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The World Wide Web has a wealth of information for the beginning stargazer, the avid astronomy hobbyist, or the serious astronomer. If you have an interest in building your own telescope, you can find several sources on the Web.
• If you're looking to build your own telescope, you'll find complete drawings, a materials list, and explanations on various sites that guide you through the process of building your own telescope.
• Want to build your telescope and its accessories? Astronomy Boy will give detailed instructions to make your own telescope eyepieces out of wood and aluminum tubing.
• There are also many astronomy chat rooms and message boards online where you can lurk or talk to other astronomers about new products and building your own telescaope.