August 03

PINBALL RELATED BUILDS : CONSTRUCTION OF A LIGHT BOX FOR PINBALL TRANSLITES : VIDEO

Building a Tansliight Lightbox

In this video, I show how to build a light box.  The light box is made to display your pinball translites for everyone to see. The light box can be hung on the wall or presented on a shelf.  The light box took about a day to build and cost under $100.00.

Measurements :

Wood Thickness :

2 1/2 Wide x 3/4 Thick

Top and Bottom :
27 1/2″

Left and Right Sides:
19″

Lighted Panel :
26 1/2 x 18 1/2


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Listed below are the items used to build the light box .

Ustellar Dimmable LED Light Strip Kit :

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B075RYSHQQ/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Wood :

Lowes

2 1/2 Wide x 1/2 Thick (Buy a little thicker if possible)

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Frame : Spotlight Displays

http://www.spotlightdisplays.com/pinball-translite-frames.html

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Dry Erase Board :

https://www.lowes.com/pd/24-in-W-x-36-in-H-Dry-Erase-Board/1000380577

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Readi Board (Foam Core) :

https://www.dollartree.com/Readi-Board-Foam-Boards/p16450/index.pro

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Nail Gun :

https://www.lowes.com/pd/PORTER-CABLE-18-Gauge-Cordless-Brad-Nailer/1000209153

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Hillman Hangman Picture Hanger :

https://www.lowes.com/pd/Hillman-6-in-Hangman-Picture-Hanging-System/3058191

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