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Monday, 14 March 2016
Just Have to Share - A 3D Printed Sundial Displaying Time as a Digital Clock
Using a mix of 3D printing and a few well-placed shadows, this sundial designed by Mojoptix projects the actual time as if displayed on a digital clock. The plastic component that casts the shadow—called a gnomon— is printed with tiny holes that create pinpoint dots of light in the form of digits as the sun shines through.