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http://www.techsop.ws This instructable covers how I made a sweet laser-etched sundial.
You will need: A piece of wood a ruler a pencil a drill press a laser cutter/etcher a chop saw
I found an image of a watch escapement online. I quick-traced it in Corel draw and cut the vector on the mini-helix laser cutter. I put it in a 9"x9...
Cut along the outline using the chop saw.
Use the drill press to put a 1/4" hole directly in the center of the piece. Use the belt sander to make a pointed cylindrical stylus. Insert the sty...
Round off the corners using the belt sander and PRESTO! you've got a watch escapement sun dial. Enjoy the ironic simplicity! :)
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Nice looks on the watch escapement part. I admire the graphic effect of the laser charred wood in contrast to the white wood. Only one little thing on the sun dial part: Remember how many revolutions mother earth performs per day? Consider it a nature's major design flaw, but nature doesn't follow your thoughts here. Hint: 24 would be a good choice to start with...
Enjoy the ironic complexity :)
Muy bonito, me gustaria hacer uno similar, puedes publicar los planos
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