I always wanted a light box for tracing roughs, or backgrounds for the comics I make. The other day I priced one at the art store. For a 9 x 12 box they wanted $50.00. Well I thought I should be able to make a light box for less than that. So here is my light box project.
Materials: one 8 ft 1 x 4 $6.00
One 8ft 1x1 $$5.00
A lamp Kit $10.00
Two packages of plastic screen holders $2.00 each
A piece of Lexan left over from a previouse project. The Lexan dictated the size of the box
13 x 17
Below you can see the steps I went through to build my box. I am no carpenter, but it turned out OK!