Introduction: DIY Portable Solar Cooker
This project will make a solar cooker that can be carry even inside the lunch box. With this item, cooking under the sun can be easily done. This is helpful in hiking and camping.
Step 1: Mrepare the Materials
* dark bottle
* glass cutter
* plastic bottle
* double adhesive tape (thick)
* double adhesive tape (thin)
* cable tie
* mylar sheet
* aluminum foil
Step 2: Cut the Bottle
Remove the labels of glass bottle.
Wash the bottle inside and out.
Using glass cutter, mark the bottle to the desired height of the bottle to be cut.
Light up the candle.
Put the glass cutter marked to the candle flame. Turn the bottle until completed the mark.
Place the ice glass cutter marked.
Repeat heating the bottle and putting iced until the bottle cut.
Smooth the edge of the glass using sand paper.
Step 3: Make the Reflector's Frame
Cut the plastic bottle as shown above.
Make two semi circles.
Place two hinges to connect these semi circles. See the images as reference.
Step 4: Place the Glass to the Frame
Add two thick double adhesive tape around the glass as shown above. This will serve as grip for the cable tie and glass.
Fix the glass to the frame using cable ties as shown above.
Step 5: Place the Reflectors
Cover the frame with mylar sheet.
Step 6: Ready to Go
Portable solar cooker is now ready.
To use it, open the reflectors and place to to the sun.