From: Bathsheba Grossman (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri Mar 01 2002 - 01:28:08 EET
On Thu, 28 Feb 2002 email@example.com wrote:
> Over the years, I've tried scanning the brass on a flatbed scanner and using
> Streamline or anything else to trace the outline, but I'd like to get
> something much more accurate, and the shininess of brass means that the
> scanner doesn't pick up the edges well. I'm thinking that maybe a 3D scanner
> could do this, and maybe produce the outline, even though the outline we
> need is just 2D?
A home remedy for shininess:
#1 Spray-paint brass black
#2 Place on white paper
#3 Photograph with digital camera
#5 Not accurate enough? Get a more expensive digital camera.
Just a thought. And you probably had it already. Oh well.
Bathsheba Grossman (831) 429-8224
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