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Observe the Transit of Venus, Sunspots and other Solar phenomena with this Solar Scope, made from reclaimed shoe boxes and Makedo parts available at www.mymakedo.com.
To make your Solar Scope, unfold the side flaps of your shoeboxes and overlap one on top of the other, joining them into a single long box.
Once you have aligned the overlapped boxes, use the Makedo Safe-saw and punch a hole through on either side. Connect the boxes using Makedo Re-pins and Re-clips.
We have used 3 shoeboxes for the Solar Scope which we find makes a good viewing length. Continue to attach another box to add length to your Solar ...
At one end of the Solar Scope, use the Makedo Safe-saw and cut out a rectangle window. Place a sheet of foil on the inside of the box.
Connect the sheet of foil to the box using Makedo Re-pins and Re-clips, ensuring the that foil is tight against the box. Use a needle and poke a ...
On the opposite end of the Solar Scope, place a sheet of white paper on the inside of the box. Connect it to the box using Makedo Re-pins ...
To create the viewing window, cut a rectangle flap on the side of the box near the white paper screen. Use a Makedo Hinge, Re-pins and Re-clips to ...
Complete your Solar Scope by closing all the box lids, ensuring that the inside is completely dark for best results when the Sun shines through. Now you’re ready ...
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