Every so often a light box comes in handy and it always seems to be at the worst possible time when you need one.  Here is my solution for one of those “I need it now” times.

The Story
My wife is a knitwear designer.  One night, around 11pm, I asked her how her proposal was coming, she looked frustrated.  She said she was tired and could not draw the person for her design concept.  She asked if I had a light table.  I thought for a moment and said yes.  Give me 5 mins to find it.  She had a look of amazement and unbelief.  I walked off and this is what I came back with…

The intent of this instructable is to
1)  provide a quick solution for your need of a light box,
2)  encourage you to engage in a Do It Yourself franchise and community.

Step 1: Materials

1) Milk Crate,
2) Storm Window and
3) Portable Work Light.

Skill Level:
Easy.  Follow these instructions to make your own Impromptu Light Box.
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