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Equipment atlas. Building a sundial. Four styles are discussed (horizontal, vertical, polar, armillary).
ASTRONOMY Mar 1980 (v.8#3) pg. 47

How to use a sundial or armillary sphere to graphically demonstrate a number of principles fundamental to astronomy.
ASTRONOMY Sep 1982 (v.10#9) pg. 58

Sundials. A look at ancient sundials plus instructions on how to lay out a sundial for your location.
ASTRONOMY Jan 1986 (v.14#1) pg. 47
Added Info ASTRONOMY Jul 1986 (v.14#7) pg. 32

Watching earth move with the shadow clock. Learn a lot about the workings of the solar system from a properly-built sundial.
ASTRONOMY Aug 1987 (v.15#8) pg. 32
Added Info ASTRONOMY Feb 1988 (v.16#2) pg. 33

Miniature sundial fits in the palm of your hand.
BOYS' LIFE May 1968 (v.58#5) pg. 72

How to determine how many hours of daylight are left by measuring the sun's arc with your finger-span.
BOYS' LIFE Aug 1977 (v.67#8) pg. 63

How to build a simple sundial for home or camp.
BOYS' LIFE May 1979 (v.69#5) pg. 23

Sundial neckerchief slide.
BOYS' LIFE Oct 1986 (v.76#10) pg. 52

Shadows of time. Make the world's oldest timepiece, the sundial.
BOYS' LIFE Jun 1990 (v.80#6) pg. 50

Sundial reniassance. A truly accurate sundial must be custom-made for the site. Equatorial, polar and horizontal dials are shown.
HARROWSMITH #79 May-Jun 1988 (v.13#1) pg. 80

Thyme clocks. How to create a sundial in a thyme pot.
HERB COMPANION Jun-Jul 1993 (v.5#5) pg. 30
Added Info HERB COMPANION Oct-Nov 1993 (v.6#1) pg. 4

Solar watch is a sundial plus compass.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #427 Dec 1963 (v.59) pg. 118

Pedestal lawn table with sundial mounted on the top.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #446 Jul 1965 (v.61) pg. 86

Vertical sundial hangs on a wall but still uses the sun to tell time.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #472 Sep 1967 (v.63) pg. 128

Cast your own concrete sundial. Make your mold from a cakepan.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #69 May-Jun 1981 pg. 32

Pocket sundial is built into an aspirin tin.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #75 May-Jun 1982 pg. 166

How to make a sundial that works during the summer months.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #154 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 22

Build a solar cell powered sundial. Servo mechanism rotates to follow the sun and point to the current solar time.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1980 (v.17#3) pg. 36
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] May 1980 (v.17#5) pg. 7
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1980 (v.17#6) pg. 6

Armillary sphere to make for the back yard is made from sheet metal rings and brass lamp parts. Can be used as a sundial.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1970 (v.134#1) pg. 175

Accurate polar sundial is built from scrap wood and sheet metal.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1980 (v.153#5) pg. 130

An attractive outdoor cooking grill. Circular firepit is 3-ft. in diameter and surrounded with a brick ring 5 ft. in diameter. An added feature of elegance is a giant sun dial which covers the pit to keep out rain, etc.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1966 (v.188#6) pg. 132

Sun clock tells time right to the minute by means of an analemma.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1972 (v.201#1) pg. 100

Equitorial sundial built from plywood and Plexiglas. Adjusts easily to compensate for seasonal errors.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1972 (v.201#4) pg. 109

Sundial in the shape of an armillary sphere is built entirely of plywood. Winning design in plywood project contest.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1980 (v.217#2) pg. 100

Sundial indicates standard clock time and is made of cardboard and wood.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Mar 1964 (v.210#3) pg. 136

Portable sundial made of cardboard.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN May 1966 (v.214#5) pg. 130

Sundial design which tells clock time and daylight saving time. Features an adjustable dial. The time, as indicated by the shadow of the gnomon, can be advanced or retarded by rotating the dial.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Nov 1967 (v.217#5) pg. 138

Design for an unusual, easy-to-read, analemmic sundial. Read in either universal time or local apparent time.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Dec 1980 (v.243#6) pg. 231

Description of a sundial that tells standard time. Includes general information on the necessary formulas to calculate the equation of time for each day of a typical year and transfer this information to a sundial scale.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1982 (v.64#1) pg. 86

Astronomical computing. Sundials on walls. Computer program, written in BASIC, assists in the design of vertical sundials.
SKY & TELESCOPE Dec 1987 (v.74#6) pg. 646

Ultraviolet sundial will tell you the amount of UV-B radiation reaching the ground compared with that for the Sun at the zenith.
SKY & TELESCOPE Jul 1994 (v.88#1) pg. 94

A precision sundial of bronze has a polar axis much like that of a German-equatorial telescope mounting. Shows standard time to the nearest minute with none of the mental corrections that often must be applied to sundial readings.
SKY & TELESCOPE Dec 1994 (v.88#6) pg. 88

Vikings and polarization sundials. Build a sundial from plastic drain pipe which makes use of sunlight's polarization rather than the orientation of a gnomon shadow.
SKY & TELESCOPE May 1997 (v.93#5) pg. 91

Classic wooden octagonal pedestal (30" high) can be used outdoors for a sundial stand or indoors for displaying art or a plant.
WOOD MAGAZINE #52 Jun 1992 (v.9#4) pg. 54

How to make a working sundial totally out of wood.
WOODTURNING #72 Feb 1999 pg. 41
Correction WOODTURNING #75 May 1999 pg. 5

Portable sundial tells time from the height of the sun above the horizon and not from its direction. This reproduction of a Middle Ages timepiece is also called a Shepherd's Dial, Pillar Dial, Traveller's Dial or Cylinder Dial. Requires careful wood turning.
WOODWORKER Oct 1988 (v.92#10) pg. 852

Rotating equatorial sundial of 7" diameter made of 3/16" aluminum.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1965 (v.21#4) pg. 16

Two sundials. One made from metal and the other from wood.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1979 (v.35#4) pg. 34
Correction WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1979 (v.35#6) pg. 10

Make a wooden sundial in one of four styles. (1) Horizontal. (2) Vertical. (3) Polar. (4) Armillary.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1982 (v.38#4) pg. 49

Sundial with a curved gnomon lets sunlight pass through cutout numbers on the gnomon. The time is thus projected as an actual number on the base of the sundial.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1986 (v.42#3) pg. 78