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- discussions of how to build, restore or repair large format cameras and equipment or accessories for handling large format negatives (4x5 and larger).

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: LF Pinhole - design and building

    Started by Barry Kirsten, 5-Feb-2017 22:39
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 4,314
    15-Mar-2017, 00:15 Go to last post
  1. Show us your home made camera...

    Started by Nana Sousa Dias, 10-Feb-2009 09:52
    73 Pages
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    • Replies: 725
    • Views: 410,481
    20-Feb-2018, 10:28 Go to last post
  2. Making a scanner with a DSLR

    Started by Frank Petronio, 22-Dec-2011 13:30
    62 Pages
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    • Replies: 616
    • Views: 92,550
    9-Jan-2018, 03:06 Go to last post
  3. Using and Modifying the Travelwide 4x5 camera

    Started by HMG, 16-Sep-2015 08:30
    45 Pages
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    • Replies: 442
    • Views: 79,380
    6-Jan-2018, 06:16 Go to last post
  4. DSLR Scanner: Light Sources

    Started by Peter De Smidt, 24-Feb-2012 12:37
    21 Pages
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    • Replies: 204
    • Views: 51,675
    10-Dec-2015, 23:48 Go to last post
  5. DIY Open Source Field Camera Design

    Started by Tim Meisburger, 2-Jul-2015 18:18
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 188
    • Views: 38,864
    30-Aug-2016, 19:09 Go to last post
  6. DSLR Scanner: Camera Supports and Positioning

    Started by Peter De Smidt, 24-Feb-2012 12:44
    19 Pages
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    • Replies: 180
    • Views: 35,891
    24-Jul-2016, 12:14 Go to last post
  7. The pine board camera build

    Started by Pitchy, 21-Jan-2015 17:09
    17 Pages
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    • Replies: 167
    • Views: 18,550
    1-Feb-2015, 12:04 Go to last post
  8. 11x14 camera build attempt - Questions

    Started by Pali K, 15-Aug-2015 22:34
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 148
    • Views: 37,899
    17-Feb-2018, 21:54 Go to last post
  9. My Century 10A Restoration

    Started by akfreak, 6-Jun-2011 02:38
    15 Pages
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    • Replies: 142
    • Views: 24,534
    15-Jan-2013, 03:05 Go to last post
  10. What finish did Deardorff use in the 50s-60s?

    Started by John Kasaian, 1-Feb-2018 17:26
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
    • Views: 2,851
    Today, 09:38 Go to last post
  11. Century 9A Restoration

    Started by mikl, 12-Aug-2016 01:24
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 116
    • Views: 16,027
    11-Jan-2017, 14:55 Go to last post
  12. TravelWide Repair Question

    Started by Drew Bedo, 1-Apr-2017 18:42
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 102
    • Views: 8,159
    28-Jan-2018, 00:21 Go to last post
  13. DSLR Scanner: Lenses

    Started by Peter De Smidt, 24-Feb-2012 12:45
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 97
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    18-Feb-2018, 16:20 Go to last post
    • Replies: 96
    • Views: 21,710
    19-Jul-2017, 04:51 Go to last post
  14. 14x17 build, with filmholders and tripod

    Started by radii, 16-May-2017 11:15
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 93
    • Views: 12,203
    4-Dec-2017, 08:17 Go to last post
  15. DSLR Scanner: Scans and Comparisons

    Started by Peter De Smidt, 23-Mar-2012 14:31
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 83
    • Views: 21,204
    13-Jun-2014, 06:30 Go to last post
  16. Hacking 8x10 and 11x14 enlarger LED head

    Started by Randy Moe, 20-Jan-2014 23:59
    9 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 9
    • Replies: 81
    • Views: 23,682
    26-Mar-2016, 13:45 Go to last post
  17. Building the "Sinar Norma Handy" camera!

    Started by Daniel Unkefer, 8-Jul-2017 05:36
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 81
    • Views: 7,363
    31-Dec-2017, 15:29 Go to last post
  18. My perfect fixed lens LF camera - decision 1, the lens.

    Started by adrianlambert, 19-Nov-2017 03:56
    9 Pages
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    • Replies: 80
    • Views: 3,397
    22-Dec-2017, 13:52 Go to last post
  19. Routing a precision 'ledge' for GG in mahogany, which bit type?

    Started by Randy Moe, 4-Oct-2013 18:24
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 79
    • Views: 14,815
    9-Dec-2013, 22:07 Go to last post
  20. New 8x10 camera build

    Started by Jim Fitzgerald, 10-Jan-2013 08:59
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 76
    • Views: 14,994
    10-Jun-2015, 18:12 Go to last post
  21. Threading Stainless Steel Shafts

    Started by Curt, 9-Apr-2013 18:27
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 74
    • Views: 15,661
    14-Apr-2013, 09:24 Go to last post
  22. DIY soft focus

    Started by mdarnton, 29-Apr-2016 08:14
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 72
    • Views: 9,255
    6-May-2016, 13:51 Go to last post
  23. DIY 5x4 in Sapele

    Started by barnacle, 5-Feb-2016 14:40
    8 Pages
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    • Replies: 71
    • Views: 9,942
    13-Mar-2016, 15:40 Go to last post
  24. Fixed focus 4x5 camera

    Started by Degroto, 10-Aug-2017 11:33
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 68
    • Views: 4,262
    10-Feb-2018, 13:52 Go to last post

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