Now that’s just a cool word, don’t you think? Sounds…magical. Or something.
They look pretty awesome too. This particular one is round. I didn’t even know they came in “round.”
But here is the real reason for this post. This particular video came across my path by way of Lifehacker. I’ve always wondered how these shiny brass navigation/time tools worked. Human ingenuity at its finest. Someday I intend to build one for fun (a.k.a. an SCA project)