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Mirror grinding Telescope making

2007-2-13  There are many reasons for grinding your own mirror. Either you want a unusual size, or focal length, or to satisfy your curiosity, or to have the "pride of achievement" by fabricating something as precise as a telescope mirror.get price

Mirror Grinding Machine

2015-8-14  It is capable of grinding up to 20" telescope mirrors. Pictured is a 10". I quickly discovered that changing the original plans was not easy, so I hacked out a 3-D drawing program to help me visualize it.get price

Telescope mirror grinding on Vimeo

2019-9-2  Fine grinding the Dream Cellular 62 cm f/3.4 Cassegrain primary mirror on a spindle grinder. The grinding tool is glass tiles cast in dental stone. The grit at this stage is 25 micron aluminum oxide. Upload, livestream, and get price

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telescope mirror grinding machines MC World

Mirror Grinding Machine. My Mirror Grinding Machine. For a long time I've wanted to build a machine for grinding telescope mirrors. Dennis Rech's M-o-M designs finally inspired me to just get up and do it. Over the years, I'd been collecting motors, gear boxes, pulleys, etc. get price

Newport Glass Works, LTD. Grinding, Polishing and

2014-7-21  Start grinding by concentrating the center of the mirror on the edge of the tool. Use a long "W" stroke, occasionally stroking the center of the mirror out to 2" to 3" from the edge of the tool, progressing around the circumference of the tool rotating the mirror.get price

Telescope Mirror Blanks / TelescopeMirrorBlanks.Com

2016-9-14  There are several advantages to using thin plate glass mirror blanks for grinding your telescope mirror: * Thin mirror blanks are less expensive, allowing more people to afford the hobby of grinding their own telescope mirror. * Choosing a thin get price

Telescope Mirrors, Blanks, Secondaries, Grinding

2015-12-17  All the Mirrors in this range come with Ronchi, Foucault and Testing Data. 300mm (12") Glass F/5 Parabolic Mirror $1480AUD 300mm (12") Glass F/6 Parabolic Mirror $1400AUD 350mm (13.7") Glass F/5 Parabolic Mirror $1800AUD 350mm (13.7") Glass F/6 Parabolic Mirror $1700AUD 400mm (15.8") Glass F/5 Parabolic Mirror $1980AUD 450mm (17.7") Glass F/5 Parabolic Mirror $2270AUD get price

Mirror grinding Telescope craft, Diy telescope,

Apr 23, 2018 telescope making, mirror grinding, homemade tripod, eyepieces, astronomyget price

World Wide Mirror Class List Stellafane

DC: NCA Telescope Making and Mirror Grinding Classes Twice Weekly on Tuesday & Friday 6:30-9:30 PM in Washington, DC at the Chevy Chase Community Center. Contact: (202) 262-4274. DE: Mid-Atlantic Mirror Making Seminars Delmarva Stargazers hold an annual long weekend of mirror making in March in Delaware.get price

Mirror Grinding Take A Class Or DIY? ATM, Optics

2017-5-11  Page 1 of 3 Mirror Grinding Take A Class Or DIY? posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Ive been interested in grinding/polishing my own Newt mirror for a long time but dont know how to get started. As a beginner, would you recommend attending a workshop or class or is it possible to make a good mirror using other learning resources such as books and online videos?get price

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Rough Grinding of a Telescope Mirror Guy's Math &

2014-12-15  (Part two of my description of the essential steps in making a telescope) 2. Hogging Out means making your mirror blank have roughly the proper concave shape for the focal length or f-ratio that you want. There are many articles and web pages on this, get price

Hand Grinding a Telescope Mirror Make:

2014-5-30  This is how you make a telescope mirror out of a hunk of glass: Use a sand mixture and another piece of glass to grind away the middle of a concave shape. Repeat with finer and finer grit sand. Dave Barosso demonstrates the technique, but to do it yourself, try to visit one of the Telescope Makers Workshop‘s classes on Friday nights in Oakland.get price

mirror grinding kit grind and polish telescope mirror

All our Mirror Kits contain a Pilkington Float Glass mirror blank and Grinding Tool. These arefinished with fine ground edges. 180 grade first stage ginding powder. 400 grade ginding powder. 303 grade smoothing powder. Top quality Cerium Oxide Polishing powder.get price

Grind and Polish a Dobsonian/Newtonian Telescope

Just grinding the telescope mirror probably took 80-100 hours for me, but I was learning a lot and taking my time. I'm entering this into the Hand Tools Only Contest because when I did this project that's all I had! Supplies: 2 pieces of glass one will be the mirror, the other is the tool you will use to grind it. Mine were plate glass 6.25get price

Telescope Mirrors, Blanks, Secondaries, Grinding

2015-12-17  TELESCOPE MIRROR ALUMINISING per kilo $40AUD Tin oxide grinding powder per kilo $30AUD Pumice grinding powder per kilo $30AUD 80 Grade grinding powder per 8" mirror $2AUD 120 " " $2AUD 220 " " $3AUD 320 " " $4AUD 500 " " $6AUD 1000 " " $8AUD 1600 " " $8AUD Cerium Oxide " $8AUD Lap resin kit " $15AUD SECONDARY/DIAGONAL MIRRORSget price

Newport Glass Works, LTD. Grinding, Polishing and

2014-7-21  Placing the mirror face up and grinding with a moderate "W" stroke will also move the curve toward the edge, and tends to produce a more spherical surface. Leaving the mirror grossly hyperbolic will make fine grinding difficult. Fine Grinding . We've all heard stories about fine grinding taking hundreds of get price

Amateur Telescope Making Main Page Stellafane

Grinding a Mirror "For it is true that astronomy, from a popular standpoint, is handicapped by the inability of the average workman to own an expensive astronomical telescope. It is also true that if an amateur starts out to build a telescope just for fun he will find, before his labors are over, that he has become seriously interested in theget price

Mirror grinding Telescope craft, Diy telescope,

Apr 23, 2018 telescope making, mirror grinding, homemade tripod, eyepieces, astronomyget price

World Wide Mirror Class List Stellafane

DC: NCA Telescope Making and Mirror Grinding Classes Twice Weekly on Tuesday & Friday 6:30-9:30 PM in Washington, DC at the Chevy Chase Community Center. Contact: (202) 262-4274. DE: Mid-Atlantic Mirror Making Seminars Delmarva Stargazers hold an annual long weekend of mirror making in March in Delaware.get price

Mirror Grinding Take A Class Or DIY? ATM, Optics

2017-5-11  Page 1 of 3 Mirror Grinding Take A Class Or DIY? posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Ive been interested in grinding/polishing my own Newt mirror for a long time but dont know how to get started. As a beginner, would you recommend attending a workshop or class or is it possible to make a good mirror using other learning resources such as books and online videos?get price

Thin Telescope Mirror Grinding Advice

2016-9-14  Thin Telescope Mirrors and Mirror Making There is a wealth of great information on the internet regarding the benefits of thin mirrors, and techniques for grinding thin mirror blanks. Here is one such website created by someone with much experience the realm of creating fine homemade telescopes using thin (and ultra-thin!) mirror blanks...get price

Hand Grinding a Telescope Mirror Make:

2014-5-30  This is how you make a telescope mirror out of a hunk of glass: Use a sand mixture and another piece of glass to grind away the middle of a concave shape. Repeat with finer and finer grit sand. Dave Barosso demonstrates the technique, but to do it yourself, try to visit one of the Telescope Makers Workshop‘s classes on Friday nights in Oakland.get price

Rough Grinding of a Telescope Mirror Guy's Math &

2014-12-15  (Part two of my description of the essential steps in making a telescope) 2. Hogging Out means making your mirror blank have roughly the proper concave shape for the focal length or f-ratio that you want. There are many articles and web pages on this, get price

mirror grinding kit grind and polish telescope mirror

All our Mirror Kits contain a Pilkington Float Glass mirror blank and Grinding Tool. These arefinished with fine ground edges. 180 grade first stage ginding powder. 400 grade ginding powder. 303 grade smoothing powder. Top quality Cerium Oxide Polishing powder.get price

telescope mirror grinding machines MC World

Mirror Grinding Machine. My Mirror Grinding Machine. For a long time I've wanted to build a machine for grinding telescope mirrors. Dennis Rech's M-o-M designs finally inspired me to just get up and do it. Over the years, I'd been collecting motors, gear boxes, pulleys, etc. get price

Mirror Grinding Take A Class Or DIY? ATM, Optics

2017-5-11  Page 1 of 3 Mirror Grinding Take A Class Or DIY? posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Ive been interested in grinding/polishing my own Newt mirror for a long time but dont know how to get started. As a beginner, would you recommend attending a workshop or class or is it possible to make a good mirror using other learning resources such as books and online videos?get price

Mirror grinding Telescope craft, Diy telescope,

Apr 23, 2018 telescope making, mirror grinding, homemade tripod, eyepieces, astronomyget price

Mirror grinding Diy telescope, Refracting telescope

Dec 2, 2013 telescope making, mirror grinding, homemade tripod, eyepieces, astronomyget price

Mel Bartels' Amateur Telescope Making

2021-4-18  The I.A.U. named asteroid 17823 Bartels discovered 1998 by J.M.Roe in recognition for my contributions to amateur astronomy. Making is the Key to Knowing. A telescope mirror is arguably the most accurate surface made by human or machine. Amazingly you can grind a mirror by hand and make a telescope with simple hand tools.get price

Zambuto Optical Company Newtonian Telescope

2020-9-29  Zambuto Optical Company is a full service custom manufacturer of premium Newtonian primary telescope mirrors from 7" through 24" diameter. Special Notice-We want to let our customers know that during this timeframe we continue to do business as usual. There may be delays with regard to shipments due to outside circumstances beyond our controlget price