How to Build a Solar Cooker

Save money and cook outdoors with this DIY home project.

Cooking with solar power
This outdoor grill and stove-top project utilizes reflected solar power for easy cooking.
Reflector Cooker Idea
The sun's rays are reflected to a single point for quick, fuel-less heating.
Reflector sections
Space the half-ribs carefully for the best reflection results. The joints can be reinforced with masking tape if necessary.
Adjustable support
Construct an adjustable tilting mechanism with a broomstick and some clothesline.
Reflector plans 2
The reflector panels are constructed in a wheel, then covered with aluminium to reflect light onto the small grill unit.

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