mawk Registered User
#1

hey guys, i mentioned in a thread here the other day that I was building a dehydrator. So i decided id stick up a guide for anyone interested.

here she is in her minimalist glory:






First I took a tough plastic box with a hinged lid, and hole saw'd two holes for the fans.



then I soldered up two computer fans to a power supply and glued them to the outside of the case



the side opposite to the fans I drilled a whole loada holes in the wall



after that I glued a layer of aluminium foil inside the box











and added a lightbulb through the lid of the box in a ceiling fixture




once all the parts were together I simply added in a tray and started dehydrating

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deandean Registered User
#2

Nice!

What type of stuff have you processed so far?

mawk Registered User
#3

the herbs on the picture are the first thing to go in that dehydrator. only made it over the weekend.

but i had one made before that i made a bunch of jerky and fruit with

Doc Ruby Registered User
#4

Awesome.

krissovo Registered User
#5

Cool, can you seriously make jerky in this?

When I get back to Ireland I am so building one of these and making dried mango

mawk Registered User
#6

woo, my first batch of dried, chopped, mixed herbs. perfect for any kitchen

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mawk Registered User
#7

krissovo said:
Cool, can you seriously make jerky in this?

When I get back to Ireland I am so building one of these and making dried mango


batch 3 of jerky just gone on. takes about 12hrs a batch.
made some biltong too which took a bit longer, maybe 18hrs but was damn tasty

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