January 7 2011,
For those of you who find the CPVC pipes too daunting, there are other light boxes you can do from cardboard boxes or poster boards.
You can find additional instructions here:
Storbist: How To: DIY $10 Macro Photo Shoot
Homemade Light Box for Product Photography from Studiolighting.net
Let me know if you do try one of these and the results of it.
Be creative everyday,
Quilt & Bitch