Introduction: Solar Cooker (cardboard Box)
Step 1: Materials Needed
Cardboard box (large enough to for cooking pan or pot to fit in)
Oven bag (large enough to cover opening on side of box)
Pen or marker
Step 2: Draw Line on Box Top
With the box top closed, using the straight edge and pen draw a line from the upper right corner to the midline of the box.
Step 3: Cut the Box Top
Using the box cutter cut the box top along line.
Step 4: Draw Line on Box Side
Using the straight edge draw a line down the midline on the side of the box to meet the cut made in the top of the box.
Step 5: Cut Side of Box
Cut down the side of the box along the line.
Step 6: Draw and Cut Bottom of Box
On the bottom of the box, again using the straight edge, draw a line from the upper left corner to the midline of the box to meet the cut made on the side of the box.
Cut along the line.
Step 7: Open the Box Up
Open the box up along the newly cut lid. Glue the flaps inside the sides of the box together using the white glue.
Step 8: Draw Window
Close the newly formed lid and draw a window leaving approx. 1 inch border.
Step 9: Cut Window
Cut along the line to create the window in the lid of the box.
Step 10: Apply Glue to Lid Window
Open the box lid and apply glue around the edges of the window.
Step 11: Apply Oven Bag
Place the oven bag over the window and press down along the glue edges.
Step 12: Trim Over Bag
Trim along the edges of the oven bag. You will need to glue the second layer of the oven bag down to the first to keep it doubly thick.
Step 13: Glue Inside of Box
Apply glue to all the interior box surfaces.
Step 14: Apply Foil to Inside of Box
Place the aluminum foil to line the interior surfaces of the box.
Step 15: Glue the Lid Flap
Close the lid and measure where to create the corners using the flaps. Apply the glue to both flaps and seal to create the corner.
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