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and want to know how to get started,
A primary resource is often
. There is something here for everyone from beginner to advanced.
If you need to source something, this list of
UK ATM Suppliers
There is a confusing multitude of ways of measuring the sizes of abrasives used in optical work. My
Guide to Abrasive Sizes
resolves this potential confusion.
will aid the realisation of your projects.
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Hand-driven Scotch Mount
A more accurate motorised
Double-arm Scotch Mount
112mm f/18 Refractor
for which I made the objective
"Bogbits and Beantin" telescope
-- a 80mm f/6.3 thing I concocted from junk.
4" f/5.35 Reflector
was made largely by my 10-yr old son.
Try making this remarkably simple
Red Dot LED Finder
The Astronomical Unit
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