Instructables: exploring - workshop - cooker http://www.instructables.com Fri, 1 Aug 2014 20:28:36 PDT BLOX v1.01 Insulated Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Insulated-Solar-Cooker/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 17:01:12 PDT
Solar Thermal Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Thermal-Cooker/
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Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:04:02 PDT
Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Cooker-2/
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Tue, 15 Oct 2013 16:23:15 PDT
Solar Powered Sausage Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Solar-Powered-Sausage-Cooker/
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Tue, 10 Sep 2013 15:37:18 PDT
An easy Modular woodsteamer http://www.instructables.com/id/A-easy-Modular-woodsteamer/
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Sat, 6 Jul 2013 09:53:42 PDT
Easy Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Easy-Solar-Cooker/
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Thu, 8 Nov 2012 09:55:54 PST
Use Stellarium (software) to aim solar cookers. http://www.instructables.com/id/Use-Stellarium-software-to-aim-solar-cookers/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/6CU8/H4AGLYXI/FHT6CU8H4AGLYXI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/6CU8/H4AGLYXI/FHT6CU8H4AGLYXI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHT/6CU8/H4AGLYXI/FHT6CU8H4AGLYXI.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician Solar cookers usually need to be aimed "ahead of the sun" but that is not as easy as it sounds.  Look up at the sun, where will it be in an Hour?  It doesn't have a trail or pointers!  But with stellarium, you can find where it will be in an hour  on your computer and then adjust your solar cooker s...
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Wed, 18 Jul 2012 23:14:06 PDT
Make a parabolic solar dish from an 8 by 4 sheet of plastic (without too much waste) http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-parabolic-solar-dish-from-an-8-by-4-sheet-o/
Make a parabolic solar dish from an 8 by 4 sheet of plastic (without too much waste) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/A70S/GPBDF4XO/FPWA70SGPBDF4XO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/A70S/GPBDF4XO/FPWA70SGPBDF4XO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPW/A70S/GPBDF4XO/FPWA70SGPBDF4XO.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician I need to make a half parabolic dish for a solar cooking project and I am trying the "cone method" .  Basically my dish will be made from concentric cones to mimic a parabolic dish and  to give the desired concentration of light.  For me a 6 inch ball of fire at the focus should work. I am cheap and...
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Mon, 13 Sep 2010 09:50:34 PDT
Cardboard. Foil. Glue: The Solar Funnel Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-Foil-Glue-The-Solar-Funnel-Cooker/
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Mon, 5 Jul 2010 17:41:18 PDT
making stoves out of tin cans ( similar to my portable BBQ ) http://www.instructables.com/id/making-stoves-out-of-tin-cans-similar-to-my-port/
making stoves out of tin cans ( similar to my portable BBQ ) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/DMNM/GA8NA4T7/FYBDMNMGA8NA4T7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/DMNM/GA8NA4T7/FYBDMNMGA8NA4T7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FYB/DMNM/GA8NA4T7/FYBDMNMGA8NA4T7.SMALL.jpg joshfreak=] So when you want hot turkey breast, or steamed hot dogs, order up!!, you CAN GET THAT when YOU WANT IT!! Yeah, I mean WHEN YOU WANT IT!!! So take my simple steps to YOUR surprise!    materials Ummmmmmm... you need ... A tin can with a 4" diameter, some 1 square foot of aluminum foil, meat thermo...
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Wed, 9 Jun 2010 19:28:03 PDT
CERC Green Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/CERC-Green-Solar-Oven/
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Sat, 17 Apr 2010 22:35:15 PDT
The solar design t-square and a Method for designing reflectors for unattended solar cooking http://www.instructables.com/id/Method-for-designing-reflectors-for-unattended-sol/
The solar design t-square and a Method for designing reflectors for unattended solar cooking - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/IW3H/GCI8K0G1/F3PIW3HGCI8K0G1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/IW3H/GCI8K0G1/F3PIW3HGCI8K0G1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3P/IW3H/GCI8K0G1/F3PIW3HGCI8K0G1.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician The first picture shows the design process and I have a pdf of that pic in the next step.  (Much easier to see the details on the pdf) Design an exotic reflector for unattended solar cooking. Your design might get used worldwide. http://solarcooking.wikia.com/wiki/Solar_design_T-Square is the main p...
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Sat, 7 Nov 2009 14:59:02 PST
Baggy Solar Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Baggy-Solar-Cooker/
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Sun, 11 Oct 2009 08:29:46 PDT
Keg Shell Cooker http://www.instructables.com/id/Keg-Shell-Cooker/
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Mon, 1 Jun 2009 14:14:56 PDT
Pizza Box Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/Pizza-Box-Solar-Oven/
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Thu, 30 Apr 2009 17:25:33 PDT
The $5-$6 Solar Oven http://www.instructables.com/id/The-5-6-Solar-Oven/
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Sun, 19 Apr 2009 22:57:36 PDT
Tracking parabolic Barbecue, the wave of the future. http://www.instructables.com/id/Tracking-parabolic-Barbecue-the-wave-of-the-futur/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/X68U/FBQX5LYR/FH8X68UFBQX5LYR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/X68U/FBQX5LYR/FH8X68UFBQX5LYR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH8/X68U/FBQX5LYR/FH8X68UFBQX5LYR.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician This video will hopefully demystify tracking for solar dishes a little. Please tell me what you think and please also make a better version. Especially useful would be a 3d version of this video. Start planning your tracking solar accumulating barbecue today and write the instructable tomorrow!
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Tue, 22 Jan 2008 21:09:06 PST
Basic tracking solar accumulating barbecue http://www.instructables.com/id/Basic-tracking-solar-accumulating-barbecue/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/HK3K/FAQCIS49/FSZHK3KFAQCIS49.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/HK3K/FAQCIS49/FSZHK3KFAQCIS49.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSZ/HK3K/FAQCIS49/FSZHK3KFAQCIS49.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician The video shows the basic parts and materials needed for this device to become popular in the north american market (In this person's opinion)
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Sun, 30 Dec 2007 14:09:10 PST
The parts of the mechanical mathematician http://www.instructables.com/id/The-parts-of-the-mechanical-mathematician/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WH9I/FA190DN2/FOVWH9IFA190DN2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WH9I/FA190DN2/FOVWH9IFA190DN2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOV/WH9I/FA190DN2/FOVWH9IFA190DN2.SMALL.jpg gaiatechnician This is a drawing that shows the necessary parts of the mechanical mathematician for making large parabolic solar reflectors. Using it to guide you, you can make parabolic dishes with cardboard, cob, hardiplank or other material.
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Sun, 9 Dec 2007 18:56:24 PST
Solar parabolic cooker with the mechanical mathematician! http://www.instructables.com/id/Cardboard-solar-cooker-with-the-mechanical-mathema/
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Sun, 2 Sep 2007 21:08:04 PDT