A simple stand to support a metal sundial

Sundial Stand

By |February 18th, 2013

This very simple looking sundial stand took quite some time to design and create, mostly because it involved using some techniques that I had not previously tried. I learned a lot about creating curves and the beauty of curves in woodworking.

The project involved creating a few new jigs including a circle cutting jig for my Rikon 14 inch bandsaw, learning to use the circle cutting jig for my router, and the use of a dish carving bit for my router. I needed to create a circle template for the dish carving router bit and used a spiral saw to cut this from 3/4″ MDF.

The sundial base was created using Spanish Cedar. I used this same species of wood to […]