Sundial Sun Dial Sundials Sun Dials Design Book Books articlesspreadsheets Gnomics Gnomonics Horology Dialling Dialing Clocks EOT Equation of time
Middleton Sciathics Lunar Moon construction hobby gnomon cutout popup building astro compass astrocompass shepherd ogee azimuth altitude hour angle
Dial types in perspective
a very simple overview of
the dial types and how
they relate.
Now also in  
apx 1 of the
appendices

Planispheric astrolabe

Polarizing dial

Glass dials

Clay dials

Engraved dials

Inclined decliners

Old wives trick

North and south
hemispheres

Reverse engineering a
dial

Wall declination
calculation

What time was a photo
taken given date and
location.


Altitude and azimuth
dials used at other than
their design altitude
2014
Astro compass

Books and references

CAD lighting techniques

Dates and hours

Derivation of vertical decliner hour
line formula

Declining reclining dials

Durer and CAD

Formula collection

DIAL FURNITURE...

Analemmas, spreadsheets,
DeltaCAD programs, and notes

Declining Shadows, for a full
discussion document on calendar
or declination lines and curves
or
Declination lines, a short 3 page
review                 
Nocturnal dial template

Astrolabe formula

Equation of time notes

Lunar dial plate and
protractor

Ecliptic dial and calendar

Star clocks

Ceiling or reflecting dials
(also see spreadsheet)

Gnomonless single
armillary  gnomonless  

Gnomonless open book
dial
gnomonless  

A
short review of geometry,
and 3d geometry, and
trigonometry

How the
sun makes hour
lines (pdf)

The
slide rule and the
sundial

The
nomogram  and the
sundial

Dialling scales Middleton,
Foster, Serle dialling ruler
Free books are here

for example

Micro Shadows
Simple Shadows
Cubic Shadows  

and

paper cutout dials and
paper popup dials
The enormous appendices are free.
The
CASE STUDIES here are also free.
The 400 page book
Programing Shadows is also free.
The 140 page book
Supplemental Shadows is also free.
The links below are to old material, now revised and updated and included in the main book or appendices
The booklets below are NOT updated, use and enjoy, but better to get the current big book
FREE PAMPHLETS
THE OBSOLETE MATERIAL BELOW IS UPDATED AND NOW IN THE BIG BOOK

"
Illustrating Time's Shadow"

THE APPENDICES , THE SUPPLEMENT, or PROGRAMMING SHADOWS
some of the older pamphlets refer to the geocities web site which no longer exists
please disregard references to www.geocities.com
new article added