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 sixtysix
06 Apr 2010, 12:20
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Possible camera mounting solution
Replies: 1
Views: 7695

Re: Possible camera mounting solution

i use these
http://www.dealextreme.com/details.dx/sku.29606

they need to be very firmly tightened.
by sixtysix
16 Mar 2010, 19:34
Forum: Scan Tailor
Topic: Scan Tailor
Replies: 357
Views: 210198

Re: Scan Tailor

i ran a book through this and it is showing a significant improvement. Last time I had problems with some words appearing clipped-the odd word being illegible-this is very very good.
by sixtysix
14 Mar 2010, 12:55
Forum: Chat
Topic: $scanning
Replies: 2
Views: 2140

$scanning

A neighbour of mine on hearing I was interested in book scanning asked would I scan a book he had borrowed, which was a local history thesis. The book contained 9 fold out maps. Anyway I scanned the book for him but suggested he get the maps copied in a local shop which specializes in architectural ...
by sixtysix
16 Feb 2010, 09:57
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Musinf Book Scanner
Replies: 36
Views: 19879

Re: Musinf Book Scanner

What is the ideal thickness for the plexiglass?
by sixtysix
21 Jan 2010, 15:02
Forum: Scanners and Build Threads
Topic: Another no-platen approach
Replies: 25
Views: 30520

Re: Another no-platen approach

I think its a fantastic idea, well worth stealing. As the V is made of wood, is there a danger it could damage the page?
by sixtysix
02 Dec 2009, 17:42
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: post processing
Replies: 4
Views: 4499

Re: post processing

spamsickle
thanks-you are a mine of info
by sixtysix
02 Dec 2009, 08:43
Forum: Tutorials/How-To's
Topic: post processing
Replies: 4
Views: 4499

post processing

so you scan your four hundred page book and you have two hundred pages on each card, what is the best way of marrying these together?
by sixtysix
17 Oct 2009, 08:41
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: need some advice
Replies: 6
Views: 3567

Re: need some advice

spamsickle-any chance you could share the chdk script?
be much appreciated here.
by sixtysix
10 Sep 2009, 14:34
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Find Your Ideal Camera Settings
Replies: 10
Views: 10653

Re: Find Your Ideal Camera Settings

is it the intention here that you find the best setting and then return to the normal canon menu and reset the manual settings?
by sixtysix
31 Aug 2009, 12:31
Forum: Cameras and Electronics
Topic: Find Your Ideal Camera Settings
Replies: 10
Views: 10653

Re: Find Your Ideal Camera Settings

thanks for that-that is a big deal to me