Reuse Lenses From Broken Reading Glasses

Gold Post Medal for All Time! 519 Posts

Don't throw away those old plastic reading glass lenses if the cheap frames break! I managed to recycle a pair of stronger lenses into another cheap wire frame that was flexible enough to grip around the lenses and was the approximate size and shape. I eased the soft wire around the lens, putting it in place.


Result - another pair of emergency reading glasses. Someone crafty or good with a drill might also try recycling individual lenses into "monocles" of a sort to wear around the neck with a cord or ribbon. has tricks you can do with cameras using old lenses too.

By pam munro from L.A., CA

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

Silver Feedback Medal for All Time! 278 Feedbacks
May 27, 20100 found this helpful

The link you listed isn't available...:(

Reply Was this helpful? Yes
May 29, 20100 found this helpful

Javajano, I know what you mean. I think she might mean

Reply Was this helpful? Yes

Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!

In This Page
Home and Garden Repair Other Eye GlassesMay 26, 2010
Halloween Ideas!
Thanksgiving Ideas!
Ask a Question
Share a Post
Better LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness and LegalComputersConsumer AdviceCoronavirusCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood and RecipesHealth & BeautyHolidays and PartiesHome and GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsPhotosTravel and RecreationWeddings
Published by ThriftyFun.
Desktop Page | View Mobile
Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact Us
Generated 2022-10-16 13:53:42 in 1 secs. ⛅️️
© 1997-2022 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved.