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 oldmancoyote1
11 Apr 2010, 00:03
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: The New "Standard Scanner"
Replies: 145
Views: 334834

Re: The New "Standard Scanner"

Mathue:

That's craftsman-like work.
by oldmancoyote1
25 Mar 2010, 01:13
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: The New "Standard Scanner"
Replies: 145
Views: 334834

Re: The New "Standard Scanner"

Poked around on the web a bit yesterday and found this $12.95 electric car window lift mechanism. It has a motor, gearbox, pulleys, cables, mast, etc. To raise and lower the platen it would need two toggle switches to reverse direction, a power supply, and a few odds and ends. Think it would this wo...