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solar kilns
« on: January 25, 2004, 11:44:40 AM »
I am pleased to see this catagory added to the forums. I've seen several designs for solar kilns, but I haven't built one yet. I'd like to know what some of you have been using. Any pictures or plans would be nice to look at. Thanks in advance.


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Re: solar kilns
« Reply #1 on: January 25, 2004, 06:03:39 PM »
These are shots of the kiln I built. It will do about 1200' of 10' 4/4. I'm hoping to built another this year that will do 16' material.






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Re: solar kilns
« Reply #2 on: January 25, 2004, 08:01:30 PM »
Hey Jeepman check this out, it might help give you some ideas.  http://www.forestryforum.com/cgi-bin/board/YaBB.pl?board=sawmill;action=display;num=1074444594;start=18

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Re: solar kilns
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2004, 09:12:33 PM »
Great Kiln Chet ! Great Pictures Too !  I suppose you used dried boards to build that from ? Just my guess ok.  
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