Book Scanner

I’ve been following the DIY Book Scanner project for years. I have many books and magazines I’d like to scan and get rid of. Here is a version much cheaper and simpler to build:

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Dave Slusher is a blogger, podcaster, computer programmer, author, science fiction fan and father. Member of the Podcast Hall of Fame class of 2022.

2 thoughts on “Book Scanner”

  1. Dave Slusher says:

    I placed my order to plexiglass today from

  2. Dave Slusher says:

    I’m going to modify the handle to be thinner because the longest cross dowel nut I can find locally is 3/4″. To get the 1.5″ requires ordering from England and some weird stuff. I’ll try the handle on the platen with 3/4″ PVC and see if that works. If it doesn’t, I’ll do it again with the bigger pipe.

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