Living at a dark site, I make scope when I have the inclination. I also do woodworking, cycling and other outdoor activities
18" F/5 Home-Built Dob. with Mike Dudley Mirror 6" F/15 Brass w/ D&G Lens on DS-16 Mount DS-10 10" F/4.5 Newtonian LXD650 and LX200 Classic Autostar Converted! 11x80 Meade (Vintage Japan Made). A few Naglers and 8mm and 13mm Ethos. Gadgets and parts everywhere.
16" F/4.5 Newtonian on Parsec GEM ( in ROR)
10" Orion Dobsonian
2.4" Jason refractor
Borg 45EDII refractor
15x70 Celestron Skymaster binoculars
Canon Digital Rebel XSi(modified)
18-55mm Canon zoom lens
50mm f1.8 Canon lens
105mm Sigma telephoto
Homemade 'scopes 8"f/7,6" f/5", 6"f/4, 4.25" Schiefspiegler,60mm Coronagraph,60mm H-alpha system, 4.25" White-light Solar Newtonian,solar spectroscope, 4" f/12, 4.5" f/16 & 6" f/12 Schupmann Medial refractors, 4" Celestar, 19 Stellafane awards 9 in optics Engineering = Taking what you have and making what you need.