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

Looking for kit and/or advice

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revjoe
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Joined: 17 Jan 2011, 15:31

Looking for kit and/or advice

Post by revjoe » 21 Jan 2011, 15:16

As a geek with good computer skills, but lacking any significant mechanical / fabricating skills I doubt my ability to complete a build from scratch. It's not so much the assembly, but the cutting, & drilling that do me in.

So, does anyone either A) have a kit they would like to sell, or B) have any suggestions on how to find someone locally with mechanical skills to fabricate for me.

Thanks for any advice.

Joe

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Re: Looking for kit and/or advice

Post by Anonymous1 » 31 Jan 2011, 23:42

I doubt you could mess it up if you were to try. I haven't done it just yet, but making one shouldn't be that hard. It's like LEGO, except you can hurt yourself if you do it wrong.

By my estimates, I think that the people at the hardware store can actually do most of it for you. All you'd need to do is just drill the holes and screw it together.

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