Learn how to make some useful lab tools

Resources and how-to guides to help you make your own Do-It-Yourself (D.I.Y.) lab tools

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Build a blacklight photo box

Build a blacklight photo box

Here is an easy way to create a 'black box' in which to take photos of fluorescent bacteria under blacklight.

You will need a cardboard box you can cut, scissors or a utility knife, a blacklight (we recommend those with a fluorescent bulb) or a blacklight flashlight and some black cardboard paper or paint. 

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