If you are particularly keen to difficult DIY projects, this one may be for you.
Andy George of How To Make Everything redefines the concept of DIY with this project: a lens build from scratch using raw sand, rocks, and metal, and a huge amount of skills too, I guess.
Previously, Andy built a pinhole camera, as you can see in the video below.
Not satisfied with the pinhole camera, Andy decided to build a lens from the scratch. Well, it took him a dozen attempts before getting it done right. Guess making your own glass isn’t everyone’s thing. The video below explains all steps. Enjoy.[via Interesting Engineering via DIY Photography]