The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler

The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler


(1 Review)
The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler by Steven E. Jones







Share This

The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler


(1 Review)
Copyright (C) 2002 Steven E. Jones

Book Excerpt

-width apart, you can put a string, twine, small rope, wire or twist-tie in one hole and out the other, and tie together.

When A and B are connected together, you will have a "funnel with two wings". The wings could be cut off, but these help to gather more sunlight, so I leave them on.

[Image: 07.jpg -- Photo description: This photo shows the outside edge of the cone where the edges of the cardboard meet. Two people are securing the edges together.]

Tape or glue a piece of aluminum foil across the hole at the bottom of the funnel, with shiny side in.

This completes assembly of your solar funnel cooker. For stability, place the Funnel inside a cardboard or other box to provide support. For long-term applications, one may wish to dig a hole in the ground to hold the Funnel against strong winds.

[Image: 01.jpg -- Photo description this image shows a cardboard box being used to support a silvery funnel, roughly 3 feet high. The funnel is placed within the box so that the sides of the box hold

Readers reviews

Average from 1 Review
Write Review
An instruction manual on building a cheap, efficient, solar cooker. The illustrations are missing, but are described in the text, and the simplicity of the cooker's construction make it easy to visualize what needs to be done to build and use it.
Simon Williams - Life can be more Exciting than Fiction
FEATURED AUTHOR - Did you ever stop to think what it is that makes you happy? For author Simon Williams it was the realization that he was always happiest when he goes in the opposite direction to the crowd. He loves to run up the down elevator at the mall and he never feels embarrassed when he draws the stares of everyone there. Why should he be the one who is ridiculed, he is the person with the biggest smile on his face. And so it is with all his adventures in life. As our Author of the Day, Williams tells us… Read more