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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. Most of them came from industrial junk yards.

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Mirror Grinding Machine » Leonardo Da Vinci's Inventions

The mirror or lens grinding machine is a masterpiece of mechanical engineering. It has several gears in mesh at all times and also has several variable settings built into it. This machine was most likely designed by Leonardo while he was either investigating the different ways that light reflected off things or maybe he was planning on

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telescope mirror grinding / polishing machine with

Feb 15, 2016· The machine is shown grinding a 300 mm mirror.How to build a tachometer: florin.myip.org/blog/making-tachometer-grinding-polishing-machine-telescope-m...

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Rough Grinding a 20" Quartz Telescope Mirror on the Fixed

Mar 07, 2010· This video shows how to setup a mirror grinding machine for fixed-post grinding, also known as spin grinding or spinning. After setup, you'll see how abrasiv...

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Mirror-o-Matic mirror making machine ATM pages of

Mirror-O-Matic grinding machine. When I decided in 2009 after a ten-year break to get into mirror making again, it quickly became clear to me that I would need to construct machine, as hand grinding big mirrors is not something very beneficial for the hands of a musician.

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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 machine illustrated at "A" Fig.3, Page 163, "Amateur Telescope Making" Book 1. A bowl which rotated was fitted to the spindle. I also built another machine

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Mirror grinding machine-runout ATM, Optics and DIY Forum

Feb 21, 2015· Page 1 of 2 Mirror grinding machine-runout posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I am in the process of making a fixed post mirror grinding machine, big enough for a 20 inch mirror. I have now got the motor, pulleys, two shafts and turntable all together and working. The turntable rotates at around 25 rpm,which I think should be OK. If I put a dial indicator on the top of the table near the

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telescope mirror grinding / polishing machine with

Feb 15, 2016· The machine is shown grinding a 300 mm mirror.How to build a tachometer: florin.myip.org/blog/making-tachometer-grinding-polishing-machine

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Leonardo Da Vinci's mirror making machines

One machine is designed for grinding concave mirrors of small focal length. The other machine, a much larger piece to implement, grinds mirrors of large focal lengths. Though Leonardo da Vinci creates sketches of mirror grinding, one crucial and logical question to ask is whether he used such mirrors

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Mirror-o-Matic mirror making machine ATM pages of

Mirror-O-Matic grinding machine. When I decided in 2009 after a ten-year break to get into mirror making again, it quickly became clear to me that I would need to construct machine, as hand grinding big mirrors

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Rough Grinding a 20" Quartz Telescope Mirror on the Fixed

Mar 07, 2010· This video shows how to setup a mirror grinding machine for fixed-post grinding, also known as spin grinding or spinning. After setup,

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Mirror Grinding Machine Hackaday

Sep 26, 2006· Grinding and polishing your own mirrors is a long, arduous process. Instead of lapping the blank by hand, Laurie Hall built this mirror grinding machine from scratch.

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How I built an edge grinder for telescope mirror blanks.

I borrowed a few ideas from the Mirror-O-Matic mirror grinding machine, particularly how to mount the turntable on top of the pulley. Anyone building machinery for cold-working glass should have a look at

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Mirror grinding scope making

A good starter size is the 150 mm (6") mirror. A 200mm (8") will also work. Most ATM books and websites recommend a Pyrex® mirror blank, but in my opinion, annealed plate glass is better for this first, "learn and practice" mirror

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Mirror grinding machine-runout ATM, Optics and DIY Forum

Feb 21, 2015· Page 1 of 2 Mirror grinding machine-runout posted in ATM, Optics and DIY Forum: I am in the process of making a fixed post mirror grinding machine, big enough for a 20 inch mirror. I

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