Make a sundial for your home can be very easy and fun, you just have to have the right material, what to do and a little patience. It can also bean ornament on an outside of your house, a patio, a terrace, a balcony or a garden. An ornament that you apart from others and that will enable you tell how you did it and share it with others. In part, of course, you can tell the time with full accuracy during daylight hours without resorting to electronic devices.
The first step is to cut a large wheel of cardboard or wood, the diameter of which must be about 50 centimeters, and draw a line through the circle in the center. But the lines do not end here: we must do something more, yes, that is just visible, and has its home in the center that have drawn first and ends on the edge of the wheel just where you will have to aim the number 12 to indicate that time. After Cut out one triangle and set him on the clock face, the narrowest part of which point to the 12. from here and you can decorate to your liking.
Installing the clock
Once this is done, you have to install the clock with pendulum where you want to place it, this will help you to finish its construction. For this you have to wait for you to be noon and put the watch on the floor or any furniture (table, trunk , etc.) that is parallel to the ground. Elegidlo well because this will be the final location. You must seek the position of the clock does not project shade on either side of the triangle and from there it should be fixed and inamobible.
From there is the hardest part: dial clock hours. Above all be patient and advice, choose a holiday. The next day must go marking every hour where the shadow falls, from six o’clock until six o’clock, with a corresponding number. Stablish that the time is correct with your habtual clock. You must keep in mind that the numbers will gradually tightening as it approaches noon. You are having done all this, and you can live in own meats how they knew the time in antiquity.