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Make a simple microscope like the magnifying device discovered in the 1500's.
BOYS' LIFE Sep 2003 (v.93#9) pg. 59

Scientific instruments of wood. Article describes how M.U. Zakariya reproduces antique scientific instruments using the same tools and methods of earlier centuries. Includes diagrams for making a bow drill (used for drilling holes in wood) and a small microscope made from boxwood. Many other objects are pictured and described.
FINE WOODWORKING #13 Nov 1978 pg. 40

Child's microscope for $1.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #485 Oct 1968 (v.64) pg. 90

Make a 100-power microscope for $.25 or less.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #62 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 129

Stereo microscope made from binoculars.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1964 (v.121#2) pg. 151

Homemade microscope. Build a high-power pocket-sized microscope from brass or aluminum and use it to view a glass slide. Even the lens is homemade using glass fused with a propane torch, liquid lenses, or a simple lens-grinding machine.
SCIENCE PROBE! Apr 1991 (v.1#2) pg. 53

A live specimen cell for the microscope. Make a micro-aquarium for keeping and viewing living microorganisms without destroying them.
SCIENCE PROBE! Oct 1991 (v.1#4) pg. 64

Two methods of microscope lighting that yield colored images of remarkable detail. One method was suggested by British microscopist Julius Rheinberg. The second uses polarized light.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Apr 1968 (v.218#4) pg. 125

How to build a folded microscope to examine the blood in the capillaries of the viewer's own eye.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1969 (v.221#4) pg. 134

Stand designed to suspend a stereomicroscope (without mirror or slide stage) at right angles to its normal postion to allow viewing aquatic plants or animals through the side windows of a tank.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Oct 1972 (v.227#4) pg. 117

A high school physics club builds electron microscopes. Two models, along with their basic principles of operation, are shown. A range of 10 to 10,000 diameters magnification has been achieved.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Sep 1973 (v.229#3) pg. 184

Getting inside an ant's head. Fixing, clearing and mounting small insects for microscopic viewing.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Jun 1997 (v.276#6) pg. 130

Crystal microscopy. Study crystal growth through a microscope by constructing a heated microscope stage that is based on the type of glass used in many car window defrosters.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN May 1999 (v.280#5) pg. 94