New DIY Book Scanner Design Goes to Beta
Daniel Reetz has released his beta files for the newer DIY Book Scanner that he showed at the Open Hardware Summit. This is the first version designed to be CNC milled directly and from a single standard sheet of plywood. Of course, to do so, you’d need a shopbot or similarly sized router. You can also do it with smaller pieces of plywood on a more commonly sized CNC though some of the pieces are fairly large. It should be noted that the plywood is sized to be about 3/4” in thickness, as it gets a bit wobbly otherwise in places.
- DIY Book Scanner Kit BETA .1 for Corel Draw - These are the native format files and the only ones guaranteed
- DIY Book Scanner Kit BETA .1 DXF
- DIY Book Scanner Kit BETA .1 AI
- DIY Book Scanner Kit BETA .1 SVG
- Vcarve CAM files
Ace Monster Toys, as Daniel mentions in the video, has the wood parts for one of these. We have to get a few additional parts but I expect that we’ll be building our new DIY book scanner in the next few weeks. I want to thank Daniel for all of his hard work here and for being a good friend to AMT.