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Our Latest Creation....

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Here's the first ANCR dial to start the 2021 season. It celebrates a parents' 50th wedding anniversary from their now adult children. "Wow!!!!!! That looks wonderful! They will be so thrilled, and I know they have a special spot picked out for it!" (J.S. - Springfield, OH) 

Photo of Chet Roberts holding a sundial.
Click the below video to see a short television interview with me on WKYC-TV's "Golden Opportunities":

Enjoy a Personalized Sundial featuring the Inscription of your choice!

(They make a wonderful gift for that special person or occasion!) 

And unlike generic dials sold in garden stores and big box outlets, ANCR uses your exact latitude, longitude, and time zone to plot the hour lines of your personalized sundial.

Please Note: Our website is featured on the North American Sundial Society's Artisan's web page:

and the French website of Sundial Makers:

Each sundial pattern is cut on a dedicated CNC router using over 40,000 lines of machine code, and takes over 5-1/2 hours to complete!

(a short video of the process can be seen

below -- just click the arrow in the center.)

After completely cooling from its pour temperature of 1400 degrees Fahrenheit, the sundial is machined and polished.

Sundial being machined on a lathe.
Sundial casting being removed from foundry sand.

A sundial casting emerging from its foundry flask roughly 10 minutes after being poured.

See more of the steps in making a unique ANCR sundial:

(with grateful appreciation to Andrew T. Smith!)