Microscopes and the equipment used to prepare specimens for microscopic analysis are vital tools for many areas of scientific study. Students can learn the basics of using microscopes in a few lessons but it takes years to master the many facets of microscopy. Today the preparing and viewing of biological and other specimens under a microscope plays an important part in the study of science at schools, universities and TAFEs and for scientific research.
A microtome is a mechanical instrument us...
Two leather strops used for the final honing of blades. One end of the leather has a metal buckle with a metal ring attached for hanging the strop.