LF Camera Making Book

Discussion in 'Large Format Cameras and Accessories' started by thefizz, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. thefizz

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    Can anyone recommend a good DIY book on building large format cameras?

    Peter
     
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    Jon Grepstad's one is fine, it made me able to build a monorail on my own...
     
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    There are a couple of good sites with info, depends a bit of what you want: mono-rail or field, metal or wood.

    I am in the pocess of getting the parts and tools together for a wooden field, my Shen Hao HZX45-IIA as a starting point.
    Still have not decided jet on the final shape, it might become a Chamonix/Shen Hao PTB54 aswell.
    If I can get enough wood together here in Brazil it will be both, each in a diferent kind of tropical hard-wood.

    Peter
     
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    User barryjyoung here on APUG has made a book about building LF Cameras. I was on the verge of trying out to make a camera, but I am short on both time and money but send him a pm, he's a friendly guy.
     
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    Thanks for the information everyone.