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Neat! This website has a Google maps object that lets you select a particular wall of a particular building on the face of the Earth, and then generates a custom sundial accurate for that latitude and longitude that you can print, cut, fold, and attach. Haven’t tried it yet, so I can’t vouch, but a cool idea in any case. [via Hacked Gadgets]

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Sean Michael Ragan

Sean Michael Ragan

I am descended from 5,000 generations of tool-using primates. Also, I went to college and stuff. I am a long-time contributor to MAKE magazine and makezine.com. My work has also appeared in ReadyMade, c’t – Magazin für Computertechnik, and The Wall Street Journal.


  • facklere

    I love print and fold stuff, and this is really cool because there’s a hint of personalization, but the idea is so simple.

  • volkemon

    Neat idea, but I am a little unclear as to where/how to cut and fold, or whatevah, to make the pointer.

    Lil’ help?

  • Garrett

    Cut the red, fold the blue…

    • zach

      do you know how to cut the “window dial” version, and how to fold it?

  • volkemon

    Thanks. I never did get to go to kindergarten.

    Wonder what else I missed :)

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