I use these easy to make solar ovens all the time when I am camping to cook biscuits etc. they are great an don a sunny day can cook almost as fast as an energy wasting oven.

Step 1: Gather your supplies

You will need

-1 Pizza Box (or two to make a deeper one)
-Some aluminum foil (i used heavy duty)
-tape or fencing wire
Box cutter, scissors, or razor blade it doesn't really matter (OPTIONAL)
Paint (optional)
wire cutters

By the way....... You could get your pizza box for FREE if you go to a local pizzeria and just ask for a box.
How does it effectively trap the heat? To me the open box seems like a waste of potential heat?
Good Idea however the loss of heat is not a good idea, The better idea would be to construct a metal box that has the same size possibly could be used with a portable camp stove and a pizza box maybe deeper for pan Pizza! A Good idea would be to put a thermostat on the top to see the exact temp of the box. Any meta;l working shop can make you this item cheap! or if you have a bender make it your self add flip top.
yo thanks alot man
I have tried to build these a few times and I have never gotten a pizza box cooker to get hotter than 190°f, although I have had success with other solar cooker designs. I don't see how this one would get even that hot since it does not have any plastic cover to prevent the heat from convecting off the food into the air. I would love to see a picture of the cooked biscuits.
i cant wait tu do this 4 my sciecne fair i hope its work it lookks cool
nice work I will definitely have to make one of these
just voted for you. Plus i give you 5 Stars!
thanks much
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lol Yeah

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