DIY ProjectsBuild a Powerful Cooking Solar Oven That Works

Build a Powerful Cooking Solar Oven That Works

This simple tutorial of how to build a powerful cooking solar oven that harnesses the power of the sun has been used for centuries as a way to cook, heat and also generate electricity. Use easy to find materials that can be repurposed from around your home.

Build a Powerful Cooking Solar Oven That Works

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Using the sun’s rays in order to cook food can be accomplished in a number of ways. You can either select a spot that has been exposed to the direct sunlight and put the food you are looking to cook directly onto the heated surface.

Materials needed for project:

Two cardboard boxes, one bigger than the other but they should be the same height- this will make the main frame

Four big cardboard squares- these will serve as the reflectors

Tape- to keep it together

Tin foil – to reflect and magnify the light

Lots of black paper – to absorb the heat

Glass – to magnify the light and to keep the heat in

Shredded newspaper- to keep the heat in

However, the much more effective way to cook food with solar power would be to follow this Do It Yourself project and build your own solar oven. The project was created in a way that makes it really easy to read and understand. All of the necessary materials and supplies can be gotten from most any local hardware or supply store. The project does not require a whole lot of DIY skill to complete it.

Benefits of following the Build a Powerful Cooking Solar Oven That Works

● Use it to build a powerful renewable energy powered oven

● The DIY project includes a complete listing of all of the necessary materials and supplies

● Includes a complete, downloadable seven step instruction guide that is easy to follow

● Has multiple full color pictures that give a visual representation of many of the steps

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Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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