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    May 2009

    Re: Darkbox construction ideas?

    I haven't had a need for it, but I've often wondered if one of these would work if you lightproofed it and used changing bag sleeves instead of rubber gloves.

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    RS, Brazil

    Re: Darkbox construction ideas?

    Not the prettiest thing, but... has served me for years. Made of MDF by a local shop, per my instructions - the sleeves came from a discarded changing bag, inner parts painted flat black. (8x10 holder, film box and drum are for scale)

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    Nov 2008

    Re: Darkbox construction ideas?

    Hang the changing bag in the closet. It stays dust free inside and you wouldn't need to move clothes out of the way. Or you could make the MDF version and install it in the closet.

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