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Picture of Pinhole Eyeglasses
Make a pair of glasses that have the perfect optics! Great for seeing close up things, they will stay in focus at all distances. Super easy to make and fun to use.

Step 1: Gather Materials

Picture of Gather Materials
For this project, you will need an old eyeglass frame, aluminum foil, and a pin or needle.
 
astrolon5 years ago
 how make macro lense with 3 fingers ;-)
 press ( squizzzzze) two index of your both hands, more one inch , to make a tiny hole , put your eye very close to it , try make the hole round ( squiiiiiizzzzze a max . ) , 
 then check anything ( computer screen .....) very closely , and enjoy !
Please be more specific. How is that 3 fingers?
I think you look great in your new glasses. Don't mind what small minded people say. They are just jelous of you...stinkers.
austin9 years ago
eskimos made them to avoid snow blindness.
Why don't you learn how to read before you post? That's already been said here. It's also wrong. Eskimos never made glasses with tiny holes in them. They used bone with long horizonal slits. Snow glasses did not do anyhing to help focus the light as these do.
Aggressive much? Take it easy.
No need to be an ass about it.
power8 years ago
i've build a pinhole camera but i'd never though about building a pinhole glasses.thanks for the idea.nice glasses.
I made something similar but with artificial fur round the edges of the frames...thought it looked cool in winter...
I'd have to say the best part about this project is walking around afterwards with foil sunglasses on.
spinach_dip9 years ago
It works better with a lot of holes, and it's a very old idea.

http://www.ec21.net/co/w/wooshin/product.html?grp=1&cid=1

I remember seeing ads and infomercials for this sort of thing 20+ years ago.
The eskimos used to make these out of bone.
They cut slits in them, not pinholes.
trebuchet039 years ago
Using a bunch of holes is kinda obvios :P One way to measure the distance to your pupils.... Ruler (this is how the optometrists used to do it -- some still do). It will be better if you have a friend do the measuring while you looke forewords ;)
You could also just add more holes.

http://www.pinholes.com/
Jinx!
mikesty9 years ago
If you want the best pupil calibration, punch the pupil holes while wearing the foil and glasses.
just don't slip and stab yourself in ye olde eyeball I guess