A&P Whats a good way to make a light box

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  1. Pineapple Devil

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    Would a cardboard box with white paper taped on the inside of it work? Does anyone have a link to a diy?
     
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    How is light suppose to get through? Only through the one opening?
     
  3. Pineapple Devil

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    :dunno: thats why i'm asking how to make one
     
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    Go to a yard sale and get an old scanner. Tape wax paper on the inside of it, tight against the glass, Put in a 20w flourescent light tube (preferably in a fixture) and run a cord out to an outlet.

    Done. I got a scanner for a dollar. I'm getting the epoxy out of it sometime so I can use it for a table sometime or other. I thought adding the glue would cloud it appropriately, it just made it bulletproof :( oh well, it served one purpose, I'll just give it another.
     
  6. Pineapple Devil

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    wrong kind of light box. i'm talking about one that you put stuff inside it so the background is white/colored and the light is coming in from different parts of the box
     
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    ooh, I see. Get some diffusion material stuff and some wood and just build a box frame, basically, then tape the diffusion stuff in place around the center stage thing. *shrug* they sell them for like 30 bucks that fold up, might just wanna cave and get one?

    You could always get a sheet of acryllic at lowes and coat it in wax paper and build a box out of it :rofl:
     
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