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DIY Sextant Using Acrylic

17 Aug

source: http://www.tecepe.com.br/nav/XTantProject.htm

Fascinating article on building your own sextant using acrylic….

Exerpt (Click On Image To For Complete Article)

From times to times I get tired of writing abstract computer programs. This time I decided to do a more concrete project: a sextant (actually, an octant). I’m not a very experienced craftsman and don’t have a equipped shop. The design is simple and can be reproduced with hand tools. I used a small jigsaw and a belt sander. I have made no blue prints.

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Posted by on August 17, 2007 in Acrylic, DIY, Fabrication, Recreation

 

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