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Who needs a $35,000 book scanner when you can just make one of your own with mostly household items? Most of this project was constructed with the help of an eraser and Legos. It uses the eraser to act as a grip for the page turner and an upside-down Epson scanner that is hooked up to an average laptop.

Check out the link for some video of the beast in action.

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