replies: 12
Views: 8092

Re: Your other projects

This year I've build an home made alambic... http://www.fairesagnole.eu/page39/files/page39_3.jpg A lot of work (bah, a part-time 2 month job... finding all the stuff), the reasult is pleasant :mrgreen: My grand-mother's Reine-Claude http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Greengage are even better wheen turne...
by cidrolin
19 Oct 2009, 15:46
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor
Replies: 357
Views: 212342

Re: Scan Tailor

Well, the book scanning community in Russia is quite prolific. I would say no less than 10 scanned books get published daily, although some of them are beautification efforts on scans released earlier. The largest and the oldest legal site is http://www.lib.ru It exists since 1994 and hasn't change...
by cidrolin
19 Oct 2009, 14:50
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 406389

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

Hello, I'm a physics teacher from France (girls and boys from 12 to 16 yo). I own an engineer diploma in plasma physics, but I'm too lazy to work in the "real word"... I'm really in love with dictionnaries, and I dream of being able to carry some of my favorite on the beach... Le Robert culturel , (...