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 Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 12:56
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Build in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 5521

Re: DIY Book Scanner Build in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

got pictures on how to have glass to fit in the book scanner?
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 12:02
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!
Replies: 5
Views: 7207

Re: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!

I have, and it's prohibitively expensive. It is MUCH better for people to get glass locally. how do we find a glass that is a v shape like you use for DIY book scanner, is there a instructions how to build a glass? I was wondering if there a place that customize the glass that you want like for the...
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 12:00
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Scan books and store them after that
Replies: 0
Views: 2920

Scan books and store them after that

I have lots of books in my G.I. Joe and Star Wars collection that I wanted to scan pages of without harming the books. I scan every page of a book and when I'm done I take the books to a storage room. I'm still keeping the books after i scan pages of them. you can too!
by Gothiczartan84
10 Apr 2013, 00:24
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 75917

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

http://youtu.be/8GrI9UFD4uo

I was thinking about an idea for creating this simple DIY book scanner with clear glass to hold the book pages down and click and that's it. is it possible if you can make this version of DIY bookscanner?
by Gothiczartan84
09 Apr 2013, 22:59
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!
Replies: 5
Views: 7207

Re: Official DIY Book Scanner Kits In-Stock!

Greets! The Official DIY Book Scanner Store is open, and there are now kits in stock ! Here are the design files . Read the complete store post for more. DIY KIT DSC02247.jpg I ship primarily to the US, but if you're international/elsewhere, send me a PM or email. The kits are currently selling for...
by Gothiczartan84
09 Apr 2013, 22:51
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 393496

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

Hello, Daniel. allow me to introduce myself. My name is Michael Olmsted and I am the man with many hobbies like book scanners that you created. I also like to collect books of my own, I'm not just collector, a huge fan of gi joe, likes to collect 3.75" star wars action figures and I do have books ab...
by Gothiczartan84
09 Apr 2013, 02:36
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: DIY Book Scanner Build in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Replies: 5
Views: 5521

Re: DIY Book Scanner Build in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

What about Nikon cameras? I know they are best cameras that took excellent pictures. what nikon type is best for book scanner?
by Gothiczartan84
09 Apr 2013, 02:30
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits
Replies: 78
Views: 75917

Re: Build Thread for the Hackerspace Scanner Kits

do book scanner kit will come with two cameras that are designed to fit on a DIY Book Scanner? what cameras should be I buy and what size would that be? how to get the camera steady to get a clear shot of the image?
by Gothiczartan84
09 Apr 2013, 01:16
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Looking for a company or a shop that makes book scanners
Replies: 0
Views: 1965

Looking for a company or a shop that makes book scanners

Hello fellows I just started joining in this forum about the idea on how to scan a book without harming a book. I was wondering if there is like a company or shop that makes book scanners like the DIY book scanner that I seen on youtube. I would love to hear what all other forum users think and thei...
by Gothiczartan84
07 Apr 2013, 22:34
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: BookScrap
Replies: 10
Views: 14158

Re: BookScrap

I am looking for a simple book scanner that has a clear object the can be press down to flatten the pages of the book gently without breaking the book or the pages. is there a scanner like that i want to get?