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

Commercial Book Cradles

Built a scanner? Started to build a scanner? Record your progress here. Doesn't need to be a whole scanner - triggers and other parts are fine. Commercial scanners are fine too.
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Re: Commercial Book Cradles

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Re: Commercial Book Cradles

Post by daniel_reetz » 24 Dec 2009, 00:02

This article shows how to build an archive-appropriate book cradle and introduced me to the idea of a "book snake".

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Re: Commercial Book Cradles

Post by daniel_reetz » 24 Dec 2009, 00:13

Cradle pictured here has a roller for one side of book. Seems nice, you could have one side held up with some pressure, and even rotate the roller to release the top page.

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Re: Commercial Book Cradles

Post by Yohan » 24 Dec 2009, 03:10

This is great idea! bend instead of cut!
Here is how to build DIY heat bender.

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