Templates for time scale and latitude crescents by Ken Clark

Elizabethtown dialist Ken Clark has created a template that can be submitted to your local printer that serves as a guide in the placement of marks on the time scale and latitude crescents of your Sunquest sundial.

Click here to download the PDF template.  The template should be printed on large format paper that is at least 20″ by 28″ in size.  It is important to select PRINT TO SCALE in the printing options.  Once printed, use a ruler to verify the diameter measurements match the printout before pasting the template to cardboard, foam core, or other stiff paper.  After pasting, carefully cut out the template and use to indicate the placement of time scale and latitude on the sundial’s crescents.