How To Build a Hot Box Oven For Heat Curing Materials


We’ve come up with a way to easily build a cheap “hot box” to any size you want. Our design will create convection currents and maintains constant temperatures, resulting in even heating of materials, which is exactly what you need. The foam board and other materials needed to build the hot box can be found at Home Depot or other DIY stores.

Materials Used in this Tutorial

  • 2” (5 cm) Foil Insulation Board, Heater
  • 1” (2.5 cm) Drywall Screws
  • Glass Thermometer
  • Duct Tape
  • Table Saw & Jig Saw
  • Drill With 1” Hole Saw
  • Screwdriver Bit
  • ¼” Drill Bit