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Cheap Jeweler's Glasses

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just some jewelers glasses i made from an old set of glasses and old camera parts
 
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Step 1: Gather your stuff!

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Just gather what will be needed to assemble the glasses as well as what you'll need:
-Krazy Glue (or any glue you like).
-Old Glasses (or new it's your choice they have to be metal and big framed).
-Old camera (preferably video, they tend to have more magnification).
-Old telescope (if you get only one lens from the camera).
-A piece of string or a glass holding cord. (for holding the glasses obviously).
-The lens cover from the camera (if available).
-A self-made lens cover (to prevent eyesight straining) [optional].
-A Knife (comes in handy). -Safety Glasses, goggles, etc. (for all the safetyphilliacs).
-m&m's (to keep focus)
-a pair of hands.
-a brain
-etc.
-Ahhh! I forgot... more etcetera.

Step 2: The glasses

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Push the lens out of the frame and widen the frame where the lens used to be.

Step 3: First assembly

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Supposing that at this time you have disassembled the camera (and/or telescope if aplicable) and taken apart the lens/lenses, proceed to fit them into the frame until they fit tight. Try not to keep the whole assy of the lens, (the assy as a whole is meant for zoom not magnification). Make sure you have positioned the lenses correctly and right where you want them.

Step 4: Let's Glue it!

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Having now positioned your lenses previously, glue them in place and let it sit until the glue hardens (if using Krazy glue 1 min. or so will be enough) this time can vary depending upon which glue you are using.
Please don't mind the messy hoodie.

Step 5: Finishing up

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Measure the cord to have a length that measures from one ear to the other and measure about 3 in. more. Cut it off!
That's pretty clever. I just bought a pair - kinda wish i hadn't now...