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 daniel_reetz
09 Jun 2020, 21:05
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Nice Archivist build post at the r/datahoarder subreddit
Replies: 5
Views: 3630

Re: Nice Archivist build post at the r/datahoarder subreddit

camwow13, I just want to congratulate you on an awesome build. Great work.
by daniel_reetz
25 Feb 2020, 19:33
Forum: Help with this site
Topic: Offline version of the Archivist design guide?
Replies: 3
Views: 1294

Re: Offline version of the Archivist design guide?

If you're willing to put in the effort, I am willing to support this work, enthusiastically. We'll have to figure out what it means to host it elsewhere (I really want the "canonical" copy to remain here).

Since I control the license, I can help alleviate any issues there.
by daniel_reetz
19 Jan 2020, 22:42
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: SOLD: 80/20 Custom Book Scanner
Replies: 2
Views: 5011

Re: SOLD: 80/20 Custom Book Scanner

I edited the main post, this scanner has been sold.
by daniel_reetz
07 Jan 2020, 14:28
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Scanner in a Briefcase
Replies: 9
Views: 2800

Re: Scanner in a Briefcase

The Soviets had an interesting briefcase machine called the Yolka.

https://www.cryptomuseum.com/covert/cam ... /index.htm
by daniel_reetz
31 Dec 2019, 19:02
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: It's completely wild, but I'm proud of myself!
Replies: 1
Views: 3039

Re: It's completely wild, but I'm proud of myself!

Hey Babul, I just wanted to say that this was a really cool post and I'm glad you found value in this community.
by daniel_reetz
31 Dec 2019, 18:59
Forum: "Destructive" Scanning
Topic: Creating a Digital Library
Replies: 12
Views: 5524

Re: Creating a Digital Library

Thanks for sharing all this experience, John_Latta.
by daniel_reetz
01 Sep 2019, 21:54
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor Advanced
Replies: 104
Views: 78497

Re: Scan Tailor Advanced

Really impressed with the work by 4lex4... sent a donation his way as a thank-you.
by daniel_reetz
09 Jun 2019, 18:29
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: An improved DIY book scanner
Replies: 3
Views: 2420

Re: An improved DIY book scanner

We, as a community, strongly oppose your attempt to patent ideas that we have freely shared. Further, we completely reject your attempt to sell our own ideas back to this community in the form of a license. If you persist in this effort, we will make legal challenges by providing prior art. Also, we...
by daniel_reetz
02 Dec 2018, 20:20
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Say Goodbye to Aaron Clarke
Replies: 0
Views: 2391

Say Goodbye to Aaron Clarke

Hi all, Aaron Clarke wrote the very first DIY Book Scanner software, PageBuilder, which was linked in the original instructable. We spent a lot of time together in grad school and he was a very good friend to me. He recently passed away. I wrote a post about him here: http://www.danreetz.com/blog/20...