Learn how to build your own solar furnace

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Solar Furnace

Looking for effective yet inexpensive ways to make your home warmer for the winter? We know that it can be a difficult search, but here’s a DIY project that might just be the one you are looking for!

The materials are simple and all totaling less than $50. What’s even better is that the unit uses solar energy, making it a really cheap heating system for your home!

Solar Furnace

This DIY solar water heater is also very simple to build that you can finish the project over the weekend.

Watch the quick tutorial below and see how easy it is to make your own solar furnace.

And while you’re on your quest to keeping your home warm and cosy, why not also make these DIY insulated curtains? This will help make your solar furnace even more effective!

Do you think this DIY project will work in your area? 🙂

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You’ll need these materials:

  • 3′ x 5′ Black Plastic
  • 2 Glass Window Panes with Aluminum Frame
  • 1/2″ Lag Bolts
  • 2″ x 6″ Timber Frame
  • ABS Plastic Pipe
  • Dryer Vent Hose
  • Black Spray Paint

And these tools:

  • Measuring Tape
  • Drill
  • Table Saw
  • Staple Gun


Thanks to Warmpod for this great project!


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