In today’s article, we are sharing a step by ste[ guide on how to build a DIY solar oven.
I’m sure that you’re gonna like it. Let’s get started.
In today’s world luckily everyone has now started to think twice about wasting energy and are being encouraged to use and consume solar energy instead.
For countless reasons of course. Not only they are affordable and they pay a huge contribution to the environment and society by saving a huge amount of resource and money.
Today we will talk about a solar oven, a device that is completely run by solar energy. Solar ovens are getting popular these days because of its super-efficient nature.
It is cheap to own, saves a lot of money because it literally does not cost a single penny to utilise it, saves a lot of energy as there is no fuel required and what is more amazing, is that it is portable.
That is why these solar ovens are more popular with students because they can use it without any hassle when they are living away from home or when they are out for camping.
So, without further ado, let us know a bit more about these devices and also how you can actually build your own solar oven.
How to Build a Solar Oven?
There are a few things that you have to take into account before trying out your hands on building a solar oven.
We shall now see a DIY solar oven right here that can reach up to 200°F. It will take about two hours and the total cost spent is going to be approximately 30 Dollars ONLY! It is not difficult at all, but rather quite easy.
The suppliers and kits that will be needed in order to build this device would be as follows:
- Cardboard box (Two, to be exact).
- A Box cutter machine.
- Silicon adhesive.
- Foam insulation (Needs to one inch thick for smoother operation).
- A gaffer tape (The colour black is preferable).
- Bamboo skewers (Needs to be eight in number and also the skewers need to be one foot long).
- Aluminium tape.
- Plastic (Sheets of glass will do as well).
- Oven mitts.
These are the basic materials needed to build your own DIY solar oven. Now that we know and have what we need, let’s move on to execution.
The process is broken down into a few steps, which should be easy enough to operate and is also quite time-efficient.
Successful of following and executing the processes will lead you to have your functioning solar oven.
So, basically that was your DIY solar oven. As simple as it gets!
The popularity or usage of these solar ovens is only rising with each passing day because everybody now knows about how it can make your life easier.
It will save up energy, money, it is portable, time-efficient what else could you want?
However, there are many solar ovens in the market which can cost a lot, sometimes even the same as a real stove.
In that case, you need to figure out yourself that what kind of solar oven would suffice and you could buy accordingly.
Regardless of that fact, these solar ovens will serve you for the better and for all the right reasons, so you just might as well get one for yourself and enjoy the hassle-free cooking spree!