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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Please vote for my steampunk project, help me win $1000.

Post by rob » 15 Apr 2011, 07:58

Greetings! If you've ever seen my sig, you know that I'm working on a mechanical computer. My local makerspace in Philadelphia, NextFab Studio, is running a contest, and the most popular project will win $1000 credit at NextFab, which will go a long way towards helping to build the Logical Engine.

Please check it out, and vote.

Thanks!

--Rob
The Singularity is Near. ~ http://halfbakedmaker.org ~ Follow me as I build the world's first all-mechanical steam-powered computer.

LHemphillix

Re: Please vote for my steampunk project, help me win $1000.

Post by LHemphillix » 08 Aug 2011, 14:21

I got on too late to vote for you, sorry, but I found myself intrigued. Mechanical computer? Steampunk-related? if you're still around, can you tell us a little more about that? Is it just a curiosity or is there any advantage to doing non-electronic computing? This is something I've never heard of before and it's fascinating, so again, if you're still here and have links or anything to this project I'd like to see it. Thanks.

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