. Add a timeless adornment to your landscaping with this Grow Old With Me Sundial and Cast Iron Tree Pedestal. The classic motif and lines on the rome brass Grow Old With Me Sundial add style to any garden niche, thanks to its verdigris background and brass gnomon, Roman numerals, and claddagh accent. The pedestal nestles perfectly within your flowerbed, and its four feet ensure stability on a level surface.
BestNest Rome Grow Old with Me Sundial and Cast Iron Tree Pedestal #ad - X 16"h, 1. 75" dia. X 6"h pedestal Dimensions: 9. 75" dia. This dial attaches to the rome Cast Iron Tree Sundial Pedestal via is threaded bottom port, for a cohesive and bold accent. The textured finish and slight knots throughout this 16" tall stand mimic a tree trunk, while its verdigris hue meshes with the dial.
Showcase you appreciation of nature using the Rome Grow Old With Me Sundial and Cast Iron Tree Pedestal.
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Sundials: Their Theory and ConstructionDover Publications #ad - Waugh, including mathematical treatment and an explanation of the pertinent astronomical background; on the other hand, presents, he presents simple and non-technical treatments such that several of the dials can be built by children!The subject matter is arranged in 19 chapters, a rigorous appraisal of the science of sundials, professor and administrator at the University of Connecticut for 40 years, on the one hand, and an expert on the subject of sundials and their curious history, each covering a different aspect of dialing science.
Have you every wanted to build a sundial or to understand how one works? Then you have probably been frustrated as you search vainly for help. The author has designed many dials, and his text is filled with helpful hints based on his own personal experience. But now your search is over. Most books on the subject are either rare out-of-print works published centuries ago and available only in highly specialized collections, or highly complicated treatises whose information is hidden behind frightening arrays of involved formulas.
There are also sections on dial furniture, how to find the meridian, the equation of time, finding time in other cities, the actual layout out of a dial, how to find time by moonlight — even how to estimate time from the length of one's own shadow! Directions are given for designing dials for any part of the country, mottoes, or any place in the world.
Sundials: Their Theory and Construction #ad - All the common types of dials are covered, memorial dials, armillary spheres, portable dials, cross dials, reflected ceiling dials, equatorial dials, polar dials, but the reader can also learn about analemmatic dials, and old-fashioned noon marks. There are over 100 illustrations, charts, and tables, followed by an appendix which is filled with material which reduces or eliminates the need for calculation on the part of the reader.
This book is designed to meet sundialing needs at either the simple or the sophisticated level.
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