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 adampadsadam
26 Jul 2009, 04:29
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Pads' Scanner Build Project
Replies: 18
Views: 20140

Re: Pads' Project

holy sheet just added some strips off a cutting board and its magic - faster and smoother than running on mdf would really recommend this setup to builders - i have tried two types and multiple setups of drawer railings and (in my opinion) this is simpler and works ALOT better. I never got around to...
by adampadsadam
26 Jul 2009, 02:17
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Pads' Scanner Build Project
Replies: 18
Views: 20140

Pads' Scanner Build Project

The Base + Cradle Built on Mdf. Originally I used some drawer sliders (metal rails and wheels etc) for the cradle but gave some teflon-coated furniture sliders a try (kept in line with plastic bars) and they are alot smoother and more responsive than the sliders. I used some wax to see if it would a...
by adampadsadam
22 Jul 2009, 05:01
Forum: Introductions and connections
Topic: Post something about yourself here (The Hello Thread)
Replies: 437
Views: 412164

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

Hey, Im Adam. 3rd Year Law student from Aussie. I love books, old guitars and amps, and have been dreaming about scanning my textbooks and chucking them onto a kindle dx or plastic logic (when released). I think it would be cool if Atiz booksnap camera control and post processing software was availa...
by adampadsadam
22 Jul 2009, 04:51
Forum: Agora / The Marketplace
Topic: Electronics/Handle packages for sale.
Replies: 78
Views: 34395

Re: Electronics/Handle packages for sale.

Man this is a sweet website. I have been playing around with DIY bookscanning machines for a while but up until now have not been able to make something that is fast and capable of producing high quality/consistent images. Exciting! Will start making one in a week or two after current uni assignment...