It would also be nice if there was a kit with a progressively
smaller polishing powder selection
Greg, that’s a real ambitious project… I bought a book that I
don’t exactly recall the title - “Telescope Making” or something.
One site I just found recommends a good book first thing…
I just Googled “telescope mirror making” and got a great many hits.
We have an observatory nearby (Chabot) that has a weekly
mirror-making class, BTW… One of the first Google hits looks
Actually I just went back and shortened that to
http://www.atmsite.org/ and “ATM” stands for amateur telescope
makers, try that, too. Click on the “keyword” link and there is much
From there is a couple of sources: http://www.willbell.com/
Used to be Edmund Scientific was the place for amateur mirror makers,
but in looking I guess they don’t do that anymore… There were
several other places on the Google search, but you can look at those
yourself, I’m sure… Happy grinding, it’s gonna be awhile…;