DIY Bookscanner Assembly

I have written about the arrival and packaging of my bookscanner kit from in a previous post. Here I document the assembly, which was really easy due to the excellent videos by Daniel Reetz on YouTube. I recommend watching them all before even starting to do anything with the kit. Regarding tools needed for … [Read more…]

DIY Bookscanner Kit arrived

I love books. Real books, made of paper, ideally hard cover and properly bound with needle and thread. And I have assembled a nice library over time. On the other hand, due to peculiar choices of where to live and where to work, and due to the nature of my job, I essentially live on … [Read more…]

My Roubo Workbench – from lumber to raw bench

Last year I started building my workshop in the basement of our house with a view into our beautiful garden. What was desperately missing was the centrepiece of any workshop – a big, sturdy workbench. Even before starting the workshop, in August 2014, I had purchased a copy of Christopher Schwarz wonderful book about work … [Read more…]