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Solar Maple Syrup? Answered

Making maple syrup is a great activity for those of us lucky enough in the north, but it's also very energy intensive.  A wood fire is not the worst of the energy choices to reduce the sap, but there must be someone out there with the creativity to come up with a DYI solar evaporator.

any  ideas?


Use hundreds of old CDs to make a parabolic reflector?

Tough. If you had an oil-filled and big collector you might do it. Have you looked at solar heaters around here?