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 PossumPete
30 Mar 2014, 18:35
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A new scanner design using plastic tubing
Replies: 224
Views: 138039

Re: A new scanner design using plastic tubing

Yes, what was that one.....

"Sorry, we just can't find that one!
We're sorry, the URL is either incorrect or no longer available. Maybe you are looking for one of the following Instructables below."
by PossumPete
30 Mar 2014, 17:09
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A new scanner design using plastic tubing
Replies: 224
Views: 138039

Re: A new scanner design using plastic tubing

It appears that the Instructable in question has been removed.
by PossumPete
30 Mar 2014, 15:30
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A new scanner design using plastic tubing
Replies: 224
Views: 138039

Re: A new scanner design using plastic tubing

I've changed my plans....for extra sturdiness I now intend to build the scanner with wood.....pocket hole joinery so that it can be disassembled as needed. I also think I'll use glass, building a suitable frame to hold it. I'll use roller skate bearings as needed. What are your thoughts on mounting ...
by PossumPete
18 Mar 2014, 10:21
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A new scanner design using plastic tubing
Replies: 224
Views: 138039

Re: A new scanner design using plastic tubing

I've been trying to find a metal T connector, but the ones at my local hardware store were way too big (6 inches). Have you looked at Home Depot or Lowes? 3 inchers should be very easy to find. Stanley-National Hardware 2-Pack 3-in x 3-in Zinc-Plated T Plate Brackets. http://www.lowes.com/pd_315655...
by PossumPete
15 Mar 2014, 18:02
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Linux Bookscanning Guide
Replies: 3
Views: 8775

Re: Linux Bookscanning Guide

Thanks Nate, this is very helpful!
by PossumPete
13 Mar 2014, 19:21
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Oversized davidlandin Model
Replies: 82
Views: 41296

Re: Oversized davidlandin Model

What a wonderful project!
I grew up not all that far from you, up in Tioga county.
We had a Pittston wood cookstove for many years. :D
by PossumPete
13 Mar 2014, 10:50
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Oversized davidlandin Model
Replies: 82
Views: 41296

Re: Oversized davidlandin Model

This is a very impressive build!
Excellent work!

I'm curious, what size is the platen?


Thanks!
by PossumPete
11 Mar 2014, 20:00
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: A new scanner design using plastic tubing
Replies: 224
Views: 138039

Re: A new scanner design using plastic tubing

I'm very impressed with this scanner. 8-) I've put off building a unit for almost 5 years but his design has spurred me to order the stuff to finally get started. I'll be using metal tubing instead of plastic, much the same as the enlarged version. I can't wait to get started! :D Thanks David! ;)