Our Sundial Maker of the day is
David Brown Sundials
David Brown makes sundials in slate and other stone, tailor made
for individual clients. They can include anniversary date lines,
decorative carvings and commemorative features. Inscriptions are
all v-cut by hand; gold leaf and enamel paints are used for highlighting
David makes horizontal, vertical, analemmatic and polyhedral dials,
the latter maybe his speciality: his prizewinning polyhedral dial
at Christ Church, Oxford, has 11 dials and 24 gnomons and a wealth
of historical detail incorporated into the design and carving.
Recent commissions in the UK have included a 1.4m diameter vertical
dial for Queen Margaret's School, York, an analemmatic dial ( 7
metre diameter ) at Wisborough Green, Sussex, and a horizontal
garden sundial with musical features.
Prices start at £800. Pictures and more information on www.davidbrownsundials.com
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