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 thinkJason
03 Feb 2012, 01:16
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY kit assembly
Replies: 53
Views: 21909

Re: DIY kit assembly

Wow, Rob's parts look truly perfect. Assembly instructions would be a HUGE contribution. Also, we should go over that shopping list with mellow-yellow - some of it is incorrect. PM me and him and we can talk about/correct it. Rob's parts are amazing! Great wood, excellent cutting. There's a tiny am...
by thinkJason
02 Feb 2012, 20:31
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY kit assembly
Replies: 53
Views: 21909

DIY kit assembly

I noticed plenty of build progress threads, but nothing specifically instructional for the latest DIY kit save the incomplete wiki page . As a new member of the community, I feel like there's going to be many more members like myself who are looking for a manual of sorts when assembling their own ki...
by thinkJason
20 Jan 2012, 12:45
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 393335

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

thinkJason, thanks for the introduction. FWIW, there is a hackerspace in Denver that says they have a CNC wood router . I'd get in touch with them, first! Here's their site . If you start working with them, I would love love love for this to be the first or among the first of the new CNC scanners t...
by thinkJason
19 Jan 2012, 20:13
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 393335

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

Good afternoon from Denver! I've been a long-time lurker on this community, wishing to build a scanner to digitize my ever-increasing library of books. I'm an academic researcher in the communications discipline, and I find myself reading academic journals on a daily basis both for work and personal...