Amateur Telescope Making








12.5" Split Ring Newtonian
My primary telescope for visual and CCD astrophotography use.
The Zonto
A TeleVue Pronto clone made from a surplus Zeiss Tessar triplet.
A Prominence Telescope
Construction notes and diagrams for a dual grating prominence telescope / spectrohelioscope / spectroscope.
A Scope Like ALICE
Notes on the Construction of a Portable 8" Dobsonian Telescope by Ron Ravneberg. Photos of Ron's scopes are in the Gallery.
Wright Reflections
Design and construction notes on a Wright reflector.