This is a DIY project for a solar kiln. This is a perfect way to buy cheaper green wood and then dry it your self. For folks that work with wood you will know how expensive wood can be and what a savings buying the green wood would be. There are alternative power sources that can be used to power machinery and other types of things can use the sun directly to generate the necessary heat. One of those things would be a kiln for drying wood.
This project comes from a contributor on Popular Woodworking and it is available for anyone looking to build their own kiln powered by the sun. The project is really easy to understand and does not require a whole lot of DIY skills in order to complete it. All you really need is to get a hold of all of the required things mentioned in the downloadable plan and you are set. By following this plan and building the kiln you will be able to build your own kiln for drying wood that does not require electrical power to run. The project includes a complete list of all of the necessary materials, supplies and tools that you will need to complete it.
It also comes with an easy to follow step by step plan that most anyone can understand. and it has numerous full color pictures that depict some of the steps. This is a great project for anyone off grid or even on grid that needs a kiln to help dry wood and would like to save money off the energy used along with the saving of not buying dry wood.