"Sears, Ellen" wrote:
> When my dad - now 85 - took a calligraphy class a few years ago, he made his
> own light table (light box) - a wooden frame with plexiglass screwed to the
> top - a florescent fixture (small strip - maybe for under kitchen cabinets)
I made a light box once; you can buy fluorescent tubes and the ballast
at pet stores as well; they are used in aquariums.