What You Need to Make Your Own Light Box
The materials presented below are for a light box that is 20"x20"x20", if you want a bigger or smaller light box, you just need to adjust the size/amount of PVC pipe that you get.
Materials to Buy:
220" of white, 1/2", PVC pipe
6, 1/2", plastic "T" joints for PVC pipe
2 regular, plastic 90 degree joints for PVC pipe
6 "interior/exterior", plastic 90 degree joints for PVC pipe
2 standard document clips
Bristle board (different sheets of different colors for backgrounds)
Tissue paper, a thin white table cloth, white plastic sheet, or something else to diffuse the light of your box.
Materials needed to make and take pictures using the light box:
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
PVC pipe cutters (A saw, sharp knife, or strong scissors will also do fine)
Light source for the box (Flash, desk lamps, and construction lights all work well)