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building a light box

Posted on Sat, 14 Aug 2004 at 17:45



hi. i'd like to know if anyone has any experience in building light boxes for silkscreen burning. i've been searching all over the web for silkscreen-specific instructions or suggestions but have found none. i understand the basic construction aspects but my concerns are: is there a certain wattage or type of fluorescent light i should buy that's more appropriate for use with photoemulsion, and should i use opaque white plexiglass or clear glass? any help (in the form of personal experience, suggested websites or literature) would be very much appreciated.

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