Light boxes that provide back-lighting for the purpose of tracing or drawing have been around for many years and take as many forms as there are people who use them. However, the ones that are sold commercially are fairly expensive and not usually portable and collapsible as this one is and it can be assembled and disassembled in less than 30 seconds and stored. However, the newest ultra-thin ones are really portable but are designed for those who are commercial artists. But, the one that is presented here is for those of us who only use a light box periodically and have a need to assemble it easily and store the light box flat and out of the way.
Using simple to find and use parts such as foam board, Plexiglas, and Christmas tree lights make the build easy and still quite functional. So, as always, any questions and comments are welcomed and I will answer so feel free to comment. Enjoy!