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How to Make a PVC Telescope

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This is a demo K2 article. The content and images are taken from How to Make a PVC Telescope by KurtH3 from

Placing any two convex lenses (with different focal lengths) a distance apart will create an up-side-down magnified image of far away objects.

These are instructions on how to make a simple telescope out of everyday parts (PVC pipe / magnifying lenses) using specialized 3D printed fittings to hold your lenses in just the right place


Step 1: Assemble Materials

What You Need:
  • 2" PVC Pipe (about 6-12 inches)
  • Magnifying lenses of different focal lengths (like these
  • Access to a 3D printer and these files

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