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Whilst surfing the net one day I came across a site that showed you how to make simple solar cookers. The next day I made one out of cardboard and tin...
I am lucky enough to have a nail gun so that made building a lot easier. So most of it is built with nails and wood glue. I built the two sides separa...
The two sides are joined to each other. The other two sides have to be left open at this stage because one will be all glass and the other removable d...
I needed some way of mounting the oven to tilt and rotate. So I made a frame out of slotted angle and screwed it to a base. I could put a steel bar th...
Now I needed a motor to make the oven rotate. I got a really high torque one that only does two RPM. The oven was quite heavy already and there is sti...
I got a small rubber wheel that I fitted to the shaft of the motor. This was attached to the underside of the frame. The Lazy Susan bearing was fitted...
I built a frame in the back of the oven that the doors would slide in and out of. I made the doors the same way I made the oven sides with plenty of c...
Now we come to what I believe is the most exciting part of the project. Even though most will agree it is a very simple system it took weeks to get it...
I used two piano hinges to attach the panels that will hold the mirrors to the oven. The optimum angle for the mirrors to reflect the maximum sunlight...
I used double sided tape to attach the mirrors to the panels. To ensure I got them straight I fitted two pieces scrap angle for the mirrors to sit on....
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