[hackerspaces] Discuss Digest, Vol 33, Issue 47

john arclight arclight at gmail.com
Tue May 24 21:02:55 CEST 2011

I think this is a great idea. There is a print publisher that already does this:


We use their "How to Run a Lathe" (HTRAL for short) to teach people
machining at our shop.

23b Shop

On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 10:00 AM, Al Jigen Billings
<albill at openbuddha.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Long time reader, first time poster. (I get digests here mostly.)
> We've been working at DIY Book Scanners that non-destructively scan books at Ace Monster Toys in Oakland.
> Looking at the below comments on old textbooks, I wonder if it would make sense for a bunch of hackerspaces to get out of print manuals and technical books and do a concerted effort to scan them in, at least into image-based PDFs. This could act as a resource for beginning to put together curriculums.
> Al
> http://www.openbuddha.com
> http://www.acemonstertoys.org

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