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Throughout the grinding and final lapping stages, the objective has been to reduce pits and scratches to the smallest possible size However, no amount of grinding can produce a surface smooth enough or sufficiently transparent to meet the needs of a first-class telescope objective Different techniques are ,...

Joy of Mirror Making: Introduction

Stone tools go back 33 million years Pounding, scraping, knapping, grinding combined with fire, heat, melting leads us today to grinding telescope mirrors from glass Making a telescope mirror is one of the most satisfying and sublime joys you will experience It's also arguably the most accurate surface made by man or machine...

Mirror, Mirror

Aug 30, 2005· Against the wall, hanging in a red steel frame, was a 28-foot mirror, the second of two that have been built for the Large Binocular Telescope on Mount Graham (the first is already in the telescope)...

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telescope mirror grinding machine Build Your Own Telescope, Complete Plans for Five In clear, step by step instructions, author Richard Berry tells how to build five telescopes, from a simple reflecting telescope suitable for a parent and child to build together to a...

Large Homemade Telescope Making Project

Bill's Homemade Telescope Making Project This web page provides an overview of my large homemade telescope making project I read several telescope and mirror making books and visited many amateur telescope making or "ATM" websites to learn how to build a 145 inch homemade telescope of this size...

Telescope Mirror Grinding Machine

Making a homemade mirror grinding 2006-3-6 Making a homemade mirror grinding machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I want to make a motorized mirror grinder , any good info on this , i have a couple geared motors , low speed high torque...

Large Homemade Telescope Making Project

(3) A homemade telescope mirror can be made with more accuracy and smoothness than the mass-produced, commercial mirrors available today Unfortunately, the cost of mirror grinding kits and pyrex blanks has increased significantly in recent years to the point where any savings from making a mirror versus buying one are minimal at best...

Making a Mirror grinding & Polishing machine

Mar 16, 2015· Page 1 of 5 - Making a Mirror grinding & Polishing machine - posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: Hello, I am on the half of the way to make a mirror grinding machine inspired by original M-O-M design I made the pulley arrangement such a way that, both the turn table & eccentric spins at 50 RPM fixed I wont go for making mirror bigger that 105 (or max 12)...

Telescope Mirror Making Machine

May 09, 2013· A sample --and quite simple-- video of Vitastra's mirror making machine This is a full-custom design first inspired on the polishing machines designed by ,...

Telescope Mirror Kits

Want to build your own telescope? Start with one of our telescope mirror kits Each kit comes with a telescope mirror blank and all the abrasives (silicon carbide grits and white aluminum oxide powders), cerium oxide polish and pitch to grind and polish it to your specifications...

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mirror grinding machine for sale Grinding Machine for Large Telescope Mirrors I designed and built a grinding machine for mirrors up to 42 inches [11m] in diameter By slipping on and off a couple of belts, the machine can quickly be Contact Us...

Grinding machine with driven overarm

This machine is intended for hand grinding and figuring of mirrors 12" in diameter and under I will add a manual overarm at some point when I need it The red tub is an animal water/food dish obtained at Farm & Fleet for...

Stellafane Links Page

Stellafane External Links provide links to related information on Amateur Telescope Making, Mirror Making, Optics, other Astronomy clubs and local area links to the Springfield, Vermont area , (October 2002 Stellafane Mirror Class) Telescope Making Workshops and Seminars , Grinding Machines A Mirror-O-Matic Machine...

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Telescope Mirror Making Kits and Supplies

Telescope Mirror Making Kits - We sell complete kits for grinding and polishing high quality telescope mirrors TelescopeMirrorKits provides telescope makers with the most complete telescope mirror making kits available anywhere on the web...

Mike's Telescope Workshop

This is my home-built edge grinding machine for grinding down my home-cast mirror blanks Click to see the whole project This is a 125 inch diameter, 15 inch thick, light-weight honeycomb-back telescope mirror blank that I made myself...

Jumping into Mirror Making, by Michael Mills

Jumping into Mirror Making Michael Mills I have been preparing to grind my own primary mirror for a long time I've collected many fine books on telescope making and mirror grinding, including Richard Berry's Build Your Own Telescope, Sam Brown's All About Telescopes, and Jean Texereau's How to Make a TelescopeI read through all of these books, ordered a 6" mirror kit from Willmann-Bell, and ....

How to Make Your Own Telescope Mirror

After your finished with fine grinding the mirror you will need to make yet another tool This tool is called a pitch lap It is made the same way as the penny tool you made to do the fine grinding except instead of pennies you will use "Pitch"...

Mount Wilson Observatory | Building the 100

Besides storage space at ground level, there was equipment for cooling the mirror in rooms at the 16-foot level (more recently used for darkrooms and rest rooms), while the mirror silvering equipment resided just under the telescope at the 25-foot level...

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mirror grinding machine for sale My Zeiss grinding and polishing machine - YouTube , An edge grinding machine for telescope mirror blanks Since I've, Read more Astro-Tel - Mirror grinding machine MIRROR GRINDING MACHINE I made my first mirror grinding and polishing machine over thirty years ago It used the working principle of the ....

Parabolizing a Telescope Mirror

At the focus of the telescope a spherical mirror, for example a 4 inch [[10cm] F10 mirror focuses nicely with only the slightest hint of spherical aberration But a 10 inch [25cm] F4 will be a disaster...

Panasonic HDC

May 01, 2010· just a quick vid of my home made mirror grinding machine...

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Fixed post mirror grinder advice

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