polished and etched granite tiles were transported to the site
for installation. There sure were a lot of them; 24 pieces in
total, 315 square feet of 1.875 in. thick granite weighing
Many people came by
to view the tiles along the boulevard before they were set in
very fortunate to get a great crew to help us build the
sundial! From the left is the foreman Lance Miles, his brother
Joe and Jamie Nevard. They got totally into the project and did
a fantastic job. They were a lot fun to work with.
central medallion was installed first ensuring that the top of
the granite was at the final dial plate elevation. The medallion
consists of four granite pieces.
pavers are thicker than the granite, the base had to be
prepared to a different elevation.
approximately 580 sq. ft. of pavers. When these pavers were
manufactured they were put through a tumbling process that
rounds the corners and gives them a rough ancient look. The
inner dial is made from red/black pavers while grey pavers are
used as a border for both inner and outer dial.