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 ldolse
22 Dec 2010, 19:38
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: One more 80/20 build
Replies: 9
Views: 13751

80/20 Basics & Frame

There are many kinds/classes of 80/20 parts. First decision is metric vs. fractional. Railman's design uses two different types of fractional extrusions: 1"x1" 80/20 - the part number is 1010 - This is used for the Platen and cradle rails 2"x1" 80/20 - the part number is 1020 - This is used for the ...
by ldolse
22 Dec 2010, 19:05
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: One more 80/20 build
Replies: 9
Views: 13751

One more 80/20 build

Hi, just joined the forums, but have been lurking for quite a while. I've been wanting to build a scanner ever since I came across Daniel's instructable, and this holiday season I'm using the time back home to do it. I live in Asia, where English books are expensive, and outside of popular titles a ...