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Best Solar Oven
You only cover the sides with aluminum foil, so the bottom stays black to absorb heat.
Where do I put the glass
Steps unclear, 4th degree burns from molten glass
Trap's hot air. You need a good seal around the glass.
Water won't boil in it, but after a few hours on a sunny day you can get it up to pasteurization temperature at least (165F).
Step 5. How to keep flaps in place. Don't they teach you anything in engineering school? Duct Tape, duh! sooner or later everything develops a deficiency of duct tape. You don't need the other universal problem solver: WD-40. But you could substitute 550 cord (or twine if you insist) for the duct tape, because... I'm betting you don't own any of it.
I don't want to be a spoiler here but you might consider a few changes to you oven design. First and foremost, never use any kind of foam, Styrofoam, spray in foam or the like in the solar oven. The foam, as it heats up, will out gas and fill your cooking chamber with poisonous gases. Second, you will want to use watered down white glue or homemade wheat paste glue for the foil. The scotch tape will quickly deteriorate in the heat and will release. If you do not wish to use glass, you can use oven bags. The kind you use for roasting turkeys work very well.
Thx Ben it was very helpful
I think that the Saran wrap will just melt. You have to use glass or maybe plexi-glass.
Does anyone know this model is safe to boil water in?
I have cooked bread in the oven I made.
A key is to use what you have & adapt. I originally used plastic mirrors to line one of those flatter garden barrows on wheels so I could move it easy as the sun moves. I put one of those round glass bench top glass ovens into the barrow, on mirrors. I had taken the electric motor etc out of the lid because it was faulty & I used a glass pot lid to to cover
What was the point of painting the bottom black if you were going to put tin foil over it. I donut understand
i went and bought a ginormous picture frame from the dollar store and used the glass from it if that helps
insulation. Without it, the heat will just escape
no saran wrap isn't enough insulation
If you paint it black it traps more heat in just fyi and I knew that
How exactly do you open the oven and put things inside?
Can i borrow a bowl man
Dude ride it out man it's good
I inhaled the fumes and got high af, somebody please help me!!!
Yeah man i got chu
Hey man this look awesome is it possible to use pelexise glass instead?
I was wondering if you but the glass just on the small box or the whole thing? I really like the oven though!
I haven't made it - Lavender heather
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your just too stuipid - herobrine1q
thank you very much. - herobrine1q
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Hi i'm just wondering if the glass is compulsory or if you can replace it with something else? Thanks
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you could also probably use saran wrap in place of the galss but im not sure
This was neat thank you. I was thinking of making something at home to help me dehydrate fruit. I think this idea will give me more options. Thanks for the information and good luck to everyone with their ovens.
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