Pocket sundials

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Pocket sundials

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Nice collection of Pocket sundials.

Pocket sundials can be over 1000 years old, arguably making them the world’s first watches – and with no moving parts to break. Typically they were carried by shepherds, where there are a variety of designs, from the French Pillar Sundial to the Tibetan Time Stick.


 Make 1171
DIY Sundial for your garden.

 Sundial Index Index 02
Web based sun dial.

4 thoughts on “Pocket sundials

  1. Craig says:

    Any reproductions or instructions for building these pocket sundials anywhere?

  2. Carl Hird-Rutter says:

    Great collection. I designed and built a pocket sundial for a magazine article for ScrollSaw Woodworking and Crafts.
    It is in Issue 27 Summer 2007.
    There is a downloadable pattern available from the ScrollSaw Woodworking and Crafts website.
    There are no instructions there unless you buy the magazine but if anyone needs help they can contact me.

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