AFTER YOU BOUGHT IT ANY WAY.....
This is a PDF file that discusses how to take a store bought dial and then adjust it so it will work for you. It is an extract from the main
book ILLUSTRATING TIME'S SHADOW
You may consider downloading online SIMPLE SHADOWS which talks only of horizontal sundials, in a do-it-first-then-fix-it-next step by
step process, as well as discussing what happens and why it works and then stepping you through the process. Tables are provided.
You should download for free these note on reverse engineering a sundial so you know what latitude it was made for and then how to
set it in place so it works. Click HERE TO DOWNLOAD this easy to read file.
BEFORE YOU BUY.....
go to Mike Shaw's web site and read the Buyer's Guide which has about five simple steps to follow BEFORE buying a dial.
go to Carl Sabanski's web site and read his guide which has good tips to study BEFORE buying a dial.
WHAT NOT TO BUY.....
download for free these notes on what to look for in web based auctions with photos to show the problems with the dials being sold
on web based auction sites.