Introduction: Beautiful Solar Oven

A solar oven is a device that uses the suns UV radiation to cook food. The materials needed to make such a beautiful solar oven are a cardboard box, tape, black paper, aluminum foil, plastic wrap, and finally a marker.

Step 1: Step 1: Fill That Cardboard

The first step of making a solar oven is the cardboard box base, so find the cardboard box that suits you. Preferably the biggest one you can find so there is more space for cooking. Next, once the cardboard box is found you must fill up the cardboard box with a layer of aluminum foil except the floor of the cardboard box.

Step 2: Step 2: Layer the Bottom

Now that the cardboard box is layered all around with aluminum foil the bottom is left empty. The next step is to layer the bottom with nothing but black paper to make sure the something will absorb the heat of the sun. Make sure that all of your aluminum foil and black paper is secured with duct tape or the clear tape which is recommended for these steps.

Step 3: Step 3: Cover the Box

  • After everything is secured make sure to cover the top of the box with plastic wrap or sheeting if available. Use tape as needed to secure the sides.

Step 4: Step 4: Getting the Angles Right

Depending on the time of day, the angles of the flaps for the box will vary from our design. We advise that you find the angles that are appropriate for the time of day you decide to use the solar oven. Make sure when you put the sticks for your angles you make sure it is secure enough to not fall.

Step 5: Step 5: Make It Beautiful

Now time to make your solar oven beautiful by using that marker to create a marvelous black swan. This will add the wow factor to your solar oven.

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tomatoskins (author)2016-04-28

Excellent oven! Have you managed to cook anything in it yet?

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