Making a Solar Cooker for Free

Making a solar cooker doesn't require special materials. You either have them at hand already or can easily find them.



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When you finish making a solar cooker — it should only take an afternoon — it might look something like this.
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Black pots work best in a solar cooker.
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Diagram shows relationship of inner box to outer box and method of making lid.
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144 making a solar cooker - 2D diagram
To make clean, straight folds, press first with a blunt edge such as a spoon handle, then fold against a firm straight edge.
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