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A Quick Light Tent

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Project by littlecope posted 06-20-2013 03:13 PM 1297 views 11 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had trouble taking pictures of the last project, so I knocked together a quick Light Tent…
It’s as simple as can be, “Tinker Toy” construction, rolled it onto an old bed sheet, add a couple lights, and I’m good to go!
I will get some matching light bulbs when it gets used for real, some 100 watter’s for maximum lighting…
The photos here were snapped with a cell phone and came out fairly well!
Ideally, outdoors is where I prefer to take pix, but this definitely offers another option… on those Rainy Days! :)
20 June 2013

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-20-2013 03:24 PM

That’s good thinking nice work Mike.

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 06-20-2013 03:27 PM

very nice, and a very useful contraption for smaller projects

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 06-20-2013 03:28 PM

Good idea and thanks for sharing. Nice box too.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Pieter

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#4 posted 06-20-2013 03:30 PM

I have been trying to figure out a simple spray booth for when I am working in the garage, saw this and the light went on. I see how I can adapt this for rattle can spray-on finish. Thanks for the idea!

Pieter

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#5 posted 06-20-2013 03:48 PM

Judging from the pictures of the box, Mike, your quick project works like a charm!!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 06-20-2013 04:20 PM

Nice one , Mike!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Achiko

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#7 posted 06-20-2013 05:11 PM

This has been a big help. Thank you. Good idea about the simple garage spray booth, too.

Chuck

-- Chuck, Cottage Grove, Oregon -- http://www.alibiforignorance.blogspot.com

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stefang

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#8 posted 06-20-2013 05:12 PM

Well done Mike, makes the photos look a lot better. I’ve been thinking about something like this for a long time, but I’m suffering from laziness. Maybe next year!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Lenny

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#9 posted 06-20-2013 06:43 PM

Nice Mike! This will allow you to post your projects, well….in a better light.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Earlextech

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#10 posted 06-20-2013 06:50 PM

Mike, you should use the light box outdoors as well. It will diffuse the sunlight and the pics will be great.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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#11 posted 06-20-2013 07:08 PM

Mr Little … that is fabulous…the photo of the box came out so clear.. and nice job on the box…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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Roger

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#12 posted 06-20-2013 08:50 PM

Say cheese. Nice tent

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#13 posted 06-21-2013 01:41 AM

I like it! great little invention ;-)

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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littlecope

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#14 posted 06-21-2013 02:35 AM

Thanks Everybody, glad that I could help… :)

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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#15 posted 06-21-2013 06:23 PM

This is a great idea for posting projects. I was wondering by the picture, is it collapsible?

-- --Dave, Downers Grove, Il. When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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