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 rob
04 Jun 2009, 16:57
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: Examples from my postprocessor software
Replies: 28
Views: 26396

Examples from my postprocessor software

I don't have a name for it... I guess "Rob's Book Postprocessing Software" will do for now. The software is written in Java, and makes heavy use of the Leptonica C library . First, we have the original image straight from the camera. This is originally 285 ppi, 24 bpp. I measured the size of the boo...
by rob
04 Jun 2009, 13:33
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 401143

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

Hey all, I'm Rob (Autophile on instructables), your benevolent dictator with the iron fist. I have been scanning my books for several years now, primarily because I have several thousand science fiction paperbacks taking up too much space. I would slice the text block out of the book, and feed the p...
by rob
04 Jun 2009, 13:24
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: My handle design for jradi
Replies: 25
Views: 15192

Re: My handle design for jradi

Bigger is better :) More detail!